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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does landscaping cost?

The price of landscaping varies widely due to the range of choices that can be made, but you can expect to pay anywhere from $320 and $20,000 for your landscaping work. The national average cost for a landscaping project is $2,600. 

Factors like the choice of plants, the amount and type of hardscaping, the square footage of your landscaped area, and the region you live in will have a significant effect on your landscaping cost.

Is hiring a landscaper worth it?

A landscaper is worth it if you don't want to invest a significant amount of time and effort into planting, trimming, raking, weeding and performing other operations on your garden or yard. Hiring a landscaper to perform regular maintenance in your yards and complete bigger projects is valuable if you’re looking to sell your house. A professional landscaper can make your house more appealing to potential buyers. 

Some landscapers may perform maintenance duties — remove leaves, mow lawns, trim trees and shrubs, etc. —  but they can also help you bring bigger projects to life. This may include adding a misting system, an outdoor fireplace, water features, artificial turf, a patio and much more.

Start contacting landscapers near you to get free estimates and start planning your project today.

Where can you buy landscaping rocks?

You can shop for landscaping rocks from a variety of different sources. The first option is large chain retail stores specializing in home improvement and gardening. Often, landscaping rocks like slate and other slabs arrive on pallets and are sold in bulk, giving you a great deal. Your local landscaping store also carries rocks, and you may even have a stone or quarry seller nearby who can sell you the rocks you need. When in doubt, contact landscaping companies near you to see if they have rocks you can purchase.

What is landscaping?

Landscaping is the intentional placement and maintenance of living plants on an area of land or in your yard. This can include trees, lawn, flowers, bushes and other plant life and often incorporates mulch and other organic matter. The primary purpose of landscaping is to provide beauty to the house or building it surrounds. 

Many landscaping companies also offer design, architecture and construction services. For example, they can help you design a yard that incorporates a patio, deck, pool, fire pit, lighting, walkways, retaining walls and more.

What is landscape design?

Landscaping design refers to the art of analyzing an existing landscape, planning how to transform it through flora and fauna design and working with a client to ensure goals are met. Landscape designers may completely transform an outdoor space or make minor modifications to enhance it. They may also call for grading and the construction of hardscaping surfaces like walkways or patios to add to the enjoyment of the space.

What should you look for when hiring a landscaper?

Landscaping can be costly — though it usually pays off in curb appeal and home resale value — so finding a landscaper who is worth the investment is important. When hiring a landscaper, look for proven success with the type of results you want. For example, if you know you want a drought-tolerant yard, research websites, reviews and portfolios that showcase beautiful drought-tolerant yards that the landscaper has installed. In addition to relevant experience, you’ll want to find a landscape contractor who has good client reviews. Good communication skills are another important quality in a landscape contractor, since everything from plant selection to hardscape installation needs to be discussed and agreed upon. A landscape contractor who is reliable, easy to understand and able to listen to what you want will help make the process seamless and enjoyable.

How do you find a good landscape architect?

Hiring a landscape architect is an investment in your home. Landscaping can reduce water bills, improve your home resale value, add to your daily living experience and significantly boost curb appeal. A landscape architect will draw the designs for your new landscape; you’ll want to hire a landscape contractor to carry out the plans. Many companies provide design-build landscaping services, with a company architect creating plans for your vision and the landscape contractor executing the vision. With the proper academic background and licensing, a person can be both landscape architect and landscape contractor. Here are a few tips for finding a great landscape architect:

  • Research online portfolios and find several landscape architects whose work interests you.
  • Read online reviews of client experiences.
  • Research whether the landscape architects you are interested in are currently licensed and in good standing with the licensing board, and check whether any complaints have been issued against them. Each state will have their own searchable database. For example, you can search for California landscape architects via the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Request bids from your selected landscape architects.
  • Hire the one you like the most, taking care to have a clearly written contract outlining scope of work.

For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

What does a landscape contractor do?

Landscape contractors work from outdoor architectural or design plans to build and install hardscaping or softscaping for the client, much as a general contractor uses architectural designs to build a house. Landscape contractors are experts in soil drainage, grading, hardscaping (installing concrete paths and retaining wall, building ponds, etc.), and planting. They have heavy equipment such as excavators and tractors to prepare the land as needed.

Some landscape contractors are also landscape architects or landscape designers. The titles can be compared with those in home construction: A building or landscape architect must earn a specialized architecture degree and pass an exam to have a license. A designer — whether an interior designer or a landscape designer — does not usually require a license to work. Landscape contractors are not required by law to work from plans designed by a landscape architect, so you may work directly with the landscape contractor to specify the work you’d like done. The national average cost for large-scale landscaping projects is $10,160. Pricing can vary greatly depending on the project scope, materials and design.

Reviews for Yucaipa landscapers
Romina G.
Really appreciated the time creative landscapes took to come out to my property and help us understand what steps we need to take to begin our process of landscaping. I recommend them to anyone that is looking for quality work and a great explanation to make your landscaping dreams a reality! Thanks again and planning on partnering with creative landscaping in the future!
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Tina S.
Creative Landscape was extremely helpful. Went above and beyond to help us out and give recommendations that saved us a ton of money. We’ll be working with him on other projects soon.
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Carol D.
Not sure this box is big enough to list all the positive comments I have for Creative Landscapes and how pleased we are with the work that was done. Martin was a real pleasure to work with and I enjoyed his sense of humor. Needless to say I would highly recommend this company for any landscape work and if I could give more stars I certainly would. When I initially reached out for a quote, Martin contacted me right away and came by within a day to discuss the scope of the project in more detail and to see the actual area to ensure the quote he provided was as accurate as possible. The specs were for a front sitting area that was initially to be 8' x 10' (ended up being 10' x 17') as well as a tree and flowers/shrubs to be planted. He provided me with a few quotes based on the different types of material to be used because we hadn't made a final decision on what to use for either the base or wall. I'd obtained a few other quotes as well, but found the ones from Creative Landscapes were either lower or still very competitive. Ultimately I feel we We discussed the pros and cons of using pavers versus flagstone as well as whether a block wall or a wall with stucco would look best for the overall look. I was impressed that he noted the color (beige) of our existing stone wall along the driveway should have really been a grey stone since our house is a gray. It's this type of attention to detail that I felt was a real asset for someone managing my project to have. While he would make recommendations/suggestions, the final decision(s) were always up to us to make. While the majority of work was done by Martin himself, he did bring in help as needed. For example, he brought in a person who's expertise is to install block walls to do that work. Even though I'd been provided a quote, I'd also told Martin I had a budget that I wanted to stay within. So he especially went out of his way to look for ways to keep the costs at a minimum. Yet was still able to find a quality flagstone as well as the perfect color wall caps at reasonable prices. Martin even did incidental work. One day he sprayed our lawn to kill the dandelions and then fixed some sprinklers that weren't spraying correctly. Also took the time to explain and show me how to change the spray pattern and direction on the sprinklers so I could maintain them as necessary. Even provided me with a little tool that certainly makes it easy to do. Having this additional knowledge is really invaluable to someone like me who likes to be self sufficient whenever possible. Even our neighbors who had been watching as the project progressed and were very impressed with the quality of work and overall look it added to the house. When I am ready to do my backyard landscaping, this will be the only company I call. Thank you Martin for turning our vision into a beautiful reality! Carol D.
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