Gardens, gazebos, outdoor kitchens, ponds, and swimming pools, and just the right flower in just the right place blooming when you need an escape from the pressures of everyday life: we need the outdoors, and the outdoors are an essential part of our homes, whether we live in a crowded urban setting or a rural cabin in the mountains. And lush gardens and attractive water features don’t just make life better, they add value to your home while making spending time with friends and family easier and more relaxing.
Some of us are too busy to maintain domestic green spaces, while others simply have a hard time figuring out how to keep houseplants alive. And all of us can benefit from the input of professional landscaping professionals. If you want someone to mow your lawn and clear the snow from your driveway, we have a firm on this list for you. But these firms are capable of delivering so much more: they can reshape your life by reshaping your garden. We found the best landscaping contractor in each state by evaluating their experience, their portfolio, and their capability. We also looked for positive reviews from clients, award-granting organizations in the landscaping field, and media features.
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550 Montgomery Hwy, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35216
Joey Dobbs started his firm Landscape Workshop in 1984. Since then, the firm has gained tons of awards for its outstanding landscaping services. Some of these are the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association (GBAA) Beautification Award, the Hoover Beautification Board’s Commercial Beautification Award. It’s also mentioned named by the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) as one of the 30 Fastest Growing Companies And the firm has been featured in Lawn & Landscape Magazine, Landscape Management, and Birmingham Business Journal.
The Landscape Workshop is associated with different industry organizations that aim to provide only the highest standards in their landscaping projects. Landscape Workshop is associated with GBAA, the Apartment Association of North Alabama, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, and many more. Landscape Workshop specializes in creating picturesque landscaping designs with pergolas, evergreens, groundcovers, and stone pathways. Different trees and strategically planted flowers are used to ensure that each garden will bloom throughout the year.
Faltz Landscaping & Nursery
1401 Labar St., Anchorage, AK 99515
Faltz Landscaping & Nursery goes back three generations. James Faltz’s grandfather, originally from Florida, is the one who first used nursery techniques that are still used today in Florida. James’ first-hand knowledge about the industry came from his family and it helped him in establishing his own company. Due to the Faltz family’s rich landscaping history, it’s no wonder they have the largest nursery in Alaska. From perennials, bulbs, and evergreens, and from vines to groundcovers, Faltz Landscaping & Nursery has it all. This nursery is also open to the public for viewing and for purchase; for residential or commercial projects, whoever wants to purchase plants and materials for their own landscape would benefit from a visit. The firm has completed a number of projects in different neighborhoods in Anchorage
In its more than three decades of servicing Anchorage and its surrounding areas, Faltz Landscaping & Nursery has been recognized by the local government due to its remarkable projects for the community. It has been awarded the 15-Year Maintenance Award, the City of Flowers Mayor’s Award, and the TREEmendous Mayor’s Award by Celebration of Anchorage, as well as the Best of Alaska’s Landscape Architect Gold Award. It has also been featured in Lawn & Landscape Magazine and Alaska Magazine which both circulate internationally.
1550 E University Dr., Suite M, Mesa, AZ 85203
With its impressive portfolio and background, it’s no wonder that Blooming Desert dominates the state. Being Arizona’s only two-time winner of HGTV’s “Landscaper’s Challenge,” the firm has demonstrated that nothing can beat its prowess in designing lawns and gardens. It has also been featured in Scottsdale Magazine, From House to Home, East Valley Tribune, Luxe Magazine, and Food & Life Arizona. It also made an appearance on ABC 15’s “Sonoran Living.” Large palm trees, desert shrubbery, and water fountains adorn the Arizonian backyards that Blooming Desert has decorated. The firm specializes in creating resort-like patios with large swimming pools and a complementing landscape to surround them.
In the last 20 years, Blooming Desert has ranked in the top ten multiple times in the categories of Best Landscape Design and Build, Commercial Landscaping, Outdoor Design and Build, and Outdoor Design Remodel. The firm has also been included on the lists provided by Ranking Arizona magazine. Since its conception in 1999, Blooming Desert has become the leading example of how the best landscape contractors should be. The firm has been following its base principles of providing the best design and service while adapting to the market’s new trends and technologies.
The Grey Barn
2756 Wilson Ln., Fayetteville, AR 72703
Veteran landscaper John Hendricks opened his own landscaping firm, The Grey Barn, after 25 years of designing and installing landscapes for different companies. In just twelve years, the firm has earned a considerable amount of recognition from different entities that appreciate beautiful projects and promote good business practices. The American Landscape Contractors Association (ALCA) awarded the Maintenance Operation Recognition to the firm. And CitiScapes Best of Northwest Arkansas named Grey Barn as the Best Landscaping Company every year since 2007. It has also been named Fianna Hill’s Garden of the Month several times, won Fort Smith’s Orchid Award, and taken home Best Exterior by the Parade of Homes.
The firm’s impressive portfolio gained the attention of At Home in Arkansas magazine as well as the 40/29 News. As the firm has grown, Grey Barn has continued to receive praise and commendation from past clients and fellow industry contractors.
