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Elmwood Park Landscapers

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  • 58 years in business
  • 196 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew A.
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Grant's Cleaning and Maintenance cleared some landscaping from the front of our building we had moved out of. They were very quick to respond, and to act on the project. They were very professional and I'd definitely recommend them and work with them again.

David Carota LLC
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle D.
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I hired David to help with a clean up in my backyard. It was a surprise for my husband while we were on vacation. From the beginning he was very easy and honest to deal with. He kept me updated while he was working on his progress. My husband was speechless when we came home to a brand new backyard. It was so clean! No more rusty sheds, shrubs, tiles from construction etc. It was more then I could of asked for! We will definitely be using him again for our projects & I highly recommend him to anyone looking for great prices & a hard worker

  • 10 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Walter W.
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Jorge did a great masonry job and a landscaping project for us. He was punctual, friendly and reasonably priced. I recommend him highly and would certainly call him again. W.W. Ossining, NY

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Ozzy rototilling
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole V.
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Highly recommend Ozzy! A man of his word which is rare in landscaping. Quality work done with efficiency.

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appeal landscaping
4.8
from 51 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica M.
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Great experience working with Jaime from Appeal Landscaping for my junk removal project. He took everything, was friendly and it was a great price!

Plants Fashion Inc.
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I had never worked with a landscaper and was not sure what I needed or what to expect. Guillermo went way above and beyond my expectations and my garden is truly beautiful. We had clear communication and worked together to get the results I wanted. I would highly recommend him and work with him again.

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Rich's Top Notch
4.7
from 42 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael L.
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Rich called me immediately and met me around my schedule. He gave me a great price for cleanup, planted shrubs and mulch for my beds. It came out great!! I liked it so much that I contracted him to cut my lawn. My neighbors liked him too and he got 2 more jobs on my street. Great sense of humor too!

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D Garcia Landscaping
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anthony G.
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Mr. Garcia has consistently provided reliable landscaping and snow removal service. He has turned what once was very overgrown into very attractive areas. I am very happy with his services. The quality of his work is excellent!

Estrada landscape
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Mary F.
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I have used the services of Estrada Landscaping for many years and highly recommend them. They transformed my property into a beautiful yard and continue to maintain it on an as needed basis. From design, layout and selection of plants and trees to creating paved areas with privacy. Very satisfied with everything they suggested and did on my property. Quality workmanship. Reliable and honest. They know their plants!

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The Contractors Group LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rasool W.
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Mr. Calle was extremely professional. He explained to me the types of plants I needed and was extremely helpful in explaining what his plan was. I definitely would use him again and I recommend him to anybody that needs landscaping done.

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Daniel Miller
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca A.
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Daniel is professional, has a great eye for Design, and is extremely knowledgeable in plant science and landscaping.

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LeCarcamix Landscaping, LLC
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dierdre P.
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I was so very pleased with the service. Everyone who's seen it comments on how great the lawn looks. In fact, our next door neighbor just came over to get Pedro's card.

EW Landscaping LLC
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Greg Z.
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I would say 4.5 stars out of 5. Evan's landscaping is responsive and reasonable. I've been with them for 3/4 years...

Kaplan Landscaping LLC
4.3
from 14 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
E. M.
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Alex was very responsive and his prices are reasonable. His foreman Chris was also a pleasure to deal with; he was efficient and friendly throughout a tiresome, difficult project. I would recommend this company for your landscaping needs.

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ACLANDCARE
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jerry K.
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As part of the name states--LANDCARE and Anthony certainly took pride in his work as well as I did, in the finished product that he produced for my backyard. His customer service in informing me of the work schedule was outstanding. My wife and I are very pleased with his work and work ethic that I highly recommend you consider this firm for your gardening needs. I have told Anthony that I will be switching to his company for my landscaping needs next season. I am currently under contract with another landscaper and it would not be right that I cancel. I told Anthony the situation and he agreed. Next year I am definitely going to sign on with ACLandCare. The above is my experience with ACLandCare as of July 21, 2018, and I hope my experience helps some other homeowner who wants quality and dependability. Jerry Kearney Massapequa Park, NY

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  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suzanne A.
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I highly recommend Marin Landscaping. Rogoberto is not only a hard worker but also homorable.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie M.
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Sara took the time to find out my personal likes and then paired them with plants that would do well in our garden environment for a more personalize look

Good Timing Landscaping LLC.
4.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jess D.
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On time and on budget. We love our new landscaping!

Rizzolo landscaping
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Naren R.
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First time using Thumbtack and found Rizzolo landscaping to complete power washing for my deck. Communicated promptly, priced fairly, and did a great job. Would recommend without reservation. Thanks Alan!

Greenwood Robinson
4.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
John K.
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Greenwood Robinson did the plantings on my rooftop deck. Job included the selection and installation of planters, plants, and an automatic irrigration system. I'm very pleased with the outcome of the project. I found Sam Robinson easy to work with and responsive to my suggestions and callback.

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pashi M.
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Requested a fall clean up project on 1/24, Joe came to my house the next day with a very fair quote. His staff came at the time agreed upon; did an excellent job doing the fall clean up. Highly recommended.

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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