619 Sherman Oaks, CA 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 California landscape designer that’s familiar with the Sherman Oaks, CA 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 
Newport Beach, CA, 92663
48 miles from Sherman Oaks
Studio H Landscape Architecture brings its passion for creative design solutions, innovative design details and quality execution to make sure each of its projects exceeds the... Read More
Prodigy Design-Build (818) 303-5526
Custom design and construction of outdoor environments including pools and spas, pavilions, hardscape, fire features, patio covers, irrigation, planting, lighting, and much more.
Santa Monica, CA, 90403
9 miles from Sherman Oaks
Ecocentrix was founded on the fundamental premise that - the quality of the experience and function of landscapes is achieved by understanding inherently "what is" and "what is... Read More
Newport Beach, CA, 92660
50 miles from Sherman Oaks
We specialize in creating Exquisite Outdoor Environments for homeowners with discriminating taste and who appreciate creative and unique designs that are crafted as their own... Read More
Urban Oasis (323) 905-4965
Los Angeles, CA, 90064
9 miles from Sherman Oaks
My goal is to transform your outdoor space into an inspirational sanctuary. Urban Oasis is a full-service professional landscape design and installation firm. I will take your... Read More
Costa Mesa, CA, 92627
47 miles from Sherman Oaks
A well-designed garden is a source of peace and inspiration; a joyful refuge from the hurried demands of everyday life. This is the inspiration behind Lee Ann Marienthal Gardens... Read More
Santa Monica, CA, 90409-5579
10 miles from Sherman Oaks
The Landscape you envision becomes a reality with inspired original design. In an era where one is confronted with a world that is constantly in flux we offer the opposite -... Read More
Los Angeles, CA, 90014
14 miles from Sherman Oaks
Have you ever longed for a tranquil urban oasis that you can call your own? Jason Lee Design Studio, Inc. (JLDS), a full service Landscape Architecture firm, strives to capture... Read More
Fullerton, CA, 92833
35 miles from Sherman Oaks
Kathryn Rue is a licensed Landscape Architect in the State of California, CLA #3933, with over 30 years experience in ornamental horticulture, landscape installations, and custom... Read More
Los Angeles, CA, 90038
9 miles from Sherman Oaks
As one of the “Five Best Landscape Designers in Los Angeles,” according to CBS New's "Latest Best in LA," we're a residential and commercial landscape design, contracting and... Read More
Pasadena, CA, 91105
17 miles from Sherman Oaks
Announcement: We are currently booked and will not be taking on any additional projects until May 2014. We are still available for consultations and look forward to meeting you... Read More
Santa Monica, CA, 90402
9 miles from Sherman Oaks
Satori Garden Design specializes in residential landscape design with a focus on designing sustainable gardens, edible gardens and outdoor spaces. We create low water... Read More
Lost West (323) 258-8214
Los Angeles, CA, 90041
14 miles from Sherman Oaks
For over 25 years LOST WEST has provided landscape architecture and landscape construction services of the highest quality to a multitude of clients throughout southern California... Read More
June Scott Design (626) 441-0040
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
18 miles from Sherman Oaks
June Scott Design specializes in residential landscape design, creating comfortable spaces that are simple in structure yet rich in plant and material choices. Read More
California and Connecticut, CA, 90069
6 miles from Sherman Oaks
Doyle Herman Design Associates is an award-winning landscape design firm that creates extraordinary design by integrating artistic expression within the contextual perspective of... Read More
DJSquire Designs (805) 640-5575
Ojai, CA, 93023
50 miles from Sherman Oaks
Contractors: Picture A Hardscape Or Landscape Project's Possibilities... Homeowners: Picture Your Yard And A New GardenScape... With 3D & 2D Digital Renderings & Design Ideas ... 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 Sherman Oaks, CA house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Sherman Oaks, CA 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 Sherman Oaks, CA 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 California 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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