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Your burning questions: answered

How much does landscaping cost?

The price of landscaping varies widely due to the range of choices that can be made, but you can expect to pay anywhere from $320 and $20,000 for your landscaping work. The national average cost for a landscaping project is $2,600. 

Factors like the choice of plants, the amount and type of hardscaping, the square footage of your landscaped area, and the region you live in will have a significant effect on your landscaping cost.

How much does landscaping cost per square foot?

The cost of landscaping can vary widely based on the type of plants you wish to have, the amount of grading required, the condition of the land before work begins, and other factors. Adding in designer or high-end landscaping, as well as hardscaping such as sidewalks, walls, or patios will add to the cost. To find out how much your landscaping will cost, contact landscapers near you.

Is hiring a landscaper worth it?

A landscaper is worth it if you don't want to invest a significant amount of time and effort into planting, trimming, raking, weeding and performing other operations on your garden or yard. Hiring a landscaper to perform regular maintenance in your yards and complete bigger projects is valuable if you’re looking to sell your house. A professional landscaper can make your house more appealing to potential buyers. 

Some landscapers may perform maintenance duties — remove leaves, mow lawns, trim trees and shrubs, etc. —  but they can also help you bring bigger projects to life. This may include adding a misting system, an outdoor fireplace, water features, artificial turf, a patio and much more.

Start contacting landscapers near you to get free estimates and start planning your project today.

Where can you buy landscaping rocks?

You can shop for landscaping rocks from a variety of different sources. The first option is large chain retail stores specializing in home improvement and gardening. Often, landscaping rocks like slate and other slabs arrive on pallets and are sold in bulk, giving you a great deal. Your local landscaping store also carries rocks, and you may even have a stone or quarry seller nearby who can sell you the rocks you need. When in doubt, contact landscaping companies near you to see if they have rocks you can purchase.

What is landscaping?

Landscaping is the intentional placement and maintenance of living plants on an area of land or in your yard. This can include trees, lawn, flowers, bushes and other plant life and often incorporates mulch and other organic matter. The primary purpose of landscaping is to provide beauty to the house or building it surrounds. 

Many landscaping companies also offer design, architecture and construction services. For example, they can help you design a yard that incorporates a patio, deck, pool, fire pit, lighting, walkways, retaining walls and more.

How much does landscaping improve home value?

Landscaping your property can boost the value of your home between 5% and 15%, according to Better Homes & Gardens. They specify that this is the amount of value added when you upgrade the condition of your landscaping from poor to good, though these terms are subjective. 

What is landscape design?

Landscaping design refers to the art of analyzing an existing landscape, planning how to transform it through flora and fauna design and working with a client to ensure goals are met. Landscape designers may completely transform an outdoor space or make minor modifications to enhance it. They may also call for grading and the construction of hardscaping surfaces like walkways or patios to add to the enjoyment of the space.

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.

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 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.

