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Landscape Design & Build Services

Our popular design-build services are appropriate when you're looking for a more substantial upgrade for your landscape. Landscape designer Jeff Klein will match your landscape, garden, and plants with your goals and budget.

Service Highlights

  • Landscape design
  • Garden design
  • Horticultural expertise
  • Work directly with in-house designer Jeff Klein
  • Upfront pricing
  • Designer oversees build work

Getting Started

To get started, call us at (647) 461-0285, or request an estimate online. Owner Michael Chudy or designer Jeff Klein will contact you within one business day - usually within 2 business hours.

Landscape Design Process

Lawn and garden services from Gardenzilla in Midtown & North TorontoI. Initial Design Consult

Our designer meets with you at your residence to first evaluate your property and existing landscape, gaining a full understanding of the key challenges and constraints, as well as your priorities and wish lists. The designer will collaborate with you to establishing innovative design concepts which fit your financial needs.

Whether you have a small garden to fill or an entire property to landscape, our goal is to match up your requirements and fit that with our most effective process for you.

For smaller garden designs or partial plantings, your designer can provide you with planting recommendations which best fit your needs and or even provide you with a rough concept sketch.

Pictures and measurements are taken and used to assist next step in developing a ballpark rough estimate that will include specific plant characteristics and groupings, and costing for materials and labour.

For larger gardens , yards or full properties a more formalized approach is suggested where a Master Plan will be developed to scale which will help you better visualize the details of the new design. By the end of the consult, you will be provided with a verbal quotation on the design fee which best fits the scope of your design needs (followed up by a written proposal).

This Initial Design Consult cost ranges from $90 for first hour , then $40 for each additional half hour (plus tax). This consultation fee becomes a credit on your implementation project.

Design process:

Design Package:

1) Concept Design

a) Concept drawing

b) Generic Plant characteristics and grouping

2) Detailed Master Plan :

a) Detailed plan/layout/specifications

b) Planting Plan with plant schedule


If you given us the go-ahead, your designer will either schedule another visit to take more detail measurements and site assessments . The designer conducts a detailed Site Analysis on the existing site and surrounding site features which may have an impact on the design of your garden. An inventory of the property is documented, including; measurements, site features, important trees and shrubs, environmental features (eg. Grades, sun exposure, moisture, wind, etc.), then photos are taken as a reference. Our goal is to create the perfect garden which works in harmony with the surrounding natural environment and architecture features

III. Concept and Detailed Design:

Your designer produces an artistic graphical rendering of a Concept Plan and Detail Design (including specific plant and hardscape material lists and costs). A Detail Estimate includes these details along with corresponding labour costs.

A meeting is scheduled where the designer reviews these plans with you, facilitating a full understanding and perhaps even making final adjustments to the plan with you.

Once you approve the final plan, an additional 25% deposit is required to move forward to the construction phase.

IV. Pricing

All prices shown based on medium size lot 50'x100' or 40'x50' front/back yard area approximately.

Larger lots can cost more and will be quoted accordingly. You will receive written estimate of confirmed price before work begins.

Design Concept Master Plan

Front Yard $200 $350

Back Yard $250 $450

Full Lot $400 $700 and up

Design Portfolio

Download Design Portfolio

General FAQ

Are your online prices guaranteed?

No. We make every effort to stand behind our simple online pricing, but there are rare exceptions. If you have an estate, an difficult to access lawn, or a number of difficult obstacles, we reserve the right to revise your estimate.

You will never be charged more than you explicitly agree to, and we really do bend over backwards to try to work with our online pricing.

What payment methods do you accept?

We invoice by email, and accept online payments with Visa or Mastercard. We also accept cheques (made out to Gardenzilla), and email money transfers (sent to

What is your service area?

Gardenzilla 2016 Service Area includes the following communities in Midtown & North Toronto - Bedford Park, Chaplin Estates, Davisville Village, Deer Park, Casa Loma, The Annex, Glen Park, South Hill, Yorkville, Moore Park, Sherwood Park, Lytton park, Lawrence Park, Forest Hil, Yonge & Eglinton, and Rosedale.

Our lawn and garden service area includes Midtown Toronto and North Toronto. We are most active between Bloor and York Mills, from Bathurst to Bayview. By region, the communities we service are -

Midtown Toronto - The Annex, Cabbagetown, The Danforth, East York, Leaside, Rosedale, South Hill / Casa Loma, Summerhill, and Yorkville.

North Toronto - Bedford Park, Caribou Park, Chaplin Estates, Davisville Village, Deer Park, Forest Hill, Lawrence Park, Ledbury Park, Lytton Park, Moore Park, and Yonge & Eglinton.

Are you insured?

Yes. We carry $2 million in general liability insurance for landscaping and snow removal, and our staff are covered for workplace injuries through the WSIB. We are happy to provide proof of coverage on request.

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