106 Dorothy, NJ 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 architects work with living plants as well as building materials, so they are designing for future growth and maintenance as well as the present. Landscape architecture is also very regional, so you want to find a New Jersey designer that’s familiar with the Dorothy, NJ climate and plants that do well there. Start here to find out more about hiring a landscape designer to help with your landscape construction. More 
ZH Design (610) 716-0832
Media, PA, US 19063
47 miles from Dorothy
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 
Chadds Ford, PA, US 19317
50 miles from Dorothy
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, US 19073
50 miles from Dorothy
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 
Villanova, PA, US 19085
50 miles from Dorothy
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 
Wyndmoor, PA, US 19038
50 miles from Dorothy
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 
Ardmore, PA, US 19003
49 miles from Dorothy
Landscape Design for Your Home Read More 
Mount Ephraim, NJ, US 08059
36 miles from Dorothy
Lisk Landscape is a Design/Build Landscaping Firm located in South Jersey. Stephen Lisk owner of Lisk Landscape, now 31, starting designing & installing projects at the age of 13... Read More 
Garnet Valley, PA, US 19060
48 miles from Dorothy
Custom Landscape Design/Build Firm specializing in plant driven horticultural design, natural stonework and masonry and low voltage LED lighting installations. Read More 
Glen Mills, PA, US 19342
50 miles from Dorothy
Our team of degreed designers and horticultural craftsmen has over 60 years of combined design experience and 34 years of award winning Philadelphia Flower Show exhibitions. ... Read More 
Eric Leeson, RLA (610) 675-8705
West Chester, PA, US 19382
50 miles from Dorothy
Registered Landscape Architect - Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. Principal, Wallace Associates, Inc. Read More 
Wayne, PA, US 19087
50 miles from Dorothy
Landscape Architects focused passionately on innovative approaches to shaping land. Founded by Jonathan Alderson in 1998, our firm’s aim is to create environments that are... Read More 
Long Beach Island, NJ, US 08008
37 miles from Dorothy
Landscape Design Build Services helping the Long Beach Island and surrounding mainland communities to realize their outdoor living dreams. Read More 
Sewell, NJ, US 08080
28 miles from Dorothy
Since 1992 Ledden Palimeno has become one of the Delaware Valley's most sought after Design/Build Landscape Firms offering a process that produces consistant quality, creativity,... Read More 
Haegele Gardens, LLC (267) 253-9865
Jenkintown, PA, US 19046
50 miles from Dorothy
Specializing in the design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable small gardens in the Philadelphia area. Read More 
Oakshade Nursery, Inc (609) 268-1502
Shamong, NJ, US 08088
33 miles from Dorothy
We at Oakshade Nursery are proud to offer you this resource for all your gardening and landscaping needs. Our companies provide a wide range of services and products for... Read More 
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What Is a Landscape Architect?


The work of this professional can pretty much be summarized to include everything that is not related to the house structure itself. The landscape architect can even work with the architect to choose the right spot for your Dorothy, NJ house. From there he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your landscape construction, based on individual needs, the Dorothy, NJ climate and the activities that will be performed in the yard, as well as designs and planting plans. They will also design any structures or outbuildings that will be added to the landscape. Any grading changes that will be added to the landscape are also the responsibility of the landscape 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?


Landscape designers generally have ecological, aesthetic and technical training, which helps them maximize the potential of your outdoor space. Keeping in mind both style and functionality, landscape 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 Dorothy, NJ 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 landscape planning, some may deliver the plans and then oversee a hired landscape contractor, and others — typically following a design-build approach — take care of both the design and all aspects of the landscape construction.

Before you hire a New Jersey landscape professional, consider the scope and emphasis of your landscape architecture 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 a prospective landscape architect or designer:


  • 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 Dorothy, NJ landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Dorothy, NJ photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo. You can find more landscape architects & landscape designers in Vineland, South Vineland, Atlantic City, Millville and Ocean City.
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