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California Nativescapes

Santa Clara, CA 95051 408-243-5663

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they're not very timely, but the resulting garden is just right. - Sep 20, 2018

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Earthcare Landscaping

21730 Stevens Creek Blvd Ste 102B
Cupertino, CA 95014 408-871-2792

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I now have the front yard landscape I've always wanted. - Nov 10, 2020

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Landsystems Landscapes

3113 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063 650-851-2793

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Extremely poor communication. Followup is beyond terrible. Bookkeeping:... - Jan 22, 2020

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A B Landscaping

PO Box 41073
San Jose, CA 95160 408-362-9251

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ABC Landscaping

138 Ricardo Ave
Piedmont, CA 94611 510-428-9158

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Jack and his crew are great! - Nov 07, 2017

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CAL Landscape

429 Kensington Park Ct
San Jose, CA 95136 408-629-5073

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Norm Ugai and his staff was professional and prompt. His design was exactly... - Sep 06, 2018

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Fiddlehead Gardens

2703 7th St Ste 111
Berkeley, CA 94710 510-649-0788

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Garden Architecture

931 Pardee St
Berkeley, CA 94710 510-525-9517

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Excellent design; excellent work - Oct 05, 2014

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GardenWise Landscapes

23981 Fairlands Rd
Hayward, CA 94541 510-406-2466

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Early in process - did initial meeting and waiting for the design plan. Wanted... - Apr 23, 2021

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Hansen Landscape Contractors

4600 Crow Canyon Pl
Castro Valley, CA 94552 510-537-0464

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While it was almost three months (and I was told ahead about the timing)... - Jan 25, 2021

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Jody Stix Garsia Landscape Architect

1750 7th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 831-464-3652

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I needed a good plan, and Jody Garsia provided. She came out, talked to me,... - Feb 25, 2018

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Kim Raftery

Palo Alto, CA 94036 650-856-8733

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Kim is a good designer. She also listens to what I want and makes suggestions... - May 03, 2019

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Magic Gardens Landscaping

6114 La Salle Ave #321
Oakland, CA 94611 510-420-1328

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Out to oversell you and be gone. Knows his stuff but doesn't stand behind... - Jan 18, 2018

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Simply Perfect Garden

Benicia, CA 94510 707-747-9463

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Does an excellent job listening to your likes and needs, and designs the landscaping... - Jan 11, 2016

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SY Landscape and Design

470 Edinburgh Cir
Danville, CA 94526 925-831-1348

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Hardscape was fine. Arbor rotted out within 8-9 yrs. neither architect or... - Jul 29, 2014

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Wild Natives

San Francisco, CA 94131 415-672-7634

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I am very unhappy with the job done- shoddy materials and workmanship, did... - Jul 15, 2020

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A and B Landscape Design and Maintenance

570 Valdry Ct
Brentwood, CA 94513 925-513-1899

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A Cut Above

PO Box 2673
Vacaville, CA 95696 707-469-7566

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Ambience Garden Design

530 Lawrence Expy # 377
Sunnyvale, CA 94085 408-899-6999

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Very good results on two projects. Creative and Diligent. Fairly priced. - Sep 18, 2021

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Ami Saunders

926A Diablo Ave
Novato, CA 94947 415-322-8873

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Ami designed our landscape, and she was great to work with, even through our... - Sep 21, 2011

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