Frequently Asked Questions
Is the consultation free?
Yes, this is a gathering session between the designer and the client to solidify the exact project. An approximate or guesstimate of project cost can be given at the time of this initial meeting.
Is it recommended to have a design?
Yes. Is it always recommended to have a design and plan for your landscape project. This way, the designer, the contractor, and the client all know what is expected moving forward.
Conceptual designs, mechanically drawn, start at $350 per yard. There is a small discount for doing the front and backyard simultaneously.
A more detailed conceptual design, mechanically drawn, that may be required by HOA’s, water departments or city organizations start at $550, and again there is a discount for doing the front and backyard simultaneously.
How do I get a free design?
All fees for designs are subtracted from the overall cost of the landscape contract if you choose to use Star Landscape & Exterior Designs to install your new landscape (plant material).
What is the average cost of an installation?
The average cost of a typical installation can run between $9 - $10 per square foot. There are many variables to take into consideration, including materials used, any hardscape or carpentry needed.
So for 1000 sf front yard, It typically runs right around $9,000 to $10,000. Your new landscape is an investment, yet it increases the value of your house by 28% and will bring you many years of enjoyment!
How do I get a consultation?
Just fill out the consultation form, and an email will be sent back to you with an appointment time. Please be sure to complete the section that asks for your availability.