288 Malvern, 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 Malvern, 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 
Pipersville, PA, 18947
35 miles from Malvern
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
Far Hills, NJ, 07931
50 miles from Malvern
Deborah Cerbone Associates, Inc was conceived in 1993 and is a full service Landscape Architecture firm. Our firm employs a select group of Landscape Architects and support... Read More
North Wales, PA, 19454
19 miles from Malvern
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
Ardmore, PA, 19003
12 miles from Malvern
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Wernersville, PA, 19565
37 miles from Malvern
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
Wyndmoor, PA, 19038
20 miles from Malvern
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
Mount Ephraim, NJ, 08059
25 miles from Malvern
Lisk Landscape is a Design/Build Landscaping Firm located in South Jersey. The owner, Stephen Lisk who is now 31, started designing & installing projects at the age of 13 years... Read More
Ringoes, NJ, 08551
46 miles from Malvern
Rutgers Landscape & Nursery is a premier full-service landscape design, construction and retail nursery located in Hunterdon County, NJ, serving customers in NJ and PA since 1986. Read More
Doyelstown, PA, 18902
31 miles from Malvern
We are an ASLA award winning design-build company; we build what we design. We are also landscape architects, trained in environmental design, horticulture and site planning. This... Read More
Branchburg, NJ, 08876
50 miles from Malvern
Madlinger Exterior Design is a full service, New Jersey based, landscape architecture/design company, that specializes in complete installation of your landscape project. Our... Read More
Glen Mills, PA, 19342
10 miles from Malvern
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
Garden Design, Inc. (610) 530-8752
Allentown, PA, 18106
38 miles from Malvern
A landscape design/construction company in the Lehigh Valley, PA creating distinctive landscapes including architectural design and a wide variety of plant material to create a... Read More
Lebanon, NJ, 08833
50 miles from Malvern
Family owned and operated Landscape Design/Build firm, providing design, installation and maintenance services to north central New Jersey for over 45 years. Read More
Garnet Valley, PA, 19060
13 miles from Malvern
Custom Landscape Design/Build Firm specializing in plant driven horticultural design, natural stonework and masonry and low voltage LED lighting installations. Read More
Wayne, PA, 19087
7 miles from Malvern
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
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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 Malvern, PA house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Malvern, 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 Malvern, 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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