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Outstanding Local Businesses Providing Landscaping Services in 2020

List of residential and commercial landscape contractors offering specialized or comprehensive lawncare design and maintenance services, who are being recognized for their contribution to their customers, consumers, clients, and their local community.

By: Sylvia Slezak | Mar 2020

Nicely landscaped backyard Nicely landscaped backyard photo by csp_irina88w

These outstanding landscape contractors offer various services, that may include, but are not limited to architecture & design, repair & installation, maintenance, aeration, bubbling rock, concrete, covers, decks, disappearing pondless waterfalls, edging, fertilization, flagstone, fountains, grass, gravel, irrigation, landscaping, lawncare, lighting, mowing, patios, pavers, pergolas, pest & pathogen control, plants, planting, ponds (fish & koi), rainxchange rainwater harvesting, snow removal, sodding, sprinkler system, trees, trimming, walls, water features, waterfalls, xeriscaping.

Aspen Falls Landscape & Construction - Aurora, CO

Since 2005, Aspen Falls has been providing premier landscape, design, and construction services to the Denver Metro Area, and exceeding their customer’s expectations. Using only the highest quality, Eco-friendly, and sustainable products in their projects, they pride themselves in the level of service and products they deliver to their customers.

Aspen Falls goes above and beyond with their comprehensive services in taking care of the entire scope of a project, and avoiding the need to hire multiple contractors. Their highly experienced team is made up of degreed professional designers, and certified installers who provide an unsurpassed experience and outcome as they turn a client’s dream into reality. What sets Aspen Falls apart from other companies is their continued communication with team members as well as their valued clients. The continued commitment to providing top-notch landscaping services validates long-held beliefs by Aspen Falls that each client deserves nothing but the best possible level of service from them.

Artificial waterfall in garden
Artificial waterfall in garden photo by csp_photonewman

DFW Ponds Inc. - Fort Worth, TX

Owner of DFW Ponds Inc., and Certified Aquascape Contractor (CAC), Trey Bradley, believes that “when you have a passion for what you do it shows in your work.” Serving the North Texas, Arlington, Fort Worth, and Decatur Area, DFW Ponds is not a “jack-of-all-trades” landscape company for whom water features are but a small part of its business. They strongly believe in “Ponds Done Right, Customers Served Right” and their 100% commitment to water features is reflected in the quality of work they produce. With years of continued dedicated service to all of their customers, DFW Ponds enjoys all aspects of water gardening and loves to share that enjoyment with those they serve.

In addition to the exemplary service, the team regularly takes part in training seminars given by the construction experts at the largest pond supply company in North America, Aquascape™ Inc. Such training includes the building of advanced water features in varied places such as Ireland, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, and at the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival in Disney World. The national and the regional network of CACs provides DFW Ponds the ability and manpower to tackle just about any size water feature. Included in their services is the growing area of rain water harvesting that is not only great for the landscape but also reduces the amount of run off entering storm drains, which in the long run ends up in rivers and oceans.

Doremus Landscape & Sprinkler LLC - Little Rock, AR

Transforming landscapes with their cutting-edge solutions, Doremus Landscape is widely recognized in Little Rock as a company with trained and experienced specialists offering exceptional services with effective and reliable results. They are locally owned and operated, fully licensed and insured, and dedicated to each customer. As a sprinkler installation provider, their mission is to be as helpful and efficient as possible so that their clients can enjoy a beautiful and healthy yard that will be the envy of their neighbors. For Doremus Landscape, there is no challenge that cannot be overcome, be it a regular task or a more complicated situation. By using high quality products and equipment, it gives them an advantage in their work, making it possible to achieve outstanding results as a landscaper.

Laurie Brown Landscape Service, Inc. - Orlando, FL

Founded with one goal in mind - to provide a full range of superior landscaping services, Lauri Brown has grown over the years from a two-person operation into a full staff of professionals providing landscape, tree work, and irrigation at affordable rates to the residents of Orlando, Deltona, and Lake Mary. They are dedicated to building long-term relationships with their clients and their reputation for customer satisfaction has made Laurie Brown Landscape Service, Inc. a household name in the industry.

Decades of experience in garden design and planting techniques, Laurie Brown focuses on creating outdoor spaces efficiently and with the best products on the market - on time, on budget. After all those years in the field, their staff has developed a keen eye for detail, which is why designing a functional garden requires quite a bit of skill. It is no wonder why gardening design services are in such high demand.

Milligan Scapes - Albuquerque, NM

Gary Milligan started Milligan Scapes with nothing more than some yard tools and a lawnmower in the back of a pick up truck. Since then, it has evolved into an award-winning, full service landscaping and lawncare company in Albuquerque, providing services that range from residential and commercial ground maintenance, to creative color designs, and water conservation. Licensed, insured, and bonded, their specialties include flagstone and concrete, planting and sodding, xeriscaping, sprinkler installation and repair, pond installation and maintenance, retaining walls, waterfalls, and snow removal.

Quality control is built into everything that Milligan Scapes does. Their crews are trained to proactively notice and fix even the little things that often make a big difference. They literally sweat the details, so their customers don’t have to. Everyone, from the newest crew member, is a perfectionist when it comes to their customer’s property, because they take pride in what they do, and it shows in their work.

Colorful flowerbed
Colorful flowerbed photo by csp_Elenathewise

Pepper & Co. - Chesapeake, VA

Established in 1985, Owen started from the ground up with his single lawnmower, mowing the grass of Tidewater. Today, Pepper & Co. is a full-service landscaping and grounds maintenance certified Class A contractor with nearly 50 employees during peak seasons. Their belief is that the customer is right, and they will do whatever they are requested to do - from mowing to complete renovations, and anything in-between.

With a couple of horticulturists to design and troubleshoot problem situations, and employees with many years of experience, Owen is still out there checking on all the work being done. Avoid asking the crew how fussy he is. Organic lawncare that includes all-nutrient formulas, and customized lawn and maintenance programs with an integrated approach is how Pepper & Co. creates a green, healthy-looking lawn that becomes the envy of the neighborhood. showcases thousands of incredible businesses in more than 300 industry/professional categories that are located in over 100 major U.S. cities. The Outstanding Local Business Award (OLBA) is given to locally-owned and operated businesses in recognition of their services to the local community and have met all of the Criteria listed on

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