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Have Questions About Landscape Design in Beverly Hills?

Our Experts Answer Your Landscape Design & Installation FAQs

Landscapes by Jeffery has been bringing property visions to life for more than 30 years. Working with clients in Beverly Hills, Malibu, Hidden Hills, Ventura County, and surrounding areas, our landscape design & installation process will leave your property looking gorgeous for years to come. Below, we have answered several of the most frequently asked questions we get about our landscape design & installation plans. If you have more questions, please contact us directly and we will be happy to help.

Stunning Landscape Design & Installation

Landscaping installations are one of the first things people notice when they visit your home. Sure, the grounds have always been well-maintained, but you want to make an impression that goes far beyond properly-mowed grass and trimmed hedges. The best way to update your landscaping and make your yard the envy of the neighborhood is to work with an expert landscape architect who has an eye for design and a solid reputation for high-quality landscape installations. At Landscapes by Jeffery, Jeffery Tobias and his brilliant team have been providing unique, intimate, and charming landscape designs in the Beverly Hills and surrounding Los Angeles area for the past 35 years. Our firm prides itself on designing unique landscapes that accentuate the existing scenery while maintaining the highest standards in the industry. From a formal, orchard landscape to a small garden, Landscapes by Jeffery has the experience and skills to create your dream yard.

Increasing Your Curb Appeal with Front Yard Landscaping

Front yard landscaping should be attractive and colorful, but you need to find the perfect balance to avoid ending up with a cluttered mess. That’s where the keen eye of a landscape architect comes in. We know how to use plantings, statues, pots, and decorative rocks to your advantage. At Landscapes by Jeffery, our skilled staff knows how to create exciting, welcoming landscape designs that enhance the façade and features of your front yard. Our front yard landscaping designs may include custom stone walkways, colorful plantings, intricate hedges, water features, significant boulder placement, statues, and innovative lighting. All these elements will combine to make your yard the talk of the town.

Backyard Landscaping and Orchard Installation

There's no better way to spend your day than enjoying the comforts of your backyard, so let Landscapes by Jeffery maximize your lifestyle by transforming your backyard into a relaxing oasis. You can take a stroll through a gorgeous orchard garden landscape, visit aromatic gardens, entertain guests on a pergola-shaded patio, or simply relish some time with a good book next to a soothing fountain. No job is too big or small for our talented team!

What Services Do You Offer?

We provide you with everything you’ll need for a complete yard transformation. From masonry to orchard installation and irrigation, our skilled team has the knowledge and expertise to facilitate your entire landscaping project, from the initial plans to fabulous finishing touches. We will work closely with you throughout the entire design process to bring your ideas to life. After your yard is transformed, we also take a comprehensive approach to landscape maintenance to keep everything looking fresh and beautiful for years to come.

Our Design Process

Whether you already have a vision in mind or you need some help with the design process, Landscapes by Jeffery has the perfect solution. Our landscape architect has a truly creative gift for incorporating your ideas into a well-balanced and original landscape design. Throughout our design process, we always consider water management. We enjoy creating clever lighting designs that highlight all the right features. We use only the highest quality products on all our landscape installations. Most importantly, our keen attention to detail and commitment to outstanding quality guarantees the absolute best results. Landscapes by Jeffrey’s dedication and unparalleled standards have made us one of the highest-regarded landscape design and architecture firms in Southern California.

When is the Best Time to Begin a Landscape Project in Los Angeles?

During a landscaping project, we’ll be planting various plants and shrubs. It’s helpful to understand when California’s climate will support your new installations best. Despite Los Angeles’ beautiful year-round weather, the best time to plant trees, shrubs, and plants is in the late summer and early fall. Doing so helps the installations develop a healthy root system and get enough water. If you wait too long, they’ll be exposed to the heat of summer before they’re ready to grow.

What is The Difference Between Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects & Landscape Contractors?

It takes a team of experts to bring property visions to life. While landscape designers are skilled in providing design idea plans for lighting, planting, irrigation, garden structures, and landscaping, many aren’t licensed to provide construction drawings or actual construction services. The root of their education is in residential design, which emphasizes design strategies. Landscape architects are licensed by the State of California and are qualified to produce construction-ready plans, which can include drainage plans, complex retaining walls, and physical structures. Landscape contractors are licensed to install the designs created by landscape designers and architects.

What Does a Landscape Designer Do?

Professional landscape designers can translate your property dreams into reality by using their design education, advanced knowledge of horticulture, graphic and drafting skills, and hands-on experience. After our landscape designers listen to a client’s ideas and priorities, they create a plan and provide clear instructions for the landscape contractor.

What Should I Plant in My Garden?

What you plant in your garden largely depends on your yard’s soil type and the climate you live in. While some plants prefer the sun, others thrive in the shade. Our team of experts will access your soil and sun patterns to choose the right plants for the right space. Some plants grow quickly and can become rather large, so we take those factors into account as well.

Why Do I Need to Hire a Professional Architect?

Landscape architects go through extensive training. Landscapes by Jeffrey hires experienced workers who possess knowledge of local greenery and a visual eye for design. Hiring a professional landscape architect from Landscapes by Jeffrey is the best way to ensure you have a property that is the envy of your neighbors. We know how to install plantings and where to place non-organic elements to draw the eye best and facilitate natural growth.

How Does the Process Work and How Long Does It Take?

It depends on the size of your project. However, everything begins with you. We start with your vision and build off that. Depending on what you decide, the average project can take anywhere from one to two weeks. Throughout the process, one of the Landscapes by Jeffrey’s talented associates will keep you up to take on any developments and will ask for periodic feedback. We want to make sure you’re in the loop.

What Does Landscape Design Cost?

Again, it depends on the scope of your project. If you’re only doing a front or backyard project, then the cost will be lower than a whole-property landscape design. Either way, Landscapes by Jeffrey offers professional consultations. One of the benefits of a consultation is our ability to give you an accurate quote for our services, allowing you to custom-create a new yard that works for you and your budget.

How Do I Take Care of Newly-Installed Consultations?

One of the best things about working with Landscapes by Jeffery is we provide landscape maintenance services! But, if you take pride in your lawn and want to perform these tasks yourself, our team will make sure you understand what’s needed before we leave your home for the last time. Your responsibilities could range from trimming hedges to washing stone installations. No matter what, Landscapes by Jeffery can help you keep your lawns looking perfect.

Contact Landscapes by Jeffery Today for Landscape Design

Landscapes by Jeffery provides an eclectic mixture of services to our customers. We understand the need for custom landscaping and know how crucial beautiful landscape design and installation are to protecting your family’s investment in your Beverly Hills home. Contact us today to get started on your landscape design!

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