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Gainesville Landscapers

Browse these landscaping companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Gainesville.

Joe's Lawn & Tree Service
from 47 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Eric G.
Verified review

Joe did his first cut yesterday and it was amazing. He takes great care in delivering on his promise to make my yard beautiful. I would highly recommend him for all your landscaping needs.

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Lawnscape of CF
from 36 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
De M.
Verified review

Sherman is a local guy who gets it right. Personable...shares ideas...on time and on budget. Half acre project...cleanout and landscaping was a heavy lift and he and his crew made it look easy!

  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Ann G.
Verified review

I highly recommend Mark Clark. He is an excellent painter, carpenter, landscaper, and an all-round excellent handyman. His work is excellent and dependable!

JB's Tropical Lawn Care
from 23 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Len P.
Verified review

Jorge was very responsive and is a pro I would use again. I highly recommend JB if you need landscaping jobs completed quickly and for a reasonable price.

  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

We did not end up getting their full lawn service, but Tony and his father was able to help look over our lawn and give some pointers on what we can do to improve it. Our irrigation system had a bit of an issue, but they were able to fix it right up for a fair price. Highly recommended, would use their service in the near future on any upcoming projects.

Turk's Lawn Care
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony M.
Verified review

I have been using Turks for over a month now and he attends to two properties of mine. He has been fantastic in communicating with me on when he will be arriving to the site each time, he worked out a fair price for my properties, and has not missed a service. I am happy to recommend this service to tend to your yard and landscaping service needs

Jacksonville Lawn Mowing
from 17 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Cary M.
Verified review

Jacksonville Lawn Mowing team is great, very courteous, on time, did quality work, have used them several times, never disappointed. Will use them again for any future landscaping needs.

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathy G.
Verified review

I needed landscaping help before a party and reached out 2 days before. T&K were there within hours, gave me a very good price, and had the job completed by noon the next day. It really relieved my mind so that I could focus on the inside prep. The party was a big success and the yard was enjoyed by all.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn U.
Verified review

Great service, same day service, my yard looks amazing to what it was, offers more services such as shrubs, cleanup etc. Definitely my go to landscaper now, 👍👍

  • 29 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra H.
Verified review

Kevin did a great job. I will definitely call him again for my lawn care needs!

Chrisvon Services, LLC
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff U.
Verified review

Great work!

Urban Heirlooms
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Stefan C.
Verified review

Urban Heirlooms makes things super easy. They do the work within the desired time-frame & the process is very simple and seamless. The communication was excellent and the lawn mowing has been done month to month with no issues. I'm not always in town and I can trust that they are always around to take care of my lawn maintenance. Thanks for making it so I can stress about one less thing!

Always Ready Landscaping
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

My team and I have years of experience in landscaping, I believe the customers happiness is as much my goal as doing great work. If I say I'll be there, count on us being punctual, polite, and Always ready to work with all the materials we need to do a great job.


We provide full-service landscaping and hardscaping, lawn care and landscape design, sod and mulching. We have a wide variety of plants and flowers available to choose from. We offer great pricing with superior quality and craftsmanship, and estimates are always free!


Will get the job done quickly and efficiently with all the quality that youre looking for

  • 10 years in business

We provide lawn care and landscaping services. Lawn care true to our word and the attention to detail you deserve.


We have been serving customers since 1988. We provide personal service at every job. We are family owned and operated. Our job is to fix your problem.


we specialize in landscaping new construction and remodel,also irrigation new installs and repair. Full lawn care options are available. we also are the north florida home of leaves out a solid metal gutter cover.


When seeing a before and after of your property after my team has done quality work really feel s great.


We do lawn care. We also clean houses, pick up and haul out trash, do gardening and do anything within those criteria. We take care of it, and our prices are right. We get it done correctly the first time. We have a great team-working company.

  • 5 years in business

I perform landscaping the way God intended: natural. I provide landscaping and gardening services, specializing in butterfly and wildlife gardening.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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.

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

Keeping a lawn lush and green requires consistent mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing and more. If your lawn is particularly large, it may make sense to hire a full-service lawn care provider. Whether you take a DIY approach or bring in the experts, maintaining your lawn requires a range of tasks.

