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Oswego Landscapers

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

GED Enterprises,LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia H.
Verified review

We recently had landscaping work completed by George Decker and GD Enterprises. We were highly pleased with the landscaping project results. George and his helpers responded to our urgent need quickly and communicated regularly with us on decisions and feedback. Their pricing was very reasonable and the quality of their work was top notch. Despite the fact that George had an injured arm in a sling, he bravely kept working on the project with only one arm. We were impressed with his determination and stamina. We will certainly call on them in the future for landscaping and lawn care projects. We gladly recommend them to others as a company that does the work in the right way and is highly trustworthy.

Need a Hand?
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Mike C.
Verified review

Justin and his crew did a great job! Completely satisfied with the landscaping they did. The crew was punctual, did what they said they would and left the place looking 100 times better than it started. Highly recommend and looking forward to using his services again!

Crown Valley Landscaping
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle P.
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Dave was extremely flexible with dates and times, and his work was outstanding! He worked on both our landscaping and hardscaping, and we love the outcome of our new front yard. We are looking forward to using him again in the future!

Dunkley Landscape
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Chrissie Z.
Verified review

Landscaping mulch and edging of beds. I contacted Mr. Dunkley in the spring for a delivery of mulch to build up existing beds. Sam urgently responded and delivered mulch the very next day. He was quick in unloading and spreading the mulch while also additionally edging beds properly without even asking. He was very reasonable in price and very competitive for the job he completed. I will be having Sam return to do additional landscaping projects in the future.

Landscape Urgent Care
4.6
from 26 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon C.
Verified review

Very professional and great job with the mowing and clean up!

  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Traci D.
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We are so thrilled with magnolia hardscapes service and quality! Kevin was a real pleasure to work with from design, scheduling, and prompt response to all of our questions along the way. Our walkway looks amazing and we look forward to working with Kevin for the remainder of our landscaping in the spring. We would highly recommend this company to anyone!! Mike and Traci Denely Liverpool New York

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Hook and ladder landscaping
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael H.
Verified review

The professionalism and personality of Mike and his team were more than we anticipated. He listened to our ideas and provided prudent, and varied options for us to achieve what we had envisioned. I can't emphasize enough how great these guys were to work with! They were timely, economical and obviously know the landscaping business. Even though a brand new baby arrived at the beginning of the contract Mike and his team were engaged and on the job the entire time! They have followed up with us just to see how the plants are progressing and to make sure we have no questions. So happy with the outcome, and highly recommend Hook & Ladder Landscaping.

SJ Design & Landscapes
4.3
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Robin E.
Verified review

Steve was prompt in responding to my inquiry, professional and knowledgeable about my landscaping concerns, transparent as to his design fee, courteous and respectful of my constraints. We are working together at this time to achieve the lawn and landscaping goals I have.

Gppm
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan M.
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Did an excellent job with our landscaping and basketball ball court. Highly recommend!

  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Joe L.
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Very responsive. Good communication and great value. Hired to lay down fresh mulch, edge up landscaping. My yard is gorgeous. Work areas left very clean. I’ll hire him again.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marcia F.
Verified review

They did a beautiful job landscaping around my house, installing a concrete patio and front sidewalk, as well as cut down a tree for me. I will definitely call them to do more work for me this year.

APG Lawn and Landscapes
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth Z.
Verified review

Andrew with APG Lawn and Landscapes was very professional in his lawn services and customer service. My lawn looks beautiful and his price was fair! I am a happy customer

Pro Snow Removal
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Can't say enough good about Pro Snow Removal. Hired them to build a small deck of pavers outside our new hot tub. Michael was prompt, polite, efficient and kept in touch the whole time. I'm going to have his company do some additional work. Great overall experience.

  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jacy S.
Verified review

Todd and his crew from Syracuse Lawn and Maintenance did a phenomenal job! They completed the job in one day and it came out exactly how we wanted. We spoke with 6 other landscaping companies before making our decision and SL&M was perfect. Reasonably priced and very quick. Just beautiful!! 5 stars highly recommend!

About

I clean throughout the yard and design and lanndscape. I build designs. I lay down mulch and plant plant with dirt soyo. I mow lawn and the yard and trim the egdes. That is the only way in this work if you love doing what you do. Thank you, and God bless you all.

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We do residential water features, boulder walls, and natural-looking landscape designs. We love working with all kinds of stones, including retaining walls, seat walls, fancy steps, stone columns, flagstone walks, and patios. The owner is a craftsman who only accepts about 30 projects per year, and is on site during the entire project.

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We do it all, from landscaping to tree work. If it's a clean out, weeding your garden, trimming, pruning, or replanting, we come and take care of you and make you feel at home.

  • 7 years in business
About

As a small business, we make sure every job is up to satisfaction. The owner is on almost every job and is very nice and polite to talk to.

About

Focus on safety, quality, customer service and satisfaction. Shruhb trimming Is done by hand shears not with power hedger. You can follow us on Facebook @ B and T landscaping and lawn care

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We provide full-service landscaping, excavation, hardscapes, maintenance, snow removal, ponds, trucking and material delivery, lawn mowing and pruning, pavers, retaining walls, and drainage.

About

We're an independent, creative interior and exterior home remodeling and landscaping company that looks beyond the confines of four walls and considers overall design. Applying many combined years of experience, our team patiently researches your need, deeply considers your situation, pursues a creative solution, and expertly makes it real.

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.

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.

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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