28447 Witherspoon Pkwy., Valencia, CA 91355
California is a place where the finer things are appreciated and Landscape Development provides the outstanding landscaping suitable to such tastes. From grand designs for commercial facades to luxurious residential gardens, Landscape Development can provide a beautiful finish on every project.
As Landscape Development continues to expand its operations and reach more people, prominent clients have taken notice of the firm’s expertise and hired it to design and landscape their properties. Some of these clients include the Hampton Inn & Suites, Honda, McCormick, Lennar Homes, and many more. Several publications and television programs have featured the firm as it gained more popularity across the landscaping industry. Green Industry magazine, Irrigation and Green Industry, SVC Signal Newspaper, Landscape Management magazine, KTLA 5, and ABC 7 are some of the media outlets that showcased the firm’s outstanding projects.
8110 Opportunity Vw., Colorado Springs, CO 80939
With four decades of experience and notable clients such as the Broadmoor Hotel and Interquest, Timberline Landscaping has become the landscaping authority in Colorado. Tim Emick, the firm’s founder, has extensive knowledge in landscape architecture, design, and installation. Ranging from neighborhood shrubbery to grand estate landscape composition, the firm has completed a wide range of projects for different residential properties and commercial spaces. Some of these projects have been designed and installed for the US Air Force Academy and Fort Carson. The firm also services Colorado Springs, Stratmoor, Cimarron Hills, and Security-Widefield.
As it continues to provide the best landscaping services to the state, Timberline Landscaping’s designs and projects have been featured in different industry publications such as Landscape Management, The Gazette, Irrigation & Green Industry, Colorado Green, Turf, Colorado Springs Gazette, and Colorado Springs Business Journal. In addition to its printed media, the firm has been showcased on television shows and national news programs such as Fox 21 News, KRDO Channel News 13, and KOAA News 5. As it gained popularity, Timberline Landscaping became affiliated with industry associations like the NALP, the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, the Professional Trail Builders Association (PTBA), and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
Freddy’s Landscape Company
40 Belmont St., Fairfield, CT 06824
Freddy’s Landscape Company specializes in creating resort-like swimming pools and landscapes in its clients’ backyards. Unlike the traditional, chemical-laden swimming pools, the firm creates organic, natural pools that are nature-inspired. Freddy’s can create these eco-friendly pools by converting an existing one or starting from scratch. Freddy Miraballes has been leading the firm since its conception in 1987. He established the firm’s foundation and worked hard which led to his firm’s success. Freddy’s Landscape Company got featured in At Home magazine, Connecticut Cottages and Gardens, New England Home, and NBC’s “George to the Rescue.”
In addition to multiple press features, the firm has received praise for its outstanding projects and services. One of these is the 1st Place recognition for Innovation in Design Award for Landscape Design given by the Annual Connecticut Cottages & Gardens. This award is just one piece of evidence that Freddy’s Landscape Company is the best in the state of Connecticut.
Bella Terra Landscapes
13482 Spicer Rd., Ellendale, DE 19941
In addition to creating picturesque landscape designs, Bella Terra Landscapes specializes in building fun outdoor spaces. Mike Schimmel, the firm’s founder, used his Horticulture education to build Bella Terra and make it into what it is today.
Through hard work and good business conduct, Bella Terra received accolades from Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association (DNLA), Milford Garden Club, and many others. In its 15 years of operations, Bella Terra Landscapes has also been featured in Coastal Style Magazine for its picturesque landscaping projects. Bella Terra Landscapes is also involved and active in the local community’s charities and foundations that aim to improve the lives of the people. As Bella Terra Landscapes continues to create and build scenic designs and installations, it has expanded its operations to serve a wider clientele in the areas of Harrington, Lincoln, Ocean View, Sussex County, and others.
ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design
160 Pond Cypress Rd. Suite B, Venice, FL 34292
ArtisTree Landscaping Maintenance & Design started its journey with a humble beginning. Originally a four-man mowing company, the firm has bloomed to become a highly-recognized landscaping company that serves the whole of Southwest Florida. With a myriad of media features in its portfolio, ArtisTree Landscaping Maintenance & Design has gained the respect of clients and fellow landscapers. The firm has been featured in Sarasota Magazine, Lawn & Landscape, Inc. 5000, Landscape Management, and Florida Community Association Journal. And Artis Tree has received awards from NALP, Gulf Coast Business Review, SRQ Magazine, and the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA).
Since 1990, the firm has been an active and contributing member of Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association (BIA), the International Society of Arboriculture, the Florida Irrigation Society, the Chamber of Commerce, and more.
Gibbs Landscape Co.
4055 Atlanta Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30080
With hundreds of award-winning landscaping design and projects, Gibbs Landscape Company has made itself known as a firm that can deliver great results. In its more than two decades of creating landscape designs and installations, the firm continues to grow strong and it has been named the best landscape contractor in Georgia.
Jim Gibbs, the firm’s founder, earned his degree—majoring in Horticulture with a minor in Landscape Architecture—from the University of Georgia. With his impressive educational background, it’s no wonder that his firm stood the test of time and the trials of a competitive industry. Gibbs Landscape Company employs a team that has great knowledge about plant performance, texture, and material which ensures that each landscaping project will yield show-stopping scenery all-year round. In addition to creating the perfect landscape, Gibbs Landscape Company offers maintenance services to its clients.
Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery
41639 Kaulukanu, Honolulu, HI 96795
Hawai’i is a place known for abundant natural resources and gorgeous beauty. To be named the best landscape contractor in such a place is not an easy feat. But that’s exactly what Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery has been doing for more than four decades. The firm has been named Best of Honolulu’s Best Landscaper and received the Honor Award from Betty Crocker Landscape Awards from Scenic Hawai’i. The firm has also been featured in Star Adviser magazine and Best of Honolulu magazine for its outstanding landscaping projects.
Besides creating award-winning landscape services, Mulkern Landscaping also conducts different workshops that help clients and communities to take care of gardens and plants. From pruning workshops to bugs and critters talks, to sprinkler troubles seminars, Mulkern gives top-notch services to its clients. Kevin Mulkern leads the firm with an educational background in Horticulture and Marine Science. His love for nature and the island’s inhabitants has resulted in exceptional landscaping services for the areas of Oahu and Honolulu.
162 Glendale Rd., Bellevue, ID 83313
Webb Landscape started with one man and one lawn mower. Doug Webb worked hard and his company has grown and expanded for over the past 47 years. The firm services its clients year round so that each landscape project will stay pristine. This practice has led to a number of recognitions from publications and award-giving bodies that celebrate great business conduct and exceptional landscaping projects.
Webb Landscape has been featured in Sun Valley Magazine and has been named the Best Garden Center and Best Landscape company for seven consecutive years. These achievements made the firm the best of its kind in the state and it continues to serve from three offices located in Bellevue, Ketchum, and Twin Falls.
300 Rockland Rd., Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Mariani Landscape is the largest privately owned residential landscape company in the US. The firm achieved that status through hard work and unparalleled quality landscape services. Mariani’s service area covers the Chicagoland area and throughout the Midwest. The firm’s expertise has been featured in a number of landscaping publications, such as Modern Luxury, Sophisticated Living, Luxe, Turf, Chicago, and Landscape Management to name just a few.
The firm was founded by Vito Mariani in 1958. Since 1973 Frank Mariani, the CEO, oversees the company’s operations from its two offices located in Lake Bluff and Westmont. His leadership has brought the firm tremendous success, as you can see in the myriad of awards the firm has earned since the firm’s establishment.
Creekside Outdoor Living
384 E 111th Ct., Crown Point, IN 46307
As new technologies emerge, Creekside Outdoor Living makes sure to adapt to new trends to better serve its clients. The firm uses 3D technology imaging to visualize the project’s end result. Doing so also allows the client and the designer to customize the design before starting the installation. That careful planning minimizes the possibility of unplanned expenses.
Mike Arnold has been leading this team for more than 15 years and the firm has built a solid portfolio by creating fun outdoor living spaces and designing stunning landscapes. The firm also offers landscape maintenance and enhancements.
9289 Swanson Blvd., Clive, IA 50325
Weed control and fertilization are some of the most important aspects of landscaping, but these elements are often overlooked. Brilliant Borders makes sure that these crucial elements are taken care of and that each landscape project is properly maintained. Since 2004, the firm has been designing, installing, and maintaining stunning landscapes in Des Moines, Urbandale, Clive, Waukee, and more.
Brilliant Borders takes on both residential and commercial projects. From concrete lawn edging, mowing, and lawn care, the firm can handle it and deliver exceptional results. Different plants, trees, landscape accessories, garden fixtures, and shrubberies are available for the clients to choose from. From annuals, perennials, and evergreens up to arbors, decks, and gazebos, Brilliant Borders can give you the best landscape for your home.
Epic Landscape Productions
23933 W 175th St., Gardner, KS 66030
Epic Landscape Productions has built an impressive portfolio of landscaping projects since it started in 1995. Landscape architect John Constant and Horticulturist Marty Siler worked together to establish the firm and expand its reach. After 25 years of exemplary landscaping projects, Epic Landscape Productions established itself as the best landscaping company in the state of Kansas. Landscaping projects in large estates, water fountains connected to pools, and backyard bridges with ponds are just some of the distinguished projects on the firm’s resume.
The firm takes the time to identify its clients’ needs and preferences prior to planning or designing a landscape project. Then designers to come up with the blueprint that will enhance the natural environment of the client’s properties according to their preferences. Epic Landscape Productions maintains a 1,600-acre plot of turf and landscaping plants used in all of the firm’s landscaping projects. This massive massive resource is one of the reasons why Epic Landscape Productions is the best in Kansas.
Minks Outdoor Professionals
107 Oak Hill Dr., London, KY 40741
Mink Outdoor Professionals put down roots in 1942 when William Mink founded his nursery in London, Kentucky. After years of growing the most popular landscaping plants, Mink’s nursery took another huge step when Arnold Samples bought the nursery and started offering full landscaping services in 1981. Samples decided not to change the name of the company as it was already an institution in the area.
