Landscape Design Services

Kennedy’s Country Gardens has been helping customers with their landscape needs on the South Shore since the 1960’s. Our knowledge and experience ensure a beautiful landscape job. Kennedy’s offers different levels of landscape design services. We understand each customer has different ideas, objectives, time frames, and budgets. Kennedy’s has a design option for everyone and we want you to feel comfortable with the process, whether you need a little help or a lot. Below are descriptions of all of our landscape services.

Please choose from the four options below based on your objectives, time frame, and budget:


A design service geared to the Do-It-Yourselfer, the budget conscious property owner, or someone with a deadline, this service is the quickest and most economical way to end up with great looking landscaping. The Kennedy’s Plant-A-Plan packet will guide you through the process.  Our worksheet asks you some basic questions and requires you to supply us with information about your yard and your lifestyle. Taking photographs and measurements are key components of your homework assignment as well as gathering information about your conditions such as sunlight and soil. Once we have all of your input, we draw up a landscape plan for you.  The plan we will draw can only be as good as the information you supply to us. When you’ve completed your homework assignment, call us before you stop in to make sure the store is not too busy. Our goal is to draw a plan and pick out plants with you in under an hour. The plants can be taken home the same day, held for future pick up, delivered to your home for you or your landscaper to install, or we can even arrange to have your new plants installed by one of professional landscape sub-contractors.  Click here for more info on our Plant-A-Plan Service.

On the Spot Design Service

This service works best when you have a clean slate and a garden area ready to be set up and planted. You can show us photos, or we can come and do an on-site consultation.  Then we show up with plants. For $200, we will fill our truck with plants and deliver them, and one of our design experts strategically places them where they should be planted. We will bring plenty of extra plants so you have several choices. You pay for the plants you want to keep, and we bring any extras back to the nursery.  When we leave you will be left with a great looking design ready to be planted by you, your landscaper, or one of our preferred professional sub-contractors.  Click here for more info on our On the Spot Design Service.

On-Site Landscape Consultation

An on-site consultation at your home or business allows the designer to see your existing landscape and discuss your current needs and goals. Your input is an essential part of the consultation, enabling an exchange of ideas that help to get your project going in the right direction. For some Kennedy’s clients, the designer spending time answering questions about your property and sharing ideas are all that is needed to inspire you to gardening success. In many cases, our designer can draw a quick sketch on the spot and send you back to Kennedy’s with a plant list ready to start your project. For others, the consultation is just the first step.  These people will contract with the designer for additional services as outlined below. There is a $150 fee for an initial one-hour consult.  Click here for more info about an On-Site Landscape Consultation with our landscape design partner.

On-Site Landscape Consultation and Design

For larger or more complicated projects, a landscape plan is necessary. The key to a well landscaped property is to have each outdoor space flow into the next, keeping the big picture in mind. Following an initial consult as outlined above, the designer will arrange additional meetings to gather more information about you, your lifestyle, and your property. Measurements will be taken that will allow for a plan to be drawn.

The Plan: The designer takes your input and, with measurements and photos of the property, conceives a comprehensive landscape plan. The price for the plan is based on the amount of time spent creating it. The designer can give you an estimate for this during the initial consultation. Upon completion of your landscape plan, you can bring it in to Kennedy’s where one of our knowledgeable nursery staff will assist you in selecting your plants. If you choose to install the plants yourself, Kennedy’s offers a local delivery service to get your plants and supplies home safely and to their approximate locations. Kennedy’s also has a list of recommended contractors qualified to professionally install your new landscape.  Click here for more info about an On-Site Landscape Consultation and Design Plan with our landscape design partner.

Complete Design Build – Professional Design and Installation

A complete landscape design and installation is an investment of time and money that will increase the value of your property and your enjoyment of it. The process may require several weeks to several years to complete depending on scope, complexity, and timing. Our Complete Design Build is your best choice if you are looking to have the most beautiful landscape in the neighborhood.  Following the initial consult and additional meetings as outlined above, the designer conceives and drafts a landscape plan.

The Plan: Design Build landscape plans can range from modest to master, and may include hardscape elements such as walkways, walls, fire pits, or more. The designer puts together a proposal for the implementation of your project and you are invited to review the plan and the proposal for installation.

The Installation: Upon acceptance, your landscape project goes to scheduling. The installation of your new landscape project is overseen by our landscape designer. We advise and help select a landscape contractor that is right for your job. Our landscape contractors back up their labor and will replace at no charge any trees and shrubs covered under our guarantee. The Kennedy’s Complete Landscape Design Build ensures you a professional quality job from start to finish. It is the attention to details that make a Kennedy’s landscape project stand apart from the rest.  Click here for more info about a complete Design Build Landscape Service with our landscape design partner.

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