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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 Ruby Hill landscapers
Thumbtack Customer
Sonny, owner of Sunny Daze Landscaping was great to work with. From the bid to completion of the job everything went smoothly. Work began when promised and finished, including clean up, right on schedule. Competitive prices and high quality work is what Sonny and his crew is about. I highly recommend Sunny Daze Landscaping for any landscaping needs.
Sunny Daze Landscaping, LLCSunny Daze Landscaping, LLC
Jen L.
I highly recommend Sunny Daze Landscape. Sonny and his crew were great to work with. They took their time to get it right, installed according to plan and didn't overcharge. Our landscaping looks beautiful!
Sunny Daze Landscaping, LLCSunny Daze Landscaping, LLC
Leah E.
Crown Hill did a phenomenal job on our landscaping project! They were wonderful to work with and came in significantly less cost wise than the other landscapers we got quotes from. We’re so happy we went with Crown Hill
Crown Hill LandscapingCrown Hill Landscaping
Janet P.
Alex and his crew were excellent. They did everything in the contract and more. I would recommend AMR Landscaping for any job. He treated my small landscape job like a $10,000 to a $20,000 job. Thank you Alex and crew
AMR Landscaping LLC.AMR Landscaping LLC.
Katherine M.
Very personable, got work done same day. Will use again for future landscaping work.
Hernandez Enterprises LLCHernandez Enterprises LLC
Jennifer S.
Excellent work! Very happy with my new yard and will definitely hire Noshuetzin's to landscape my backyard in the future.
NOSHUETZIN'S LAWN CARE AND LANDSCAPINGNOSHUETZIN'S LAWN CARE AND LANDSCAPING
Jane H.
Lume did a great job! Repaired our old landscape lighting and added bistro lighting over the patio.
Lūme Landscape Lighting LLCLūme Landscape Lighting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Renee responded to my request for a quote the same day and Joey came out within 2 and provided a detail proposal. They scheduled the work and completed it on time, within budget and went far above the call of duty in assuring that the landscaping and sod was to our liking. I highly recommend Hernandez Enterprises for landscaping services.
Hernandez Enterprises LLCHernandez Enterprises LLC
Andrew E.
Matt was great! Very communicative, professional, and does great quality work. Would definitely hire him again for future landscaping needs
Strohl ScapesStrohl Scapes
Anthony D.
CityWide is a great team, very professional, punctual, great quality of work and good value, definitely will hire CityWide again for future landscaping!
CitywidelandscapeCitywidelandscape
Thumbtack Customer
Ernesto was completely professional and completed the job quickly, plus he did extra work that was needed as the problems caused by the first landscaper I had hired turned out to be significant. He fixed all of the issues that the other landscaper had created and the yard looked fantastic when he had finished. I could not have been more pleased with the final results.
Cortez Landscaping LLC and Concrete workCortez Landscaping LLC and Concrete work
Bobby B.
Blake and his team did a great job installing sod, repairing sprinklers and other landscaping work. Crew was courteous, hard working and professional.
Hill’s Service’s LLC.Hill’s Service’s LLC.
Dan D.
Quite a small job, but they handled it like pros.. Super responsive, great value!! I will certainly call on them again for any landscape needs!
Gardening Angels, Inc.Gardening Angels, Inc.
Garth W.
Anthony was right on time and got the job done right to winterize mu lawn. Will definitely hire again in the spring as I have more landscaping projects to be done. Highly recommend!
Wilbur and SonsWilbur and Sons
Brandon T.
Great company to do business with. Very fast with quality work great prices. Will recommend them. And use them in the future. Perfect for any landscaping needs. Thanks new sod looking great!!
American landscape llcAmerican landscape llc
Julie O.
Ryan was easy to work with and a good communicator. He took care of removing hardscape during off season. I plan to have him and his crew return in the Spring for landscape design and planting.
Awesome LandscapingAwesome Landscaping
Richard R.
Crown Hill Landscaping (and the owner, Eric) have been absolutely AMAZING to work with throughout the course of our project. They are prompt to provide bids and were able to completely understand our vision and execute to perfection. They are very knowledgeable about the entire landscaping process, responsive to changes/modifications as there come up, and an excellent value. We couldn't be more pleased with the end results of our projects, and have HIGHLY recommended them to all of our neighbors. Thanks for making our home a space we want to share!
Crown Hill LandscapingCrown Hill Landscaping
Kristen S.
Not only did they bring great ideas to the table, they were extremely efficient and even better value! They had to remove some not so pleasant bushes in the process and the space looks completely transformed. Will definitely be using for other landscape projects!
Green Bean's Organic Ideas LLCGreen Bean's Organic Ideas LLC
Bonnie S.
My experience with Crown Hill was fantastic! I plan to call upon Crown Hill for all my landscaping needs in the future. The quality of work outweighed the cost. They recommended improvements that no other company had and the result is wonderful. Highly recommended.
Crown Hill LandscapingCrown Hill Landscaping
Maryann S.
Maybe this landscaper does good work but they didnt show for the meeting to give a quote. Just a no show- couldn't even give me a courtesy call to reschedule? I messaged again asking if we were still meeting for the quote and no response..
Elias Landscaping ServicesElias Landscaping Services
Mackenzie G.
A+ Landscaping got back to me in a timely manner and scheduled my requested service within 48 hours. They made an overgrown garden so much cleaner in a matter of hours. We’re going to work with them on future projects and would recommend them!
A+ Landscaping LLCA+ Landscaping LLC
Ann C.
We contracted with Hena for a major landscaping project involving tree, bush, and grass removal in our front and back yards. Oscar and his crew were a pleasure to work with as they completed everything in the contract and provided a plan for the sprinkler system they will install and the design for the planting areas.
Hena landscaping and constructionHena landscaping and construction
Michelle R.
Ben was responsive, easy to talk to, down to earth, fair price, hard worker, cleaned up his space, minimal noise or disturbance. I’ll definitely hire him again for labor, landscape or concrete needs. Absolutely worth your time and money folks!
Ben B ExteriorsBen B Exteriors
Adam R.
Sunny came through with his team! I was very impressed and happy with the work completed! I basically wanted a simple landscape for my backyard and fix my deck. The guys were very communicative and worked with the budget I had. Thank you again!
Sunny Daze Landscaping, LLCSunny Daze Landscaping, LLC
Kelly R.
I am pleased with the job that Felix and his crew did on my landscaping project! They were punctual, reasonably priced and very friendly. He made sure that everything was to my liking before leaving and I’m very happy with the work that was completed. Thank you!
Pacis Landscaping and designPacis Landscaping and design
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