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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 Roswell landscapers
PJ B.
Josh and team have been great to work with so far. My landscaping needs are a bit different and not as straightforward as most due to my terrain. They were professional and quick to respond as well as doing great work on the property. I look forward to continuing to work with them on general landscaping and eventually on other landscaping projects.
S&H Pro CutS&H Pro Cut
Raj V.
Did a good job with landscaping and very cost effective
Sauvage Landscaping LLCSauvage Landscaping LLC
Caroline D.
Dalton did an excellent job on our landscaping! We will absolutely hire him again,thanks!
Dalton Adams Landscaping and excavationDalton Adams Landscaping and excavation
Brandon M.
Elmer and crew did a fantastic job. I will be using them again next time I need landscaping work.
Georgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llcGeorgia Landscaping and Hardscaping llc
Morgan S.
Vivid did a great job. We are very happy with our new yard. And we will definitely be calling them with future landscaping projects.
Vivid Service GroupVivid Service Group
Thumbtack Customer
Hey Zeus and Eric really did a phenomenal job. They Took care of all the Little things and did a great job I highly recommend Davila landscaping
Davila Landscaping Inc.Davila Landscaping Inc.
Dan a.
Austin and his crew headed up up by Josh did excellent work. They kept in touch and communicated about their progress throughout the project. We were very pleased with the outcome of their work. I will be using Overstreet Lawncare for all my landscaping projects.
Overstreet Lawn Care LLCOverstreet Lawn Care LLC
Adam P.
El Maguey Landscaping built a dry creek bed and laid underground drainage pipes to solve an erosion problem. They also built a retaining wall. They did an excellent job and were priced very competitively. Very responsive as well. Would highly recommend.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Nick M.
The team at Magic Landscape was great! Miguel got back to me quick with a land clearing project in Roswell and was able to fit me in fast. The team was on time and did great work for my backyard. Will be asking them to help with additional projects and would recommend to anyone.
Magic LandscapeMagic Landscape
Melissa O.
I will definitely use Greentree Landscaping again! Jay and his team did an outstanding job transforming our back yard with sod and 14 flowering shrubs. Very impressed with quality of work and how quickly we were able to get the project done. Highly recommend this company!
Greentree LandscapesGreentree Landscapes
Karen C.
El Maguey landscaping was the only pro of the 5 requests for quotes on thumbtack that actually showed up! I was able to compare his quote with 2 other companies I found through google. Price wise El Maguey was competitive and the job was completed within a reasonable timeframe. Installers were pleasant to deal with and over all I’m happy with my decision to use this company.
El Maguey landscaping servicesEl Maguey landscaping services
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Vivid Service Group for landscaping work in a small area in the front yard of our townhouse...and the area was completely transformed ...They sodded the area, and added some bushes..We also had the small walkway redone with pavers...The work was professionally done, and timely...I highly recommend this Company, and Josh Allin..he was so competent, and helpful, and obviously experienced! I will definitely hire them for future projects!! ~ Mary Beth ~
Vivid Service GroupVivid Service Group
Thumbtack Customer
Marco,is very pleasant to work with. He is very concerned that he does a good job. Unfortunately the weather slowed the completion of my sodding project, which was no fault of Marco's. We started 9/27 and completed 10/15. Looks good My front lawn looks great and hope it improves next spring. Marco, could be a little more forthcoming in keeping his customer updated on the staus of the project..etc. phone call or text. All things considered I would use Marco for my next landscaping project.
Flourish Landscaping & Design LLCFlourish Landscaping & Design LLC
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