Reston, VA 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 Reston 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 Reston, VA that’s familiar with the local climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services in Reston, VA that will help create your dream garden. More
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Geoscape, Inc. is a full service, award-winning landscape and hardscape design / build company serving Northern... Read More
Loudoun County Landscape & Design Swimming Pool & Patio Construction
For nearly 20 years Grow Landscapes, Inc. has proven to be a leader in the industry in terms of design,...
In our firm the designer and the principal are the same. The company and the individual you deal with directly... Read More
Fairfax County Award-Winning Landscape Design/Build Firm
For 30 years, our company’s mission has always been to create and enhance exceptional residential gardens,...
Pristine Acres is committed to offering the highest-quality, most professional pool, masonry, carpentry, and... Read More
Northern Virginia's Native Plant Landscape Designer | 3x Best of Houzz
We love working with homeowners who yearn for a beautiful garden that brings them closer to nature, in a kind and...
Groff Landscape Design is a full service landscaping and hardscaping design and build firm. We believe that we... Read More
Enjoy Our 10 Year Hardscape Warranty
Arlington/Alexandria's Award-Winning Landscape Design-Build Firm
From patios to large-scale landscape design, we're here to deliver exceptional quality while creating an easy,...
Licensed full service landscape design/build firm. Doug Bibb’s Landscape Company, Inc. does its best to offer... Read More
Metro D.C. Landscape Architect, Designer & Design Build
An all inclusive landscape design and installation company for all aspects of outdoor living. Patios, decks,...
One of Washington DC's most experienced and recognized landscape designers in the use of native plants in the... Read More
Northern Virginia's Exceptional Custom Landscape Design & Build Firm
Sunrise Landscape + Design is committed to providing the best personal landscape experience to residential and...
You've got a ton of personality. Does your yard? We take the time to learn the story of how you and your loved... Read More
Northern Virginia Award-Winning, Landscape and Hardscape Design/Build
For over 25 years, we have provided our clients with unique and creative landscapes, hardscapes and outdoor...
History Professional Grounds, Inc. was established in 1974. We focus on Commercial Maintenance and grounds... Read More
Expansive Landscape Design Build Firm
Fine Landscapes specialize in custom pools & spas, outdoor kitchens, water features, stonework & paving surfaces,...
Hands-on Landscape Design-Build Firm Serving Fairfax County, VA
We are a full service landscape and hardscape firm servicing Northern Virginia. Our mission is to build lasting...
Ed Ball Landscape Architectures design team has dedicated itself to bringing exceptional landscape architecture... Read More
Leading Northern Virginia Deck/Patio Specialist- 4X Best of Houzz!
Pristine Acres is committed to offering the highest-quality, most professional landscape design/installation...
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Award Winning Landscape Artist & Designer for Larger DC Metro Area
Landscape Design is my great Passion. I love working closely with my clients to transform their landscapes into...
EDS, LLC is a full-service company, providing both the design and installation of conservation landscapes and... Read More
20% Rebate Given On Design Fee Cost
Award Winning Metro D.C. Landscape Architecture & Design Build Firm
Best of Houzz Winner! Residential landscape design specializing in creating custom, unique residential gardens of...
Cathy Carr, FAPLD, founder and principal designer of GreenHeart, LLC, collaborates with homeowners, architects... Read More
Northern VA Landscape Architect 30+ Years of Experience!
We are an award winning company that designs, builds, installs & maintains outdoor spaces that let homeowners &...
Grow Landscapes, Inc. is an Award Winning Landscape Design / Build Firm. As a licensed class A builder we bring... Read More
DC Area's High-End Custom Landscape Design/Build Firm 9x Best of Houzz
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Moody Graham is a design office located in Washington DC focused on landscape architecture, garden design, and... Read More
Fairfax County's Creative Landscape Architect & Designer-Best of Houzz
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Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
Geoscape, Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"We just finished our first project with Geoscape, but we knew well before it was finished that we would be happy with the end result. Not only do we highly recommend Geoscape, we are starting our second project and will begin working plans for a third and fourth over the next few months. By giving us questions to consider and showing us visually how they have handled other problematic areas along with their innovative ideas, Ken quickly grasped what we were trying to achieve but did not know how to describe ourselves. Geoscape delivered high value by advising us how to use our resources for high gain. They helped us understand where to make trade-offs to get the optimal result and stay within budget. He presented multiple options within our price range and thoroughly pointed out the pros and cons of each. The detailed explanations enabled us to make the right decisions all along the way. The other aspect of value was their willingness to work with what we had when practical vs. starting completely anew without compromising the outcome desired. The project management aspect was professional and dependable. They kept us informed about when people would and wouldn’t be onsite and what to expect as the work progressed. Ken walked us through major stages to explain what was done and why. In addition to Ken’s personal attention, there was always someone onsite that could answer any questions that we had. Although more creative solutions were offered, it never felt like pressure to upsell but rather help us visual the capabilities. Along with this, he pointed out how the current project might affect future projects to ensure we made informed decisions. We look forward to our next projects with Geoscape. Craig and Kandi Molyneaux"
- kandi_molyneaux
Iris Design Associates
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"We use Iris Design Associates as our exclusive landscape architecture firm. Mr. Josh Schaaf is as talented, experienced, professional, and courteous as any landscape architect in the entire Metro DC region. There is a reason that highly-respected pool companies in the area use him for all of their projects. From comprehensive surveys, to hand-colored designs, to 3D renderings, Josh has all of the skills and ability. Josh and his team are sincere, genuine, and ethical. If you are looking for experience, character, and exceptional results, Iris Design Associates is your best option."
