$1300.00 for no landscaping...:
Prompt callback service.
I explained EXACTLY what I wanted... I needed 5 small shrubs pulled as I didn't like anything that was currently there (holly bushes and something similar to the mop head shrub), new mulch, and area by water weed wacked as wll as the side of the house landscaped. I was looked for rose bushes, gardenias, and other small flowering plants for the front. My desires were CLEARLY laid out. My one stipulation was that I did NOT want any type of HOLLY bush.
I was told that the rose bushes probably wouldn't work in the front yard. Steve sent me a few pictures of what he thought would look good. Wouldn't you know it, the very first thing WAS A HOLLY BUSH! And wouldn't you know... a mop head shrub in another color.Things looked OK in some of the small pics, but looked absolutely horrible in the yard...
To make a long story bearable... I have NOTHING planted in my yard. The only thing Steve planted was two mop head shrubs (which I am pulling up because they don't look good in the yard), a kaleidoscope shrub (which I am pulling up because it doesn't look good)... and that is it. HE PLANTED NOTHING ELSE!
AND HE CHARGED ME $1230.00... I have NOTHING in my yard and was charged almost $1300.00. On our initial meeting, he quoted me about $1300.00 for everything -- front yard and side yard -- which would include a FULLY LANDSCAPED yard. I cannot tell my wife what I spent on absolutely NOTHING... she would kill me!!!
Get this... today I just received ANOTHER invoice for $60 for weed eating by the water. He said he would mow and weed the ENTIRE Yard for $45... How is a short section by the water almost twice as much?
MY FAULT THOUGH... I should have gotten everything in writing BEFORE he did anything.
There is absolutely no way that I would or could ever recommend ANY of his services.
With all the negativity expressed above, Steve was a VERY nice, pleasant man with an extremely nice helper.