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How do I hire the best landscaper in Atlanta?

You can hire the best landscaper in Atlanta by searching for one online. Start by comparing ratings and customer reviews among local pros. If you find a customer review with photos of the pro’s work, check them out to see what types of landscaping the pro excels in.

Also, make sure the landscaper or landscape architect you hire is properly licensed in Georgia. You might find this information on the pros’ profile, or you can try searching for it online

After you’ve narrowed down your search for a landscaper to a few Atlanta professionals, reach out to all of the candidates. Give them information about your landscaping project. For example, are you planting native plants and trees, like Southern magnolias or Georgia asters? Do you want to build a stone patio or walkway? Do you want to install an outdoor fireplace, misters or a water fountain? By giving the landscapers as much information about your project as possible, they can give you an accurate cost estimate.

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.

Reviews for Atlanta landscapers
Robert G.
El Maguey installed landscaping drainage at my home. They did an EXCELLENT job. I’ll be using them for my next landscaping project.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Andrea L.
We hired Elmer of Georgia Landscaping to complete a repair of a long tire mark and to replace plants. The absolute best experience with a landscaping company possible. Elmer solved an annoying issue very quickly, affordably and professionally. If you need professional sod repair or general landscaping contact Georgia Lanscaping we highly recommend their services.
Georgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llcGeorgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llc
Cecelia M.
you can tell they are landscaping company and not a company with tools to cut gras
The Landscaping Crew LLCThe Landscaping Crew LLC
Jill S.
Fast and great job! Definitely looking forward to working with Quinto Landscaping again!
Quinto LandscapingQuinto Landscaping
David G.
Hired for long term landscape service. Positive experience, good value, excellent service.
DreamscapesDreamscapes
Danny G.
Terrible company. Very unprofessional. Flourish Landscaping sent person out to meet. I explained my project. He took measurements and I never heard from him again! If project was to big for company, why not admit it. Never use Flourish Landscaping!
Flourish Landscaping & Design LLCFlourish Landscaping & Design LLC
Sadie S.
Georgia landscape did a great job laying mulch in my yard. Quick. Thank you!
Georgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llcGeorgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llc
Walter J.
Excellent quality. They have an eye for what your yard needs! My landscapers going forward!
YAWD Boy Consultation and Lawn ServiceYAWD Boy Consultation and Lawn Service
Nick G.
I had a great experience overall with Lucio and his company. As someone that’s not very knowledgeable about landscaping, he took the time to really explain every aspect of my front and backyard lawn issues. I didn’t take great care of my front yard so he was able to reinvigorate my curb appeal and get our landscaping back on track. Highly recommend and plan to use him again in the future for all my landscaping needs.
Moreno Lawns and LandscapesMoreno Lawns and Landscapes
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Moon's for tree removal and landscaping. They are excellent! Quick, knowledgeable, professional and high quality job. Pricing is fair. Although I haven't had the tree removal yet, I have used them for landscaping and also a project in my backyard that included laying stone and waterproofing.
Moon's Tree Service & LandscapingMoon's Tree Service & Landscaping
Baron G.
I was very satisfied with El Maguey work and would highly recommend him for any landscape work.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Tessa j.
This is a wonderful family owned business that does incredible work! Already wanting to use them on our next landscaping project!
Ricky Ricardo, professional turf.Ricky Ricardo, professional turf.
Tim L.
Very nice guy, does what he says and good at what he does. I was very happy with my landscaping.
PortillolanscapePortillolanscape
Naresha P.
Teo does quality work, is responsive, and most importantly-professional and courteous. I highly rexommend him for your landscape needs.
Teo's Landscaping LLCTeo's Landscaping LLC
Tonya H.
I’m very happy with the service I’ve received from Bibiano Landscaping. I will continue to use them for my lawn care.
Bibiano LandscapingBibiano Landscaping
Joshua M.
Bluesky Landscape did a fabulous job and they were available the same day I made my request. Will definitely use them again.
Bluesky Landscape LLCBluesky Landscape LLC
Alex K.
Spencer and the team at Kelly Landscape were so accommodating and did great work in our yard. We would 110% recommend them!
Kelly Landscapes ManagementKelly Landscapes Management
Will j.
Was quick to respond and showed up when he said he would. Finish product was great. Will Be hiring for ongoing landscaping and pressure washing.
H2O Solutions Pressure Washing LLC.H2O Solutions Pressure Washing LLC.
Taariq H.
Mike and crew did an amazing job with my yard. I highly recommend Gentile’s Landscaping and will continue to use them for other projects.
Gentile's LandscapingGentile's Landscaping
Jason C.
The team was highly responsive and came by quickly to do a full deep landscaping on Saturday. They did a great job and plan to use them again.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Flavia H.
Elmer of Georgia Landscaping and his team did a wonderful job. He is professional and got the job done quickly even with the current pandemic conditions.
Georgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llcGeorgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llc
Debra H.
I would recommend DYG landscaping. This company has great communication. They are on time. They did a beautiful job on our sod installation. Very happy with the products
DYG LANDSCAPING, LLCDYG LANDSCAPING, LLC
Nathalie W.
Adrian is a wonderful person and landscaper. He transformed my backyard into a beautiful oasis and even called to remind me to water the grass. Thank you Adrian
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Alex J.
The team was professional and got the just b done much quicker than expected. Even offered to create a landscaping plan for some of my overgrown areas.
D-1 Landscape GroupD-1 Landscape Group
Alexis R.
I seriously cannot say enough good things about Adrian/El Maguey Landscaping Co. He was prompt, professional, fast, and very reasonable. He offered suggestions about layout and got right to work. What a treat to have all the sod we ordered installed perfectly, quickly, and for a good price! We look forward to using El Maguey for more landscaping in the future.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
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