Alamo, 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. A Alamo landscape architect or designer works with living plants as well as building materials to design for future growth and maintenance as well as the present visual appeal. Landscape architecture is very regional, so look for a landscape designer in Alamo, CA that’s familiar with the local climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services in Alamo, CA that will help create your dream garden. More
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We are a licensed Landscape Architecture firm, designing custom outdoor living environments in Northern... Read More
Contra Costa County's Creative Landscape Architecture Experts
Founded in 1986 in Oakland, CA by Jim Ripley, we provide comprehensive services from Landscape Architecture &...
Envision Landscape Studio is a Landscape Architecture and Landscape Construction Firm. We see Landscape... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 575-9083
  • 5 miles from Alamo, 8 projects in Alamo
San Francisco Bay Area's Exclusive Landscape Designer
Kathleen produces unique landscapes bringing together the built and the natural environment, providing spaces for...
Bay Area Premier Landscape & Pool Design/Build Company Specializing in Outdoor Living We create &... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 933-3848
  • 5 miles from Alamo, 8 projects in Alamo
Bay Area's Top Landscape Architecture Firm - Best of Houzz!
With over 30 years combined experience, our goal is to work with you to transform your landscape into a...
VISIONARY designers and planners of "Inspired Quality" personalized custom home, interior and landscape... Read More
  • Click to Call(800) 647-4781
  • 11 miles from Alamo, 5 projects in Alamo
Contra Costa's Preferred Landscape Architects & Designers
Misty Morning Gardens creates unique outdoor atmospheres. We customize gardens that are not only beautiful, but...
Christopher Lines has created one-of-a-kind garden designs working in the Bay Area and California creating... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 381-3288
  • 23 miles from Alamo, 3 projects in Alamo
Contra Costa County's Top-Tier Outdoor Design Solutions
Liaison Landscapes, inc. is a full-service landscape development firm offering a dynamic spectrum of design/build...
Ripley Design Group, Inc., founded in 1986 in Oakland, Ca. by Jim Ripley, provides comprehensive services from... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 278-6042
  • 5 miles from Alamo, 3 projects in Alamo
Premier Landscape & Pool Design/Build Specializing in Outdoor Living
We've been creating & constructing unique landscapes and swimming pools for over 30 years. Best of Houzz Service...
Northern & Central CA's Responsive Landscape Architect. Best of Houzz!
Monica Perrone, Monica Perrone Landscape Architecture: Monica Perrone is a sole-practitioner landscape architect...
The collaborative design team at Susan Friedman Landscape Architecture (SFLA) firm creates custom landscape plans... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 806-0643
  • 8 miles from Alamo, 2 projects in Alamo
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Camp and Camp Associates Inc. has been providing Landscape Architectural services for over 40 years in the S.F....
Huettl Landscape Architecture creates comfortable, yet compelling spaces that respond to the site, region and... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 900-5065
  • 5 miles from Alamo, 4 projects in Alamo
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Bay Area premier Landscape Designer and Contractor. Serving Contra Costa County, Alameda County, and Beyond. ...
With our 36 years of experience, L&L Landscaping has set the standard in creating drought tolerant landscapes... Read More
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Peter Koenig Design's specializes in alluring and captivating designs for gardens and outdoor environments. We...
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  • Click to Call(925) 326-6106
  • 8 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
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At Inside Out Design, we strive to bring our combined fields of architecture and landscape knowledge to the table...
At Native Sun Gardens, the focus is on drought tolerant plants and low water gardening, edible estates and... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 466-1368
  • 14 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
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Since 1989 we've provided landscape design & contracting, design build, low voltage landscape lighting,...
Our firm speacializes in Residential Landscape Architecture."Renovations make up most of our design work. This is... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 350-4397
  • 16 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
3D design w/ backyard install till 2/28
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AJ’s Landscaping is a family-owned business that has been proudly serving the East Bay for the past 9 years. Our...
Lazar Landscape has been creating beautiful, custom landscape designs for clients' homes in the San Francisco Bay... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 444-5195
  • 15 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
Contra Costa County's Award Winning Landscape Design-Build Solutions
Arborealis provides thoughtful, clever, engaging designs for residential and small commercial landscapes.
AFLA Landscape Design provides personal and custom residential landscape master planning design services... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 845-4129
  • 13 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
Influential Landscape Design + Construction Firm Serving the Bay Area
Envision Landscape Studio is a Landscape Architecture and Landscape Construction Firm. We strive to create spaces...
Landscape Architect in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in custom residential design. Marty works... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 462-2190
  • 16 miles from Alamo, 1 project in Alamo
Contra Costa's Innovative and Sustainable Landscape Designer
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Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
J. Montgomery Designs
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"I am a Landscape Contractor and have installed many of John's designs. His plans are detailed and easy to follow. He is one of the few Landscape Architects that designs to a budget. The client will know the construction costs prior to receiving my written proposal. I enjoy working with John and his staff. Very professional and talented One of the best custom residential Landscape Architectural firms in the East Bay."
- dolwin
Envision Landscape Studio
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"Colin and his firm Envision have now done two landscape design and build projects for us. It was an experience so different than other construction jobs we have endured. Colin communicated each step of the way, he was creative in taking our ideas and offering creative solutions, alternatives and even cost savings. He was always on schedule and employs a great crew with an eye for detail. The stack rock retaining wall is amazing how it all fits perfectly and actually saved us money versus and plain wood wall. I never knew that native plants could have so much color and visual interest for so much of the year. His design and construction project for a duplex we own was even more creative as he took one plain backyard shared by two tenants a turned it into two separate peaceful low maintenance yards using clump bamboo and natives. Envision’s start to finish philosophy made it easy! (I'll upload some pics soon)"
