62 Shawnee Hills, OH 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 Ohio designer that’s familiar with the Shawnee Hills, OH 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 
Plain City, OH, 43064
9 miles from Shawnee Hills
We service Central Ohio's landscape needs for both residential and commercial properties. For design, installation, maintenance or anything in between we offer award winning... Read More
Columbus, OH, 43202
12 miles from Shawnee Hills
We are a landscape and design company specializing in both residential and commercial landscaping. We put our training and artistic background in all of our work to make sure no... Read More
GreenThumb Gardens (615) 562-5952
Bexley, OH, 43209
18 miles from Shawnee Hills
Ryan Kolb Co., LLC (614) 323-1202
Columbus, OH, 43221
10 miles from Shawnee Hills
Residential landscape design, providing customized services based on each individual project's needs. Read More
Aaron Moses (614) 726-6571
Dublin, OH, 43017
4 miles from Shawnee Hills
Columbus, OH, 43235
10 miles from Shawnee Hills
One Tree Studio provides residential design for clients focusing on pools, landscape, patios, and outdoor rooms to enhance your backyard experience. Read More
Columbus, OH, 43202
12 miles from Shawnee Hills
Residential Design is our focus. Helping homeowners realize the full potential in the spaces outside the home. Commonly homeowners think of a great landscape treatment as just an... Read More
Seely's Landscape Nursery (614) 771-0011
Hilliard, OH, 43026
9 miles from Shawnee Hills
:: Retail Nursery :: Seely’s Landscape Nursery is a local family business that has been serving central Ohio gardeners and landscape professionals for over 40 years. We offer an... Read More
Columbus, OH, 43201
14 miles from Shawnee Hills
Landscape Design / Install / Maintain Read More
Columbus, OH, 43232
22 miles from Shawnee Hills
GreenScapes Landscape Architects and Contractors is one of the most established landscape contractors in central Ohio. As a full-service company, GreenScapes offers landscape... Read More
Gardens By Monette (614) 407-6388
Columbus, 43203
16 miles from Shawnee Hills
custom landscape designs & project management Read More
Columbus, OH, 43207
20 miles from Shawnee Hills
Landscape Design/Build Read More
Yard Solutions Inc (614) 836-8205
Groveport, OH, 43125
25 miles from Shawnee Hills
full service landscape design/build company Read More
Auman Landscape LLC (614) 834-1144
Lancaster, OH, 43130
42 miles from Shawnee Hills
A local Landscape and Design Build Company in Lancaster, Ohio. We build everything from outdoor entertaining areas to small english gardens. Our experts can make your dream a... Read More
Mike's Landscaping (937) 750-1989
Circleville, OH,
40 miles from Shawnee Hills
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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 Shawnee Hills, OH house. From there he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your landscape construction, based on individual needs, the Shawnee Hills, OH 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 Shawnee Hills, OH 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 Ohio 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.

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?

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