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Landscaping Services is top notch. We have a crushed stone driveway and many former snow plowers made an absolute mess of our driveway;" not
. We explained how we wanted our driveway done; it's not an easy driveway, and it has been done to perfection each and every time. They are prompt and very thorough. They are also responsible for mowing my Mom's lawn. They are new to my Mom's lawn and she is new to having a company do it. Their relationship began last spring; early spring. She has never been so happy and truthfully; the lawn has never looked so good. Again,
listened to my mother's concerns and her desires for her lawn and she has no complaints. They come on schedule, do their work, always neat, clean, courteous and professional and it's not an easy lawn to manage. My mom has chickens running all over the yard and there is a goat on the property. The workers are very considerate of the chickens and the goat has gotten used to them ! I would highly recommend them; as a matter of fact I have, and the folks that have used them are equally as pleased.

-Robin B.

"A team of 3 guys worked their hands to the bone, removing it all. The temperature was freezing, and there was a bit of wind- Didn't seem to slow them down" in the slightest. I wasn't at home at the time, but my girlfriend was- They were extremely professional, and just did a remarkably good job. I _absolutely_ will use them again. I wish that this thing had an option to give more stars, as they totally deserve it.

-Truman B.

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How to find the right landscaper

There are several things to look for when hiring someone to work in your landscape.


Landscaping your property adds beauty, value and curb appeal. Start with a clear plan of what you hope to achieve, then decide if want to do it yourself or hire a professional.

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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.


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.


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 -


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.

'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.

Landscaping reviews in Milton


I hired
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for a residential project in
June 2014. The original plan was to start with work in the front of the house
and move to a much larger project in the back of the house. My initial
experience with the design process was good --
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met with me and was
able to provide a design proposal within several weeks of our first meeting and
I liked this design and felt it captured my requests and style. My experience
went downhill once the project was going.
---I was initially told the project would take 2 weeks which
was important because I was leaving town and wanted it completed (it was to
build a retaining wall and install drip irrigation and re-plant the front of my
house). The project in fact took two months to complete. This wasn't unexpected
given what people have told me about the nature of this work.
---During the project there was a large pile of fertilizer
left in the street at somewhat of a blind corner. I asked the crew and
Milton Landscapers Provider Name Locked

(the contractor) several times to please move the pile if it wasn't going to be
used in the near term. These requests largely went ignored or were acknowledged
but without a commitment to move the pile or confirm a date when it would be
used. After almost a month, I had to ask a friend to help me shovel the pile
out of the way
---The final planting plan was not set before the project
was started and I had to make several requests to discuss and try to finalize
choice of plants. I was told this was best done at the time the crew was ready
to plant. That was uncomfortable for me (I am a planner and like to have things
decided up front). Ultimately this worked out, but I will note that
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Milton Landscapers Provider Name Locked
seemed annoyed when I requested meetings with them to discuss the
choice of plants to the point where I gave up and just decided to do it their
way (last minute and on their terms in regard to timing).
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really involved in this aspect or any of the job after the initial design,
which was disappointing.
---The more significant issues started after completion of the job. There was a large crack in
the wall present at the time the job was completed. I made the mistake of
paying the invoice in full, at which point
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(the contractor), stated he
would take care of fixing this; however, it took several requests over many
months before the work was completed. In response to my email reminders, I was
told that my job was low priority, and that there were other professional and
personal obligations that would cause further delay (including reference to
some sort of party that was being planned).
---At the completion of the job I noted an area where gravel
was placed next to dirt but with no real
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between the 2 spaces and was
under the impression a plastic
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was to be used. When I asked
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if we
could add that, he laughed at that and made me feel as if it was a ridiculous
request and he in fact never took care of it (I gave up and didn't
insist). I showed this area to a 2nd contractor and landscaper, and they both felt it was a small but completely
reasonable thing to do and they never would have considered the job finished
without doing that.
---Most significant has been the complete lack of support
provided once the construction was complete. On 2 occasions over the last 6-7
months I had concerns about the irrigation and asked for
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's assistance in
coming to assess the system. The first time I was concerned about a lot of
moisture in the ground and thought I might have a leak. I contacted
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text on a Sunday night to see if he might have time during the week to come by.
He did come by that week to assist but reprimanded me for contacting him on a
weekend and stated I should never do it again (I only did because I was
extremely concerned about a leak and was trying to make sure he could work me
into the coming week).
---The 2nd time I contacted him was in the last few weeks as
I've noted 4-6 weeks of an area of the wall with water stains that do not dry.
Again I was (am) concerned about a leak in the system given the water is only
in one area and the weather has been largely hot and dry.
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instructed me by
email to dig up the drip lines and then run the system to look for a leak (note
it is a somewhat steep slope so that is no small or easy task, nor do I know
where the drip lines are buried). When I asked if he could have someone from
his team come do this with me, he replied: "We just
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’t have much time
for something like this right now as we are looking in to the beginning of
I find this response particularly disturbing given the
system is still under warranty, it has only been 7 months since the wall was
built and only a few weeks since the crack was repaired.
I have subsequently have had to find a new licensed contractor to
evaluate the wall and help me with my irrigation.
--- I’ve taken a long time to think about writing this
review and have gone over a large number of prior emails and text messages with
Milton Landscapers Provider Name Locked

