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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 Orlando landscapers
Noreen S.
Mr Rodgers and his crew did a fantastic job of landscaping my front yard. I highly recommend One Of A Kind Landscaping.
One-of-a-Kind LandscapingOne-of-a-Kind Landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
Robert runs a very good business and provides the exact services he promised up front. He and his crew were on time, worked diligently, and more than impressed us with the product. We were so thrilled with the landscape job we have now also hired him to landscape our backyard. Thank you Premier Outdoors Landscape & Design!
Premier Outdoors Landscape & Design, LLC.Premier Outdoors Landscape & Design, LLC.
Richard S.
The experience we had with Tim at Lush Landscaping was excellent. He did a rip out of our front landscaping, and created a lovely design. He was very prompt and professional, not always easy to find here in Florida. We went from a mess to having a tidy beautiful landscape. We can’t wait until spring to enjoy the blooming and for the new sod to grow in. He actually came in under his quote which was amazing. I would recommend Lush Landscaping to anyone who likes honesty, value, and excellent design.
Lush LandscapesLush Landscapes
Stephanie M.
Used for tree removal, changing out mulch, adding sod and landscaping :) the house looks great!
G & Y Powerwash & Landscape designsG & Y Powerwash & Landscape designs
Brian V.
Working with Brett and Ironclad landscaping had been amazing. It was nice to have someone who could not just take care of the sod, but also the irrigation and make sure both were correct for a successful resod. Everything looks great, Brett worked with and stayed within my budget as well. I can't say enough about the quality of the work, and the high character he brings with him to job. I would highly recommend him, and Ironclad Landscaping for any landscaping needs.
IRONCLAD LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENTIRONCLAD LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
Kristen P.
Amazing work, very nice and professional. I would recommend them to everyone for any landscaping needs!
IRONCLAD LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENTIRONCLAD LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
Charles O.
Tim completed a commercial landscaping project for me that required approval from the city inspector. Tim followed the landscaping design and the inspection was approved the first time with no changes required. Tim is highly skilled and pays attention to detail. I’m very satisfied with the quality of service I received and would highly recommend them.
Lush LandscapesLush Landscapes
Thumbtack Customer
Professional, quick service, and got the job done plus more. One stop landscaping for any needs. Thanks again.
Outstanding tree service, stump removalOutstanding tree service, stump removal
Keith Q.
Working with KM was a sincere pleasure. From initial design through installation took around 3 weeks. The owner was very easy to work with and made sure I was kept in the loop throughout the job. Multiple neighbors have requested KM’s contact information for work on their respective landscaping. I highly recommend KM for all your landscaping project needs.
KM Landscaping, Inc.KM Landscaping, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Good communication throughout. Everything completed on our project on time and at agreed upon price. Will be hiring for future landscape projects. Highly recommend.
Green All LandscapingGreen All Landscaping
Jonathan T.
Results came out amazing exactly what we were looking for would go to lush landscapes for all my future lawn needs
Lush LandscapesLush Landscapes
Thumbtack Customer
Imperial Landscape did an amazing job in my yard. They were very speedy and left my yard and surroundings clean. Professional work. Highly recommended!!
Imperial Landscaping of CFLImperial Landscaping of CFL
Ruth S.
Gene provided outstanding service on my sod installation. His price was very fair, and he completed the work exactly the way he had quoted it. He even went beyond what I expected by stopping by several times to make sure the new sod was taking proper rooting and was healthy. I wold highly recommend Enchanted Valley Lawn and Landscape for any landscaping needs. They are great.
Enchanted Valley Lawn Service & LandscapeEnchanted Valley Lawn Service & Landscape
David W.
Good guy willing to make your landscape dreams a possibility. I added a few additional items needed to be done and he was still very reasonable with the fee.
DreamscapesDreamscapes
Heather N.
Robby quickly scheduled my landscaping and completed it in a timely manner. My yard looks so much better! Prices are fair with quality work. Thank you!
Brooks A1A Lawn care and tree servicesBrooks A1A Lawn care and tree services
Ralph V.
This pro is excellent and the quality of work and attention to detail are exquisite! Carlos and his crew went above and beyond completing the final portion of the job in the falling rain. I must say we were extremely pleased with the final product and will hire Bella Terra for any of our future landscaping projects! I highly recommend this contractor to anyone seeking a true landscaping professional! -Ralph Velez (U.S. Army DV Ret.)
Bella Terra Landscape MaintenanceBella Terra Landscape Maintenance
Shirish D.
Jason is very knowledgeable about landscape design and irrigation. He has done a great job so far. Can’t wait until the project is complete by next week.
Five star property maintenanceFive star property maintenance
Corey M.
Amazing work by an amazing company, if I could give 10 stars I would. I’m hiring them to do my landscaping, and my neighbors all asked for their cards!
EARTHY GREEN LAWN CARE LLCEARTHY GREEN LAWN CARE LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very attentive and easy to work with. He has helped the property manager with all the issues pertaining to landscaping maintenance in two commercial shopping centers. Would recommend him in a heartbeat!
Green All LandscapingGreen All Landscaping
Andrew C.
Do Right was great! I would definitely recommend them if you need any landscaping done! They were highly responsive, arrived on time, and got the job done quickly.
Do RightDo Right
Thumbtack Customer
Teddy and his team cleared my unwanted shrubs and small tropical trees quickly, installed sod and left a clean job site. Will be using again for future landscape work.
One-of-a-Kind LandscapingOne-of-a-Kind Landscaping
Erica B.
I had met with Steve twice to discuss and plan out my landscaping project. He provided with a estimates, drawings, and was very helpful in helping me to choose which plants to replace, and the overall look of what I had wanted to accomplish. Unfortunately, we ended up putting our house up for sale and didn’t hire him to complete the project. I would definitely use, and highly recommend Steve for any future landscaping.
Aqua Terra Works, LLCAqua Terra Works, LLC
Jennifer S.
Youssef did an amazing job on our trees and new landscaping. He did it within a very tight timeline which was so appreciated! He’s a kind man and very easy to work with!
YZ Landscape & Design LLCYZ Landscape & Design LLC
James P.
Had initial walk through with them and and so far they've completed the lawn and bushes and are presenting back possible plans for landscaping later this week. So far all is great though!
Apopka LandscapingApopka Landscaping
Melissa S.
Carlos was very professional and let me know the cost up front after looking at my yard. I have hired him and look forward to working with Bella Terra Landscape Management.
Bella Terra Landscape MaintenanceBella Terra Landscape Maintenance
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