698 New York 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 landscape designer that’s familiar with the New York 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 
Tarrytown, NY, 10591
New York Botanic Garden instructor and award winning professional landscape designer. Voted "Best Landscape Designer in Westchester County" by readers of Westchester Magazine for... Read More
Ambrosio Landscape Solutions is a complete site development company providing exceptional design, construction and property maintenance services for residential outdoor environments.
Carmel, NY, 10512
LDAW is a professional, Licensed Landscape Architectural Design Build Firm serving Westchester county and the surrounding areas. We not only design your landscape we install all... Read More
Each space is its own unique canvas. Our approach combines artistic vision with the technical expertise that only comes from over thirty years in the industry.
New York, NY, 10023
We are recognized across NYC for our landscape design expertise. We offer design and installation of roof gardens, terraces, backyards, patios, and decks. Check out our website,... Read More
The Lazy Gardener (914) 315-9345
We design high-style, low maintenance gardens, so you can spend more time enjoying your property.
Southampton, NY, 11968
With backgrounds in horticulture, art, and architecture, the firm of Lear & Mahoney Landscape Associates has developed a client specific-approach to design. Elizabeth’s and... Read More
We pride ourselves on drawing innovative designs, building flawless landscapes on budget, and delivering the ultimate experience in customer service.
Westfield, NJ, 07090
Harmony Design Group, a New Jersey Licensed Landscape Architecture firm, is committed to providing innovative custom landscape designs that indulge your senses and transform an... Read More
Our scale and experience truly allow us to provide the “best of both worlds” – a single point of contact for everything, yet deep know-how and craftsmanship required to deliver a superior result.
Syracuse, NY, 13206
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need". by Marcus Tullius Cicero We have be designing private gardens for our Clients for more than 25 years and... Read More
Little Miracles Designs is a landscape design / built company providing a full service to clientell in NY Tristate area and beyond. Our company philosophy is simple—make dreams come true.
Susan Cohan, APLD (201) 572-1502
Chatham, NJ, 07828
“Each finished landscape is collaboration between my clients and myself. It’s my job to realize their dreams and give them more than they expected.” Every project's goal is to... Read More
Carolle Huber (973) 292-8522
I have been designing landscapes for 20 years, working on large developments, subdivisions, wetlands restoration and residential design.
Warwick, NY, 10990
I am the owner and designer of Summerset Gardens, a landscape and swimming pool design/build firm. I studied Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University. I design... Read More
Morano Landscape (914) 698-4065
Established over 50 years ago, Morano Landscape Ltd. is a family owned and operated company that takes pride in offering superior quality products and services.
Annandale, NJ, 08801
Established nearly 20 years ago, Cross River designs and builds residential landscape programs including swimming pools, water features, accessory structures such as pergolas and... Read More
Landplans (631) 726-4400
We offer personal service with outstanding landscape design. Our finished products are notable in the attention to detail with designs that yield a unified landscape.
Conte & Conte, LLC (203) 869-1400
Greenwich, CT, 06831
Conte & Conte, LLC, a landscape architecture firm, is dedicated to enhancing the relationship between people and their natural environment. Our registered landscape architects are... Read More
A complete site development company providing exceptional design and professionalism to outdoor living spaces since 1983.
New York, NY, 10036
Jeffrey Erb Landscape Design specializes in garden design, installation and maintenance services for rooftops, terraces, street plantings, backyards, townhouses and estates... Read More
Dear Garden Associates is a professionally recognized landscape design, build and garden maintenance company best described by our core values: reliability, accessibility and sustainability.
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
Little Miracles Designs is a landscape design / built company providing a full service to clientell in Brooklyn and Manhattan. We create functional and easy to use urban gardens... Read More
By means of thorough Construction Management practices, we assure our clients the highest level of construction quality and budget control.
Carolle Huber (973) 292-8522
Morristown, NJ, 07960
I have been designing landscapes for 20 years, working on large developments, subdivisions, wetlands restoration and residential design. These days, I gravitate toward residential... Read More
Award Winning Landscape and Pool Design/Build company with over 25 yrs of experience.
Acorn Landscaping (585) 442-6373
Rochester, NY, 14620
Landscape Designer of Rochester NY, our intention is to provide you with the garden of your dreams by combining superior landscaping and water gardens in an ecologically sound and... Read More
Full service landscape, lawn maintenance and irrigation company serving Northern NJ for 35 years.
Rye, NY, 10580
We are a small design firm that provides professional design services for clients, architects, builders and homeowners throughout the Northeast with many projects in the... Read More
We are award winning company that takes pride in giving you the comfort of knowing every aspect of your landscaping & swimming pool project is designed, built, serviced & guaranteed by us.
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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 New York house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the New York 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 New York 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 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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