Frequently Asked Questions
What are your credentials?
- Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture, Auburn University
- Post Graduate studies in Landscape Design through University of Georgia Extension Service
- Continuing Education in landscape lighting, water gardens, ornamental concrete, paver installation, irrigation
- 25 years' experience
What is your service area?
Augusta, Georgia is the center. Locations up to 1.5 hours away from Augusta are within the service area. Special circumstances can be considered. Trips outside Augusta include a travel cost surcharge.
How much will it cost?
Consultation and design drawing are billed at a per hour rate of $100.00. Most consultations and plans take one to two hours to complete. Occasionally, more time is needed for larger projects. A description of your project can help with an estimate of the time needed.
I want to do the work myself, how can you help me?
The plan will be drawn in a scale of one inch equals 10 feet. It will have the count, placement, and names of all plants on the design. Verbal instructions are part of the consultation phase. Hands on instruction can be scheduled as needed. Most individuals enjoy having the plan to work on the project at their own pace. A plan helps you avoid costly mistakes.
Do you install as well as design?
Depending on your needs, a list of qualified contractors will be provided. If you desire to have oversight on the project, that can also be provided.
What do I need to do to get started?
Consider what your needs are. Think about how the outdoor space will be used and what your goals are for this project. Such as: create a back yard oasis, renovate an old landscape, enhance curb appeal, etc. Then call for an appointment.
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