25 Tahoe City, 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 Tahoe City, 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 
El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762
50 miles from Tahoe City
Landscape Design for new landscape construction and renovation. Read More
Reno, NV, 89523
28 miles from Tahoe City
Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Landscape Consultation, Sustainable Design, Green Landscaping, Urban farm, Homesteading, Garden Design Read More
Reno, NV, 89521
29 miles from Tahoe City
Landscape Architecture services for residential and commercial projects. Read More
Designing with Nature (775) 782-4999
Minden, NV, 89423
25 miles from Tahoe City
Located in beautiful Northern Nevada, Designing with Nature is a design / build landscaping firm specializing in residential and commercial landscape architecture and landscape... Read More
Gail Willey Landscaping (760) 887-2688
Reno, NV, 89511
26 miles from Tahoe City
Committed to high quality products and people producing customized outdoor services including but not limited to: retaining walls, water features, paved areas, fencing and... Read More
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Tahoe City
Award winning full service Landscape Architectural services for Northern California homeowners looking for creative alternatives from on site consultation to the full scope of... Read More
89502
30 miles from Tahoe City
Verdant Connections is a sustainable landscape architecture firm in Reno, Nevada, in the heart of the Great Basin High Desert. Contact us for a drought-tolerant, edible or... Read More
Applegate, CA, 95703
48 miles from Tahoe City
Since 1985 I have been designing residential landscapes throughout Northern California, Utah and Louisiana. In addition to my landscape architecture practice I have presented... Read More
Nevada city, CA, 95959
46 miles from Tahoe City
Environmentally sensitive landscape architecture for private residences, commercial developments, and public projects. Read More
El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762
50 miles from Tahoe City
Landscape design and construction Read More
El Dorado Hills,, CA, 95762
50 miles from Tahoe City
J.P.C. Landscape Designs, Inc. has been offering creative landscape designs that enhance each individual property’s unique natural landscape and managing the installation of these... Read More
Placerville, CA, 95667
48 miles from Tahoe City
Interior Design and Garden Design Read More
L+P DesignWorks (530) 587-9139
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Tahoe City
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eflowrgrl (530) 205-9607
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
47 miles from Tahoe City
Providing Landscape Design and Consultation services for residential customers throughout the greater Nevada County area. Read More
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Tahoe City, CA, 96160
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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 Tahoe City, CA house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the Tahoe City, 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 Tahoe City, 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. 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?

Find a landscape architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Tahoe City, CA landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Tahoe City, CA photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo. You can find more landscape architects & landscape designers in Truckee, Kingsbury, Sunnyside-Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista and Dollar Point.
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