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"The scheduling and response time were great! They did lots of various clean up and trimming projects. They were fast, efficient, and thorough.

-Tim H.

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"Horrible. Nick came out a couple of months ago. We had a great conversation on the phone and liked his reviews here. Nick came out. He had great ideas. We were excited" to see what he put together. This was the beginning of January. Two months later we have not seen anything. We have texted a couple of times and spoken on the phone once. I should say I texted him several times, called his office a couple of times, and called his mobile. He rarely responds. Today I sent a text asking if we said or did something to see if it was us. I told him I did not want to waste his time or ours. I was just curious if we did something. I also left a voice mail this afternoon. We did not use Nick. We will not use Nick. It is not about him not answering today. He has not communicated for 2 months. My wife and I were very surprised. He lacks professionalism.

-David S.

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How to find the right landscaper

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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.

Landscaping reviews in Corvallis

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Everything went so smoothly. I have never seen a team of guys move so confidently and quickly-
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had every thing planned out really well. They did a really nice job of cleaning up after each step, and even kept an eye out to make sure no one left the gate open to let dog out!
- melissa P.
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Always impressed. The gardeners are in and out quickly and work is always completed correctly.
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is excellent with communication. So professional and polite.
- Brooks M.
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came to the house, sent a professional estimate and when I accepted it, he scheduled a time to come and do my repair job. He was on time, professional, and did the job so much more quickly than I expected. The walkway pavers look so good I will have to have him back to do the driveway!
- Susan S.
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00Scenic Green arrived when they said they would. They raked the leafs prior to mowing the lawn. Also trimmed some tree branches that were hanging too low by our fence. They cleaned up all dropped branches and leaves. The yard looked really great when they finished.
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is very knowledgeable about lawn care and plants (shrubs, flowering plants, etc.). We have used them for many years and have always been satisfied with their work.
- Bill J.
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It all went very well. I was very pleased with
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's work and that of her associates. Can't wait until last freeze so they can come back and prepare yard for spring/summer.
- Marla S.
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The city of
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chose 3 landscape companies to help its residents to find insured providers for a reasonable cost so
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residential properties could be maintained and keep
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as an inviting place to live and do business. One company called and emailed me several times to set up an appointment. I spoke with the second company over the phone. And then there is
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I emailed, called several times, left messages and finally one day someone answered the phone. I made an appointment with the only employee that would handle these jobs and he never showed up. I called and asked where he was and when, after almost an hour,
I had not heard back I called again and got no answer. I left a message, which was quite pointed as to how I felt I was being treated,
and got a call back 10 minutes later to say the man had taken the day off. Only excuse for not calling me to cancel the appointment was that "we are quite busy". I guess they don't need my business.
Wonder why they have NO reviews in the past three years on Angie's List and have been on it since 2010. No one using
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- Noreen H.
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The crew showed up on schedule removed all the old shrubs and materials, added loam and sod to the reconfigured areas. They did this in one day and hauled it away. On the second day they planted the new shrubs and plants added mulch and raked and cleaned the area. The crew was professional and very responsive to our questions. They also made some changes to the sprinkler system because of the reconfiguration.
- Robert W.
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I use that for all my lawn care needs... from landscaping to ongoing grass cutting.
Their attention to detail is outstanding... and it always nice to hear from them if they notice i need something else done.
Could not be happier.
- Stephen S.

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3 R's Construction Management LLC

576 Patterson St NW
Salem

All Services Construction

535 E Main St
Yamhill

ARTISTIC LANDSCAPES

26059 Caiton Ln
Monroe

Autumn Leaf Landscaping LLC

PO Box 265
Saint Paul

BIRCH LANDSCAPE

6426 POND LN S
Salem

Brian Huber Lawn Maintenance LLC

260 N King Ave #281
Stayton

BRIDGESCAPES DESIGNS

3398 13TH PL SE
Salem

Bridgewood Builder Inc

5352 Tamara Ct. S
Salem

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Campbell Construction NW LLC

1203 Nw 11Th St
Corvallis

Cascade Landscape Management Inc

5287 Portland Rd NE
Salem

CORVALLIS FENCE

Corvallis

D locks

14622 Ventura Blvd

Dale's Remodeling

5514 Commercial St SE
Salem

DANCING OAKS NURSERY

17900 PRIEM RD
Monmouth

DARYLL'S NURSERY

15770 ELLENDALE RD
Dallas

Dave the Handyman

463 Mayer Dr.
Lebanon

DeSantis Landscapes

7907 State Street
Salem

Diligence Landscape

PO Box 9221
Salem

EAGER BEAVER NURSERY, INC.

