28 Stowe, VT 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 Vermont landscape designer that’s familiar with the Stowe, VT 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 
Wagner Hodgson (802) 864-0010
Burlington, VT, 05401
27 miles from Stowe
The process of uniting program, context, form and materials provides the basis for H. Keith Wagner Partnership‘s approach, crafting modern sculptural landscapes expressing the... Read More
Addison, VT, 05491
38 miles from Stowe
Linden L.A.N.D. Group is a sustainable landscaping design/build company that services the Burlington, VT area. Our residential landscape designs integrate native plants, local... Read More
Burlington, VT, 05401
27 miles from Stowe
Our collaborative studio has created highly responsive and individualized landscapes that seamlessly meld a client's taste with nuances of the site since 1992. We respond to... Read More
South Burlington, VT, 05403
25 miles from Stowe
Residential garden and landscape design and installation. Read More
Paintbox Garden (802) 922-4574
Shelburne, VT, 05482
27 miles from Stowe
Paintbox Garden is a Vermont based landscape consulting and design business started by Charlotte Albers in 2009. Charlotte studied horticulture and landscape design at the USDA... Read More
Shin-boku Nursery (603) 764-9993
Wentworth NH, 03282
50 miles from Stowe
Designs & Builds Japanese Gardens & traditional Gardens Grows and produces Japanese Garden Trees 500 Japanese garden tree inventory Read More
Ambler Design (802) 253-4536
Stowe, VT, 05672
Ambler Design is a Landscape Architecture, Ecological Design, and Construction company based in Stowe, Vermont. We service architects, homeowners, business owners, and builders... Read More
Thetford Center, VT, 05075
50 miles from Stowe
With the successful completion of over 300 projects since 1991, Shepard Butler Landscape Architecture has established the importance of being true to the land, with a particular... Read More
Distinctive Landscaping (802) 425-2877
Charlotte, VT, 05403
25 miles from Stowe
Distinctive Landscaping is a design-build landscaping firm based at Horsford Gardens and Nursery in Charlotte, VT. Our geographical reach extends through the northern half of... Read More
T. J. Boyle Associates (802) 658-3555
Burlington, VT, 05401
27 miles from Stowe
T. J. Boyle Associates is a landscape architecture and planning firm in Burlington, Vermont. Since 1967, T. J. Boyle Associates has taken part in hundreds of projects throughout... Read More
Land Art (518) 420-9908
Peru, NY, 12972
43 miles from Stowe
Land Art is a professional landscape design firm nestled between the shores of Lake Champlain and the high peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. Nicole... Read More
Bristol, VT, 05443
30 miles from Stowe
Landscape Architecxtural Design Read More
Garden Thyme Design (914) 489-1602
Morgan, VT, 05853
46 miles from Stowe
Garden Design & Installation Read More
Leigh B. Starer LLC (603) 770-1630
Franconia, NH, 03580
50 miles from Stowe
Landscape design, construction, installation and maintenance of commercial and residential landscapes. Leigh B. Starer, founder and lead designer has built her business with... Read More
Waterbury Center, VT, 05677
6 miles from Stowe
Landscape and site planning and design 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 Stowe, VT house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Stowe, VT 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 Stowe, VT 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 Vermont 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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