62 Horse Shoe, NC 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 North Carolina landscape designer that’s familiar with the Horse Shoe, NC 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 
Asheville, NC, 28803
14 miles from Horse Shoe
We are a design build landscape company specializing in all aspects of landscape construction and garden installation. We are based in Asheville, NC and serve most of Western... Read More
Pendleton, SC, 29670
50 miles from Horse Shoe
Our ‘family’ of companies provides a complete start-to-finish landscape design and installation process necessary to meet all the needs of each client. The Collins Group, Inc. was... Read More
Pickens, SC, 29671
32 miles from Horse Shoe
Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design Read More
Mark Wilson, ASLA (828) 252-5058
Asheville, NC, 28801
18 miles from Horse Shoe
As Landscape Architects and Land Planners, Broadbooks Associates will work closely with your land to create an outdoor environment that enhances your lifestyle and home value.... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29601
36 miles from Horse Shoe
High Res Studio is a specialized design studio within SW+ that focuses on fine garden design. We offer creative vision, exceptional design and impeccable service for homes,... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29609
33 miles from Horse Shoe
Great spaces begin with great design! My name is Julie and my design company is Southern Wild Design. I am a lifelong gardener and a former butterfly farmer! Yelp, you read that... Read More
Asheville, NC, 28801
18 miles from Horse Shoe
Transforming ideas into reality through creative, thoughtful, and environmentally-sensitive design since 1995. Services include designing and managing landscape architectural... Read More
Nature Forms, LLC (855) 762-8873
Spartanburg, SC, 29306
48 miles from Horse Shoe
Nature Forms everywhere, everyday. We believe that good design not only mimics natural beauty, but embraces the sustainability of our environment naturally. We create... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29615
36 miles from Horse Shoe
Relaxing, fresh, classical, elegant, simple… these are just a few of many characteristics that Graham Kimak Landscape Designs strives to achieve in our landscape and garden... Read More
Asheville, NC, 28801
18 miles from Horse Shoe
Vision Design Collaborative P.A. is a Landscape Architecture, Land Planning and Project Visioning firm located in Asheville, North Carolina. We believe in a collaborative, highly... Read More
Pinnacle Landscapes (828) 779-4128
Asheville, NC, 28805
19 miles from Horse Shoe
Landscape magic with an understanding and sense of place. Pinnacle Landscapes is a design/build/ maintenance firm who strives to provide the most creatively designed,... Read More
A1 Illuminations (828) 707-4380
Asheville, NC, 28804
21 miles from Horse Shoe
Landscape lighting, landscape lights design, landscape lighting installations Read More
Candler, NC, 28715
16 miles from Horse Shoe
Kathleen Zeren Landscape Design, or KZLD, is a full-service landscape design and site-work company, specializing in commercial landscape plan preparation for municipal ordinance... Read More
Sapphire Valley / Cashiers, NC, 28774
32 miles from Horse Shoe
Planning and design of gardens, landscapes and site plans environmental services, horticulture sciences, consulting, Read More
Ramble & Root, llc (828) 712-3945
Marshall, NC, 28753
37 miles from Horse Shoe
Our mission is to aid in the revival of homegrown locally sourced food by simplifying the process from the roots up. Our desire is to assist our clients in designing, within their... 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 Horse Shoe, NC house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Horse Shoe, NC 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 Horse Shoe, NC 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 North Carolina 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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