Landscape Design and Installation

Trust your lawn with the certified experts

At Dave’s Landscape Management Company, you can count on knowledgeable professionals to provide the personalized friendly service that you deserve. We have been installing beautiful landscapes for more than thirty years and our staff includes designers and craftsmen who work harmoniously together to see that your project is completed on time and on budget. Our experienced installation crews are empowered to take “ownership” of the projects assigned to them, and they work hard to maintain a level of quality that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our customers.

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Our lawn care services, led by our own skilled team of experts, include:

  • Landscape Design – creating the plan
  • Site Work – preparing the location
  • Hardscape – walls, walks, patios, and stones
  • Water Gardens – ponds, waterfalls, and streams
  • Softscape – trees, shrubs, perennials, and mulch
  • Turf / Lawns – sod or various types of grass seed

Landscape Design Creating the Plan

The construction process begins with a thorough understanding of the requirements of the client and the potential of the site.

Each project is unique in terms of topography and exposure. The design services we offer include site analysis, consultation with the client, and development plans and renderings.

We choose materials – both plants and hardscape – that are consistent with the existing landscape while creating a new and enhanced environment.

We supervise each detail until the project is complete.

Our experience in quality material selection and professional construction has made us a leader in the landscape industry.

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Site Work preparing the location

Site Work refers to the things that must be done to prepare a location for the installation of walls, walkways, patios, driveways, steps, plantings, and/or lawns.

The most important reason for site work is to address issues regarding the existing grade and drainage needs. This could include installing a drainage system, catch basins, or altering the grade to cause surface water to run-off in a desired direction. In the instance of clearing woods to extend landscape areas, the site work would also include removing stumps, and any time ledge must be jack-hammered out prior to a landscape project would also fall under this category.

In essence, site work creates the foundation on which to build the new landscape.

Construction on landscape

Hardscape walls, walks, patios, and stone

Hardscaping is the installation of any hard material like brick, fieldstone, boulders, and blocks into the landscape. Typically, the hard materials are used for patios, walkways, driveways, decorative walls, and retaining walls. Other hardscape applications include placing boulders around your yard to enhance the landscape and building outdoor kitchens.

Concrete pavers, clay bricks, bluestone, flagstone, travertine, limestone, granite, slate, and fieldstone are common types of materials that are used in hardscape projects—and—there are many more hardscape materials.

Our staff here at Dave’s Landscape Management has extensive experience & training in installing pavers & walls of all types.

Base preparation is the foundation of any lasting project.

For example, when installing a patio, unsuitable material like soil and stones must be removed, proper base material must be installed, then properly compacted and leveled before the first brick, block, or stone paver is laid. Once the pavers are installed, they need to be cut, reinforced with an edge restraint, and swept in with a polymer sand to lock them in tightly. Sealing them with a sealing product will give them a nice sheen and help protect them from weather and wear. When constructed properly, hardscapes last for years and years, and the team at Dave’s Landscape Management knows how to construct hardscapes properly.

Decorative and retaining walls are constructed with stone or interlocking block.

The same careful base preparation as above must be done for walls as for patios. Additionally, special attention must be paid to proper drainage. Water behind a wall is the # 1 cause of failure – so it is critical to get the drainage right the first time. Geogrid is placed behind walls to strengthen & help prevent them from falling over. If your decorative or retaining wall is over 4′ tall, you’ll need a plan stamped by an engineer.

Whatever hardscape project you have in mind, Dave’s Landscape can deliver.

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Water Gardens ponds, waterfalls, and streams

The sight and sound of water in the garden never fails to delight and refresh. No matter how large or small your available space, water can be incorporated in a variety of ways… from a small feature such as a fountain or birdbath to a stream, pond, or waterfall.

Dave’s uses the finest equipment available from Aquascape Designs. Careful installation and landscaping will insure that your water feature looks as if it’s always been there.

Besides being an environment for a wonderful pallette of plants, your water garden will attract birds, beneficial insects, and frogs.

Dave’s can recommend a variety of fish and we will even provide two free koi with each water garden we install to get you started. Water gardens will lower your stress levels and raise your consciousness!

Softscape trees, shrubs, perennials, and mulch

Planting trees, shrubs, and flowers is a great way to add beauty and serenity to your yard.

Dave or a senior member of his team, will walk your property and evaluate the essential ingredients for successful plantings: soil conditions, lighting, and drainage. We offer expert advice regarding which types of flowers, trees, shrubs, and other plantings will work best in your yard. A detailed drawing may be created outlining proposed plantings. Quality plant material is then purchased from selected nurseries, and installed by Dave’s crew according to the design.

Large or small scale, high or low maintenance–no matter what your landscape needs are, Dave’s Landscape can offer a solution to fit your yard and budget.

We maintain close relationships with all of our suppliers so quality is guaranteed. If, for any reason, a plant installed by Dave’s Landscape does not survive its first growing season, it will be replaced free of charge.

See also our classic care gardening services.

Turf / Lawns sod or various types of seed

A beautiful and healthy lawn not only complements the architecture of a house but provides a backdrop for flowering plants and trees.

Proper lawn installation begins with a thorough assessment of existing site conditions.Soil is analyzed for nutrient content and any insect and disease problems. Grading and drainage issues are addressed. Existing weeds are eliminated before installation.

Only high quality screened loam is used as a base for premium grass seed mixed according to the demands of the site – shade vs. sun, high traffic vs. low. Whether staring from scratch with a new lawn installation or rennovating an existing lawn damaged by drought, insects, or diseases, Dave’s can create an “emerald garland” around your home.

Helping You Stay Winter Ready

With 30 years experience in the snow plowing and removal business, Dave’s Landscaping can handle both large & small snow plowing jobs. Whether it’s a residential driveway, a home-owners association, or a commercial parking lot, we have the resources to get the job done right.