443 Needham, MA 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 Massachusetts landscape designer that’s familiar with the Needham, MA 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 
Minglewood Designs (508) 572-2812
Lincoln, MA, 01733
11 miles from Needham
Our goal is to create landscapes that bring inspiration, serenity & community to the user. Our passion is creating zen-inspired designs that focus on people, the environment... Read More
Lexington, MA, 02420
12 miles from Needham
Sallie Hill is a registered Landscape Architect with over twenty years experience in the design and construction of distinctive, sustainable, and thoughtful residential,... Read More
Woburn, MA, 01810
26 miles from Needham
ZEN Associates, Inc. is a landscape architectural firm that provides design and build services to homeowners, corporations and institutions that value our technical expertise and... Read More
duxbury gardeners (781) 934-6430
kingston, MA, 02364
33 miles from Needham
The Gardeners is one of the South Shore’s most respected full service Landscape Contracting firms. With over 35 years of experience in the community as Duxbury Gardeners, one of... Read More
Boston, MA, 02113
11 miles from Needham
Clients have more options and solid recommendations to improve their property when working with DBLA. David makes the design, permitting, and construction process clear and... Read More
Wayland, MA, 01778
8 miles from Needham
We are a boutique landscape architectural firm focusing on residential and hospitality design although all project types are welcome Read More
Arlington, MA
10 miles from Needham
We are a Boston based design studio that creates beautiful and functional residential landscapes and gardens that our clients love. Read More
Cambridge, MA, 02139
9 miles from Needham
At Jean Brooks Landscapes, we provide the three most important components to a vital and memorable landscape: a carefully conceived and thoughtful design, a meticulously... Read More
Ream Design, LLC (978) 433-5800
Littleton, MA, 01460
22 miles from Needham
Ream Design, LLC provides comprehensive landscape design, construction & horticultural solutions for discerning residential clients. Our gardens evoke the senses and engage the... Read More
Sudbury, MA, 01776
13 miles from Needham
Sudbury Design Group has long been recognized as one of the leading landscape architectural firms in the region, working with discerning residential and commercial clients in the... Read More
Andover, MA, 01810
26 miles from Needham
Elliott Brundage Landscape Design specializes in high-end residential landscape architecture and planning. Read More
KDTurner Design (781) 632-6004
Newburyport, MA, 01950
41 miles from Needham
KDTurner Design is a Boston-based landscape architectural firm specializing in mid- to high-end residential projects. We believe strongly in the power of collaboration during the... Read More
Enchanted Gardens (508) 494-8768
Holliston, MA, 01746
12 miles from Needham
Enchanted Gardens is a Holliston-based landscape design/build firm that creates unique and personal gardens for clients in Metrowest Boston. With our extensive knowledge and... Read More
Newton, MA, 02460
5 miles from Needham
Landscape architecture firm specializing in residential design and healing & therapeutic gardens. Read More
Sunflower Designs (401) 525-0634
Bristol, RI, 02809
42 miles from Needham
Based in Bristol, Rhode Island, Sunflower Designs works to create beautiful, functional outdoor spaces that reflect who we are and how we live. We work closely with homeowners... 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 Needham, MA house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Needham, MA 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 Needham, MA 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 Massachusetts 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?

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