Fort Lauderdale Landscaping Mulch

in Fort Lauderdale, FL

165
Landscaping Mulch are
in Fort Lauderdale

29
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are top rated

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Rated by
Philip M.
"The property we purchased hadn't had the trees/
etc touched in approx 1.5 yrs and were heavily overgrown. There was a lot of work to do and we wanted it" done immediately.
came around promptly to quote and was available to start in less than a week. During his quotation we discussed many different options and he gave us good advice to reduce costs and for the type of shrubs/trees to plant and clearly outlined our options. Work commenced as scheduled and he was nearly always onsite (also working). His workers were tidy and we had minimal dirt/leaves/mess dropped into the pool, which would have been easy to do if they had not taken extra care. Work was completed within the time frame discussed.
was very easy to work with and if you are looking for an honest person who will not rip you off, I would highly recommend his services and I was highly satisfied with his work.
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Rated by
Mark M.
"As before, the Pristine crew arrived as scheduled, got right to work and did a very good job. The landscaping looks professional and the lighting system recommended by
" was perfect for the area. The electrician recommended by
worked out well. Unfortunately, the irrigation contractor recommended by
has not turned out as well. It was a little difficult catching up with him initially (my instincts at that time told me to go else where, but my positive experience with
and Pristine caused me to stick with him). He reworked the sprinkler system and updated the controllers. Unfortunately, one of the zones began to malfunction and, despite texts and phone calls indicating he would come out to fix it he has not done so. In all fairness,
or Pristine did NO work on the irrigation system so they are not at fault. Unfortunately, since he was highly recommended by Pristine and
, I have to lower my overall rating. I paid $2000 for the irrigation rework and I now have to hire someone else to fix the problem. After three weeks of calls and no shows by "
" it's time to cut my losses and move on. My lesson learned is to not go with someone or a company recommended by a contractor unless you check them out first on Angie's List. I didn't do that.
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Rated by
Toni S.
"I called a few "A" rated companies from Angie's List for new sod.
was the lowest price so I went with A.G.E Services. I know the saying "you" get what you pay for" but I figured if
received an "A" rating on Angie's List how bad can it be. Well let's just say I'm losing faith in the "A" rated contractors on this site. The quality of the sod was similar to barn hay, it took 6 weeks of watering daily and extra fertilizer to get it green.
never returned calls or showed up when promised. Overall bad experience :(

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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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One of the more difficult issues facing you will be making sure you compare apples 'n apples while understanding the differences between apples 'n oranges.

Some things common to all:

How far from your (water) meter pit to the home?

Do you know what sort of water pressure you have?

Those two questions sortta drive the rest.  How many sprinklers you have is a piece of the puzzle but it is lower on the issues list than how much water pressure and gallons per minute of flow (gpm) you have.  Knowing the water pressure and gpm coming to the house is important because it is the info divided by the flow rate of the heads to tell you how many you can run at a time.

 That, plus the number of heads it takes to cover your yard will let them decide on how many zones to cut the yard into (each zone is X number of heads that run at the same time).

Will the different estimates be for systems that are all parts from a single manufaturer or will it be a collection of brands?  Some will tell you that the parts (controller, back-flow, heads and even specific heads) are better from different manufacturers while others will tell you that all from a single manufacturer will give you an optimized system.

And, are the contractors equally certified?  Not only education and experience but certifications from the various manufacturers who's parts they want to use.  And, will their installations be the same?  Will they open trenches all around your yard and be a week getting the stuff layed, connected and back-filled?  Or, will they pull the flexible pipe and be in 'n out in one day with water flowing to cover their intrussion before they leave that day?

Will your system need to be blown out with pressurized air at the end of the season to avoid winter freeze and bursts or will it drain automagically?

I know, I took your simple question and made it hard.

When I bought my system about 9 years ago, I had a variety of estimates and the differences sortta fell into the mess I listed above.  The low estimate was a person who seemed to be from the "get it in the ground and fix it later" school.

The highest estimate was from someone who seemed more concerned about my yard and the final result than I was.  The low person was using parts 'n pieces from a variety of manufacturers.  The high person was certified by the company that made all the parts he was wanting to use and he carried a fairly high rating from them for his past performance..  He would vary for me if I wanted but he had sound reasons from the controller to each of the heads as to why he preferred his "brand".

It doesn't look like you are a member of Angie's List.  Given the size of the investment you are looking at, this might be a great time to join and see how others in your community have rated the contractors you are considering or if there is one you should add to your list. 

My yard is between 12 and 15,000 square feet less the house, deck, two mini-barns and it is interrupted with a number of blocking (blocks the stream of water) evergreens and planting beds.

The low estimate I had was about $2,500 and would take three days to put in from the time they began to trench.  I don't recall how many heads he wanted to put in but if it was off, he'd be able to put another anyplace and tie it to the nearest zone to give me good coverage.  Uh, this was the get it in the ground 'n adjust later person.