that I’ve saved (not for any other reason than I’m too busy to delete anything)? the
records clearly show the above issues to be true. In my professional
life I have the highest expectations for myself and those around me
in terms of professionalism, responsiveness, and responsibility. I am
disappointed that
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did not have basic values and standards for his work.
I obviously will not use
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Milton Landscapers Provider Name Locked
for my backyard project and
could never recommend them to anyone I know.
PS- I’m sure
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Milton Landscapers Provider Name Locked
will write a long response/rebuttal
to this review as I’ve seen them do with several others on this website. Look
carefully at the negative reviews on this site and proceed at your own risk.

- Shannon R.

The whole experience was fantastic.
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and the whole staff at
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came up with a design that met our needs and did excellent work. They were responsive and reliable, and we would absolutely work with them again in the future.
- Edward B.

I had already paid another landscaper (Other side of The River) almost as much for work that only caused more problems with no water relief. Several others that I contacted either wouldn't touch the job or suggested things that I did not want to do.
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quoted a two stage solution saying that the first stage may be all that was needed. Thus far the first stage has resolved the water standing problems and I think we are done.
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Fairbom was very helpful, easy to work with,and did what he said he would do on schedule...His people were courteous and did a lot of work with minimal disruption to the rest of my landscaping.
In other words, they did what I expected, when I expected it at a price that was lower than I expected. I would certainly recommend them.
- Richard E.

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designed a nice layout according to our preferences. He was prompt, professional, and conscientious. The materials he uses are high quality.
- Mark S.

This is a great company to work with. After they were done, we decided we wanted the lime tree moved, and they came right back out and built a new raised bed and moved the tree, at no additional cost. They are very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. I will definitely use them again.
- Debbie K.

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did a great job for me ...he even did some irrigation work to get my sprinkler system up to speed for no extra charge.
I would recommend his company...professional and on time the whole way.

I probably called 10 gardeners and actually met/spoke with 5. It came down to
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and another well-liked gardener who I thought would do the job, but
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won out. My last gardener had been doing a mediocre job and was very unresponsive to my requests to fix/add things to the yard. He finally quit, so I had the opportunity to get my yard back up to snuff.
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was very knowledgeable, made suggestions on what I could do to get the yard back to health and seemed excited about the job. His team has been working on my yard every week since
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of 2014. He's conscientious and concerned about having the work done 100%. The first "bigger" project I had him work on was trimming some trees (5-6 different ones). He did an excellent job and since then I've had no problem asking to do additional plantings in the yard and additional work. Initially, I met with him to explain what I wanted, and if there is ever anything else I need I email his wife--she calls occasionally and send invoices. The last gardener I'd email or call and never get a response--or I'd get a response and things wouldn't get done--the complete opposite of
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& Sons.

Typically you'll find that at first gardeners do a great job and over time they get lazy, the work gets half done or just starts to look unkempt. I can honestly say that the yard looks better than it ever has before--the trees look healthy and properly groomed, the shrubs are flowering and look full but properly maintained and the grass looks amazing. I keep wanting to take pictures of it fearing that it won't look as good next month, but it continues to look fantastic. Whenever I have a question or request I can call and talk with
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, his wife) and get stuff done. I like working with them and I believe they are happy to have me as a customer as well (even though I might be pickier than some others). I definitely recommend giving
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& Sons a try.
- Brian B.

