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Allen Landscapers

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

  • 275 hires on Thumbtack
Prasad K.
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Friendly, on time good quality service, accommodated all minor changes to the original project without additional costs. Highly recommend to any one looking for irrigation or landscaping work.

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Rudy's Tree Service
4.9
from 131 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
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Janie M.
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Had 2 cottonwood trees in the back that had never been trimmed before cut WAY back. Had thick shrubs in the front completely removed and some shrubs on the sides of my house significantly cleaned up. They put in a flower bed where they removed the shrubs. All done very professionally and there wasn't a single sign that I had workers over at all. It just looked like landscaping fairies twinkled their magic all over my yard!! LOVE THEM!!

Outdoor Works
4.6
from 144 reviews
  • 227 hires on Thumbtack
Tom R.
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David arrived right on time to repair a leak in the system under a patio of concrete pavers for which I had identified the general area of the leak. I thought we would have to pull up a lot of them to fix the problem. David extracted one 12x12 paver, located the leak and fixed it in record time for a very fair price as quoted. This guy is a pro and I would recommend to all.

Jamesray Baker Construction
4.5
from 134 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
Toni B.
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Jamesray Baker Construction was very professional at all times. The crew worked diligently, and efficiently. The workmanship was great for what I was wanting. I am very happy that I went with Jamesray. He kept his word and delivered as promised. Integrity and customer satisfaction is a must in my book and that is exactly what I got.

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Texas Finest Scapes
4.9
from 114 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
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Tosin O.
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Did a great job on our landscaping

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  • 12 years in business
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
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Dani J.
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David and his helper worked on my yard for 6 hours and did a great job cleaning up my landscaping.

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  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
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Dustin W.
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great work...my landscaping looks amazing.

  • 17 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Russell P.
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Jose came to do some landscaping on our side yard and it looks great. It’s exactly what we discussed and was done early!

Langi Concrete and Masonry
4.3
from 83 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Roy S.
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Job...... 200 ft.plus of stone masonry retaining wall from 18 inches to 42 inches

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Handy Andy
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Pamela H.
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Andy just finished installing custom made wood shutters with matching 9 footl long window box. He was very nice. We met on a Thursday and by noon following Monday they were installed. He worked quickly and efficiently. When I found out he also does landscaping, I decided to have him draw up plan for front of house. It's not easy finding someone who can handle carpentry needs as well as landscaping for a reasonable price.

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Vasquez Lawn Service
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Haider A.
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I hired Jose for tree trimming and other landscaping services. He is a really nice guy and he did an amazing job. I'm very glad that I hired him. As a matter of fact, I plan on hiring him for additional landscaping services this spring. I'm looking forward to working with him again in a few months.

Waterfalls Land Care
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy B.
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I am beyond satisfied with the outcome of my landscaping project. Marcello went way above expectations to produce quality work in a timely manner. His professionalism and responsiveness is admirable. Marcello kept me informed of details and asked questions as he walked me through process to ensure my expectations were exceeded. Marcello even fixed a few sprinkler heads at no cost and corrected some of the landscaping errors of my pool company! I would definitely hire Waterfalls Landcare again and recommend them for any of your landscaping needs.

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Land Turf Inc
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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Noah R.
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Lary has helped us with several projects that were indoor and outdoor. The work done on our landscaping was fantastic and Lary was easy to work with on every step of the project. We will definitely use him and his company again when we need more work.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Simon T.
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Jamie and his crew showed up and was professional about getting the job done. Told me exactly what they would be doing and afterwards let me know what other jobs he could do. Will use him again for some landscaping work.

  • 27 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany R.
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Emerald Green Property Management was very professional from the beginning, explaining there may be a small fee added if the grass was above 1 foot. I really appreciated this, it showed me they were legit and wanted to keep our deal clear from the beginning. I don't want my time wasted, I'm sure they didn't want theirs wasted either and they respected that. They gave me a time frame and actually came and did the job a bit before said time frame and it looks amazing! I absolutely recommend them as permanent lawn care specialists, as I am having them twice a month to make my lawn beautiful. They are also very affordable!

  • 11 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Jill L.
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Several trees and shrubs were trimmed. Also, mulch was installed in all flowerbeds. I found Chris to be knowledgeable and attentive to detail. I will be wanting to use his lawn service again.

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Alterra
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Hector B.
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I found these guys working in the neighborhood while jogging... I needed some serious work done on my front yard, including a retaining wall. Talked to Jeff on the job there were working on near by and he dropped by later that day... we made a plan and these guys executed with brilliance on time and on budget!! What I loved most is all the guys working on the job seemed really happy to be working and doing what they do, I like good energy around me. Alterra did a fantastic job and I highly recommend them to anyone needing any kind of landscaping. See before and after photos below. Hector Batiz

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Terra Vista Designs
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Roland P.
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I love my fence! I would recommend Terra vista designs to anyone and everyone. Daniel Black and Brandon Askins did a great job! They came out and gave me a quote, stuck to their time line. Daniel and Brandon are very knowledgeable and professional. We have already hired them for more landscaping work on our new home.

Polanco's Landscape
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica L.
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Oscar helped us with sod installation for a small backyard. We also had some drainage concerns which he helped to check on the 2 drains in question. He listened to our needs/problems and worked to help us out. Great work quality, friendly, hard working, and professional. The charge was very reasonable. Definitely will call for his service in the future, Oscar, thank you for helping us out.

  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff H.
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If anyone is looking for concrete work I would highly recommend Dallas Concrete Landscape Services. I had them do a patio at my home. I highly highly recommend them.

  • 38 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Morgan C.
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Jimmie Gibson was courteous, professional & very knowledgable in every one of my landscaping needs. He came highly recommended, & I was very pleased indeed.

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.

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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Need Tree and Shrub Services

Plano, TX

  • Services required
    Trimming or Pruning, Disease control
  • Number of trees or shrubs involved
    1 - 2 trees/shrubs
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    Some sumac and poison ivy in our jasmine patch. about 100 sq ft patch

Need an Arborist

Mesquite, TX

  • Services required
    Trimming or Pruning
  • Number of trees or shrubs involved
    1 - 2 trees/shrubs
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    I would like to get the tree in the front pruned and depending on your work and prices the two trees in the back and regular maintenance of these trees. Thank you in advance for your time.
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