56 Carstairs, AB Landscape Architects and Designers

Professional landscaping anchors a house to the site, connects it with the environment and creates a welcoming entrance to a home. Garden designers and landscape architects design with living plants and building materials, and they always keep in mind future growth, maintenance and overall visual appeal. Landscape architecture is very regional, so look for a Alberta landscape designer that’s familiar with the Carstairs, AB climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services that will help you create your dream garden. More 
Calgary, Alberta, T3L 2M7, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Katherine Kinch has always had a natural talent for design and transforming spaces into beautiful places. She has certification and training in Landscape Design, Interior... Read More
Calgary, Alberta, T3E4L1, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Aura landscapers Ltd is a small family run residential design / build company that has been creating beautiful and functional outdoor spaces for Calgary and area residents for... Read More
Calgary, Alberta, T3K 2X6, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Founded in 2008, Blue Aspen Contracting is a Calgary based Landscape Construction company that strives for customer satisfaction and exceptional service. We offer full-service... Read More
Calgary, Alberta, T3G4M6, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Duguid Design is a Calgary based landscape design studio focusing on residential garden design. Our design approach focuses on modern and unique design for residential properties.... Read More
Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 4P7, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
With over 30 years of combined experience we can create your dream landscape with our unique design/build approach. We specialize in complete landscape construction. We have our... Read More
Ananda Landscapes (403) 851-0161
Calgary, Alberta, T2T, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Ananda Landscapes is built around the philosophy of helping homeowners make their dreams come true. We pride ourselves on the customization of our services to fit the individual... Read More
Airdrie, Alberta, T4A 0P7, Canada
19 miles from Carstairs
Landscape Design and Construction Read More
DDLA Design (403) 710-4653
Calgary, Alberta, T3G4M6, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
DDLA Design is landscape design studio focused on the design and construction of modern residential garden and outdoor living areas. Based in Calgary, Alberta, our staff focuses... Read More
Aesthetics Landscape (403) 335-4552
Didsbury, Alberta, T0M 0W0, Canada
8 miles from Carstairs
From our centrally located base in Mountain View County, Alberta we have been providing complete landscaping and property maintenance services to our customers since 2000.... Read More
Gardenscapes (403) 852-1227
Calgary, Alberta, T0L 0H0, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Providing Calgary area homeowners with innovative landscape design and construction since 2000. Read More
Airdrie, Alberta, T4B 1T8, Canada
19 miles from Carstairs
Creating locally recognized landscape construction and landscape design concepts in Airdrie Alberta and surrounding areas since 2006. Creteland Inc ensures individuality, warmth... Read More
Airdrie, Alberta, T4A 0C2, Canada
19 miles from Carstairs
We are a small Airdrie based Landscape Construction Company, in which is growing more and more each year. We have been servicing Airdrie and Calgary and surrounding areas since... Read More
Courtyard Landscape Ltd (403) 617-2273
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1S5, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Raymond Bates started his journey towards becoming a landscaper at a very young age. At seven he created "a garden for my grandma." His Dutch grandparents lived in British... Read More
Rising Land Design (403) 216-7046
Calgary, Alberta, T2B 0V4, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Doug Nachtigall founded Rising Land Design 18 years ago, on a unique synthesis between environment, art and design. Ensuring a harmony of elements in each of his designs, which... Read More
Calgary, Alberta, T3G 3T2, Canada
36 miles from Carstairs
Welcome to Mountain View Landscapes Inc. Serving the Calgary area since 1993, Mountain View Landscapes provides landscape services for both residential and commercial sites. Our... Read More
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What is a landscape architect?


The work of this outdoor professional includes most everything surrounding a home's exterior. A landscaping architect can even work with the home architect to choose the right spot for your Carstairs, AB house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Carstairs, AB climate and activities that will take place, as well as layouts and planting plans. Landscape architects will also design any structures or outbuildings that will be added to the space. Any grading changes that will be added to the yard are also the responsibility of the architect. This includes any drainage modifications. An engineer can also be responsible for these tasks, but a licensed professional is fully capable. Like building architects, they will produce preliminary concept drawings, as well as detailed construction documents and planting plans. Three-dimensional renderings and illustrative plans are all supplementary.

What is a landscape designer?


A landscaping designer generally will have ecological, aesthetic and technical training, which helps them maximize the potential of your outdoor space. Keeping in mind both style and functionality, garden designers analyze your architecture and yard to produce a plan that may or may not include location and materials for walkways, patios, water features, fences, garden aspects and more. In addition, a Carstairs, AB garden designer will carefully assess your geographic region to choose plants, trees and flowers that will flourish naturally, as well as address concerns such as drainage, screening and soil conditions. Certain landscape designers only help with the planning portion, while some may deliver the plans and then oversee a hired landscaping contractor. Others — typically following a design-build approach — take care of both the design and all aspects of the landscape architecture and construction.

Before you hire a Alberta professional landscaper, consider the scope and emphasis of your outdoor project. Landscape architects, who typically hold advanced degrees in their field, are trained to develop comprehensive structural plans that include plants, hardscaping, water use, drainage and more. Landscape designers typically specialize in the aesthetic and horticultural, rather than structural, side of yard and garden planning. They might or might not have advanced training. Even within their fields, a garden designer may specialize in hardscape- or vegetation-focused designs. In some cases you might need to hire additional help to get the outdoor space you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of landscape architects & landscape designers: Landscape Contractors, Garden & Landscape Supplies, Tree Services, Lawn & Sprinklers, Decks, Patios & Outdoor Enclosures.

Questions to ask prospective landscapers:


  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been in the business?
  • What is your certification?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • How much do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What regions and climates are you skilled in?
  • Can you accommodate my special requests (such as ADA or LEED)?
  • What types of renderings will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When can you complete this project?
  • What do your services include?
  • Who will be working on the project design?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you provide me with a written estimate?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns that you know of or that might come up in the future with this project?

Find a landscape architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Carstairs, AB landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Carstairs, AB photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo. You can find more landscape architects & landscape designers in Calgary, Airdrie, Olds, Didsbury and Crossfield.
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