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Rich and his crew have implemented an incredible transformation on a very disfuntional jobsite in Sea Cliff. His creative process takes in his many years of experience, but he still listens to the client, with regard to thier likes and dislikes. He is as good at hardscape as he is plants, and does railing, water features and accessory features. I will use him again on my future projects.Read More

After looking for over a year for a design-build firm that would fit our needs, we are so happy to have found The Garden Route Company. Rich and his team have delivered exactly the garden and backyard landscape we envisioned. Rich took our crazy vision and napkin sketches of an aesthetically beautiful, yet easy to maintain, yet dog-friendly backyard and converted into reality. He helped value-engineer it to keep it within our budget. On the build side, the professionalism and skill-level of his crew is beyond compare. Unlike most contractor experiences we've had, they required minimal oversight and their attention to the smallest detail was apparent (and they are genuinely nice people). Our backyard had complex and steep grades and the project involved large boulders, concrete stairs, built-in benches, decking, a fire-pit, built-in planters, decomposed granite pathways, appropriate plant selection for our local micro-climate, lighting and irrigation. All issues we had during the process have been quickly resolved. Highly recommend!Read More

Quite simply, The Garden Route, Rich and his team were outstanding through every step of our project. After interviewing a number of landscape architects, we chose Garden Route based on their understanding of our design aesthetic, and their awesome design/build capabilities. Beyond being incredibly nice individuals (because these are the folks you’re going to be waking up to every morning and that’s important), they listened to design considerations, incorporated those with their own thoughts and ultimately created a design that exceeded our expectations. The final design is exactly what we didn’t have the expertise to envision ourselves - - but is everything we could have asked for. Thanks to Rich and his team!Read More

Rich and team made our backyard dreams come true by creating a functional space that feels like our very own zen garden. From the materials to the carpentry, the quality of the team's work is top notch. Without direct access to our backyard, we were wary about starting a massive backyard project that would require the workers to go through our house everyday but Rich's team was so considerate of us and our space - every time they ended their day, they vaccuumed up every speck in our hallway so you could never tell they were there. Rich was communicative and gave us fantastic advice - he has great design sense! We recommend The Garden Route Company with the highest regard!Read More

Rich at the Garden Route Company is a solid professional. Not only are his designs truly exceptional, they are backed up with excellent service and a willingness to make the whole experience positive and as painless as possible. I really feel like I was treated fairly during the whole process.Read More