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Bangor Landscapers

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

Ann D.
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I highly recommend Shawna's Landscaping! My yard always looks fantastic and Shawna and Nathan are always a joy to see. They are knowledgeable and helpful whenever I have questions about my outdoor plants, and the prices are very reasonable. You won't regret using Shawna's Landscaping and Lawncare!

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kristina M.
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Mike Grant was excellent. He arrived on time, was courteous and professional. He gave me a quote and stuck to it. He did a fabulous job, obviously has lots of experience and is an expert in his field. I contracted him to do snow plowing, but he is also a licensed arborist with 20 years experience, so I will definitely be contacting him again if I need any landscaping or tree work done. I have hired him on permanently for snow plowing. Relieved and happy to know I have hired someone I can trust and who will be here when I need him!

WGB & Family Landscaping
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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica G.
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I hired WGB to mow and trim my home for the season they gave me a fair price quality work and i took advantage of the reffal program

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maryon K.
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The young man (owner and operator of the business) was probably the BEST person I have ever hired! (And I have hired many!) He was prompt, courteous, diligent and took pride in his work. Once I explained something to him, I did not have to supervise his work. He completed his work efficiently and in record time. I highly recommend him for any type of work you need done.

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We do those odd jobs you just don't have the time to do, from landscaping to yard cleanups, cleaning homes and offices, mowing, fences, and handyman! You ask, and we provide!

  • 1 year in business
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Peak Landscapes specializes in ecological lawn, landscape, tree care, and design with a focus on sustainability and a commitment to customer service.

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Providing customers with professional and precise landscapes is my top priority.

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I do typical landscape, lawn care, tree work, firewood, spring cleanup and snow removal. We have some of the best rates and the best talent in central Maine. Make us your first call.

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Proper landscape and arboriculture maintenance can greatly increase property values

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We do just about anything that has to do with maintaining your yard, from mowing, fertilizing, and tree removal to stump grinding, shrub pruning, etc.

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We do all types of landscaping, customizing to your needs such as mowing, trimming, tree trimming, mulching and much more.

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The Maine Cut, in business since 1997, is a complete service landscaping (all four seasons), hardscaping, exterior construction, and handyman services company. The Maine Cut has helped many residential and commercial clients within the Greater Bangor, Maine venue achieve their home or office's exterior goals. Hardscapes and landscapes can improve the appearance, cost-effectiveness, and resale value of your home and can function as supplementary spaces that can be used for relaxing or entertaining. The changes you make to your hardscape and landscape can radically improve your home's exterior appearance. Landscapes, when done properly, can cut energy costs regardless of climate or season, offer environmental benefits, improve air and noise pollution, and provide privacy around a home or office. Exterior Construction can create the ambiance you desire, correct deficiencies, or solve a problem. Our handyman services let you maximize the enjoyment of your time at home by handling all those bothersome projects on your to-do list.

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We do house and lot firewood sales, logging, and snowplowing. No job is too big or too small. We do lawn care, paving, painting, trees, taking down new septic system, winter sand for sale, salt and gravel roads repair and much more.

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We offer high-quality lawn care, landscaping, snow removal, and other services upon request. Contact us for a free estimate!

  • 4 years in business
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My work always gets done and it gets done right. I have started out landscaping very young and enthusiastic. My past clients got to know me and the work i do and I've always said that the client is always right, and they always approved of there lawns and my services. I do a number of lawn-care and home services.

  • 11 years in business
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We specialize in property maintenance and landscaping, and we have an honest, reliable, friendly staff who loves to go above and beyond for clients.

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I do tree work, landscaping, odd jobs, cleaning out homes for sale and rent, and working with the elderly living at home.

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Excited to share my knowledge and experience with housekeeping, and landscaping,years experience and aim to please you. I offer a variety of skilled trades at a very reasonable price.

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We do all phases of carpentry and landscaping. We do removal of scrap metal, do interior and exterior painting, and split and stack firewood -- there's no job too big or too small for us.

  • 8 years in business
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We build our business on hard work and taking care of our customers. We have good references and take pride in our work

  • 3 years in business
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Yard work, landscaping, and construction have been my life since I was 12. I do all of my work on the weekends when I'm back from my construction job during the week.

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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