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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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 Sandy landscapers
Suma V.
Jerson is the best landscaper I have met. He gives you fair price deal and very well informed. He is very passionate about landscaping and is best in the industry . Very quick turn around time and covers all corners when bidding and doing the work. I will definitely hire him for all my future landscaping needs
Jers landscapeJers landscape
Holly H.
Ruben did a wonderful job! He listened to all our needs and created a front and side yard we love. He was extremely responsive and finished in a timely manner. We had new sprinklers put in, rock landscaping, new sod, grasses and trees planted. We will be using his services again with any future landscaping needs.
ERC Landscaping LLCERC Landscaping LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I couldn't have had a better experience with Lake Ridge Lawn and Landscape. Even with the weather canceling the original date of our project, they made sure that I was a priority and kept in constant contact with me. The quality of work completed was TOP notch and I plan on hiring Lake Ridge for more projects later this month as well. I would definitely recommend Lake Ridge Lawn and Landscape.
Raintech Sprinkler Systems LLCRaintech Sprinkler Systems LLC
Pat N.
My landscape project wasn't easy. Lots of wheel barrow work, the crew never complained. I would recommend them, very professional and responsive to my needs. I would hire them again in a heartbeat.
Friendly Service   companyFriendly Service company
Heather L.
Dan came out and gave a bid on a large landscaping project that I ultimately decided to delay. However, when I asked him to come out and replace some rotted wooden stairs that are critical and get used daily, he was quick, professional and even completed the whole job in one day in the rain. This was very much appreciated as these stairs provide needed access to the home and down-time without stairs was not an option. I am very pleased with the results and will definitely call Dan and his team again.
Solid Dan's Concrete & LandscapingSolid Dan's Concrete & Landscaping
Makell W.
Ruben and his crew did an amazing job on our yard from start to finish. They were very efficient and kind. He did all our sprinklers, retaining walls, sod, fire pit area, and planted all our trees and shrubs. He also hooked us up with a concrete guy that did just as well and was very affordable. You will not find someone as dedicated and works as hard as Ruben and his crew! Our yard has been done for about a month now and we have had many compliments. Also zero dead spots on the lawn! I will ALWAYS be calling Ruben for any landscaping or yard work in the future. Thanks Ruben:)
ERC Landscaping LLCERC Landscaping LLC
Kassie F.
Daniel was so helpful and ready to get to work right away. His son was very sick, and we told him he could wait for as long as he needed, but he got to work the next day. When the wind made it too hard to keep working, he willingly came back the next day. I was very impressed with how quickly he worked, how thorough he was, and how hard he worked to make our long list fit within his quoted time and our budget. He definitely over delivered and we are so grateful! Put DNA Lawns at the top of your list for landscaping. You won’t be disappointed!
DNA LawnsDNA Lawns
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