Tampa 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 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 Tampa that’s familiar with the local climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services in Tampa that will help create your dream garden. More
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Located in downtown Sarasota, BORDEN Landscape Design is a locally engaged residential landscape design firm that... Read More
  • Click to Call(941) 404-3161
  • Sarasota, FL, 34236, 60 projects in Tampa Metro
Your Most Elite Outdoor Living Space Designer in Tampa
We are a landscape architectural design and build firm specializing in the art and science of landscape...
Campus Landscape is a passionate team of market leading, creative, horticulture professionals that have been... Read More
  • Click to Call(813) 571-7111
  • Brandon, FL, 33511, 41 projects in Tampa Metro
Pinellas County's Luxury Custom Pool Builder | Best of Houzz 2018
Internationally Recognized Design/Build Firm. Specializing in Exceptional Outdoor Living Spaces, Award Winning...
  • Click to Call(727) 888-6628
  • 26 projects in the Tampa Metro area
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  • Click to Call(813) 374-6425
  • Riverview, FL, 33569, 18 projects in Tampa Metro
Tampa Bay Landscape Architect & Designer
We are a full service landscape company providing quality, landscape design services to a wide array of clientele...
Inspired by her grand tour of England's palaces and Europe's villas, Lauren Shiner creates landscape designs that... Read More
  • Click to Call(813) 421-1107
  • Tampa, FL, 33618, 10 projects in Tampa Metro
Tampa's Experienced Landscape Designing Experts
We're a small landscape design firm that provides the construction drawings for all types of outdoor living...
Architectural Landscape Design and Consultation. Award winning landscape designer! Read More
  • Click to Call(352) 835-4012
  • Spring Hill, FL, 34609, 10 projects in Tampa Metro
Tampa Bay's Outdoor Living Specialist-Earth Friendly Design Build Firm
Our focus is transforming properties into unique and elegant spaces that feel amazing to be in! We accomplish...
  • Click to Call(727) 498-5500
  • 33 projects in the Tampa Metro area
With 30 plus years of designing some of the most impressive landscapes and hardscapes, owner Mike Linn tackles... Read More
  • Click to Call(813) 753-5868
  • Clearwater, FL, 33770, 8 projects in Tampa Metro
Leading Designers of Award Winning Landscapes in the Tampa Area
At SilverSun Landscapes, our mission is simple: to design elegant landscapes that preserve and protect nature. We...
  • Click to Call(813) 616-5641
  • 14 projects in the Tampa Metro area
If you are interested in discussing a potential project with us, please call us directly at 941.365.6530 to set... Read More
  • Click to Call(941) 365-6530
  • Sarasota, FL, 34236, 13 projects in Tampa Metro
I’m an award-winning, nationally-recognized exterior designer, providing a uniquely personal design service. From... Read More
  • Click to Call(727) 452-5107
  • Tarpon Springs, FL, 34689, 4 projects in Tampa Metro
Container plantings that won't lose their looks! Artificial outdoor flowers of the finest quality, used... Read More
  • Click to Call(727) 424-0876
  • St Petersburg, FL, 33701, 3 projects in Tampa Metro
Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. is a landscape architecture studio in Sarasota, Florida, established in 1981. Through a... Read More
  • Click to Call(941) 924-0132
  • Sarasota, FL, 34233, 3 projects in Tampa Metro
Natural Elements is a Landscape Design / Build Firm serving the Pinellas County area in Florida. Glen Swisher... Read More
  • Click to Call(727) 213-8818
  • Largo, FL, 3 projects in Tampa Metro
From their offices in St. Petersburg, Florida, Southern Exteriors Landscape Development Inc. has served the... Read More
  • Click to Call(727) 328-7516
  • St Petersburg, FL, 33704, 2 projects in Tampa Metro
Island Bamboo specializes in growing dozens of species of tropical-clumping bamboo. Located in central Tampa... Read More
  • Click to Call(727) 548-0595
  • PINELLAS PARK, FL, 2 projects in Tampa Metro
Founded in 1990, ArtisTree specializes in landscape design/installation and planned community/commercial... Read More
  • Click to Call(941) 488-8897
  • Venice, FL, 34292, 2 projects in Tampa Metro
Exterior Concepts is a full-service hardscape company located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. But we are so... Read More
Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
BORDEN Landscape Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"We built a modern home and needed the landscaping to enhance the geometric lines of our house together with incorporating the lush vegetation which already existed on the site. Tim was able to do just that and his plans made the house! He is very creative and knowledgeable. He listens and he cares. We highly recommend him."
