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Architectural Design

We can provide you with complete architectural blueprints for your landscape project. On-site design consultation with one of our landscape professionals begins the process. After careful consideration of your preferences, budget and needs, exact measurements are made and a scale blueprint is created for you.

Each design balances appropriate plants and materials with your personal taste, setting, lifestyle and budget. Your unique landscape design may include any of the following professional services:

  • Custom landscape masonry
• Patios and seatwalls
• Walkways and driveways
• Grading/drainage work
• Specimen-grade quality plants and trees
• Water gardens/perennial gardens
• Tie work/boulder work
• Exterior lighting systems (low voltage)

Maintenance Programs

Our landscape and lawn maintenance programs are beyond "routine” as evidenced by the distinctive appearance of our clients’ properties. Regular maintenance includes weekly lawn cutting, edging and trimming of borders, cultivation of beds and planting areas, and sweeping and removal of debris. We also provide Spring and Fall clean-up, fertilizing and weed control to help maintain your property’s appearance and value.


• Weekly turf maintenance
• Spring and Fall clean-up
• Fertilizing and weed control
• Inspect and pest control
• Dethatching and aeration

• Pruning and trimming
• Cultivation and weeding
• Edging
• Sweeping and removal of debris

Professional Installation

With a quarter century of experience, the full-time crews at Sylvester Associates manage all phases of construction and installation. From newly designed landscape plantings to perennial gardens and renovations, we use only the finest quality nursery stock to complement your home.

To balance your outdoor environment, we also provide walks, patios, decks and exterior lighting systems with the same degree of quality workmanship. We are dedicated to completing each project smoothly, professionally, and with as little inconvenience to you as possible. Here's what you can expect from out professional crew.

  • Expert bed preparation for all plantings
• Specimen-grade quality plants and trees
• Nutrient-rich back fill for healthy growth
• Heritage-to-hybrid perennials, annuals and grasses
• Plan-specific bed dressing for “finished” look
• Site clean-up for maximum curb appeal

*Custom Landscape Masonry

Sylvester Associates offers a complete range of custom stonework to enhance your landscape. From brick walks to bluestone patios to seat walls to borders, custom masonry is a beautiful way to compliment your new or existing landscape.

If you have an older patio that is in disrepair, we can create a new one that is useful and beautiful, making the most of your outdoor environment. Our fuIl-time professionals can install a complete line of custom stone features, both mortared and dry-laid, including:

• Patios and seating areas
• Walkways, stoops and stairways
• Driveway borders and bed borders
• Retaining walls and seat walls
• Outdoor fireplaces or pits
• Built-in BSQ grills


*Sylvester Associates was recently featured during an installation
using Unilock Elements products in the following video