This is the 3rd time I have used
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, the owner, is a true professional with many years in the business. He gave us excellent advice on some problem areas, and came in price wise under his estimate. His crew cleans up well and is very careful of existing plantings. In the past we used them to bring in compost, till and seed a large lawn, put in drainage at the base of a large hill, plant about 200 plants (trees and shrubs) and create some gravel paths around our newly constructed home. In addition to doing quality work,
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answers questions & calls promptly, shows up when expected and in general is very easy to work with. The quality of the work is first class, no shortcuts, to ensure years of carefree enjoyment. I highly recommend this company.
- Susan L.

All Landscapers in Milton, FL

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!


1834 Escambia Ave



A-1 Lawn Service

PO Box 42

AARK Enterprises Inc

PO Box 510

Advanced Landscaping


advanced services

608 n 70th ave

Alabama Teen Challenge

9280 Hurricane Rd

All American Industries llc

1200 hwy 97

All Source, LLC

Milton, FL

Andy Toben's Lawn Care

1717 N 17th Ave


2973 N 24TH AVE



Banfield Lawncare & Landscaping

4686 W Spencerfield Rd

Big Al's Lawn Care

2595 Bayview Way


763 N 79TH AVE

Bryan's Lawn Maintenance Inc

724 W Detroit Blvd

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Castner Construction Company

2015 University St



CJC Contracting

3229 Clubhouse rd

Clean N Green

1994 serosa dr



CM Handyman Services

7377 Westminster Dr




9891 Charlois Rd

D J's Asphalt & Landscaping

10130 Joe Poiroux Dr

Dempsey Designs

3531 Cherokee St NW

Diamond N Rough handyman

909 Clearview Ave

Dread To Do Anything

151 garfield dr

Drexel's Tree Service

711 Beauvais Rd

E & C Tree Service

104 Georgia St .

Elite Lawnscapes Inc

7487 Deck Lane

Emerald Coastlines LLC

5738 Shetland Cir

Emerald Green Lawn and Landscape

6906 Calle De Bandoledo


1436 E. OLIVE RD.

Fantasy Flooring and Tile Design LLC

11035 Diana Estates Dr., South

Florida'S Finest Structures Inc

6960 Pensacola Blvd

FMC Mobile

12041 West Oak Court



Greensmith Land Management

4459 Gulf Breeze Pwky
Gulf Breeze

Gulfside Landscaping Inc

8221 Kipling St



Happy House Pros

5876 Blue Angel Pkwy.



Hinkler Landscaping & Tree Service LLC

1978 Avenida De Sol

House's Maintenance & Repair

1265 Mazurek Blvd.

House's Maintenance And Repair

1265 Mazurek Blvd

Jrs Landscape And Tree

1988 Constitution Dr


850 S Conception St

Ken Griffin Landscape Contractors

3004 Westfield Road
Gulf Breeze

Lawnscapes 850

200 Jamison St

Living Art Landscaping, LLC

3804 W Moreno St

Lue's Lawn Enforcement LLC

33 Flynn Dr

Mack's Contractors

6729 Fairmont St

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.

Malesa Handyman Service

7021 Snug Waters Road


PO BOX 751

Marv Beck Hauling

2378 Heritage Circle

Mike's Garden

3774 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze

Mission Grass Lawncare LLC

98 e ensley st


3004 Westfield Road
Gulf Breeze

Newton Pine Straw & Mulch, LLC

148 Rolling Hill Drive

Northwest Florida Landscaping Inc.

6170 Beverly Ann Circle

One of a Kind Fences

201 Brigadier st

Pensacola Handyman

4730 Woodcliff Dr



Perfection Tree Experts llc

1427 bulls head rd

Personal Touch Lawn Care

1009 Savannah St


511 Wynnehurst St

Property Doc, LLC

3908 India Cove
Gulf Breeze


PO BOX 3948




3180 Bent Oak Rd

Robert's Yard Makeovers

24 E Ensley rd

Sandbox Boyz LLC

7379 E Bay Blvd



Seabreeze Custom Care

418 Tampico Way

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861





Spectrum Professional Services Inc.

1200 JoJo Road

Sprinklers & More

2850 Abby Ct



Steve's Tree Service

10185 Ramsey Road



Superior Landscaping



4812 Guernsey Rd

The Groundskeeper

2451 Semur Rd



Trees & More

8717 Sand Pine Dr

Tri State Tree Service LLC

PO Box 36220



US Lawns of Mobile

3764 Moffett Road


12637 S 265 W Suite 100

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