Landscape Design Services in East Lansing

Looking for innovative and aesthetically pleasing landscape design? Look no further. You’ve landed yourself on the right webpage.

For many years now, Cherry Oak Landscaping has provided the people of East Lansing and the surrounding area with landscapes that make others stop and stare. Our skilled team will be able to bring any vision to life, and they’ll work with you to get every little detail right.

Ready to give your landscape a full-blown makeover? Call us now at (517) 339-2881 to get started!


Sustainable Solutions With Green Landscaping Designs

Our philosophy goes beyond conventional landscaping. We're dedicated to blending the beauty of nature with environmentally conscious practices.

Our commitment to providing sustainable solutions shines through a variety of green landscaping design options, including the following:

  • Drought-resistant plantings
  • Rainwater harvesting systems
  • Native species gardens
  • Permeable paving
  • Energy-efficient outdoor lighting

Each design choice we offer is a step towards transforming your outdoor space into an eco-haven that honors your preferences and contributes positively to the environment.

Providing Budget-Friendly Landscape Design Services

Dedicated to designing the most stunning landscape designs across East Lansing, we make our services accessible by providing budget-friendly prices. Keeping our prices low is achievable because of the processes we follow.

As experienced designers, we streamline our process, optimize resource utilization, and carefully select high-quality, competitively-priced materials. We also offer flexible service packages, allowing you to tailor the level of customization to suit your budget. Moreover, we partner with local nurseries and suppliers, helping us secure cost-effective materials that contribute to the overall affordability of our services.

When you partner with our budget-friendly landscape design team, you can bring your outdoor aspirations to life without financial strain.

The Many Benefits of Hiring Our Professional Landscape Design Professionals

We understand that every corner of your property holds potential, and our dedicated team of skilled designers is here to unlock it for you.

By choosing our services, you'll experience a range of benefits to elevate your landscape to new heights, including:

  • Creative Vision: Our seasoned designers have a keen eye for transforming ordinary spaces, enhancing the aesthetics and functionality of your outdoor area.
  • Tailored Solutions: We craft personalized designs to align with your preferences, lifestyle, and the unique characteristics of your property, ensuring a one-of-a-kind yard.
  • Expertise in Plant Selection: With in-depth knowledge of flora, we curate plant selections that thrive in your specific environment and complement the style of your outdoor space.
  • Budget Efficiency: We maximize your budget through careful planning and strategic resource allocation, delivering exceptional value without unnecessary costs.
  • Increased Property Value: Our designs add substantial value to your property, making it an attractive investment for the future.

Embrace the benefits of collaborating with our professional landscape design team and let us handle all the laborious work. Connect with us to book a consultation appointment.

Building New Landscape Designs Quickly and on Time

Our accomplished team understands the value of time and quality. Count on us to incorporate efficiency seamlessly into our creative design and installation processes. With an unwavering commitment to aesthetics and deadlines, we conduct each project meticulously, from inception to completion. When you’re working within a time constraint and need our services to be completed by a specific timeframe, let us know, and we’ll collaborate with you to make this possible.

How Long Does It Take to Implement a Landscape Design Plan?

Your landscape design plan is your blueprint for transforming your space. It visually communicates the layout, materials, and plant selections for your dream yard. It encompasses site analysis, functional zones, hardscaping elements, planting design, and more.

Due to the many factors involved, plans and timelines differ significantly. Here are a few factors that influence project duration:

  • Size and complexity of your project
  • Availability of materials
  • Weather conditions
  • Permits or approvals required
  • Site preparation and grading work
  • Installation of hardscaping elements
  • Planting and establishment of vegetation
  • Addition of water features or specialized elements

Creating Gorgeous Yards and Gardens Through Thoughtful Plant Selection

Through our detailed plant selection process, we help you create an attractive range of colors, textures, and fragrances in your outdoor space. Our expert designers curate each design thoughtfully, offering a range of plant and vegetation options to customize your landscape plans.

Here are some of the options we’ll present to you:

  • Native wildflowers
  • Evergreen shrubs
  • Flowering trees
  • Ground covers
  • Perennial beds
  • Climbing vines
  • Herb and vegetable gardens
  • Water-loving plants
  • Xeriscaping elements
  • …and more!

A well-designed yard makes a world of difference in its appeal and value, and our thoughtful plant selection ensures that your new outdoor space will achieve just that.

Xeriscaping Design and Construction

Xeriscaping landscape design is an excellent option when you want to move toward a low-maintenance yard requiring reduced water use. We're dedicated to transforming your landscape into a water-efficient, eco-conscious outdoor space that thrives with minimal maintenance.

As seasoned designers, we’ll craft xeriscapes that blend well with the rest of your property and meet your style preferences. We ensure that every facet of your xeriscaping project is thoughtfully planned and skillfully executed.