The high estimate I had was around $4,500.  This proposal was for seven active zones each having 5 to 7 heads.  There was enough capacity (extra zone controllers and space within the system controller) built in to add drip irrigation at a later date for the planting beds without having to replace anything.  He drew the entire yard and gave me a copy with the heads marked showing the "throw" of each and the overlap he built in to avoid any missed areas.  And, they wanted to arrive in the morning and leave that evening with the system watering to cover their tracks throughout the yard.  One day and they would not leave until it was working as advertised!

I took the high estimate.  I have a neighbor who bought from the other folks.  Both of us are happy.  He is really happy because each time he calls his company for adjustments or corrections (yep, they got it in the ground and are still putzing with it) they are out within the week, they are really easy to do business with and their service calls' costs haven't gone up a whole bunch.

Sorry, you can't look at the price and divide by X number of heads and have a fair comparison.

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1) IF you are talking the root crown - the portion where it is not one solid truck or "bole", but still a solid or near-solid mass of roots coming off the base of the trunk, then that has to come out on way or another. Typically, once you get beyond about a 3 foot circle then you are in the radial portion of the roots where they spread out laterally, and are a foot or more apart, and new roots can grow in that area fro the new tree OK. Of course, be prepared to have to trim some volunteers so the old tree can't come back, and be sure to fertilize the new tree per recommendations because the old roots will still be trying to extract water and food from the soil to support the tree that they do not yet realize is gone. Do NOT put stump killer or poison in the old tree - will kill new one too.

2) The proper commercial way to do this is to have the entire root crown and larger roots removed with a stump grinder - looks like this -

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You need a tree service that can grind down at least two feet below ground level and remove the root crown and larger root segments. If you hve large roots running laterally quite a ways, he can grind them up too - ditto to "trippers" sticking up above ground. Just be sure to have it clear (spray painted) upfront how far he is going for what he quoted - typically about $150 for tree up to 1-2 feet in diameter, up to $500 for a massive sycamore or walnut or cottonwood or redwood with 6 foot diameter crown. While you can rent stump grinders at tooll rental places, I REALLY do not recommend it - the rental ones you can afford to rent for one use are pretty light duty, and they can chew a person up in no time flat if you lose control when it snags in the wood or hits a rock.

3) Another way is to go out to where the massive roots taper off to something you can reasonable cut - say 4-6 inches in diameter, and cut them all in a circle around the stump, then with a come-along or CAREFULLY (not more than a few hundred pounds) with a vehicle with a trailer hitch, put a steady pull on a good rope or strap or chain in a shallow notch cut around the top of the stump (so it does not pop off easy), then while it is being rotated up out of the ground walk around and cut any root you see still attached or trying to lift out of the ground. This works much better if the stump is left about 4-6 feet high so you get some real leverage on it with the pull, but if already cut down short run chain or strap over the top of it and around a large root on the far side of the stump. I use a Sawzall with foot long coarse tooth wood cutting blade for this - goes through roots really fast, and blade is only $1 or so apiece so ruining one or two hitting rocks is no big thing, and also reaches in under the stump better and safer than an axe. I helped a neighbor take out a back yard full of birches this way - took us about half a day to remove about 15 trees with about 6 foot diameter circle of crown and roots, leaving holes about 1-2 feet deep where each tree was. Remember this - whichever way you use to take it out, you will need maybe 1-5 wheelbarrow loads of good growth medium to replace the divot. 

4) Cheaper route - cut off flush with ground level (or leave some stickup as a planter or stool or feeder base or whatever), and plant new tree at least 4 feet away from old crown, in a spot between the old roots.

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'Reasonable' is one of those words that means wildly divergent things to different people.  Check with your local high school to see if they have  any sort of agricultural program.  If yes, perhaps someone in that program could help you.  Being a landscaper myself, I must say it sounds like you want something that is - first and foremost - cheap.   This is NOT the best way to look for any service.  You would be better served looking for 'competant' than with 'cheap'.  The nicer you want your flowerbed to look, the more important it is to find someone who REALLY knows what they are doing.

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Works was done on time as promised and within acceptable budget- no surprises
We will absolutely use and recommend Pristine to anyone looking for an excellent landscaping job.
- christopher Z.

All Landscaping Mulch in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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A & J Lawn Services

7477 NW 33 ST
Fort Lauderdale

A & J SOD INC

8255 SW 99TH CT
Miami

A NATIVE TREE SERVICE INC

15733 SW 117TH AVE
Miami

A rods home solutions Llc

5921 ravenswood rd

AAction Scape

7512 Dr Phillips Blvd
Orlando

ADM LAWN SERVICES INC.

