269 Darby, PA 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 Pennsylvania landscape designer that’s familiar with the Darby, PA 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 
ZH Design (610) 716-0832
Media, PA, 19063
8 miles from Darby
ZH Design creates your outdoor living space with you in mind. Designing is more than just how it looks. When it comes to designing landscapes, ZH Design believes it is a... Read More
B.DeMichele Inc. (610) 361-7832
B. DeMichele Inc. is a full-service residential and commercial company specializing in innovative designs and installations of hardscaping, landscaping, nightscaping, irrigation, & water gardens.
Annandale, NJ, 08801
50 miles from Darby
Established nearly 20 years ago, Cross River designs and builds residential landscape programs including swimming pools, water features, accessory structures such as pergolas and... Read More
Philadelphia's longest standing, most experienced residential landscape/design install companies. Over 40 years experience in superior landscaping design, horticultural experience in Main Line area
Chadds Ford, PA, 19317
18 miles from Darby
Wallace Landscape Associates consists of an award winning team of registered landscape architects with a reputation for talent, creativity, flexibility and scope, to efficiently... Read More
Newtown Square, PA, 19073
10 miles from Darby
As the "Best of Houzz" 2014 award winner in Landscape Design and Architecture we continue to strive for excellence and customer satisfaction at the highest levels. Aardweg... Read More
Willow Grove, PA, 19090
18 miles from Darby
Landscape/Garden Design, Outdoor living design, installation and maintenance. Specialized in Residential landscape design covered following areas Philadelphia, Montgomery, bucks... Read More
Phoenixville, PA, 19460
21 miles from Darby
At Donald Pell Gardens our inspiration is derived from the New American Garden style which looks to connect gardens with the greater regional landscape. Our designs mirror... Read More
Hellertown, PA, 18055
46 miles from Darby
Ridge Crest is a Landscape Design and Build firm that is located in Lehigh Valley, PA. We provide computerized 2D and 3D landscape design services along with a professional... Read More
Villanova, PA, 19085
10 miles from Darby
Texada Landscaping is the product of the industry's need for a true full service landscape design and installation company. We can take your outdoor vision from concept to... Read More
Ardmore, PA, 19003
7 miles from Darby
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Glenmoore, PA, 19343
30 miles from Darby
Our company is small enough to deliver a personal service where the owner is actively involved in the process of discovery, design, permitting, and implementing the task of... Read More
Pipersville, PA, 18947
36 miles from Darby
Dear Garden Associates is a professionally recognized, full service landscape design, build and garden maintenance company best described by our core values: reliability,... Read More
Wyndmoor, PA, 19038
15 miles from Darby
Burke Brothers is an award-winning landscape design/build firm that specializes in the design and installation of extraordinary landscapes. With dedication, imagination, and... Read More
North Wales, PA, 19454
21 miles from Darby
During our 34 years in the landscaping business, Cedar Run Landscapes has been dedicated to providing customers with soothing and beautiful landscapes that utilize sustainable... Read More
Wernersville, PA, 19565
50 miles from Darby
We are a Certified Aquascape Contractor specializing in designing and installing natural looking ponds, waterfalls and fountains. We also have a Pond Retail Center where we sell... Read More
Doyelstown, PA, 18902
31 miles from Darby
We are a design-build company; we build what we design. We are also landscape architects, trained in environmental design, horticulture and site planning. This way we have... 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 Darby, PA house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Darby, PA 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 Darby, PA 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 Pennsylvania 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.

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?

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