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Des Moines Landscape Designers

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Restore 24/7 Iowa
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa E.
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We are extremely happy with every aspect about our experience with Stu Chambers, Restore 24/7! Very open communication from the start and all throughout our project. No hidden fees. Very knowledgeable. No job is too small or big and his team is exemplary. Stu walked through when the project was finished to confirm that the job was completed to his expectations. He ssisted with design layout beforehand. Stu, with Restore 24/7 is definitely who I will contact for future remodeling. As a matter of fact, I already have!👍🏻

Norwalk Seasonal Services
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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Great company and service helping me keep up with my landscape maintenance. Highly recommend these guys!

Cutting Hedge Services
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin K.
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I needed to have some repair work done on stone steps in my landscaping and a new planter created. Russ explained what needed to be done, what it would cost and the time required. He estimated all of them correctly. He would not accept my payment until we walked through his work and I was satisfied.

TEAM Lawncare, LLC
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Mary C.
Verified review

Quick and reliable! Looking forward to his help with landscaping in the spring as well as mowing!!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jim V.
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I hired TCB designs to landscape my yard. Extremely satisfied. Really appreciated the process of consult through project completion. Good prices, high quality. I do recommend.

S&E Property Care
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen C.
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Dave has been in charge of my lawn for several years now. We have had him do snow removal, mowing & trimming, weed control, and landscaping. Everything is done professionally, and my lawn is beautiful. I would highly recommend his company to anyone.

InExterior Property Care
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sandy K.
Verified review

Excellent job! I was surprised that the job went so smoothly because of the many facets Mark came in with a team of hard workers who pulled weeds, aerating,slice seeder grass seed, and trimmed all trees and bushes. They hauled away all the debris and cleaned up the yard. I would recommend highly recommend them

RedBud Landscaping
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Justin D.
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Redbud Landscapes communicated well, and were able to quickly execute our drainage project. My wife an I were impressed at the timeliness and professionalism displayed from Redbud. -Justin

  • 7 years in business
Janet T.
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Our town home community has used Bridges for several years now. The mowers are very friendly and understanding of each homeowners concerns. Pricing is competitive and fair.

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I am an independent contractor, and my business is locally owned. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed. I value quality, open communication and honesty.

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We are a group of hard workers who understand what it takes to be better than competing business. We offer discounts for military and 65+.

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Professional lawn services... Mowing, aerating, hedging, clean ups, landscape, fertilization and weed control

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We provide all lawn and landscaping needs at a very competitive rate. Our services are 100% reliable with some of the finest quality the industry has to offer. We are fully certified and trained and would love to provide you with an estimate for your needs today. We are employee owned and operated.

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I will do most handyman projects. I have worked on many different projects and am currently working on starting my construction business. My work is fast, and I genuinely care about the finished product and take adequate time to achieve a good result.

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We do all kinds of landscaping work, including patios and walls of all kinds.

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Earl May offers a custom landscape to any customer, no matter how big or small. Earl May offers a 2 year plant garuntee with any landscape installation. Earl May is a full service landscape company. Landscapes, Hardscapes, Spring, Fall, and Season-long Maintenance, and Snow Removal.

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We specialize in lawn beautification. We give free estimates. We provide effective and efficient services. We also do tilling, mowing, retaining walls and gardening.

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We do general carpentry, decks, handyman, painting, barnboard furniture, landscape design, retaining walls, patios, walkways and more.

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We provide quality outdoor services for a reasonable price. We offer lawn maintenance, landscape maintenance, fertilization, aeration, seeding, sodding, landscape design/install, lawn mowing, yard cleanup, leaf removal, snow removal, salting, sanding, and ice melt for commercial and residential clients.

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Small landscape company that focuses on quality to keep our company name in tact.

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We offer professional residential and commercial lawn maintenance and landscaping. We are prompt, neat, and dependable, with several years of experience.

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.

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 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.

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