29201 HIGHWAY 34
Corvallis

EarthTech

Salem

Excellence Inc

1933 NW Harbor
Lincoln City

Farwest Gardens

P.O. Box 5912
Salem

First Impressions Landscape Maintenance

2092 Mistymorning Ave SE
Salem

GAIA LANDSCAPES INC

33735 SE PEORIA RD
Corvallis

Garland Nursery

5470 NE Highway 20
Corvallis

Gopher Patrol

PO Box 3042
Newberg

Grass Doctor

PO Box 265
Wilsonville

Graton's Custom Landscapes

29125 Meadowview Rd
Junction City

Greenscapes & Gardening Solutions

16611 Umbenhower Lane
Aurora

Greer Bros Inc

6290 Lardon Rd NE
Salem

Greg's Gardening LLC

2514 SE Micah Pl
Corvallis

Guentner's Landscape Construction Inc.

5780 Commercial St SE.
Salem

HAM MOCK & ASSOC

30531 OAKVIEW DR
Corvallis

Ham/Mock & Associates Inc

5470 NE Highway 20
Corvallis

Handy Hands

31410 Hwy 34
Tangent

Happy Plants

5534 36th Ave SE
Salem

Highway Fuel Co

2390 Fairgrounds Rd NE
Salem

HILL'S TOP DESIGNS INC

2067 Van Tuyl Pl

Home Grown Gardens

4845 SE Third St
Corvallis

IMMACULATE GARDENS

3656 SE MIDVALE DR
Corvallis

J Anderson Maintenance LLC

230 NE Azalea Dr
Corvallis

JB INSTANT LAWN

5289 BLUEGRASS LN NE
Silverton

Jeff Ard

Corvallis

JP's Lawn Service

4788 Tate Ave N
Keizer

Knife River

28602 Highway 34
Corvallis

LANDSCAPE TECHNICAL SVC LLC

PO BOX 931
Corvallis

Landscapes By Davies

2251 65th Ave SE
Salem

LEE A POWELL LANDSCAPE ARCH

5470 NE HIGHWAY 20
Corvallis

LIND ENTERPRISES

15077 UNION SCHOOL RD NE
Woodburn

LUNDEEN LANDSCAPES

6607 SW WINDING WAY
Corvallis

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.

MAK LANDSCAPE & IRRIGATION

P.O. Box 1982
Corvallis

MAPLE CREEK LAWN SVC

28856 HIGHWAY 34
Corvallis

Matt's Reliable Lawncare

1827 NW Highland Dr.
Corvallis

Mountain View Tree Service

2485 Silverton Rd
Salem

Neighbor's Lawn Care

2335 Laura Vista Dr NW
Albany

Norway Landscape LLC

4575 Auburn Rd NE
Salem

NOVA GARDEN DESIGN

4117 NW JASMINE PL
Corvallis

Oregon Turf and Tree Farm

18381 Boones Ferry Road NE

Pence Northwest Construction, LLC

1260 Oxford St SE
Salem

Perfection Tree Experts llc

1427 bulls head rd

PETERSON LANDSCAPE SVC INC

1160 SW STAMM PL
Corvallis

Planet Green Landscapes

2121 SE Laura Lane
Dallas

Pro Grass

Salem

R&R Tree Service

1710 Commercial St NE
Salem

RAINSWEET LANDSCAPE SVC LLC

7247 NW SPRING CREEK DR
Corvallis

Raquel's Gardens

PO Box 333
Albany

Red Bird Restorative Gardens

P. O. Box 83
Aurora

RIVERS EDGE LANDSCAPE

161 NE AZALEA DR
Corvallis

Samurai Green House Supply

2532 Samtiam Hwy SE
Albeny

Scott Cooke Design

300 Princeton Blvd.

Shonnard’s Nursery, Florist & Landscape

6600 SW Philomath Blvd
Corvallis

SIMON ESCUTIA LANDSCAPE

444 GATCH ST
Woodburn

Straub Landscape, LLC

6320 SW Reservoir Road
Corvallis

STUTZMAN SERVICES INC

4185 SPICER DR SE
Albany

SUPERIOR LAWN CARE

PO Box 2008
Corvallis

Sweet Lawn Care

2787 NW Gibson Rd
Albany

TOM'S GARDEN CENTER

350 NW HICKORY ST
Albany

Tree Musketeers Tree Service Inc

2182 Broadview Ct NW
Salem

TruGreen

5655 SW Willow Ln
Lake Oswego

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

Westside Landscape

4310 Salem Dallas Hwy
Salem

Willamette Mowing Maintenance

4441 Mackinaw Ave SE
Albany

Willamette Organics

5645 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland

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