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Buffalo Grove Residential Landscaping Services

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Glenn's Lamzscaping Services
4.6
from 83 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Sylvia P.
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Super friendly and extremely accommodating business owners. Contacted them yesterday and woke up today to a clean driveway and walking paths. We plan on using their services for future snow removal and landscaping. We’ve already put out the word in our community social media board about the awesome experience we have had with this business.

  • 3 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Miloney T.
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I was truly in a bind last week with a broken lawn mower and an overgrown lawn. Jorge was very responsive to my request was able to complete the job in less than 48 hours. Salgado Landscaping did an outstanding job at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend Salgado Landscaping for lawn mowing and landscaping services.

Whitetail Landscapes, Inc.
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
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Kyle did an excellent job with our lawn. It's never looked better! He is very courteous and extremely professional as well. He was on time and worked quickly and efficiently. I am very pleased and will continue to use his landscaping company as needed in the future.

Skylight Landscaping
4.5
from 53 reviews
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen P.
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Quick response and quote. Once hired they were able to come out quickly to get the job done. Quality work and will contact them again for our next landscaping needs.

  • 16 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Mike A.
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The Ptl crew were great, they showed up.removed my exsisting landscaping and exicuted Paul’s design for my yard to the T. Thank you Paul and your crew for a job well done!

A-1 Cutting Edge
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
NAtalie R.
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We were looking for lawn mowing services. They were able to meet and get started right away.

  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole R.
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We received our first service yesterday, a Spring Clean-up and they did a fantastic job. Looking forward to working with Martell Landscaping and Tree Service this season.

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Bud to Blossom
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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Jodi D.
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Linda is great! I know nothing about plants and she was so helpful. She assessed my landscape and measured. Soon after she scheduled a time to come back to my home with her ideas of plants to use in a personal board on Pinterest which I thought was great! I didn't have to do any research. Not only is she awesome at what she does she is extremely reasonably priced! I will definitely call her again for more landscaping as well as maintenance.

  • 12 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Carol K.
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This is the first time I used EM Landscaping for Spring Cleanup, and was more than satisfied with their work. The yard looked better than ever. When there was a delay because of weather, I was contacted to let me know when they would be able to come out. They did the work on the day they said they would and I was very satisfied. I would be happy to recommend EM Landscaping to anyone and will use them again for future jobs. I was also very satisfied using Thumbtack to find a professional and that I could also pay online. The entire experience was excellent.

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Diverse Services
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Swathi A.
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David and team were easy to work with. Extremely knowledgeable and delivered a great service. We are happy with our new front yard and cant wait to see how it all grows! Highly recommend Diverse services for your landscaping needs.

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gil c landscaping
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Troy T.
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Gil C Landscaping did a wonderful job on my yard. They did a spring cleanup, bed edging, delivery and spread of top soil and mulch in the beds, aeration, seeding and fertilizing. They cleaned up after the work was completed and their price was very competitive. I will definitely use them again.

Pedrozas Landscaping Inc.
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff L.
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Pedroza's Landscaping is fantastic. Within a couple hours of our request for service, Pedroza's arrived and did an excellent job of mowing and trimming our lawn. We were so impressed that we asked that day for a quote for spring clean-up and landscaping. Jose gave us a quote that day and completed the job the next week. The result: our lawn and landscaping are beautiful! All weeds were cleared, bushes and trees trimmed, lawn mowed, and mulch laid. We recommend Pedroza's and will definitely be using their services again!

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  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Balaga S.
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Prudencio and team did an EXCELLENT job of Tree trimming, Edge trimming, Lighting and Mulch services. Prudencio is a hardworking great guy.

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Gonzalez f landscaping
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shuqin T.
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I was very happy about my experience with Gonzalez Landscaping. They are hard working people with excellent work ethics. They showed up on my property early in the morning, just as they promised they would. They started their job with good planning. Things went nice and smooth. They cut down four trees, chopped up the wood in firewood size, laid them neatly by the fence, hauled branches away, and even cleaned up the yard for me. Everything was finished in 2 or 3 hours. No damage, no mess. Four people coordinated very well, because they know what they are doing. I highly recommend Gonzalez and will use them again.

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  • 17 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen C.
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The Sandoval Landscaping Services team exceeded my expectations!! The work to be done was a total removal of all garden beds, removal of an old tree stump, removal of a silver lace vine, removal of a trumpet vine and then application of a systemic killer. Not easy work!! They were prompt and on-time for the appointment to review the required work and presented a more than reasonable quotation prior to leaving. On the arranged day to perform the work they were punctual even showing up a little early because of the possible threat of rain during the day. Their work was amazing. Everything was removed and hauled away and prior to leaving the sidewalks, driveway and street were blown clean of any small debris. This is a team that deserves the highest rating possible and without question I will use them in the future.

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Bardo's Gonzalez Landscaping
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jim W.
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Bardo and his team did excellent work for a landscaping project. Highly recommend.

  • 19 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Troy L.
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Joni designed our homes Landscaping in 2007 and took it thru design to implementation. Since they we have had My Secret Garden back annually for maintenance and enhancements as our budget allowed. Including landscape lighting, Garden and flower bed maintenance. I can't more highly recommend Joni and her team! We have referred her to several friends and all have had great things to say after her designs were implemented.

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Yuritzy #4 Landscaping Corp
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Timothy K.
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He was prompt and met all our landscaping needs. Anytime I needed something he was there! Great customer service. Would highly recommend.

Daily Rain Inc.
4.3
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Julie A.
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Fantastic service responsive and very fair pricing. Highly recommend this irrigation service. We had several quotes and many wouldn’t even come out because we didn’t have a previous contract with them. They were professional and diagnosed the problem right away. Received a detailed estimate and then even came back right away again when we needed more help with an unrelated problem. Other companies we called gave us a flat per hour rate and couldn’t even estimate the amount of time required and they are 4 star companies. Use this company- you will not be sorry. Even my picky husband was thrilled.

Midwest Pond Design
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sean W.
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Allen was very professional and provides a high level service for his customers. I appreciate his enthusiasm for his profession and his passion to get the job done well. Our pond has not looked this good in years.

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gonzalez f landscaping
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
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Don H.
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These guys were amazing. The work they did was top notch and much more affordable than other companies on Thumbtack. Our backyard beds were an absolute disaster. We gave them our vision and they made it happen...and they went above and beyond by doing some extra work they thought would look good. We are extremely pleased with our final product and would absolutely recommend this company to anyone looking to do some landscaping!

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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