How to Choose a Great Landscaping Company

In this day and age it has never been easier to find out what you need to know in order to hire the right landscaping company for your job. No matter if your job is small or a large one you still need to make sure that the landscaping company that you choose is reliable and trustworthy and that they actually know what they are doing.

You should start by finding out how long this landscaping company has been in business (the longer the better). If they have been in business for 20 some odd years then there is a much better chance that they are good at what they do. Of course there are exceptions to this rule but it is a pretty good rule of thumb. If they were so bad they would probably not have been able to stay working for so many years.

That’s not to say you shouldn’t hire a younger company. Check references carefully and make sure to meet with the company owner if possible. You have good instincts, and you’ll know after a personal interview whether or not this is a business you should consider hiring.

Your checking up should not end there however. You still need to find out just how well run a landscaping company they are. Look at it this way: most landscaping companies are small business and they only have a few people working there. The owners have to do the bulk of the work on their own. That is why they are not always as reliable as they should be. Like other contractors they have a lot on their plate and they can at times get overwhelmed and not show up for a job when they were supposed to. They have a lot of people demanding certain things from them. The owners of the landscaping company will generally have to do all of the free estimates themselves, take the appointments, get to the appointments, do the books and then do the actual landscaping company work. Wow, that is enough tot run anyone into the ground.

That is why you should find out how many clients a potential landscaping company has at the time you ate going to hire them. If they sound as if they will be too busy then you might want to choose another landscaping company, one that will have the time that you need. You need to choose a landscaping company that will be dedicated to the work that you are getting done, you are paying for a service and you deserve for it to be as good as it can be.

Great news! While Meadow Valley Lawncare & Landscape is a rather young company, we have an owner who cares about quality and doesn’t overschedule jobs. You can be assured that we’ll do the best job for you, and that we’ll communicate with you clearly about when the job will get done.


  1. Victoria Addington

    My mother is planning to do some improvements on the lawn now that summer isn’t over yet. I’m glad I found you made a guide on how to choose a great landscaping company. With that said, I shall then follow your tip to begin with knowing how long a certain company has been in business before hiring. This is to know if they have a good reputation or not.

  2. Alice Carroll

    Thanks for the tip that personally talking with the owner of a landscaping services company will help me gauge if I should hire them. A lot of my flower died in the summer heat within the past month and I am a bit disheartened to start from scratch. Maybe hiring a landscaping service will help me have a good jump start in feeling inspiration to do some gardening once again.

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