- Pristine Acres
Pristine Acres
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Pristine Acres has been a preferred business partner of IDA for several years now and has continued to perform outstanding work for our clients time after time. Mr. Steve Waldron and staff are professional; detail oriented individuals whose commitment to quality and client satisfaction is among the best. We do not hesitate to recommend this firm to our clients."
- Iris Design Associates
Groff Landscape Design, LLC
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Groff Landscape Design is truly one of the premier landscape and hardscape companies in the Northern Virginia Area. Owner, Robert Groff provides a quality and craftsmanship to his work that is unparalleled. His attention to detail and interaction with every client is truly what sets them apart from the competition. They have installed many of my designs for me and have made every client 100% satisfied with the outcome. If you are looking for a landscape/ hardscape company to install your next project, look no further! Groff Landscape Design is the company for you! With their 10 year hardscape warranty and interest free financing available there is no one else in the area on the same tier of quality and value!"
- RDG Landscape Design
Doug Bibb's Landscape Company
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Doug Bibb's Landscape Company is hands down the best landscape company with whom I have had the pleasure of working since I moved to the Northern Virginia area. Why is Doug Bibb's Landscape Company so good? Glad you asked. They offer timely, professional and friendly service. They offer design plans, horticulture advice, they plant only the best shrubs, trees and flowers. They are honest. They guarantee their work, they follow up on jobs checking plants, making sure they are being watered, and they are courteous and quick about call backs. They also offer maintenance. They offer budge friendly jobs, and long term plans. I don't even call anyone else. I have been working with Doug Bibb's Landscape company for 10 years. That speaks volumes. During that time I have tried two other landscape companies in the area and went right back to Doug Bibb. He is the only one who really means what he says and does what he says he's going to do. In addition, and in conclusion, Doug and his team, that includes an very knowledgable designer, Brittany, really look at and study the yard at different times of day to see where the light patterns are. They take note of what seems to grow heartily in the particular soil of the yard, the designer takes into consideration they type of plants used so the yard looks good all year long. And she spends time to consider groupings of colors. Because of their hard work I now have one of the most beautiful yards in the neighborhood. I get so many complements from passers-by, it's wonderful. Thank you."
- cbrew2
Magee Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"It is a pleasure to recommend Magee Design. I sought 5 quotes for hard and landscape work for the front yard. Although two were less expensive, John's design took the project to the next level for just a little more. For example, he introduced curves to the walk way using materials that better matched the house exterior. He introduced a handmade dry stack retaining wall and natural Virginia plants. The result - our new front yard was featured by the National Wildlife Federation garden tour in May. We could not be more pleased with how this project went and what a pleasure it was to work with Mr. Magee."
- Steve DeWeese
Revolutionary Gardens
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Dave is now working on a second project for us after a terrific job on his first project. He first designed a patio that extends out from our deck. By doing this he opened up our entertaining area tremendously while providing a new view of a small pond we have had for ages but only enjoyed from the screened in porch. He also redesigned our front walk, doubling the width, adding a sitting area and really finishing off a front that was bland to start. It has provided a more formalized look but still warm and welcoming. Next up, an outdoor Kitchen. We are excited to work with Dave again."
- maddie1655
Professional Grounds Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Going from Drab to Stunning in two Days. When it was time to "do something about our ugly lawn" I thought I wanted to have a professional company do the work. There is a community nearby where I always liked the landscaping so I asked the managers who did it. I contacted Professional Grounds and Marta and her team turned my lawn into a showplace. I'm super satisfied."
- Overthe River
Ed Ball Landscape Architecture - EBLA
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"I have worked with Ed Ball and Exquisite Exteriors for over five years on several projects and their knowledge, experience, attitude, and ability to work well with sub contractors and homeowners is outstanding. Ed Ball and his staff are always professional and courteous of others and his integrity is first class. Ian Williams President/CEO Encore Custom Audio Video, LLC"
- Ian Williams
Land & Water Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Reston, VA
"Don is a creative landscape architect that my wife and I have found to be resourceful and diligent in planning our backyard pool, patio, hot tub, deck and golf green. He spent time with us upfront to understand our needs and although the plan grew in scope as we became more aware of what our backyard could become, we are very happy with the result! "
- hstein
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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 Reston, VA house. From there the Reston 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 Virginia 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 Reston 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 Reston, VA 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 Virginia 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 Reston, VA:


  • 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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