It's imperative to establish the clients purpose, needs and motivation for considering investing in a new landscape.. It's also as important that the client develop a comfort level with the designer and contractor to understand the process in collaborating in the initial design concept to the final Master plan. . After gathering likes, dislikes, wants and needs, most clients entrust most plant material selections to the knowledgeable designer and the installation and building to the contractor while others want to be included in each and every step.
Whatever the client preference, its important to understand that the design process is both an art, and a science, for everything planted is a living organism needing measured amounts of moisture, nutrients, proper amount of sunlight and scheduled care to sustain its overall health, beauty and longevity. After all, a professionally installed landscape is a substantial investment.
By understanding what goes into building a sustainable landscape, the client may have a better understanding and appreciation as to why to hire a Certified Landscape Professional.
After the initial evaluation and consultation the designer can offer a general range estimate based on communicating and understanding the clients expectations, wants and needs. A design agreement will then be executed and a fee will be collected based on scope of work to design . A minimum design fee is $250.00 for front yard provided landscape architect is not needed and permits are not required.
1. One plant plan with allowance for minor revisions,
2. A line item estimate showing individual plant materials, container size, quantities and unit price
3. Plant pictures
4. Scope of work and proposal
1. Then put out for other bids
2. Elect to install it yourself.
3. Award Sustainable Landscapes and Lawns the installation portion and receive design fee credit in full
Let us design a beautiful new landscape for your enjoyment for years to come.
We install and maintain sustainable irrigation systems
Efficient lighting to increase the beauty and sustainability of your space.
We install colorful flower beds, using creative designs. We can design beautiful gardens including rock beds.
We will help maintain a lush lawn for you. We ensure the correct seed for your climate, regular fertilization, and seeding.