In its more than 70 years of service to London and the surrounding area, Mink Outdoor Professionals has garnered a number of media features and recognition for its outstanding services and stunning landscape projects. Southern Kentucky Now magazine, Outdoor Contractors and the television show, “Kentucky Life” showcased the firm’s most creative designs. Furthermore, Minks Outdoor received the Best Landscaping award and the Gold Award of Excellence from the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals. As Minks Outdoor Professionals continues to grow, more people are discovering what the firm can do for their landscaping needs.
38001 Brownsvillage Rd., Slidell, LA 70460
Keith Rotolo, current president & CEO of Rotolo Consultants, worked his way up from being a branch manager to the top seat in the organization. Under Keith’s leadership, Rotolo Consultants has seen considerable growth and the firm has reached new heights in the landscaping industry. Joe and Kelly Rotolo started their landscaping company, Rotolo Consultants, in 1967. The pair grew their company and become the top landscaping firm in Louisiana and soon passed on the torch to Keith.
Rotolo Consultants is recognized for its outstanding landscaping services. It is cited by CityBusiness as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in the industry. Its growing clientele and its followers among industry leaders keep Rotolo Consultants one of the leading landscaping firms in the country.
305 US Route One, Falmouth, ME 04105
Rick Campbell founded Gnome Landscapes with the aim of providing top of the line landscaping services to the homeowners of the Falmouth area. With the firm’s experience and in-depth understanding of the landscaping conditions in its service area, Gnome Landscapes knows how to ensure that each project will stay delightful all year round. The firm’s current president, Todd Marco, upholds Campbell’s principles in running Gnome Landscapes. Campbells believes that the key to success is treating his employees with the same warmth and integrity that he openly gave to his customers. This practice continued and made everyone at Gnome Landscapes dedicated to the firm’s work.
The company’s good relationships with its employees and clients manifested itself in quality gardens and landscapes that are well taken care of. The firm’s association with different organizations has also helped to build the company’s place in the industry. Gnome Landscapes is an active and proud member of Maine and American Landscape & Nursery Associations, the National Concrete Masonry Association, and the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.
12885 Old Frederick Rd., Sykesville, MD 21784
Since its conception in 1995, Rhine Landscaping has built an outstanding reputation by creating elegant landscape designs and installations. Ranging from intricate plant formation to massive decks, outdoor fire pits, and gazebos, the firm can deliver on schedule with design accuracy. In addition to landscape installations, Rhine Landscaping specializes in pool landscaping and outdoor kitchens, transforming backyards into a client’s personal resort. Arbors lining up beside the pool, outdoor living spaces, and integrated spas are just some of the favorites among Rhine Landscaping’s top services.
With its strong portfolio and clientele, it’s no wonder that Rhine Landscaping has been featured by Howard Magazine. The firm also received the Best of Howard Awards for multiple years due to the firm’s exceptional amenities and projects.
R.P. Marzilli Landscape Contractor
21A Trotter Dr., Medway, MA 02053
Grand lawns with trees lined driveways leading to the house, customized gardens with dainty fountains and pond features at the center, and colorful flowering plants intricately positioned in a cliffside overlooking the ocean are some of the fantastic designs that R.P. Marzilli’s clients have produced. R.P. Marzilli Landscape Contractor is the local go-to landscaping firm of large estate owners in Massachusetts.
These landscape designs and installations did not go unnoticed as different award-giving bodies have recognized the firm for its expertise and quality of work. R.P. Marzilli received the NALP Awards of Excellence as well as the Best of Boston in Landscape Contractor category, and the New England Design Hall of Fame. All of the firm’s success is due in part to the strong leadership of Bob Marzilli. He used his degree in Landscape Operations from Stockbridge School of Agriculture and his Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Massachusetts to lay the down foundations of his firm in 1985.
3717 Michigan St., NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Strong family ties made Katerberg VerHage thrive and endure over the more the six decades since the operation started. Brothers Hank and John Katerberg started a peat farm and eventually became a full landscaping service company. After years of great business, the firm reached another milestone when Hank’s son, Norm Katerberg, and his friend, Tom VerHage, purchased the company and developed it to become the well-known Michigan landscaping company it is today.
In its six decades of servicing greater West Michigan, Katerberg VerHage has built strong relationships with its clients, and some of those clients have been doing business with the company for generations. The firm’s team has a family atmosphere, and that friendly feeling has been extended to its clients. Katerberg VerHage offers full landscaping services for residential and commercial projects as well as maintenance services, maintenance for holiday spaces, and snow removal.
Southview Design Landscape Contractors
2383 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, MN 55120
Award-winning landscaping projects, huge commercial installations, and year-round botanical aesthetics are some of the reasons why Southview Design Landscape Contractors rose to the top and become the premier landscaping company of Minnesota. Since its conception in 1978, Southview Design has won a ton of awards from Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA), the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), NALP, and Professional Remodeling magazine. The 40-year old firm has also been featured in different publications of Midwest Home, Lawn & Landscape, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Turf magazine, Landscape Management, Qualified Remodeler, Lavender, Great Backyards, and many others.