- denxley
Campus Landscape, LLC
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"Campus Landscape, LLC is amazing! Todd, his crew, and partners completely transformed our yard from an absolute mess, into an outdoor paradise. He designed it and brought the total package. Sod, foliage, and decorative stones. Todd coordinated installation of a complete irrigation system, to ensure that our lawn continues to be beautiful. I can't say enough about Todd, and Campus Landscape!"
- jd_withrow
Paradise of Florida
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"Paradise landscaping just completed a major rehab of my outdated and overgrown landscape. I am very pleased with the results! From the planning stages to the finished product all went well. All plants chosen are suitable for Florida and my desire for color and low maintenance. Jarred kept in touch about the progress of the work and his crew was courteous and skilled. His final cost was in line with the estimate provided. All debris was hauled away and my property was left in pristine shape. My house looks great and I would not hesitate to work with Paradise, Jarred and his crew again."
- jano716
Tampa Landscape Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"We hired Tampa Landscape Design and was extremely pleased from the start to finish. Lauren listened to our ideas and within 14 days she had a design that was perfect for our two story Mediterranean home. We did not have any idea what the thought process was when designing landscaping. But we knew we needed a professional. She directed us in every detail. Plants were set to the exact measure. Beautiful palms were added along with the appropriate grass, a walkway with stone and exterior lights. She handled the inventory which amounted to over 300 plants, worked with the crew diligently "in spanish as needed" which was impressive. Overall we will tell all our friends the great experience we had with Lauren & Tampa Landscape Design. Danny & Lori Tampa, Florida"
- 1dannyo
Dameron Designs
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"Dan designed a landscape and irrigation plan for the customer and handled the bidding process with the contractors. I found him to be very helpful to both the customer and my firm in determining what the customer wanted and providing this as a scope of work for bidding and contracting the job. Many times, I find customers unsure of what is the proper plant material or irrigation to sustain the material and they go with the best salesman or cheapest price believing all are created equal. With the professional eye of Dameron Designs, he handles this process to sort out the materials and ensure the customer gets what they pay for. I found his design to be extremely accurate and the few minor adjustments in the field was made with his approval for the betterment of the project. A true professional providing a valuable service to protect homeowners interests."
- wayne vance
Terra Nova Outdoor Living
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"I have seen the work that this company does and am completely impressed with the result in landscaping. This is beautiful work! Then I needed a small side-yard vinyl fence put in at my house. It was professionally done and looks awesome. I could tell that they were very quality oriented and did the job professionally and in a timely fashion."
- Linda Asato
DWY Landscape Architects
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"DWY Landscape Architects understands appropriate, native materials, the inclusion of hardscape geometries, and integrates the landscape design with the architecture. The result looks artful, natural and unforced - like nature painted it herself."
- Jonathan Parks Architect
Siobhan's Magical Garden Transformations
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"I have been working with Siobhan for two years. Our patio has been transformed into a gorgeous outdoor living space. Her artistry goes beyond gardening and plants, from painting to designing and building an incredible mosaic mirror. We use Siobahn on a continuing basis to keep everything looking great."
- kburtallen
LanaiScapes LLC
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"Paula is fantastic. She served as a consultant on our backyard landscaping. She immediately grasped what what I was looking for and provided great recommendations. She really knows her stuff. The project turned out wonderfully, and I credit a great deal to her insight and her eye for color and scale."
- Jane H.
Michael A. Gilkey, Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Tampa
"I have worked with Michael since 2008. He is an amazingly talented designer and has a great group around him to help execute his visions. He has done grey landscapes for me for $10,000 and $100,000 and everywhere in between."
- Josh Wynne Construction
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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 Tampa house. From there the 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 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 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 Tampa 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 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 Tampa:


  • 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?

Find a landscape architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Tampa landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Tampa photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo. You can find more landscape architects & landscape designers in Tampa, Lake Magdalene, Westchase, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater.
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