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A Landscape Designer you will Love

Apr 1, 2023 | Patios

Why would anyone want a landscape designer working on their home? Don’t homeowners already know what they want? Why pay to have someone tell you what to do with your backyard?

Landscape design is like painting with plants, hardscapes and retaining walls. Taking a bare yard space and turning it into a flowering wonder — an entrancing environment that hypnotically draws you in — is a complicated three-dimensional affair involving numerous aspects
from electrical, microclimates, sun/shade issues, plant material, and building structures, to name but a few.

The landscape designer must be fully competent to deal with not only the envisioning creative aspect involving color and shape, texture and size but also know their local plants, nurseries, suppliers, and hardscaping issues from plumbing to electrical, to paved walkways to patios, arbors to gates, and stonework to paving. 

Expertise in creating a Complete Finished Project, Start to Finish

A landscape designer has the expertise to handle your project from start to finish, ensuring a smooth and efficient process. This involves conducting site analysis, creating design concepts, selecting the right plants and materials, overseeing construction and installation, and providing post-installation maintenance recommendations. With extensive training and hands-on experience, landscape designers can anticipate potential challenges and devise innovative solutions, ultimately delivering a well-executed outdoor space.

Create a Design Perfectly Tailored to Your Family’s Needs and Desires

One of the key benefits of working with a landscape designer is a design perfectly tailored to your family’s unique needs, preferences, and lifestyle. They take the time to understand your vision and specific requirements, such as your preferred outdoor activities, desired level of privacy, maintenance expectations, and any accessibility concerns. This personalized approach ensures that the final design reflects your family’s personality and style and provides a comfortable, safe, and inviting environment for all to enjoy.

Implement the Design to the Finished Product

A landscape designer has the skills and connections to coordinate the implementation process, working closely with various professionals, such as landscape architects, horticulturists, and contractors, to ensure that every design element is built to the highest standard. This comprehensive approach guarantees that the finished product reflects the initial design — each element is carefully integrated to create a harmonious and cohesive outdoor space.

Stay Within Your Proposed Budget

A landscape designer is well-versed in managing budgets and can help you make informed decisions regarding materials, plants, and features to ensure your project stays within your financial constraints. They can also recommend cost-effective alternatives and creative solutions that deliver the desired impact without compromising quality or aesthetics. By carefully planning and prioritizing expenditures, a landscape designer ensures that your investment in your outdoor space yields maximum value and enjoyment for years.

Deliver a Finished Product That Fits Your Family Perfectly

Ultimately, a landscape designer’s primary goal is to satisfy you with a finished product that perfectly fits your family’s needs and desires. They work diligently to ensure that every detail of the design is thoughtfully considered and expertly executed, resulting in an outdoor space that not only enhances the beauty and value of your property but also provides an unparalleled backdrop for making cherished memories with your loved ones.

So if this is not a task you are ready to take on yourself, and you are ready for a thoroughly top-notch yard transformation by a family-owned business of professionals with over 60 years of experience dedicated to top quality and perfectionism, then contact us today for help.

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About the Author

Matt Johnson grew up in a family of landscapers and gardeners as the grandson of Raymond Johnson (Founder, 1933, Johnson's Florist and Garden Center) and son of James and Carol Johnson (Founders, 1960, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc.). Since 2007, he has led Johnson's Landscaping Service with his brother, Charlie.  Matt and his wife Jaime live in Petworth in Northwest DC with their 3 sons and 2 big dogs.

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