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Minneapolis Landscape Contractors

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Little Buddies Services
4.6
from 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Paula S.
Verified review

Travis was professional and courteous. He completed the job and then some. I was so impressed by him that I have asked that he help with future yard projects and landscaping

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Easy Landscaping LLC
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Greg P.
Verified review

Jacob provided a good estimate to install 10 yards of decorative rock. His crew was careful to not damage the lawn and did an excellent job cleaning up when they finished. I will definitely use them for future landscaping projects.

Greystone lawn care
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Geny A.
Verified review

We recently remodeled an old house so the front and back yard were completely in need of an overhaul. The yard needed to be cleared of overgrown dying bushes and the ground leveled before we could installed sod. Juvenal and his crew were extremely helpful and efficient and got the job done! We are very pleased with the results.

Campus Labor
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea F.
Verified review

Campus Labor was incredible My wife is so picky on who we hire, who is near our home and near our children and she was at complete ease with these guys. They did a very good job of our landscaping. I had no worries at all. It looks like I paid a million dollars but they costed only a couple hundred. I would highly recommend these guys for your landscaping needs

Metro Turf Solutions
4.1
from 24 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Jacquie P.
Verified review

They were incredibly fast responding to my message. Believing I would have to call them back the following week, I was unexpectedly surprised to receive a call back with in 30 minutes and it didn't stop there. Although in the springs peak season, they made time to come inspect my lawn within two days of our conversation. Their knowledge was incredible, everything was explained, including what would be applied to my lawn and why, no upsale on anything. There were some services I thought I needed but was informed I didn't and it was explained why it wasn't necessary. To top it off, the etimate was extremely reasonable!

  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Mike N.
Verified review

Great job transforming the hill in front of our home from dead grass and weeds to a unique landscape. The rock wall that they installed was great, and the paver patio was done right (they diverted drainage through a plastic pipe in a trench they dug so rainwater would come out down the hill from the patio). Really happy overall.

Eco Oasis
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Excellent company! I felt I could trust the owner, Corbin, immediately and he did a great job. I highly recommend Eco Oasis for all of your landscaping and gardening needs.

True North All Season
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Beth H.
Verified review

Len was very prompt and professional. He communicated clearly and showed up when promised. His work was high quality and we discussed a few other projects including landscaping and snow removal, which I have already hired him for.

BLB landscape
4.4
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Matt S.
Verified review

Hi, José Ortiz was wonderful to work with!! Ortiz Landscape did an excellent job on our backyard project and hit my deadline with weeks to spare!!!. Thank you José. Matt Smith.

  • 20 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Richard J.
Verified review

Quinton was incredible to work with, both online and in person. He and his crew did a phenomenal job with a lot of attention to detail regarding the landscaped areas and willow tree. The job was not rushed and he took care around our gate with his equipment. Highly recommend this company!

Patios and More
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Lihong C.
Verified review

The crew did a excellent job and finished my project in a day. The landscape looks great, though a little bit above my budget. Anyway, I am happy for what I got.

Shafranski Building Services
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan B.
Verified review

I am likely one of the most difficult customers out there. I demand prompt follow up and perfection. Shafranski Building Services came through every step of the way for me on a large landscaping project. I would recommend Zach and his team to anyone.

ColorScapes Landscaping
3.8
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Eugenia P.
Verified review

We were very happy with the work done. Our landscape project turned out to be the envy of the neighborhood. It took a while to have everything finished, but it looks great and we enjoy spending time in our beautiful yard. Lency and his team were very approachable and listened to our requests. ColorScapes Landscaping was the right choice for our project.

AP- LANDSCAPING- DESIGNS
4.1
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kim H.
Verified review

Andrew and his crew were awesome to work with. He put in a paver patio and front steps for us. We couldn't be happier with his quality of work and also his passion for the work he does. We would certainly hire him again for landscaping work.

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Tuma Outdoor Living Spaces
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jayme R.
Verified review

Andrew was great, easy to work with, very accommodating, little interruption to existing landscaping. Highly recommended!!

b.e. landscape designs
3.7
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie S.
Verified review

Our garden needed a boost. We live in a townhouse community and didn't need a huge plan. Ben created a plan that was appropriate for the space and our budget. Ben also provided drawings as part of his service, while I was told by other Landscape designers that it would cost extra. Seeing the plan was important to me since it is hard to visualize what the plants will eventually look like. Ben's team was exemplary from prompt arrival to thorough clean up after the project was completed. We highly recommend Ben and his team for any landscape project you may be thinking about.

  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bill D.
Verified review

Awesome service all the way around.

  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Krystal B.
Verified review

Did excellent job on our small landscaping project. Would most definitely hire again!!

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nick H.
Verified review

Got my irrigation system working again in no time and at a very reasonable price.

Izzys Landscaping
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mara P.
Verified review

Izzy's Landscaping communicated effectively, was punctual with meeting times, and upfront about all expenses. While our project is on hold, based on the experience of planning and estimates, I would recommend!

Northstar Outdoors LLC
4.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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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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