A recent survey sponsored by a national landscaping trade association known as PLANET revealed a rising trend among consumers increasing their investments on outdoor living spaces, including patios, decks, walkways and other specialized services such as lighting and irrigation systems. Surprisingly, it’s mostly digitally-connected homeworkers under the age of 35 who are placing priority on outdoor entertainment areas. Most Los Angeles homeowners hire a professional landscaper because they either don’t have proper landscaping equipment or because they simply lack the know-how to do their own landscaping. Luckily, some of the best landscapers are based in Los Angeles.
Stout Landscape Design
12405 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Tom Stout’s reviews and testimonials definitely speak for themselves. Almost all of his clients regard him as a landscape designer who can turn the impossible into possible, and transform even the most boring of space into a tranquil paradise. His knowledge and passion far exceed the value he provides. Whatever vision you have for your landscaping needs, Stout is said be the best landscaper in Los Angeles to help make it happen beyond your expectations.
W. Garett Carlson Landscape Architecture
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
As a leading landscape architect in Los Angeles, Garrett Carlson boasts of landscape designs that range from low-cost housing developments to homes of the rich and famous. His client list may read like a who’s who in Hollywood, but his work can be enjoyed all over the city by everyday Los Angeles residents and homeowners. Carlson is most known for landscape designs featured at Sunset Marquis Hotel and the fire station on Muholland Drive.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
For landscaping design services that are both cost effective and beautifully created, look no further than Gary Kamisher of Gary Greenery in West LA. Kamisher is a career landscaper backed by a BS in ornamental horticulture. He comes highly recommended on account of the thoughtfulness behind his creativity taking into consideration your family’s lifestyle. Kamisher’s use of drought-resistant plants makes him among one of the best, especially for homeowners working with a strict budget. “When we were searching for landscape architects, so many of them seemed to so far out of reach for us. We feel like we got the best of everything with Gary,” says one very satisfied client.
Garden of Eva Landscape Design Group
743 N. Hudson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Described as the Julia Child of Los Angeles landscape design, Eva Knoppel and the Garden of Eva Landscape Design Group comes highly recommended for her experience, integrity and eco-friendly, low-maintenance gardens. This full-service landscaping design and maintenance company has built more than 100 gardens in both commercial and residential areas. Knoppel is most known for her work creating a “garden in the sky” at LA’s Perch rooftop bar and lounge.
Robinson Environmental Design
Los Angeles, CA 90043
For timeless landscaping that won’t burn a hole in your wallet, Ralph Robinson of Robinson Environment Design can best be described by his clients as a Merlin for gardens. He studied landscaping design at UCLA, while building gardens for himself as well as for others. What makes him one of the best landscapers in Los Angeles is his attention to detail and inexpensive landscaping solutions that will save you money while preserving the beauty of your vision.
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Niki Payne is a freelance writer covering all things Entertainment in Los Angeles. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.