85 Sacramento 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 designer that’s familiar with the Sacramento Metro Area 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 
Sacramento, CA, US 95819
We provide custom award-winning landscape design and architecture featuring a problem solving approach. We design unique and functional outdoor environments including hard scape... Read More 
sacramento, CA, US 95864
Gary Kernick and Change of Seasons have created memorable gardens throughout the Sacramento region for over 19 years. Each custom garden is tailored to the preferences of the... Read More 
Modesto, CA, US 95353
Founded in 1998, Westfall Design Studio is a Landscape Architectural design firm that specializes in both custom residential and commercial designs ranging from traditional to... Read More 
Guinda, CA, US 95637
Garden Design and Consultation business in Northern California. For more than twenty five years I have been helping homeowners design their gardens. I specialize in rose and... Read More 
Sacramento, CA, US 95831
Landscape and Outdoor Environment Designer, Irrigation Auditor, Sacramento River Friendly Green Gardener Read More 
Modesto, CA, US
Architectural Solutions was founded on the basis of integrity, great service, great products and a passionate desire to bring the Landscape Professional Community cutting edge... Read More 
Luciole Design Inc. (916) 972-1809
Sacramento, CA, US 95821
We are a small landscape architecture firm specializing in modern and contemporary, sustainable landscape design. We favor a client-centered rich, contemporary style with... Read More 
galt, CA, US 95632
design,build,maintain. Read More 
Capay, CA, US 95607
Facciuto Landcaping offers unique Japanese style landscape design, construction and garden maintenance. We’re a professional service company creating private indoor and outdoor... Read More 
Inside Out (530) 753-7147
Davis, CA, US 95618
'Creating indoor style for outdoor living' I am the principal designer for Inside Out, a design-build landscape and interior design firm that has been doing business for twelve... Read More 
Simple Elegance (888) 359-4448
Rocklin, CA, US 95765
At Simple Elegance, we believe that the landscape is an extension of the character of a house. There is no template for a successful landscape design; rather it requires a trained... Read More 
Capital Landscape (916) 783-5080
Roseville, CA, US 95661
We build and install luxurious outdoor spaces that are both beautifula nd function to serve your everyday needs. From conception to construction our designers are top of the line... Read More 
FiveSTAR Landscape (916) 735-1100
Folsom, CA, US 95630
As trained, experienced professionals, we will help you explore the many options available to you for improving your outdoor environment. Every property has its own unique and... Read More 
sacramento, CA, US 95819
Design & Build Company. When Only the Best Will Do! Family Owned & Operated. Local Contactor. We are a Landscape Design and Build Comany in Sacramento, Ca. Formerly located in... Read More 
Chris Corbett Design (530) 219-6807
Davis, CA, US 95616
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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 Sacramento Metro Area house. From there he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your landscape construction, based on individual needs, the Sacramento Metro Area 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 Sacramento Metro Area 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 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. 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 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?

Find a landscape architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Sacramento Metro Area landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Sacramento Metro Area photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo. You can find more landscape architects & landscape designers in Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, Roseville and Fairfield.
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