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Richmond Home Landscapers

Browse these home landscaping services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Richmond.

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Burroughs Lawn Services
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard D.
Verified review

My goal was to find a new lawn services company for my needs during the growing season. As a replacement for my previous provider, Kevin's group came promptly as per our discussions and did a great job on a lawn that had not been cut yet. Both workers worked diligently until the work was completed. They were both friendly and did an excellent job. I am highly impressed with Burroughs Lawn Services and feel lucky to have found such an excellent provider of lawn care services.

D & R Lawn Care
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle C.
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Absolutely terrific job. Got rid of all the weeds in my backyard area (which was a mess)! Highly recommend Roger for any lawn care you need done.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ryan K.
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David and his son did an excellent job on cleaning my home. They arrived early to beat the rain and even cleaned my basketball hoop base and cover to my hot tub that were covered in pollen. His prices are very reasonable and you won't be disappointed.

Rae's Masonry
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
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I would highly recommend Rae's Masonry for a project at your home or business.  When I called about an estimate,  Mr. Rae personally came to my home to assist me in designing my project, which consisted of repairing/replacing the bricks and slate on my front porch; building new steps and a walkway; and putting cobblestone pavers aside my driveway.  His estimate was very reasonable; which helped me stay within my project budget.  My neighbors were impressed by the craftsmanship and speed of his workers' performance. The brick masons were professional and and courteous by keeping the onsite materials organized and cleaned up their work area. They used quality materials that will keep my home looking beautiful for years to come. Masonry construction may be a lost art form to some,  but i believe it adds a classic, authentic feel to a home. Masonry unequivocally is the best choice for any home because it never goes out of style.  When I visited Shade and Wise Brick Company to choose my bricks, the representatives spoke highly of my contractor and said that Rae's Masonry would do a great job on my project. This gave me an extra comfort that this company would do a great job! Give Rae's Masonry a chance to turn your vision into reality!

Fields Irrigation
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Ben M.
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Fields Irrigation did the initial irrigation install at my house. They have been maintaining that system, as well as providing me with annual turf care. They are very good about making sure that the system is cared for, and tested properly every year. My yard has never looked better. They have been taking care of my yard for over 4 years now.

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Casa Bella Home Services LLC
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kurt W.
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Extremely professional and did a perfect job. They'll be doing all of my landscaping from now on.

J & K Lawn Services
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Holly H.
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Ricardo and his team did an amazing job with a mess of a backyard. Before we heard about J & K Lawn Services we had hired multiple people who never showed up. Ricardo came out on time and when he said he would and completed the job just as we had asked for an incredibly competitive price. All of our neighbors immediately asked for his contact information after seeing the transformation of our yard. We will definitely be working with Ricardo and his team again!

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Stepping Stone Landscaping
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Annie R.
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Charles and Will were friendly, on-time, professional, and thorough from the point of first contact. Charles explained that he needed to put his hands into the existing garden (granted, it was overgrown with ivy) so he could feel around - as he worked - to know what he wanted to do. THAT was what sold me on wanting to hire Charles and Will. There was no one size fits all mentality about our garden! Will took notes on the project as Charles and I talked freely. Will reviewed the plan at the end of the walk-through to make sure I liked what he had summarized. Will also created the estimate on the same day we met and emailed it to me. Charles and Will had a hot, long day on 4/21, to complete the project. They fulfilled and then surpassed my view of how I hoped my garden would look! Bravo, Stepping Stone Landscaping!

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JCD Improving
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Denise R.
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I wanted my back yard grass removed and replaced with new sod and flower beds rejuvenated and mulched. Corey was personable and professional when he came to do an estimate. He asked questions to completely understand what I wanted and promptly forwarded a real, business estimate (not one scribbled on a piece of paper). He kept me informed of his schedule for the installation day (weather and sod availability concerns) and arrived right on time. I am extremely happy with the results of both sod replacement and flower bed work. Corey and David worked diligently, and everything was done with care and an obvious desire to exceed my expectations. My neighbors commented how impressed they were with not only the results but the attention to detail. I highly recommend JCD Improving for any lawn or landscaping project. They will be my first and only call for any other work!

