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    Need Landscaping referrals

    I'm in Urbandale, so anywhere close is fine. I'm looking to put in a stone patio with a few other things. Any help is appreciated.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Call Capital Landscaping. Ask for Monica.

    They do good work.

    515-244-2724

    http://www.capitallawncarelandscaping.com/



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Landscapes by Design

    Weston Wonder started the company 5 years ago and is great and they have done work for 3 different family members. All looks great.

    515-231-8426



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    BUMP!

    We need one too! We're in Ankeny, but anything here or around DM is fine...



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    I call tell you who absolutely in no uncertain terms not to use...

    Al Carey Landscaping - located in Waukee.

    Worst experience with a subcontractor by far. Someone else in our same neighborhood had the same problems.

    If you want to fight and fight and fight with someone to get your job done at all, get strung along, have mediocre work done, etc - go with Al Carey.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Along these same lines, does someone have a good recommendation for Sod Installation? My father wants to have his front and back yards torn out and re-sodded. What should that cost?

    Also, he's lookin for a company that will maintain the landscape. Not the mowing as much as occaisional pruning, weeding, and clean up.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Quote Originally Posted by mrsbrianhos View Post
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    We need one too! We're in Ankeny, but anything here or around DM is fine...
    I work for Country Landscapes--we do work everywhere in Iowa (locations in Iowa City area, Ames, and Clear Lake). Phone number is 1-800-794-9795.

    http://www.countrylandscapes.com

    What are you looking to do? Do you want to build it yourself?

    Edit: Forgot to mention that both owners are ISU alumni and fans!


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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoClone View Post
    Along these same lines, does someone have a good recommendation for Sod Installation? My father wants to have his front and back yards torn out and re-sodded. What should that cost?

    Also, he's lookin for a company that will maintain the landscape. Not the mowing as much as occaisional pruning, weeding, and clean up.
    Where is he located?



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Quote Originally Posted by mrsbrianhos View Post
    BUMP!

    We need one too! We're in Ankeny, but anything here or around DM is fine...
    My neighbor in Ankeny, and fellow ISU alum, had a very nice stone patio put in last year by another ISU alum as a side job. I'd be happy to send you his name if you'd like.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    For landscaping ideas, the designers at Timberpine are awesome (ISU Grads) I've worked with Jay or Katie.
    www.timberpine.com
    As for sod, timberpine can do that too if asked, but I have found that if you are willing to lay it yourself (its honestly not that hard) you can save half as much. But if you don't want to do it yourself, I have had good luck with Capital City Landscaping. If he doesn't want to mow much, I would hire out a kid down the street, they are 100% more affordable than a place like Perficut.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

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    Where is he located?
    South Des Moines, near the airport.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Heavy View Post
    My neighbor in Ankeny, and fellow ISU alum, had a very nice stone patio put in last year by another ISU alum as a side job. I'd be happy to send you his name if you'd like.
    That would be fab.

    Thanks!



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Just got a quote from Bob Lenc....stay away unless you won the lottery.



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    Re: Need Landscaping referrals

    Stone and paver patios are a really easy and fun do it yourself... I have done a couple of them in the past and about to start another on my own house...



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    One man show, but not to expensive and does good work.

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