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Vancouver Landscape Architects

Browse these landscape architects with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Vancouver.

  • 8 years in business
  • 308 hires on Thumbtack
Megan D.
Verified review

Key Concepts Landscape prepped our yard and installed sod. They were very professional, on-time and did a great job!! I highly recommend them.

  • 13 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
Verified review

LOVE LOVE LOVE Anderson Landscape Maintenance. They have been out to our house a few times already taking down trees and cleaning up our landscape. We were renting the house for seven years and the yard was sorely neglected. We are now waiting for fall to do the designing with plants, and shrubs. We will also have them continue with tree trimming as we can afford it.

Avila lawn care
4.5
from 64 reviews
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Chris C.
Verified review

Jose did a fantastic job on removing old sold and laying the new turf. He finished ahead of schedule and made our backyard look amazing! I highly recommend him for any landscape projects! Very impressed with the overall quality.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeri S.
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My husband & I just moved to the PNW two months ago and do not know any contractors for painting. Our house needed entire interior painted. My niece told me about Thumbtack so I checked it out. Fernando Damas, owner, called immediately. He is so pleasant to talk to. He came to our home within a day or two. He emailed our quote to us the next day. His painters, Jose & Manuel are awesome. Our interior looks fabulous. They were punctual every day and worked some days until 7:30pm. We've had contactors before that would spend a lot of time on their cell phones. Not Jose or Manuel. We were extremely happy with them and especially the beautiful job they did. We recommend Damas Painting without any reservation. Give them a try, you won't be disappointed!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rod A.
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Julia and her crew did an outstanding job on our yard. We just moved into our home and the landscaping had not been maintained for several months. Julia listened carefully to what we wanted and made it happen! The end result is beautiful. We have received so many positive comments from our new neighbors! Julia is very responsive. She always got back to us in a timely manner and was on the job when she said she would be. I highly recommend Julia!

Turn U Green
3.8
from 71 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Darrell Z.
Verified review

Rick knocked this project out of the park! Looking forward to using him on a regular basis!

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Lawn Care by Dan
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert H.
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Roldan and his crew did a great job of cleaning up our entire landscape so we hired him to do a bi-weekly service.

  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Ava F.
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He hasn't done the job yet but I really enjoyed meeting Jason. He is a great communicator, very friendly, and was willing to talk about different ideas for how to do the project.

Lumar Landscape
4.6
from 48 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremiah P.
Verified review

Everything was great. He was prompt in arriving same day and on time, and finished the job very quickly and efficiently. I'll be calling him for all my landscape needs! Highly recommend

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Dario
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim V.
Verified review

Dario holds himself and his staff to the highest standards and truly cares about your satisfaction. And if you need to contact him he gets back to you promptly (every time in my experience!) I also know other people who have used his services for many years who feel the same. We all agree he goes above and beyond, not just with words, but with actions. I highly recommend you chose him as your landscape maintenance service.

Green Scape Landscaping LLC
4.3
from 49 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Mike N.
Verified review

I own rental properties in PDX and have used a number of tree trimming services over the years. Green Scape Landscaping is the best and most responsive company I have used to date. The owner, Ed Harris, is very detail oriented and is very concerned that he listens to what the customer wants, and gives the customer satisfaction. He is knowledgeable and will offer professional advice when warranted, but will defer to your wishes so long as you understand what it is you are asking for. Ed remains in communication with you throughout the process. He follows up, also. His crew is fast, thorough, cheerful, and prompt. They are careful to be non-disruptive (especially important to me because of tenants). I will use them again and I recommend them to anyone who needs tree service. I would further infer that their other services (scheduled maintenance, etc.) are equally professional.

Pedro's Landscaping
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannie D.
Verified review

Pedro and his guys did an outstanding job shaping my arborvitae trees. He also made my backyard look amazing by trimming several bushes. Pedro made sure everything was picked up and tidy before leaving. I will be calling him for future jobs. Jeannie

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squirrel lanscape
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane B.
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Squirrel Landscape were professional, and new exactly what was wrong with my sprinkler system. They came as soon as I called to access the situation at no charge and finished the work in the next few days. Where as the other company I called wanted 89$ just to look at the problem and could not come out for 10 days. I would definitely use Squirrel Landscape again

  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
David R.
Verified review

I am very impressed with the quick response. The quality of the work exceeded my expectations. The friendly professional service is outstanding. I recommend The Green Pro for any of your landscape needs!

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Ramirez Yard Care
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maureen D.
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Salvador helped me with a yard overhaul, removing a hedge row and existing stone landscape work, then replacing that with bark mulch. Great results!

  • 7 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Lillian R.
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Pedro came out to give me a bid and was so friendly, professional and stayed true to his quote (unlike many other landscapers). He and his friend Jorge did fantastic work, mowing down a difficult hillside in one day (it takes a team of 2-3 guys 2 days usually) and also mowing a pasture area that was getting out of control. I would definitely recommend Pedro, he does excellent work at an affordable price.

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HighLandScape LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allan D.
Verified review

Luis took our landscape plan, gave us an itemized bid based on that plan and then executed that plan as bid. He handled all our in progress changes professionally and always had a positive attitude with great suggestions and guidance along the way. We liked his work so much we referred him to several friends and family members. You will not be disappointed with his work.

MIKES LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
Verified review

Mike does quality work, on time and on estimate. I would recommend him and will use him for future projects. He put in a cedar fence that wrapped around our whole yard, including rocky terrain and a rock wall. When I first saw the wall height, I requested it be another foot taller. He was willing to accommodate my new request and had it complete the same day. What I'm most impressed with is the cedar fence coming down our rock wall. I had other estimates that suggested chicken or cable wire, but Mike was able to keep the aesthetic of the cedar.

New Exteriors LLC
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Tim M.
Verified review

Jay and his team have been wonderful and incredibly hard working through some of the hottest weather in Oregon. Would highly recommend them for exterior landscaping projects

Arlene R.
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They had my tree removed before anyone else even called me back.They did a fantastic job, very professional, Very quick response.Great Service Would Hire Them Again!

  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pablo V.
Verified review

Homie has been my landscaper for the past 3 years, and has done an excellent job on several projects starting with remodeling our landscape, spring cleanups and pruning, plus weekly maintenance. He is friendly and responsive and his crew is efficient and hardworking. I definitely recommend any one working with Homie's!

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.

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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