Plan to mow the lawn often, allowing it stay longer than may seem convenient — longer grass is healthier grass. The general rule is to cut off no more than a third of the grass blade. This helps prevent damage to the lawn as well as keeping weeds from taking root. It’s also important to remove any weeds, then prevent new ones from growing. In spring, consider spraying a pre-emergent herbicide on your lawn to prevent crabgrass and other types of weeds from sprouting from seed. During other seasons, broadleaf weeds like dandelions can be pulled by hand or sprayed with weed killers. The best time to water your lawn is early in the morning, allowing the sun to help dry the grass. Make sure to thoroughly soak the lawn so that the water penetrates several inches into the ground.

Lawn care also requires feeding; look for a mixture of fast- and slow-release fertilizers that include nitrogen. Some lawns also benefit from aeration, which creates small holes to let air, water and nutrients penetrate the grass roots. Although most homeowners can manage these tasks on their own, a full-service lawn care company can handle them on a regular schedule, taking the guesswork out of maintaining a beautiful lawn.

How do you look after your lawn?

Having a beautiful lawn doesn’t just happen by magic. A multi-pronged approach to lawn care will result in a healthy lawn that will have your neighbors green with envy. The national average price for multi-service lawn care ranges from $40 to $50. Whether you tackle the project yourself or hire a lawn care professional, looking after your lawn requires consistent work. A baseline of lawn care is keeping your grass mowed and your irrigation system working properly. Fertilizing plants and grasses, as well as trimming and pruning foliage, may promote the health of your plants and lawn. Many lawn care pros offer different packages with varying monthly fees depending on your lawn size and the services you desire. Here are a few examples of average lawn care prices:

  • 1,000- to 2,500-square-foot lawn: $60-$90 per month
  • 5,000-square-foot lawn or larger: $110-$150 per month.
    • Includes lawn maintenance, cleanups and irrigation repairs. The company trims shrubs, pulls weeds, blows out yard waste, fertilizes and does minor irrigation repairs.
  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
  • 8,001- to 15,000-square-foot property: $35 per week/$140 per month.
  • 15,001- to 20,000-square-foot property: $40 per week/$160 per month.
    • Includes mowing all turf grass areas; trimming grass away from fences, structures, trees, and lawn edges; and clearing or blowing all grass trimmings from driveways, sidewalks, curbs, etc.

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.

How much does it cost to have landscaping done?

Professional landscaping can help reinvent your outdoor space, boost your curb appeal and get a major return on investment with. Landscaping can encompass anything from adding new plants, trees and shrubs, to leveling the ground and laying sod for a lawn, to building in hardscaping such as sidewalks, water features or retaining walls. The national average landscaping price is $10,160. Landscaping prices can be far lower (with hourly rates ranging from $50 to $150) if you’re only seeking professional help with softscaping or seeking consultation on landscape design. Softscaping means adding or changing horticultural elements, such as planting a garden or adding a hedge. Hardscaping is where costs can really start to rise. Hardscaping requires labor and heavy equipment to excavate the earth; you may need to pour concrete, or you may need a pro who can transport and place gravel and other inorganic elements. Your total landscaping cost will vary based on the amount of work you want done, how much labor is required, and the cost of the materials you are using. A good rule of thumb for a major landscaping project, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects, is to budget 5 percent to 10 percent of the value of your home.

Actual Requests

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Need Landscaping Services

Jacksonville, FL

  • Landscaping type
    Special planting area or garden
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
    Front yard

Need a Lawn Mowing Professional

Jacksonville, FL

  • Mowing type
    Regular (traditional mowing)
  • Estimated lawn size
    Large (5,000-10,000 sq ft)
  • Frequency
    As needed
  • Details
    I have two beds in front of my home and I need them to be pine strawed. I also have lots of tree/leaves on property.

Need a Chuppah Rental for an Island Wedding

Jacksonville, FL

  • Landscaping type
    Other (Wedding Chuppah)
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
  • Details
    I am looking for a chuppah for a wedding on amelia island in 2014. I'm trying to get an estimate on how much it would cost to rent one.
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