543 Philadelphia Landscape Architects and Garden Designers

Whatever your Philadelphia garden looks like, and whatever its size, you can probably benefit from the services of a Philadelphia landscape architect. If your neat rectangular flower beds and manicured lawn just aren’t cutting it anymore and you have grander aspirations, that’s where professional garden designers in Philadelphia can come in. Not only can a landscape architect design a garden that a Chelsea award winner might be proud of, they can also completely change the value of your home by looking at your landscape architecture as a whole. The work of a landscape architect serves much more than your garden; it makes the most of your outdoor space in a way that showcases your entire home. Landscape architects and garden designers in Philadelphia vary in their range of services, so think carefully about what you want from your garden design professional and how extensive a project it will be before hiring them. More
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B. DeMichele Inc. has been owned and operated by Blase DeMichele since 1994, providing superior workmanship and... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Media, PA
  • +1 610-361-7832
  • Media, PA, 19063
GreenWeaver is a full service landscape company, specializing in sustainable landscapes for both commercial and... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Lenni, PA
  • +1 610-364-5631
  • Lenni, PA, 19052
Celebrating 26 years as a leader in the landscape industry. Our purpose is to provide our customers with superior... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Norristown, PA
  • +1 610-364-5490
  • Norristown, PA, 19401
As the "Best of Houzz" 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 award winner in Landscape Design and Architecture we continue to... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Newtown Square, PA
  • +1 610-355-0703
  • Newtown Square, PA, 19073
Digs is a collaborative design/build firm based in Philadelphia that seeks to transform your outdoor space into... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Philadelphia, PA
  • +1 267-908-3447
  • Philadelphia, PA, 19123
With 25 years in business we are driven to share our passion to reveal beauty… We look to nature to inspire... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Phoenixville, PA
  • +1 610-572-4573
  • Phoenixville, PA, 19460
Fine Garden Creations is a full-service landscaping company providing residential and public gardening services... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Swarthmore, PA
  • +1 610-200-6486
  • Swarthmore, PA, 19081
Wallace Landscape Associates consists of an award winning team of registered landscape architects with a... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Chadds Ford, PA
  • +1 610-595-9110
  • Chadds Ford, PA, 19317
In designing its spaces, Naturescapes Landscape Specialists creates environmentally sensitive gardens that are... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Paoli, PA
  • +1 610-640-0164
  • Paoli, PA, 19301
Best of Houzz 2016, 2017, and 2018! Our design and installation teams combine for over 40 years of... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Lawrenceville, NJ
  • +1 609-844-0066
  • Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
Landscape Design for Your Home Your garden can be a magical place that meets your needs and wishes, whether it's... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Ardmore, PA
  • +1 610-896-8444
  • Ardmore, PA, 19003
Like you, gardening expert Liz Donaghy has seen the rise in home gardening, and more people getting interested in... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Longport, NJ
  • +1 609-251-4226
  • Longport, NJ, 08403
Philadelphia Gardens, Inc. specializes in garden design, installation, and maintenance of gardens in center city,... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Philadelphia, PA
  • +1 215-951-9193
  • Philadelphia, PA, 19144
My name is Nick Pirone and I own and operate Cutting Edge Lawn & Landscaping. I come from 3 generations of... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Pennington, NJ
  • +1 609-356-3465
  • Pennington, NJ, 8534
Petit Jardin en Ville offers a full range of services for your “garden in the city”, from dramatic off top... Read More
Landscape Architect or Garden Designer in Philadelphia, PA, PA
  • +1 215-923-1600
  • Philadelphia, PA, PA, 19106
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B.DeMichele Inc.
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"DeMichele, Inc. drastically improved our property. They installed a brick front walkway and flagstone steps (with lighting) leading to our front door. They spruced up our portico by capping the wood with siding, adding new columns and a flagstone landing. Also, Belgian blocks were installed along the edge of our driveway. Lastly they provided an excellent design plan and added all new landscaping. Everyone of the staff were wonderful to work with. Elizabeth was very patient with the millions of questions I had and very knowledgeable about the different plant options. The landscaping was done in November and Elizabeth followed up in the spring to make sure all of the plants survived the winter. The crew that did the work, led by Thomas (accent over the a?) were very friendly and did a great job. We are very happy with the final result and would definitely recommend DeMichele. Pictures of our project can be found on their website."
- cwhinkley
GreenWeaver Landscapes
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Personable, knowledgeable, and professional--highly recommend! They do a wonderful job interpreting client intent and considering conditions for best results. As a landlord, I have hired GreenWeaver for multiple residential landscape projects."
- Alexis Anderson
EG Rall Jr. Landscape Design & Horicultural Srvs.
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"E.G. and his helpers are thoroughly professional and do high quality work, whether seasonal clean-ups or more extensive landscape projects. They've done both for me and I've always been very pleased with the work. E.G. is personable and attentive to his customer's needs. It's been a pleasure working with him. E.G. responds personally to all of my emails, stops by the house to discuss projects before I agree, and his workers are efficient and friendly - they know what they're doing."
- David Raizman
Aardweg Landscaping
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Steve Aardweg is a complete and consummate professional, and always has his customer's best interest in mind. He explained things well about our new garden, he and his team worked hard to please, and he was fair in his pricing. Without hesitation I have recommended Steve to our neighbors and friends, and would also do so to ANYone looking for a landscaper. Joel Perlish"
- joelperlish
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Anna and the digs team are a pleasure to work with! Anna is a talented designer who completely transformed our outdoor city space from a concrete square to an urban oasis. She listened to our ideas and made great suggestions - a true collaboration. We have continued working with Anna beyond our initial project to maintain and add to our garden over the past two years, and the team never disappoints. Our patio is our favorite "room" in our house! We highly recommend Anna and digs!"
- Heather
Donald Pell - Gardens
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Donald Pell designed my court yard with paths and circles of flagstone and fountains.the planting s are beautiful . People always asked what the plants are because they are not commonly used plants. We also had him do three other gardens for us. All with plants and trees I have never seen before. His employees do a wonderful job. They clean up everything and take it with them. They are very knowledgeable of the environment and the perfect plant for the location . We are very pleased with his work and highly recommend him. Some of the gardens are over three years old and are still beautiful !"
- annproietto
Fine Garden Creations
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Fine Garden Creations, under the leadership of Elizabeth Haegle, has provided us with with reliable and conscientious service. From the time she took ownership of the company, she reached out to us to identify our areas of dissatisfaction with prior service providers, she presented us with a plan to address those concerns, she provided us with excellent landscaping recommendations for our unique area, and she followed through on every commitment. We are very pleased with both her seasonal plant selections and the frequency and caliber of regular maintenance."
- emilgrim
Wallace Landscape Associates
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Archer & Buchanan ARchitecture has collaborated with Wallace Landscape Associates on several projects. They are a design / build firm that will work on a project from design conception through installation and management. They develop unique visions for landscape design that thoughtfully complement the architecture and the surroundings."
- Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.
Naturescapes Landscape Specialists, Ltd
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"John and his team did a wonderful job transforming our overgrown, uninspired foundation beds. In addition, he added steps down our front bank to our rear yard. John gave me a detailed proposal and delivered as promised. I highly recommend Naturescapes!"
- Mary Wojnowski
Ronni Hock Garden & Landscape
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Philadelphia
"Ronni and I have collaborated on severl landscape projects. I enjoy reccomending her because her design sensibilities are so similiar to my own. Her ideas are creative and always appropriate. Her knowledge is invaluable when it comes to landscaping!"
- Deborah Leamann
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What is a landscape architect?

