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  • 12 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
Kris R.
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Thunder did a great job on our nasty weedy overgrown backyard! It looks beautiful and working with Anthony was a friendly experience

  • 18 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Kruthi V.
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Adelso was prompt and reasonable at giving us a quote. He was able to work around our schedule and worked hard on prettifying our backyard. He has done a great job and we will definitely continue to hire him for our future jobs!

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P.M.J. Landscaping
4.8
from 82 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia M.
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I couldn't be more thrilled with the job P.M.J. Landscaping did. He cleared out an area of my backyard that had been completely overgrown. It looks fabulous. Very professional and timely service. I will definitely call again.

GMP Landscaping & Fencing
4.5
from 88 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Sid D.
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Obed and his team are experts at what they do. They were able to clean out our backyard, front yard, side yard all in one go with ease. They even cleaned up the Boston ivy that was creeping all over our yard. Attention to detail and getting the job done right is something that Obed knows. I'd hire him again on the future (I've already planned on it!).

Sam I Am
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron N.
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I asked Sam to help in building a lego/crafting desk in the basement for our family. He happily took on the project and did an outstanding job in not only building the desk but providing great feedback and changes to the design that helped create the beautiful and stable desk we have now. He also installed a new drop light and electrical outlet in the same room for us that came out great. I would highly recommend him for any project. He is honest and very trustworthy with his work and a great communicator.

Kearley Masonry
4.5
from 81 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin M.
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excellent work! steve worked with us to design our project - priced it and hit budget. project included - install 3 granite steps - replace 2 concrete slabs with granite + build 2 paving stone walk aways

Hernandez Landscaping
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Rita C.
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Very professional!!! I'm so happy with my new backyard. Highly recommend.

  • 15 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki Z.
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Great fast tree removal service. I made arrangements with Rony and he was very nice. I will need more work done in my backyard so I will be doing business again soon!

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  • 44 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Brad S.
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MSF Landscapes recently reconstructed our barren city backyard into a shade garden paradise. Initially they leveled the backyard then laid down the hardscape. This was followed by plantings, installation of a drip irrigation/sprinkler system, arbor (with natural log posts) and mulching of the garden. In total they did everything, no sub contractors necessary with this company. Mark was great to work with very responsive and always pleasant. His mason/project manager, Jay, was fantastic and a very talented worker. He was also amenable to subtle change and a pleasure to work with. The rest of his crew was very professional and a pleasure to have around. His crew went so far as to mulch our front beds when they happened to have extra mulch after completion of the backyard which was very much appreciated. In conclusion, the job was very high quality and well done. We are exceptionally pleased with the job. I will post

A.merida landscaping Inc
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Len C.
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I cannot say enough about what a pleasure it was to work with Anibal and his exceptional crew. He exceeded every expectation that I had in terms of quality, increasing the size of his crew to finish earlier than he originally quoted, not nickel dimming me when it came to small changes that were made, and perhaps most valuable, demonstrating a keen sense of design to match His craft. It is rare these days to find trades people who care as much as Anibal does when it comes to satisfying his customer. I look forward to working with Anibal on future landscaping projects. A joy to work with

Harvest Gardens LLC
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Karla V.
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Excellent! Dan did an amazing job! On top of that he has great people skills A+ for Dan on customer service! We will definently have him come back for more gardening and landscape design.

  • 11 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lars H.
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I was impressed with the work ethics of New Beginning Landscaping. They came out right away for an estimate and started to renew my whole backyard and upgrade my front flower beds the day that we agreed. The crew is hard working and even stayed over hours to finish the new grass project. I am planning to hire them again for my regular yard maintenance. I am glad I found them through Thumbtack.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Jascha F.
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Jose did incredible work. Took a messy, overgrown backyard and turned into a neat, clean space in just a few hours (see photos). Friendly, responsive, quick, and a fair price. I strongly recommend you hire him!

  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Terry B.
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Mike was a pleasure to work with, from start to finish. Our yard was in very rough shape but Mike came and did all of the things I asked him to do (trim trees and hedges; cut back an overgrown lilac bush, remove any debris from the backyard, etc). Mike and his workman did an excellent job, and the price was very fair. I highly recommend Mike, and we will be hiring him again in the spring! :)

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disere construction
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juliana P.
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Fernando did a nice patio on my backyard and a great rapair on my front stairs Thanks for the great job

JJ landscape & Construction
4.3
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Krum D.
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Jeremias did a great job on my backyard. My backyard was a mess and he needed to take down some old structures and completely redo the lawn. He also installed sprinklers for a good price. Importantly, he was thoughtful and tried to figure out ways to make our project into what we were envisioning. He did a fantastic job on my fence and I’ve gotten multiple people asking me who did it for me. I had talked to a half dozen fence people and none of them could execute what we had in mind. Also, he is always on time and on schedule which I appreciate.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine M.
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Taylor and his crew are excellent! They leveled an area of our backyard for a pool and it was absolutely perfect. They worked hard and got the job done in one day. We will definitely be hiring them again! Thanks guys!

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah S.
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Siedeh is completely amazing! She has a keen eye for beauty, and I truly appreciate the care with which she arranges a garden for my own benefit as well as the plants and the soil. Every spring for the past 8 years, I have hired her to build the garden in my small patio, and each year she creates a work of art. She works with me to decide the combinations of colors and types of plants, then designs a plan that will work with the lighting, condition of the soil, circumstance of the family dog needing toilet space, etc. On the day that she builds the garden, she involves my children and teaches them about caring for the Earth. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Siedeh and her work!

  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jo D.
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Great company to work with. They did a good job cleaning my dirty backyard with a lot of leaves, tree branches.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Giliane T.
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On our first meeting, Mr. Barbosa was able to explain in very clear details the steps and duration of my project(installing a chain link fence in my backyard). The quote that he proposed in his estimate were reasonable compared to other estimates in the area. He is a very skillful and courteous contractor and the quality of his work is superior. I would hire him again for other landscaping projects and I also would recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and dependable contractor.

Tile By Design, Inc.
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary R.
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Tile by Design did a great tile job in our kitchen. Mark was very quick getting back to us with a quote. The work was done in a timely and professional manner to our delight. We will probably hire them again to tile our bathroom.

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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