One of the firm’s notable projects is this award-winning private lakeside property that took five years to complete. The property owners wanted to incorporate a swimming pool to the natural beauty of the lake and have enough yard space for their children to play in. The location of the yard presented land constraints and challenges but the Southview Design Team made a comprehensive design over a three year period and constructed the dream paradise for two years. As a result, Southview Design Landscape Contractors has made a private lakeside paradise that connected the lake and the swimming pool, creating a perfect place for intimate moments with family.
Camp Creek Landscape
1603 Craft Rd., Olive Branch, MS 38637
Simple yet stunning are the first words that come to mind with the projects of Camp Creek Landscape. Lines of beautiful deciduous trees and coats of ground cover plants adorn the firm’s landscaping projects. Camp Creek has been specializing in full landscaping services since its establishment in 2008.
Mitch McNeely, firm’s founder, has extensive knowledge and experience in the landscaping industry. Mitch has a degree in Landscape Architecture and he accumulated work experience with different architecture firms prior to establishing his own company. His effort, experience, and good business decisions led to the firm’s success in the industry. As it continues to serve the whole state of Mississippi, Camp Creek Landscape listens carefully to the wants, desires, and needs of clients in order to build the landscapes of their dreams.
311 E 135th St., Kansas City, MO 64145
Rosehill Gardens has been around for more than a century, a legacy that’s hard to beat. Three families have successfully overseen the company over the generations and it is still standing strong after two world wars and a lot of changes. The award-winning firm specializes in intricate landscaping designs and fairytale-like gardens with morning glory, bougainvillea, and honeysuckle climbing through arbors and pergolas. Fountains, ponds, and mini-waterfalls connected to swimming pools are some of the water features commonly found in Rosehill’s completed projects.
In its service to Kansas City and its surrounding areas, Rosehill Gardens has won a considerable number of awards. The award of Landscape Excellence, Best Landscaping, and the Anchor Award from South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce are just a sample of the recognition that Rosehill has received throughout the years. One of Rosehill Gardens’ most significant projects is the restoration of the historic rose garden of Jacob L. Loose Park located in Kansas City, Missouri. The project covers the 1.5-acre garden that originally had 120 rose plants. Rosehill Garden transformed Loose Park into a 4,000-rose garden with a center fountain, and restored its beds according to their original plans.
Mr. Green Landscape Solutions
188 Black Eagle Rd., Black Eagle, MT 59414
Mr. Green Landscape Solutions specializes in grand fountains, garden streams, outdoor kitchens, and outdoor living spaces. Patios and decks bordered with natural stones and lines of ponytail palm grass are the firm’s most popular landscape features. And installed cobblestone walkways give a natural, paved finish, adding extra aesthetic value to the overall garden design.
The firm has been servicing the Black Eagle area by building and finishing residential and large commercial landscaping projects. With Mr. Green’s comprehensive portfolio, each client’s project is handled carefully, and the results are delivered on time and true to design.
1625 County Rd. #7, Yutan, NE 68073
Creating stunning landscape projects that complement each home is Patera Landscapes’ specialty. Other landscaping firms only cater to large projects, leaving homeowners who need services for their small yard with no access to professional services. Whether it’s for a tree planting or completing a full landscaping service, Patera can finish it.
The award-winning company has been servicing Omaha and its surrounding areas for nearly 24 years. The firm’s outstanding service hasn’t gone unnoticed. It has received several awards from Omaha Magazine for multiple categories including Reader’s Choice Award and the Best of Omaha for Landscaping categories. Patera Landscapes’ residential projects cover thousands of square feet of stunning gardens and yards of large estates.
Cacti Landscapes Inc.
8521 Soneto Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89117
There are a lot of landscaping firms in Nevada, but only one can be the best. Through its life-improving landscapes, Cacti Landscapes, Inc. has become the go-to landscaping firm in Nevada and makes a strong claim to being the best. Cacti Landscapes sets itself apart from other firms by completing most of its landscaping in just one day, from start to finish. It’s an incredible feat for a firm to finish everything in a single day; to accomplish it with a high standard of quality, however, is truly exceptional.
For the past 25 years, Cacti Landscapes Inc. has been servicing Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas. The firm has established its career as the top landscaping company in Nevada, delivering exceptional results while staying within the client’s budget.
Northern Lights Landscape Contractors
395 Elm St., Milford, NH 03055
In New Hampshire, Northern Lights Landscape Contractors is the leading landscaping company. With its two-decades of experience, the firm has rendered exceptional landscaping services to the homeowners of Brookline, Hollis, Nashua, Temple, and the surrounding areas.
In addition to outstanding landscape projects, Northern Lights offers excavation services for homeowners looking for a major overhaul of their yards and gardens. Since 2001, Northern Lights has been working with the local community, forging strong relationships with clients that lead to years of partnership and business. Erich Mueller, the firm’s founder, leads the company. He’s built it to offer a wide scope of services and to reach more people in need of his firm’s expertise and services.
Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction
413 Godwin Ave., Midland Park, NJ 07432
Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction’s people have the background and experience that have made it the top landscaping company in New Jersey. From building beautiful waterscapes, gardens, and outdoor living spaces, Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction has completed stunning projects throughout its career. All of Jacobsen’s outstanding projects and works have been recognized by different publications and TV programs that feature impressive landscapes. The firm won the nationally broadcasted HGTV’s “Landscapers Challenge” and Landscape Management Magazine named the company one of the Top 100 Landscaping Companies in America. Furthermore, the firm received the Landscape Achievement Award from the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association.