Reviews for Alamo Heights landscapers
Alberto M.
The Great Tree did amazing work for our new rock landscape seating/firepit area. I would definitely recommend their services for rock landscape work.
THE GREAT TREETHE GREAT TREE
Thumbtack Customer
Texas Design Landscaping helped us achieve a tropical paradise in our backyard. Michele has a great knowledge for plants and trees and how they work together to achieve the look and feel you're asking for. Her landscaping team was not only nice but professional. We can't wait for our next landscape project with them!
Tx DesignsTx Designs
Andrew S.
Didn’t complete landscaping job and had to replace all of the work done.
Time Savers Outdoor ServicesTime Savers Outdoor Services
Donna L.
Really awesome experience and exceptional yard work & landscaping. Would highly recommend.
THE GREAT TREETHE GREAT TREE
Dana G.
JGR LANDSCAPE has been such a pleasure to work with. Edgar Jiménez and his team went above and beyond in providing us with exceptional work and service. They are, by far, the hardest working professionals we have had to help us with all of our landscape challenges. Have already highly recommended these gentlemen to my family and friends. Will DEFINITELY call them for all our landscape needs in the future. Thank you Edgar!
JGR Landscape and SprinklerJGR Landscape and Sprinkler
Brigitte w.
Our landscape projects with Zach have just begun, but everything is great so far!
Time Savers Outdoor ServicesTime Savers Outdoor Services
Thumbtack Customer
great help and did super job with my landscaping. Will be working with Ricardo again in the future!
Rick at Your Service Property Solutions LLC Inc.Rick at Your Service Property Solutions LLC Inc.
Amy M.
Our experience with The Great Tree was wonderful! We are extremely pleased with the end result! We hired Daniel and his team to complete our front landscape and they delivered! Professional, punctual and responsive. We would definitely recommend The Great Tree for your landscape projects!
THE GREAT TREETHE GREAT TREE
Jesse P.
Sharon did an amazing job working on the landscaping of the yard. She knows exactly where things need to go and provides great recommendations to place in beds. If you go to anyone else you will be disappointed. Sharon is a must hire. Definitely recommend ladybug landscaping!!
LADYBUG LANDSCAPINGLADYBUG LANDSCAPING
Lonnie H.
Did a great job with his services. He now does our landscaping and lawn care.
Pina landscaping and Fence coPina landscaping and Fence co
Ross B.
Victor was professional and very helpful through our landscaping process. I'll use him again for sure.
Mowtown LandscapeMowtown Landscape
Thumbtack Customer
Daka Lawn Care did outstanding landscaping work around our home. We were completely satisfied.
Daka Lawn Care / LandscapingDaka Lawn Care / Landscaping
Nicole E.
Excellent customer service, very professional. Responded quickly, got project done thoroughly. A++ will use for future landscaping.
Siempre Verde Lawn and LandscapeSiempre Verde Lawn and Landscape
Robin H.
I had my front yard reinvigorated by The Great Tree services. This excellent landscaping company quickly responded to my request and installed new sod, landscaping rocks, flowers and built a new walkway the very next day. I’m very happy with my yard and I get compliments all the time.
THE GREAT TREETHE GREAT TREE
Karol B.
Marco was awesome to work with! He takes pride in his work and is very detailed. Great listener, did exactly what I needed on my landscape. Made suggestions for my lawn as well. I will definitely being using E3 Landscape for my next project! Highly recommend for your next project as well!
E3 Landscape, LLCE3 Landscape, LLC
Brad C.
Contacted me right away and made an appointment for the following day to see the site. No call no show, typical landscaper, unreliable...
Scenic Green LandscapingScenic Green Landscaping
Russell T.
We recently moved into our house and have many landscaping projects in mind. We contracted Rick for our initial project to remove some trees and unsightly hard scrape. Rick was extremely responsive, very professional reasonable pricing and his team got the job done sooner than expected!!! We have more landscaping planned and will definitely be calling Rick back!!!
Rick at Your Service Property Solutions LLC Inc.Rick at Your Service Property Solutions LLC Inc.
Marissa F.
We needed one worker to help lay grass and move rock. Lady bug landscaping sent an incredibly hard worker that was on time and so respectful!
LADYBUG LANDSCAPINGLADYBUG LANDSCAPING
Ryan H.
Very professional ....quick response....even took measurements of our yard in the rain...I would recommend them to anyone needing any type of landscaping work
Ideal luxury landscaping design and servicesIdeal luxury landscaping design and services
Ariana K.
Marco did a fantastic job! He was very helpful with plant and landscape ideas, and he was very easy to communicate with. Will definitely hire him again for future projects!
E3 Landscape, LLCE3 Landscape, LLC
CHRISTOPHER N.
I really enjoyed working with Lampkin Landscaping; they sodded our backyard and it looks great. Mr. Lampking is professional, very responsive and friendly to be around. I highly recommend.
Lampkin LandscapingLampkin Landscaping
Jennifer C.
Sharon and her crew were prompt and on time. They worked very hard and finished the job very quickly. They do wonderful work! Would recommend them to anyone with landscaping needs!
LADYBUG LANDSCAPINGLADYBUG LANDSCAPING
Mark H.
Great to work with, with the consultative approach I was looking for because I wasn't sure what I wanted. Listens well and makes thoughtful recommendations. Very responsive and communicative, did exactly what he said he would when he said he would do it. I liked his landscaping work and approach so much I moved my lawn service over to John on a weekly basis. I would highly recommend for landscaping and lawn service.
JohnG0567JohnG0567
Antonio L.
Ms. Ladybug turned an embarrassment into something beautiful for the front of my condo. I am also very happy with her quick work, price and expertise. I highly recommended Ladybug Landscaping. :-)
LADYBUG LANDSCAPINGLADYBUG LANDSCAPING
Mike G.
Great experience working with Sharon! She provided great suggestions on the landscaping our backyard needed. She quickly transformed our drab backyard into a great space for our family to enjoy. Thanks Sharon!
LADYBUG LANDSCAPINGLADYBUG LANDSCAPING
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