Valley Center, 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 Valley Center 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 Valley Center, 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 Valley Center, CA that will help create your dream garden. More
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Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
Exterior Designs Landscape
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Jose is very professional and efficient. I also found him to be friendly and honest. His quote was fair and his crew does a terrific job."
- ginny
Nick Martin Landscape Architect Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Nick Martin has provided design and documents on quite a few of our luxury projects. Nick delivers his product with a high degree of creativity, and professionalism every time. Brian Darnell, Director of Design MasterWork Definitive Architecture"
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Falling Waters Landscape
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Ryan at Falling Waters designed and installed the new landscaping in our front yard. The job included a major demolition component of the existing driveway and greenscape. The new driveway and walk ways they installed were exquisite. The new green scape included a mature olive tree, grasses, boulders, and drought tolerant plants. Everything turned out fantastic, and after two years we still receive compliments from the neighbors. Ryan followed through with everything he promised including the project budget and deadlines. The job site was always left clean and safe. I would recommend Ryan and Falling Waters to anyone seeking a unique and innovative landscape contractor."
- jzulauf
Garden Studio
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Chris created an excellent plan for our under utilized backyard. Our backyard is now an inviting entertainment area with a covered seating area, separate dining area and low water plantings. A fountain is incorporated off the master bedroom. The plan was presented thoroughly with hard scape color options and the opportunity to add our ideas as well."
- Hemphill's Rugs & Carpets
Danny Wang
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Danny Wang worked on my front and back yard design and construction. From the beginning, they presented me with innovative ideas that I have never seen before. They created a 3-D model to show exactly what the finished project would look like. The nice thing was that we didn’t have to pay extra for the 3-D model like other designers we were considering. I get compliments from so many neighbors on my front yard and the water feature.They were fantastic to work with and I would highly recommend this firm."
- Orchid Liu
AMS Landscape Design Studios, Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Incredibly beautiful and unique designs and materials Breathtaking and serene outdoor space for a truly incredible home and outdoor living space. I love it"
- Debra Pandolfi
Grounded - Richard Risner RLA, ASLA
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"Rich Risner of Grounded is one of the most talented landscape architects you'll find. The vision that he brought to our project was remarkable. He completely transformed the exterior of our home with a warm, modern style. The many compliments we've received on our landscaping is a strong testament to Rich's talent."
- VictoriaJane
SP Gardens - Susanna Pagan Landscape Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"LOVED working with Susanna! She went above and beyond to listen to my wants and needs for my yard and then design exactly what I wanted. Her plans were accurate and got the HOA approval with no hangups. Her plant list was very complete and she made changes as they needed to happen due to current plant availability. The small idea book she gave me was invaluable in sourcing the items we had discussed and served as a tool in not only obtaining bids but then referring back to it during construction. It was pretty hard for the contractor to say he didn't understand my design wants when I could show him the book he bid the job with! It was great working with a designer that is current on trends and knowledgeable too!! LOVE MY OUTDOOR SPACE!! Thank you Susanna!"
- trademac
Revolution Landscape
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"We have used Revolution Landscape for 3 projects over the last 5 years (a steep hillside; removal of grass and installation of a pond and raised garden beds and shaded deck/arbor in back yard; and turf removal/water-wise redesign of front yard). We also use them for regular landscape maintenance. We never spent much time out in or had much interest in the landscaping of our small suburban yard until Revolution inspired us. We now thoroughly enjoy our many fruit trees, our fresh garden vegetables, and relaxing on our side deck listening to the little waterfall and enjoying a glass of wine. They are attentive, listen well to budget concerns, and give really educated advice on plant selection in addition to being realistic about schedules and project completion. The crew is professional, friendly, and responsive."
- relainehanson
Landcraft Studio
Landscape Architects and Designers in Valley Center, CA
"We completed our custom home in February of 2018 and our favorite part is of the landscaping. Drew was able to create a beautiful and cohesive design that incorporated all of the areas we wanted without compromising the flow of our yard. Our home has been published three different times and the backyard is always at the for front, as our home wraps around the pool and outdoor space. Even though it's been five years since our home was completed the design is still current and timeless. I have since changed some of the interior furniture and Drew and Danny helped me refresh my yard. I wouldn't do a project without them. They are truly the best! Robin Strickler"
- Robin Strickler
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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 Valley Center, CA house. From there the Valley Center 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 Valley Center 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 Valley Center, 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 Valley Center, 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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