Classic Nursery & Landscape Co. / Alan Burke, asla
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As the only landscape architect with a retail nursery on this Houzz list, Best of Houzz & Angie's List Super-service award winner Classic Nursery & Landscape Co. has offered landscape design/build & outdoor construction services for over 35 years. With our 10 acre nursery and team of professional horticulturalists, talented construction crews & professional designers, we offer complimentary on-site meetings and estimates. Our unique & innovative approach provides affordable, detailed residential landscape architectural planning, easy flexibility in material choices, quick on-budget estimates and the unique opportunity to 'see the plants before you start'. Find out how to set a budget, "20 questions to ask your landscape designer", see our special overstock pavers and flagstone (exclusive for landscape clients) and much, much more - at!

Classic's owner, Alan Burke is a graduate of the University of South Florida as well as the University of Florida. He has a background as a practicing landscape architect in Los Angeles and Seattle. Pacific Magazine, The LA Times Magazine, NW Home+Garden and American Home have featured his design work. A residential garden plan that he prepared is displayed on the back cover of the first edition of The Sunset Western Landscaping Book. Ed Hume has profiled Alan on his show Gardening in America and Alan has been featured by Evening newsmagazine, on City TV in Toronto, a CBS television special and The ABC Home Show. At the NW Flower & Garden Show, Classic's design received the Founder's cup as "Best of Show" and Classic completed a number of Gold medal award-winning gardens, including "La Palabra Pintada" a collaboration with New York Times bestselling author/artist Nick Bantock (Griffin & Sabine).

With over 35 years in business, Classic's is located on a 10 acre nursery in the winery district of Woodinville. Performing all aspects of outdoor construction as well as landscape care, consulting, retail garden sales and environmental education, Classic's projects have earned numerous Grand Awards and Awards of Distinction from the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals. Classic was presented with two King County Green Globe awards for efforts in habitat restoration and wildlife education. The garden center provides a colorful shopping environment and a natural alternative for homeowners seeking advice regarding horticultural problems.

Services Provided
Custom Bocce Ball Courts, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Deck Building, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Dry Wells, Edible Gardens, Garden Design, Gazebo Design & Construction, Hardscaping, In-Ground Trampolines, Irrigation Repair, Irrigation System Installation, Landscape Construction, Landscape Drainage System Installation, Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Supplies, Lawn Seeding, Masonry, Organic Gardens, Outdoor Fireplace Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Construction, Outdoor Lighting Installation, Patio Construction, Paver Installation, Pergola Construction, Planting, Pool Landscaping, Retaining Wall Construction, Rototilling, Site Preparation, Sod Installation, Sprinkler System Installation, Tree Planting, Tree Pruning, Tree Removal, Weed Control, 3D Rendering, Deck Design, Drafting, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Patio Design, Pond Construction, Project Management, Site Planning, Swimming Pool Design, Landscape architect

Areas Served
Alderwood Manor, Ames Lake, Bothell, Carnation, Cathcart, Clearview, Clyde Hill, Cottage Lake, Duvall, Echo Lake, Edmonds, Everett, Hunts Point, Inglewood-Finn Hill, Kenmore, Kingsgate, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Lake Marcel-Stillwater, Lynnwood, Maltby, Martha Lake, Medina, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, North Creek, Redmond, Roosevelt, Sammamish, Seattle, Shoreline, Silver Firs, Snohomish, Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Woodinville, Yarrow Point

Certifications and Awards
Best of Houzz award
Design & Customer Satisfaction
Angies List Super-service awards
Best of Show NWFGS, multiple Gold medals
King County Green Globe award
'Best of 425' magazine
Back cover 'Sunset Western Garden Book'
5 star King County Envirostar
The Puget Sound's Dedicated Landscape Architect and Designer

Contact: Alan Burke, asla
Location: 16215 140th PL NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
License Number: GC: CLASSNL164JR, LA reg. #549
Typical Job Costs: $1,200 - 350,000
Project investments vary based upon the scope of work, but we are happy to look at smaller residential jobs, but we are fully capable of planning, staging and managing multiple trades on complex, multi-phased estate projects as well. Please see our website and portfolios at
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Commented: Did you do the entire backyard at this residence. Depending upon the size and access, a water feature with a waterfall starts at about $7K and up. This one, completed with a lot of additional landscaping, was about $30K+
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