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Kankakee Landscapers

Browse these landscaping companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Kankakee.

  • 12 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Troy T.
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DomIngo and his team at Julio’s lawn service did 2 projects for us ranging from new sod, new timbers, planting, cutting out new flower beds, etc. great job. Would definitely recommend.

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Nature life landscaping
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ernesta D.
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Louis was hired to do a spring clean up for the front and back yards. He and his team did a great job. In less than 3 hours, they were able to completely clear the debris, trim the trees, and weed my plated areas for a price that was more than reasonable. Based on the fantastic job, I also hired Nature Life Landscaping to handle my weekly mowing and will also use them to redo my overall landscaping.

Cowcuts
4.5
from 54 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Aileen K.
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Cow cuts were wonderful they responded quickly to my need for landscaping and were very affordable for the amount of work that they ended up completing. The job was quite extensive and they worked very hard all afternoon to complete the job to my satisfaction. The outside of the house looked amazing when they were done, looked like a different house! They also cleaned up well and even swept out the garage! I would recommend Cow Cuts to anyone, they are fabulous ! Thanks Josh!

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We Work Enterprises LLC.
4.7
from 37 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wanisia D.
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They came during the time we discussed, did a good job,and worked fast. Hopefully this will be a great working relationship between myself and We Work Enterprises.

Flemmons Lawn Service
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Angelic M.
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Mr. Fleming did an excellent job on our lawn. I am now requesting him to trim our shrubbery. Thanks Thumbtack you have done it again.

Naper Lawn Works Inc.
4.2
from 32 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Diana L.
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Mark is a very nice guy to work with. He spent time to discuss with us for our project—built a patio and plant trees for our new home starting from scratch. He understood what we need and made an authentic and professional proposal in 1 week. Though the project has been prolonged for some time because of the weather and busy schedule of his team, the work has been completed beautifully in July! I know Mark has got long-term customers because they trust him, I will also hire him next time for second or third stage of yard and garden building.

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Clear path
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cindy R.
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They mowed and trimmed my lawn...even blew the grass off my landscaping blocks and sidewalk...very nice job...super pleased with their work

West Lake Properties LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Tracee L.
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They did an excellent job and were extremely responsive and helpful in determining what our current landscaping consisted of since we recently bought the home and weren't sure.

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Matt Z.
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Good work on the landscaping.

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Three brothers landscaping
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Joe C.
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We hired Three Brothers Landscaping to take out our existing bushes, rocks, and bricks in our backyard along our house and then put in new landscaping bricks, plants, and mulch. They also built a wooden garden enclosure. They did an amazing job. They offered to pick up my bricks at the Orland Park Lowes. After Lowes messed up my order, Alex picked up my bricks at the New Lenox location. We are very happy with the result and will definitely work with them again in the future.

Growing Ways
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Rodney B.
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They were on time,professional,and very polite.!!! He listened to my lawncare needs,and did a amazing job.!!! They also cleaned up thoroughly.!!! Will be using there service again.!!!

Balderas Landscaping
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Jean P.
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I was need in clearing leaves after my mower broke down and place a listing on Thumbtack where Francisco replied quickly! I contacted him the next morning and he came the same day. Took a look at the job, gave a great price, and did the job on the spot! I am having him come back next week to clean up the remaining leaves that have not fallen yet. Would highly recommend Balderas Landscaping! Thanks Francisco!

Mccluskey Services
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
KAREN B.
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Kyle is a hard working person who pays extra attention to detail. I'd hire him again for my next sod job!

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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.

Yonnhy Landscaping
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie K.
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They did an awesome job on our lawn and came out on last minute notice

Moss Lawn Improvement
4.1
from 9 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Fran S.
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My husband and I were very pleased with the complete weed tear our that Moss Lawn Improvement did on our landscape; so we hired them to mow our lawn weekly for the summer to keep our yard looking good.

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Correa's landscaping
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jevita N.
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The quality of work and value are two of the main reasons I picked this company. The landscaping is very professional and clean. Hired him for twice monthly service for 3 properties. Will continue to work with him.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Larry S.
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After raising front yard to keep from flooding they came in and graded and layed sod,build a paver sidewalk ,installed roses and mulch

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
John B.
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We hired Henneberry Property Services to landscape out corporate office. They are our new landscapers and snow removal company. Great honest company and have great pricing. Thank You!