The firm’s success comes under the excellent leadership of founder Glen H. Jacobsen. Glen served as the President of the Board of Directors of Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) as well as an Advisory Board Member for the Bergen Community College’s Horticulture Program. His experience and knowledge in landscaping and Horticulture make him suitable to serve in these positions. Since 1978, Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction has been serving the areas of Park, Franklin Lakes, Saddle Brook, and Fair Lawn.
Extra Scapes, LLC
8719 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
Known for its deserts and arid weather, New Mexico is beautiful but challenging for landscape contractors to create gardens full of flowers and shrubbery. However, Extra Scapes has found a way to build breathtaking landscapes with lush trees and healthy ferns. History of Extra Scapes started more than 15 years ago when Travis LaBarge established the firm in Albuquerque. Since then, the company has seen considerable growth, becoming the top landscaping company in New Mexico. Travis’ 35-year landscaping experience enabled him to apply the discipline, practices, and methods that he picked up through the years.
As Extra Scapes has grown and its scope increased, the firm has started to receive recognition for its outstanding services and projects. The firm was named Best of the City for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2019 in the landscaping category while the Albuquerque Magazine featured the firm’s outstanding projects. With specialties in Xeriscapes and traditional landscaping services, Extra Scapes proved that its versatility can adapt to any property, climate, and trend in the landscaping industry.
1523 Dean St., Brooklyn, NY 11213
Brook Landscape specializes in creating minimalist garden and landscaping designs that fit the lifestyle and property of its clients. Small quiet havens of urban peace are some of the firm’s featured projects its clients have come to love. Since its establishment, Brook Landscape has been featured and recognized by prestigious publications such as Vogue, the New York Times, Interior Design, Metropolis Mag, Architectural Digest, New York Magazine, and many others. These publications have shared a common appreciation of the firm’s expertise and picturesque landscape projects.
As a design-build studio operating in Brooklyn, Brook Landscape has faced many challenges in incorporating the city backdrop into its landscape designs. However, the firm has proven its ability to meet these urban challenges through its minimalist style and contrasting designs.
1622 Parker Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208
Darin Brockelbank started his first business, Darin’s Lawn Care, at the age of 14. At a young age Darin was able to learn first-hand everything he needed to know to run a business. The lessons he learned helped him start his full-scale landscaping firm, MetroGreenscape.
Brocklebank’s experience in establishing and leading a business has proven beneficial for the company as it blossomed to become the premier landscaping company in North Carolina. The firm has received different accolades from NARI, National Home Builders Association (NHBA), South Charlotte Lifestyle Magazine, and Catalyst Entrepreneur Business Leader Magazine. The firm has also been named Contractor of the Year (CoTY) in 2013 in the Best of Show category. The firm services the areas of Charlotte, Cotswold, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, and Davidson. The firm specializes in maximizing the available space in a client’s property, while staying within the allocated budget.
3625 N Washington St., Grand Forks, ND 58203
Greg Opp started his company, Opp Construction, in 1978, specializing in landscaping, hardscapes, and building outdoor living spaces. Ranging from installing and maintaining lush trees and thick shrubbery to creating irrigation systems, Opp Construction has the knowledge and experience to deliver exceptional results.
Since its conception, the firm has grown considerably. As of today, Opp Construction has more than 200 experienced professionals who create and build remarkable landscaping projects. The firm’s more than 40 years of experience in building landscapes in Grand Forks, Fargo, and surrounding areas have brought immense success to the firm. Great customer service and quality projects are the main goals of Opp Construction in each project. The firm’s safety record is also impressive, and the firm has been named The Safest Construction Company by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA).
5000 Mills Ind Pkwy., N Ridgeville, OH 44039
For the past 20 years, Schill Landscaping has been servicing Northeast Ohio and has established itself as the top landscaping company in Ohio. The firm’s signature CARE approach—Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability, and Expertise—means each project has a dedicated Client Care Specialist and Operations Manager who works with clients to come up with the best landscape design for their properties. The firm’s approach has garnered positive reviews and landed it several awards for outstanding designs and services. Schill Landscaping has been included on Snow Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership list for six consecutive years. It also brought home the Lawn & Landscape Leadership Award and Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies Nationwide.
Schill Landscaping’s array of certifications demonstrate its capability in landscaping design, installation, and maintenance as well as snow and ice management. The firm is also a member of the NALP, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Landscape Association (OLA), the Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA), and many others. Jerry Schill, the firm’s founder, use Business Management degree to lead his company, and his experience as a member of Legislative Committee for the Accredited Snow Contractors Association (ASCA) and OLA has been helpful in serving the community.