A landscape architect will handle all design, supply, construction and administrative elements of your garden or landscaping project. They will take into account your needs, the Philadelphia climate and unique advantages and constraints of the landscape architecture. Typically, work will be based on ecological and environmental considerations, and a garden will be planned not only to look its best but also to facilitate future maintenance and growth so that it continues to flourish. A Philadelphia landscape architect can also design any outdoor buildings that are to be featured in your garden. Everything from design blueprints through to the plants themselves should be provided by your Philadelphia landscape architect. If there is other architectural development taking place on your site, bring the landscape architect in as early as possible.

The expertise a landscape architect can apply to understanding your space and the natural environment could be vital to planning your project. Let your Philadelphia landscape architect work closely with your architect, surveyor and any other contractors in order to develop landscape architecture that works in accordance with any other construction. This is important from a design perspective as well as on a practical level – changes to the grading of a landscape and modifications such as drainage can have serious implications on the viability of your land for extensive building and structural works. In order to resolve any planning permission issues, submit all applications for building and landscape architecture together, well ahead of the project.

What is a garden designer?

The scope of garden designers, or landscape gardeners, is often more limited to green space projects which will optimise your existing outdoor space rather than altering the landscape architecture as a whole. Whereas landscape architects specialise in the structural aspect of garden planning and building, garden designers in Philadelphia will carry out projects that are of aesthetic and horticultural value. Landscape gardeners will make your garden the best version of itself with features such as walkways, patios, water features, fences and lighting, as well as choosing the right plants, trees and flowers. The practical role of a garden designer may vary by firm – some offer just the plans, requiring a separate contractor, while others fulfil the project in its entirety, from conceptualisation of the landscape gardening to construction. Don’t be put off by the former if you happen to find a good Philadelphia garden designer that you like – he or she will have local industry connections to introduce you to quality, reliable gardening professionals with whom they have existing relationships. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of landscape architects & garden designers: Landscape Contractors, Garden & Landscape Supplies, Tree Services, Lawn & Sprinklers, Decks, Patios, Sheds & Summerhouses.

How do I choose landscape architects or garden designers in Philadelphia?

When choosing your Philadelphia garden designer or landscape architect, be sure to research their qualifications and look at examples of their previous work. A portfolio of previous landscape architecture or garden projects is important to ascertain both their credentials as well as their style. Once you have shortlisted or chosen your architect or designer, an on-site meeting is essential so they can see exactly what they’ll be working with. Stay briefed on all plans and developments, both before and during the project as a plan you approved previously may change during the course of the project. Be very clear on your budget – just like plans, costs may alter while work is underway so ensure your professional keeps you informed and does not incur additional expense without approval. If you are open-minded and budget-conscious, consider approaching new graduates keen for experience, who may negotiate a lower rate than more experienced professionals.

Questions to ask prospective landscape architects or garden designers in Philadelphia:

  • What do your services include?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been landscape architects or garden designers in Philadelphia?
  • 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?
  • What types of renderings will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar landscape architecture or garden projects?
  • When can you complete this project?
  • 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?

    Find a landscape architect or garden designer on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Philadelphia landscape gardeners. You can also look through Philadelphia photos to find a garden you like, then contact the garden designers in Philadelphia who worked on it.You can find more landscape architects & garden designers in Philadelphia, Tinicum Township, Allentown, Wyomissing and Reading.
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