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Beth W.
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Last year was the first time I used the services of Newcomb Landscape. The job consisted of the removal and replacement of many yards of mulch...and cut out larger borders around 3 large areas of the landscaping...in the front yard. Also to bring in and lay many yards of mulch in the backyard. The quality of the mulch used was far superior to the bagged mulch I had used previously. Plus before laying the mulch...Preen was spread to help keep weeds under control. The guys had the landscape looking fresh and gorgeous in no time!! This was back breaking work I used to do myself...NEVER EVER AGAIN!! Newcomb's Landscape service has spoiled me!!!

Straight cut landscape
4.0
from 1 review
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Pam B.
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Wonderful guys decided to let them do my yard every two weeks

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

Keeping a lawn lush and green requires consistent mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing and more. If your lawn is particularly large, it may make sense to hire a full-service lawn care provider. Whether you take a DIY approach or bring in the experts, maintaining your lawn requires a range of tasks.

Plan to mow the lawn often, allowing it stay longer than may seem convenient — longer grass is healthier grass. The general rule is to cut off no more than a third of the grass blade. This helps prevent damage to the lawn as well as keeping weeds from taking root. It’s also important to remove any weeds, then prevent new ones from growing. In spring, consider spraying a pre-emergent herbicide on your lawn to prevent crabgrass and other types of weeds from sprouting from seed. During other seasons, broadleaf weeds like dandelions can be pulled by hand or sprayed with weed killers. The best time to water your lawn is early in the morning, allowing the sun to help dry the grass. Make sure to thoroughly soak the lawn so that the water penetrates several inches into the ground.

Lawn care also requires feeding; look for a mixture of fast- and slow-release fertilizers that include nitrogen. Some lawns also benefit from aeration, which creates small holes to let air, water and nutrients penetrate the grass roots. Although most homeowners can manage these tasks on their own, a full-service lawn care company can handle them on a regular schedule, taking the guesswork out of maintaining a beautiful lawn.

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 look after your lawn?

Having a beautiful lawn doesn’t just happen by magic. A multi-pronged approach to lawn care will result in a healthy lawn that will have your neighbors green with envy. The national average price for multi-service lawn care ranges from $40 to $50. Whether you tackle the project yourself or hire a lawn care professional, looking after your lawn requires consistent work. A baseline of lawn care is keeping your grass mowed and your irrigation system working properly. Fertilizing plants and grasses, as well as trimming and pruning foliage, may promote the health of your plants and lawn. Many lawn care pros offer different packages with varying monthly fees depending on your lawn size and the services you desire. Here are a few examples of average lawn care prices:

  • 1,000- to 2,500-square-foot lawn: $60-$90 per month
  • 5,000-square-foot lawn or larger: $110-$150 per month.
    • Includes lawn maintenance, cleanups and irrigation repairs. The company trims shrubs, pulls weeds, blows out yard waste, fertilizes and does minor irrigation repairs.
  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
  • 8,001- to 15,000-square-foot property: $35 per week/$140 per month.
  • 15,001- to 20,000-square-foot property: $40 per week/$160 per month.
    • Includes mowing all turf grass areas; trimming grass away from fences, structures, trees, and lawn edges; and clearing or blowing all grass trimmings from driveways, sidewalks, curbs, etc.

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.

How much does it cost to have landscaping done?

Professional landscaping can help reinvent your outdoor space, boost your curb appeal and get a major return on investment with. Landscaping can encompass anything from adding new plants, trees and shrubs, to leveling the ground and laying sod for a lawn, to building in hardscaping such as sidewalks, water features or retaining walls. The national average landscaping price is $10,160. Landscaping prices can be far lower (with hourly rates ranging from $50 to $150) if you’re only seeking professional help with softscaping or seeking consultation on landscape design. Softscaping means adding or changing horticultural elements, such as planting a garden or adding a hedge. Hardscaping is where costs can really start to rise. Hardscaping requires labor and heavy equipment to excavate the earth; you may need to pour concrete, or you may need a pro who can transport and place gravel and other inorganic elements. Your total landscaping cost will vary based on the amount of work you want done, how much labor is required, and the cost of the materials you are using. A good rule of thumb for a major landscaping project, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects, is to budget 5 percent to 10 percent of the value of your home.

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