Dogwood Lawns - Richmond
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Alex B.
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Dogwood Lawns is the best lawn care service I have ever used! The process was seamless and their service was unbeatable. I'd recommend their services to any friend or homeowner in the Fredericksburg area.

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Executive Lawn and Landscape
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deborah S.
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Price was great! Yard looks awesome! I'll be using this company from now on for landscaping as well.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kenny S.
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Christopher is always willing to tackle the tough jobs. He has made the yard look better already. And powerwashing the house will make the wife happy too!

Gibson Landscaping
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Frank F.
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The team from Gibsons landscaping came out on time communicated with me and what was to be done and went above what I expected. I would recommend them to anyone .

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go green handyman
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob D.
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Baron is a winner on all counts. He's on the job when he says he'll be there, always had the right tools and equipment, advised us of alternative ways of doing things, did OUTSTANDING high quality work, and charges EXTREMELY reaonable rates. He is the go to handyman at our house now. A+++!

DREAMBUILDERS
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Symone S.
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Due to some setbacks because of the rain, scheduling was a little difficult at first, but Cristian was very responsive and apologetic. Thankfully, he was able to complete the project in the timeframe that I needed which was very important. He came over, measured and made suggestions and a week later called Miss Utility and was putting up my fence! I am very pleased with the work and how quickly it was done. I will definitely consider them for additional home services. Thanks Dreambuilders!!!

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Z Lawn Care, Inc.
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen R.
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Good to know there are honest landscaping pros out there who do what they say they will do, and do it well, all in the time frame expected. If you are looking for a company that will accommodate, and surpass your every expectation, then Z Lawn Care, Inc. is the company to trust to do just that. Looking forward to having them back....thank you Z Lawn Care...you guys are awesome!

Elite Choice Home Services
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Kate R.
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Landon was fantastic! He helped clean up my overgrown yard. Did a great job and was incredibly nice to work with. Will hire again!

  • 12 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mark P.
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Rodney and his team performed several different landscaping projects for me, including trimming bushes, mulching and weeding. They yard looks fantastic now. I will be using their services in the future and you should too!

  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa P.
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Dylan was prompt, friendly, and knowledgeable when performing his work in our garden trimming overgrown bushes and pulling weeds. He also gave us guidance and suggestions for future yard projects. We would use him again!

Cross Home Improvments
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Angela K.
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We recently used Cross Home Improvements to pressure wash our house & sidewalks . We prefer to help small businesses but are sometimes weary that we may not get as good of a job done. Not the case here!! He was a pleasure to work with and we were very satisfied with the job. Also he was very reasonable and professional. We will definitely use him again and have been recommending him to all our friends and family!

  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joy K.
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Thomas was knowledgeable, communicated well, quick to get the job done and very reasonably priced. Generally just a nice guy, would hire again in the future!

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.

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.

How much does it cost to landscape your front yard?

Prices for landscaping your front yard can range from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the scale of your front yard project. Your landscaping price will reflect how much change you implement, how much labor is required, and the cost of materials.

Landscaping is typically made up of softscaping and hardscaping. Softscaping refers to selecting trees, bushes, flowers and plants to achieve a desired aesthetic and to meet goals such as having a drought-tolerant yard. Hardscaping refers to moving earth, installing structures, and putting in decorative stonework, sidewalks or lighting. For softscaping, you may want to hire a landscape designer to consult on your plants and layout, and then do the digging and planting yourself or hire a gardner to handle the heavy lifting. A landscape designer’s hourly rate may range from $50 to $150 or more. If you want a turnkey approach, meaning someone who works with you to create the vision and then executes all the work, landscaping pricing will typically come down to a cost per square foot rather than an hourly rate. It’s a solid investment: Great landscaping can add up to 28 percent value to your home.

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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