- tahoeguy
Alder Group, Pool and Landscape Co.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"I just completed a remodel of my pool and landscaping with the Alder Group, and simply stated I could not be happier. From the first meeting until the project was completed, Don always looked for ways to improve the project and at the same time ways to minimize the cost of the project. His keen eye for design saw needed simple improvements that were relatively inexpensive but had a massive effect on the overall beauty of the project. Perhaps most importantly when the manufacturer delivered the wrong custom coping, and I worried that we would not be able to meet the deadline of a large party that was planned for my backyard; Don found a way to resolve the issue and keep the job on schedule. Don is truly one of the good guys."
- timmcc
ORR Design Office, Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"I had the great experience of working with Gary Orr. He actually opened a door opportunity for me. His passion for excellence in design and detail was contagious. I was a proud collaborator of each design that I participated. His level of expertise is amazing"
- carlosazamudio
Christopher Lines Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"Christopher is a passionate designer with excellent design capabilities. His designs are unforgettable. He is also an excellent decision maker on specifics to move your project forward. His eye for design has created several spectacular projects I have featured."
- Crystal Lowry
Ripley Design Group
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"My husband and I hired Ripley Design Group to redesign our existing landscape and pool area based off a recommendation of a friend. They were professional, fun and accommodating with our requests. I enjoyed the creative process of working with them. They had a lot of great ideas that I wouldn't have thought of. Our family couldn't be happier with how our landscape turned out."
- Alyson McCormick
Susan Friedman Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"We heard about Susan’s work from our son. He had hired her to do the landscaping for his front and back yards and was very pleased with her work. We met with Susan in October of 2011 and found her to be a wonderful, easy going and a comfortable person to be around so we moved forward with asking her to design our front yard. We didn’t have a specific plan in mind but we did want a front yard without have any grass. We wanted a low maintenance yard with drought resistance plants. Beyond that, we weren’t really sure what we wanted. Susan didn’t ask many questions but through conversations with us, she came up with a concept that was fantastic. As an example my husband mentioned that as a child he remembered homes that had front porches and neighbors sat on their porches and watched the world go by. I mentioned I liked places that were serene. From those conversations, Susan came up with a beautiful design that had a front porch and a fountain. We had never considered either of those items but were tremendously pleased with the idea. We didn’t change a thing in Susan’s final design and we couldn’t be more pleased. We love our front yard and neighbors have stopped by to admire Susan’s work As the work began, Susan frequently checked in with the landscape owner and crew to ensure they were following through with her design. When the landscape owner went on vacation, Susan was here daily to check on the crew. Susan was very fast to respond to questions or concerns we had and she was available to assist us with picking out the pavers for our driveway as well as the tiles for the walkway leading to the front door. She was extremely patient as we took forever to make a decision I would highly recommend Susan to anyone looking for a landscape architect. She is extremely easy to work with; has a lot of patience and comes up with beautiful designs incorporating childhood memories and lifestyle choices. When we are ready to start on our backyard Susan will definitely be the person we hire to work on a design for that."
- saschultz0
Huettl Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"Our experience working with Joe and his crew has been wonderful from design to installation. Joe met with us, took our initial idea and created a yard that captures the modern aesthetic of our Eichler home. Without him, small but important details would have been missed like pebble strips in the driveway, the honed cement block walls, and the simple cut out for the front fountain. Each is a small or simple item, but those details help make the project. We loved the front yard plan so much, we also had him do our backyard. And it is just as spectacular. People drive by our house and stop to look at the yard. Joe made sure all our concerns were addressed from drainage to the color of flowers. We gave him our budget and he stayed within it while providing a phenomenal project. His construction crew were also great to work with. They showed up on time, they left the site clean each day and kept us up to date on any changes or delays. Joe was at the site often to make sure we were happy with the progress, the plants, the layout, etc. When we did make some changes in the design Joe made the changes quickly, easily and perfectly. If this sounds like we are impressed with Huettl Landscape Architecture we are. Not only does he have a phenomenal design aesthetic, but he has a hardworking, experienced crew that is very capable of executing his designs which in our project included steel troweled stucco walls, masonry block walls, a custom deck, slate patio, pebble tile inset strips and 2 custom water features. We highly recommend Huettl Architecture. "
- katheecolman
L&L Landscaping, Design - Build
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"L&L did a fantastic job! Ross listened to what was important to us and came up with a great design that we just love. The process was smooth and professional. They kept us informed of project dates and deliveries and the crew was just excellent. We love our new backyard and we always get great comments every time we have guests over. I would highly recommend L&L to all my friends."
- michaelrponte
Garden Lights Landscape and Pool Development Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Alamo, CA
"I only had a bid done for a landscaping project, but was very happy with the information provided by Garden Lights. They made a home available to me to see their work, which I appreciated. In the end, we decided to put off the project, but I thought the bid process with Garden Lights was very professional."
- hender_sk
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What does a landscape architect do?


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 Alamo, CA house. From there the Alamo landscaper will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs including the 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 licensed California landscapers are 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 does a landscape designer do?


A Alamo 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 landscaper in Alamo, CA 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, Gardeners, Lawn Care & Sprinklers, Decks, Patios & Outdoor Enclosures.

Questions to ask prospective landscapers in Alamo, CA:


  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been in the landscaping 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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