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Why Hire a Certified Landscaper

Hiring A Landscaper - Farmside Landscape & Design

Why Hire a Certified Landscaper

One of the most enjoyable aspects of our work is sharing our landscaping and design expertise with our clients. Sometimes we meet a client who has never worked with a landscape professional and our team gets to be the example for them of quality service, but even more frequently we are sought out by a client for our reputation of knowledge and great service.


Many however, argue that it is unnecessary to hire an industry professional… let’s debunk some common mistaken beliefs.



Hire A Landscaper - Farmside Landscape & DesignMyth #1 – Hiring a certified landscaper is too expensive.


Truth – A certified landscaper saves you money.


Your landscape is part of your home, and for most people, your home is your single greatest investment. As with most things, doing it right from the start saves you money and time in the long run. That’s where a quality landscape professional can help!


A certified landscaper can make sure that you’re getting the most from your property. An otherwise unusable steep slope can become a beautiful, terraced garden, or the addition of properly situated shade trees can cut down energy costs as well as add beauty and value to your home. Our professionals can create a space that works for you!



Myth #2 – Only people with large properties need to hire certified professionals.


Truth – Preserving and enhancing your property with the help of a certified landscaper is a smart move no matter what size your property is.


Even smaller properties have natural assets that should be cared for properly as well as challenges that can benefit from a certified professional’s assessment and advice. During the winter months- ice, snow, sleet, and snow and equipment wreak havoc on lawns, plantings and hardscapes. A certified landscaper can help you protect and repair these valuable elements of your home’s exterior.


Why hire a certified professional for small jobs like pruning and trimming?


A knowledgeable green industry professional can help you make decisions to further your property’s health while beautifying it for the eye. In some cases a plant may be growing roots that are projecting to be harmful to a hardscape on your property. The right resource can guide you to make calls for your landscape that can save you money, but also grow your space!



Hire A Professional Landscaper - Farmside Landscape & DesignMyth #3 – The only difference between a landscaper that’s certified and one that isn’t is the cost.


Truth –The time, effort and dedication that goes into acquiring certification brings with it a level of expertise and professionalism that cannot be otherwise compared.


One of the most important benefits you’ll get with a certified landscape professional is peace of mind. You can be assured that the in-depth training and education our staff receives ensures the highest level of professionalism. We offer creative solutions while adhering to best practices that follow strict safety standards and environmentally sound approaches to everything we do. The result is a landscape that not only looks stunning, but that you can also feel good about.


What are some of your landscape concerns?


Share them with us here and we’ll address them in upcoming blog posts.