P.O.BOX
Fort Lauderdale

AGE Services

8940 NW 53rd St
Fort Lauderdale

Al Mitrani Landscaping

5029 Polk St.
Hollywood

ALEXANDER LANDSCAPING & PLANT FARM

830 S FLAMINGO RD
Fort Lauderdale

All About Stumps, Inc.

3331 NW 15th Terrace
Pompano Beach

All About Trees Tree Service/ A-1 Lawn Care Plus

4933 SW 44th Ave
Fort Lauderdale

ALL AMERICAN TREE SERVICE OF BROWARD, INC.

18459 Pines Blvd #185
Hollywood

America's Best Service Landscaping

777 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach

American Bobcat

Fort Lauderdale

ANDERSON LANDSCAPING INC

9995 SW 66th Street
Miami

Anthony's Landscaping and Tree Trimming

2422 Cleveland St
Hollywood

Apple Tree Lawns, Inc

PO BOX 848295
Pembroke Pines

B&G Property Maintenance

9680 Kendale Blvd
Miami

Baker Landscape Corp

15200 105th Dr S
Delray Beach

BC ENTERPRISES

93911 OVERSEAS HWY
Tavernier

Beyond The Cut, Inc

14270 SW 139th court
Miami

Bobmar Lawn & Tree

PO Box 970554
Miami

BOTANICAL DESIGNS INC

3501 NW 19TH ST
Fort Lauderdale

Castle Tree Art

1560 NW 102nd Way
Pompano Beach

Conco Horticultural Landscaping

9399 153rd Road South
Delray Beach

Construction Solutions Concepts

934 N. University Drive
Pompano Beach

CORAL SPRINGS NURSERY

9300 WILES RD
Coral Springs

Coral Springs Tree

475 Ramblewood Dr
Coral Springs

Creative Greenscapes Inc.

PO Box 971872
Miami

Cutters Edge Professional Service Company

2281 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale

D'bright colors 1 corp

14850 SW 184th St
Miami

D'bright colors 1 corp

14850 SW 184th St
Miami

Das Trucking Intl

West Palm Beach

Deca Field Services

507 NE 27th St
Pompano Beach

DECORATIVE LANDSCAPING

18930 SW 31 CT
Hollywood

Design for Living Property Preservation

4671 SW 43 Terrace
Fort Lauderdale

Diamond Cuts & Landscaping

6800 NW 39th Ave
Coconut Creek

DIRT CHEAP HOME AND LAWN SERVICES

1791 NW 17 ST.
Homestead

DJ's Lawn and Landscape

6288 NW 47th Ct
Coral Springs

Dovetail Landscape

72 E. McNab Road #51
Pompano Beach

EARTH EFFECTS

15156 FOREST LN
Loxahatchee

Earthworks Landscape

2874 162nd Dr N
Loxahatchee

Eco Trees

9460 SW 53 St
Cooper City

EJ ORGANIC LAWN SERVICE

1120 92nd St.
Miami

Elite Landscape Group LLC

135 Weston Rd
Fort Lauderdale

Espinioza Lawn Service

PO Box 1204
Jupiter

Fivestar maintenance

14 nw oakland park
Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Lawn & Landscaping Company

2710 SW 12th Terrace
Fort Lauderdale

General Yard Work Inc.

7610 Stirling Road
Hollywood

GGL & Sons Construction, Inc.

2288 NW 36TH ST
Boca Raton

Giraldos Property Maintenance

P.O. Box 162436
Miami

Grass Kissers USA

2901 NW 48th Ave Apt 158
Fort Lauderdale

GrassCat Tree & Lawn Service

6878 SW 15 St
Fort Lauderdale

Green Florida Landscaping

5304 NW 54th Street
Coconut Creek

green grass 3

17066 nw 56 ct
Opa Locka

green plus inc

13762 w state rd 84 #215

H2eco Inc Land and Waterworks

1556 SW 13th Court
Pompano Beach

Handy James LLC

4516 SW 12th Ct
Deerfield Beach

Hedge of Protection Services

151 N Nob Hill Rd
Fort Lauderdale

HENRY'S LAWN SERVICE

1435 NW 196 TER
Miami

HOME DEPOT

13501 S DIXIE HWY
Miami

HOME DEPOT

3629 SW 30TH AVE
Fort Lauderdale

Illusion Landscape and Design

12545 SW 34th St.
Miami

Impressive Acres

Pompano Beach

JDG Construction Group Inc.

6641 Royal Palm Blvd
Pompano Beach

JJ's Lawn Care & Landscaping

PO Box 1618
Deerfield Beach

Julio Gardening Service Corporation

7760 SW 20th Street
Miami

JW Landscaping Inc

5325 SW 63rd Ave
Miami

Kingdom Property Maintenance LLC

PO Box 143758
Coral Gables

Kings Lawn Maintenance

15281 SW 113th Ave
Miami

Kramer & Co Tree Service LLC.