525 Westland Dr., Edmond, OK 73013
Complete Landsculpture was founded in 1985 and has served Texas since then. They have been serving the Oklahoma markets for 21 years. The firm has been featured in a number of publications and it has received several awards for its excellent landscaping services. Chris Strempek founded the firm and has continued to lead it for three decades. Complete Landsculpture is featured in D Home & Garden Magazine and Landscape Contractor Magazine. It also received the Best All-Around Landscaper for two years and the Gold, Silver, and Merits Award from The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. It also won the Residential Design of the Year from Home Association of America (HAA). Complete Landsculpture has become a valuable member of Associated Builders & Contractors, NALP, and HAA.
Big Sky Landscaping
10601 SE Foster Rd., Portland, OR 97266
Kevin Roberts used his extensive experience in the landscaping industry to establish Big Sky more than 25 years ago. The discipline, methods, and practices he learned since have helped him lead his firm to reach its current status.
Big Sky Landscaping puts a lot of emphasis on excellent customer service. Doing so has resulted in plenty of repeat customers and referrals that helped the company blossom into success. The firm has also received multiple Best Design Awards from the Luxury Home Magazine and National Environmental Improvement. Over the years, Big Sky Landscaping has become an active member of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association (OLCA), HBA, and the BBB.
Black Landscape Contracting
1360 E Lisburn Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
In its 27 years of operation, Black Landscape Contracting has been named Best Landscaper 18 years in a row by the Harrisburg Magazine. In addition to the two-decade, yearly accolade, Black Landscape has received the Pennsylvania Garden Expo Best of Show and the People’s Choice Award for multiple years. The firm has created and completed landscaping projects that captured the interest of its clients and fellow industry contractors alike.
Black Landscape Contracting specializes in intricately designed waterscapes such as ponds, streams, fountains, and backyard falls. The firm also uses a wide array of plants, shrubbery, and trees to bring to life the backyard scene a client has imagined.
715 Mooresfield Rd., Saunderstown, RI 02874
Jonathan Zeyl’s Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Rhode Island, coupled with his prior experience in landscaping, were the perfect tools to establish Landscape Creations. His firm has worked with some of the top landscape architectural firms such as Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects, LeBlanc Jones Landscape Architects, and many others. Since 1998, Landscape Creations has been servicing all of Rhode Island. Its expertise in creating landscapes has been featured in Newport Home Magazine, Southern New England Home Magazine, Boston Design Guide, and RI Monthly Home Design Magazine.
Landscape Creations also received multiple NALP Gold Awards for several projects such as elevated pool construction, and a naturalized landscape it completed in 2018. The Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association (RINLA) awarded the firm multiple Gold Awards for residential landscape installation projects it constructed. Landscape Creations has created a remarkable reputation in the landscaping industry that made it the best landscape contractor in Rhode Island.
236 Acres Dr., Ladson, SC 29456
Matt Maurer, Drew Watkins, and Phil Walters established Baytree Landscape in 2014 to provide the best commercial landscaping services to South Carolina. After years of hard work, good business decisions, and excellent customer service, Baytree Landscape has become the premier landscaping firm in the state. Baytree Landscape has a wide service area that extends beyond’s South Carolina’s borders. The firm’s outstanding landscape designs and installations have brought a number of commercial properties closer to nature.
As a full-service commercial landscaping firm, Baytree Landscape can do landscape installation, maintenance, enhancements, water management, and Floriculture to ensure that each project will bloom in all months of the calendar.
James Valley Landscape
600 W Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301
James Valley Landscape’s 12,000 square feet of greenhouse space supplies the plant, ground, and landscaping materials needed to create the firm’s one-of-a-kind landscaping projects. The firm also has a retail showroom, offering clients a better pick of the materials and plants that will adorn their backyards and properties.
Jeff Hepler has Landscape Design and Business Finance degree from South Dakota State University while John Bush has a Landscape Design degree from the same alma mater. The pair used their degrees and experience to establish James Valley Landscape. John used to be the president of the South Dakota Nursery and Landscape Association (SDNLA) and is also a past governor and Lt. Governor of the American Nursery Association (ANA). With the firm’s wide service scope of 150 miles around Mitchell, James Valley Landscape can reach any number of South Dakota homeowners looking for great landscaping services.
Earthadelic Landscape Construction
Knoxville, TN 37919
Since 2001, Earthadelic Landscape Construction has been servicing Knoxville, Louisville, Powell, and the surrounding areas. From small backyards to large home estates, the firm has a wide range of capabilities and has earned the trust of its clientele. The turning point that brought Earthadelic Landscape success is Steve Polte. He joined its founder, Dale Madden, and brought his 30 years of business knowledge and experience into the growing company. Since then, Earthadelic has seen considerable growth and increasing recognition from the press.
Earthadelic Landscape has been featured in Cityview Magazine and Knoxville News Sentinel. Both publications recognized the company with the Best Landscaper Award and the Best of Knoxville multiple times in recent few years. Natural stones, evergreens, groundcovers, flowering shrubbery, and avenues are some client favorites.
Prestonwood Landscape Services
1366 Round Table Dr., Dallas, TX 75247
Since its establishment in 1999 by Jeremy Saylor, Prestonwood Landscape Services has grown rapidly and built a large clientele. Companies such as Omni Hotel & Resorts, Capital One, Weber & Company, and more have trusted Prestonwood’s expertise in landscape construction and management.
To ensure that each project is in line with the company’s high standards, the firm has partnered with experienced general contractors and architects who remain in constant communication with the property owners. This process enables Prestonwood Landscape to deliver spectacular finished products on budget and on time. Prestonwood Landscape Services serves the Dallas-Fort Worth area and San Antonio, offering full-scale and full-service commercial landscaping.
Big Rock Landscaping
5017 N Edgewood Dr., Provo, UT 84606
Big Rock Landscaping has created a remarkable reputation through excellent service and stunning landscape design. Since its establishment in 1997 by Brandon Hatch, the firm has grown into one of the strongest landscaping firms in the country. Brandon brings 30 years of experience in the landscaping industry. The company services Provo and its surrounding cities.
Big Rock’s projects have been featured in Utah Style & Design, Utah Style, Saltlake Magazine, and Traditional Home. The company has also won the Daily Herald’sThe Best of Utah Valley awards, the Utah Valley HBA (UVHBA) Judge’s Choice Award, and the People Choice’s Award.
Landshapes Landscape Design & Installation
88 Rogers Ln., Richmond, VT 05477
Landshapes Landscape has a stellar team of professionals working for its clients. More than half of its employees are OSHA 10, OSHA 30, CPR and First Aid certified individuals. It ensures that the employees are in a healthy work environment which in turn will manifest in their projects and workmanship. Jason Hutchins is a Vermont Certified Horticulturist and his expertise has helped him build his firm into the premier company in the state. Most of its employees have been with the company for more than a decade.
Landshapes Landscape has several awards attached to its outstanding projects. One of these is a swimming pond project that received a Special Project Honor from the Vermont Nursery and Landscaping Association. This project features a realistically natural pond adorned with natural stones, lush trees, and a small living space to sit and relax.
Kane Landscapes Inc.
105 Douglas Ct., Sterling, VA 20166
Kane Landscapes developed an impressive profile and portfolio over the past 20 years. The company has received numerous awards for its excellent projects. Some of these awards are the PLANET Environmental Improvement Merit Award, the Landscape Contractors Association Distinction Award, OSHA/PLANET Safe Company Program Gold Level Award, and many others. This award-winning firm has had multiple features in landscaping magazines such as Home & Design Magazine, Virginia Living Magazine, PLANET Advantage, Landscape Management Magazine, Irrigation & Green Industry, and many others. Kane Landscapes specializes in backyard pools adorned with flowering plants and shrubbery that complement the overall design and create a picturesque garden. Whimsical gazebos, mini fountains, wooden arches complete the look of a fairytale-like backyard haven.
Woody’s Custom Landscaping
13503 NE Mountain View Dr., Battle Ground, WA 98604
Woody’s Custom Landscaping’s extensive background enabled it to reach its current status. With a staff that has a collective 70 years worth of experience, it’s not unusual for it to produce outstanding landscaping projects that win awards and recognition. The firm received multiple awards from Washington Association of Landscape Professionals (WALP) for residential landscape construction, design/build landscaping, and pond construction. James Woodhead has over 30 years of experience as a landscape contractor, experience he uses to manage and lead his company to success. When it comes to outdoor living spaces, ponds, fountains, patios, and walkways, Woody’s Custom Landscaping leads the entire state of Washington.
Landscaping by Hillcrest
3187 Meadow Ln., Ona, WV 25545
Landscaping by Hillcrest offers a wide range of services that complements its landscaping solutions. The firm provides the electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and concrete services a client requires to complete his dream landscaping. Hillcrest’s outstanding services led to the West Virginia Home Show’s Best of Show Award for five consecutive years from 2014 to 2018. That feat is respected both by the firm’s clients and its fellow industry contractors. Hillcrest has completed hundreds of landscaping projects and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. The company has been servicing the counties of Wayne, Fayette, Lincoln, and Jackson since its conception in 1984.
Willow River Company
850 Kelly Rd., Hudson, WI 54016
Willow River Company has been managed and operated by Ron Shimon and his family for more than 30 years. Ron used his Forestry Degree from the University of Minnesota to start and establish the firm. Since then, the firm grew and became the premier landscaping contractor in Wisconsin. As the firm continues to provide excellent services, its efforts and projects haven’t unnoticed. Willow River Company received the Best of 2017 and 2018 awards from St. Croix Valley Magazine as well as the Belgard Quality Award, Belgard Product Champion, and an Honorable Mention in Best in Class Arbel. Willow River Company has been servicing the Twin Cities and the Eastern Metro area since its establishment in 1984.
3950 Antelope Ln., Jackson, WY 83001
Bud Frederick founded Frederick Landscaping in 1976 and helped shape the Jackson Hole community. Bud’s clients and fellow landscape companies have come to respect and recognize the quality of his firm’s work. In 2000, Sam McGee joined the firm and brought new ideas and methods that further pushed the company to the top. The firm’s Green Roof Installer and Rain Bird Specialist certifications indicate that each landscaping project is equipped with the right tools and completed with the highest standards. Frederick Landscaping has a wide service area: its reach includes a five-hour drive radius from its base in Jackson Hole. The firm specializes in creek landscaping, water features, and live roofs.
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