6574 N. State Road 7
Coconut Creek

L W Boyd Tree and Stump Removal

8451 SW 27th Ln.
Miami

Landscapes in Harmony

2057 NE 9th Ave Apt 1
Wilton Manors

Landscaping by Jeff, LLC

1401 NW 45 Street
Fort Lauderdale

LAWN & GARDEN SVC

PO BOX 9157
Fort Lauderdale

lawn wars

125 st biscyane
Miami

Legacy Lawn Care

PO Box 970427
Coconut Creek

Litzs fixes

333 N ocean dr

Lloyed Swan & Landscaping

29903 SW 148 Ave
Homestead

Lord General Contractors Corporation

Post Office Box 99
Indian Rocks Beach

LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENT

130 N UNIVERSITY DR
Hollywood

M'S GREEN LANDSCAPING INC

562 STONEMONT DR
Fort Lauderdale

MAKO LAND MANAGEMENT

3901 N Federal Highway
Pompano Beach

Master Touch Services Inc

P.O.BOX 8134
Coral Springs

Maxxo Landscape Design & Service LLC

1318 Crossbill Ct
Fort Lauderdale

Melkris Landscaping

Virginia Gardens

Midence Trucking

3230 SW 18th St
Fort Lauderdale

Mobile Mike Media Group

1940 TIGER TAIL BLVD
Dania Beach

MUNOZ MAINTENANCE. INC

2712 NW 52 PLACE
Tamarac, Fort Lauderdale

NATIVE THUMB LANDSCAPE DESIGN

430 SE 3RD TER
Pompano Beach

Nature's Dream Landscape

12385 SW 73rd Ave
Pinecrest

No Worries Property Maintenance

PO Box 10843
Pompano Beach

Omar's Handyman Service

18720 SW 319 TERR
Homestead

Paradise Look, LLC

6235 SW 47th Mnr Apt 203
Davie

Pazin lawn maintenance

Broward county
Pompano Beach

PEREZ LANDSCAPES

16123 SW 139th St
Miami

Pink & Green (Lawn Care and Landscape)

Broward County
Broward County

Plant Perfection

PO Box 310488
Miami

Plant Professionals, Inc.

12027 SW 114th Place
Miami

Playkids Inc

7701 NW. 56 Street
Doral

Plus One Services, Inc.

1930 Harrison St
Hollywood

PowerWindowDoctor.com

4202 Peters Rd #10

PRESTIGE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE INC

3300 BURRIS RD
Fort Lauderdale

Prestigious Tree Care Inc

21008 SW 124th Ave Rd
Miami

Pristine Landscapes

9300 Wiles Rd.
Pompano Beach

Quality Tree Care

720 SE 9th St
Fort Lauderdale

Randy's Home Services

PO Box 1153
Pompano Beach

Real Tree Trimming & Landscaping, Inc.

2731 Hammondville Rd
Pompano Beach

RICK'S LAWN & GARDEN SVC

12820 SW 9TH PL
Fort Lauderdale

S & J INSTALLATION

481 SE 3RD AVE
Pompano Beach

Safari Tree Professionals

4800 SW 78 Ave
Fort Lauderdale

Scapes Inc

Palm Beach Gardens
West Palm Beach

Scotts LawnService

1831 Blount Rd
Pompano Beach

Senior Wellness Specialists

930 Clint Moore Road
Boca Raton

SHOWCASE GARDENS

5201 ORANGE DR
Fort Lauderdale

Simply Sod

PO BOX 310994
Tampa

Sustainable Landscapes and Lawns

5209 Mc Kinley St.
Hollywood

Sustainscape, Inc.

P.O. Box 802
Boca Raton

Suwannee Cut Property Maintenance

4613 N University Dr
Coral Springs

Tame the Wild, LLC

3745 Amalfi Dr
Hollywood

Terrin J Brysman

6210 SW 185th Way
Fort Lauderdale

TEZNA LANDSCAPING & TREE SERVICES, INC

6811 Nw 2nd St
Pompano Beach

TMR Enterprises

30000 SW 168 Ct.
Homestead

True Residential Services

15023 Sw 148 Ct
Miami

Vision Green Lawn Care

1844 N Nob Hill Rd
Fort Lauderdale

W.S. Sod and lanscaping

2160 NW 24th St
Fort Lauderdale

Wanda-Ful Enterprises, Inc.

5655 SW 192 Terr
Southwest Ranches,

WE WEED

PO BOX 5702
Fort Lauderdale

Williams Soils & Sod

2580 Sth Military Trail
West Palm Beach

Wright Scapes, Inc.

4839 SW 148 Avenue
Southwest Ranches

Xtreme Gardens

850 Nw 168 Ave
Hollywood

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