Here are just a few features you can have us incorporate into your xeriscape:

  • Natural
  • Sustainable
  • Water-efficient
  • Low-maintenance
  • Eco-conscious garden
  • Climate-adaptive
  • Drought-resilient

Feel free to mix and match these themes or customize them to create a unique xeriscape design that suits your vision and landscape. Call and request a consultation to learn more about this unique landscape design option.

Transform Your Property With Commercial Landscape Designs

Elevate your business’s aesthetics and create an inviting environment with our sought-after commercial landscape design services. Our tailored approach focuses on maximizing your property’s appeal through expertly crafted hardscapes, thoughtfully curated softscapes, and sustainable solutions that align with your company’s long-term vision.

We’ll collaborate with you to create a design that fits your budget and vision and suits the size and layout of your property. Whatever look you envision for your commercial property, you can rely on our talented landscape design team to bring it to life.

Get Healthier Grass With Commercial Lawn Mowing

Grow your property’s grass thick and lush with our professional commercial lawn mowing service. Our dedicated team uses industrial-grade equipment and expert techniques to ensure a uniform, well-manicured lawn that keeps your property well-maintained and inviting.

Whether you require our mowing service weekly, bi-weekly, or on a customized schedule, we’ll be happy to create a tailored plan that satisfies your needs. Experience the benefits of regular mowing schedules that promote grass health, leaving a lasting impression on clients and visitors.

Enhance Your Property Value With Classic Landscape Design

We specialize in creating enduring, elegant landscapes that stand the test of time, combining traditional aesthetics with modern functionality. With cost-effectiveness and long-term viability in mind, we focus on increasing curb appeal and amplifying your property’s worth with landscape plans that can thrive year after year.

Some classic landscape styles you might want to consider adopting include:

  • Italian Renaissance garden
  • English cottage garden
  • French formal garden
  • Vintage Verde landscape
  • Traditional tapestry garden
  • Japanese garden
  • ...and more!

Our time-tested classic landscape designs will ensure you receive a thoughtfully and carefully constructed garden you can enjoy for many years to come.

Optimize Your Landscape With Cost-Effective Yard Designs

Your landscape investment should yield long-lasting value, which is why we craft our service to deliver optimal solutions that align with your finances and bring your vision for the perfect outdoor setting to life. By leveraging efficient design processes and sourcing high-quality yet budget-conscious materials, we create landscapes that enhance aesthetics and offer sustainable functionality.

Our strategic approach ensures that your project stays within your budgetary constraints. At the same time, our deep understanding of landscaping principles guarantees a design that thrives over time, reducing maintenance and replacement costs. Irrespective of the complexity of your desired style, rest assured that we prioritize your budget as the guiding principle while considering future expenses.

Partner With Our Creative Landscape Designers

Our professional landscaping team draws from a wealth of experience and an innate talent for intricate design. We all have an impressive background of completed projects that stand out from the competition and leave our clients impressed. Beyond this, we remain updated with landscape style changes to ensure we deliver work that aligns with the latest industry trends.

With an unwavering dedication to detail, we transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary landscapes that reflect your desires for a unique space that captures the ambiance and allure you want to incorporate into your yard. Ask us how we’ll bring your dream yard to life by calling our team to reserve an appointment for an initial consultation.

We Design Your Landscape Your Way

As our client, we put you in the driver's seat of your landscape design journey. Our goal is your complete satisfaction, so we put you in power to lead the creative process, ensuring that your vision takes center stage. While we bring our professional expertise to the table, your desires remain at the forefront, guiding every step of the design process. We're here to offer insights and recommendations and do the labor work, but rest assured that your preferences are our number one priority.

Turn your dream landscape into reality with a simple call to request a consultation and begin your journey.

Bring Your Landscape Design Ideas to Life

Whether you are working with a compact space or have a large area surrounding your property, our certified professionals work closely with you to bring your landscape design ideas to life. We are a team of highly skilled designers who go above and beyond to understand your project's full scope and tie every element together seamlessly. You could say we think of everything, and you'd be correct.

From installing proper drainage to ensuring garden and sod installations go off without a hitch to meticulous mowing practices, there's no better way to get the gorgeous green space you deserve. Connect with passionate design experts to discuss the specifics of your property. Book your risk-free consultation today.

Backyard Design: Don't Be Afraid to Dream Big

When we say dream big, we mean it. That could be a low-maintenance landscaping makeover, or it could be a custom garden and lawn installation complete with edged pathways, decorative trees, and so much more. As our partners, the sky is the limit for what we can achieve together. We promise top-tier design, high-quality product selections, and exceptional installation expertise.

Some of our most-requested backyard designs include:

  • Custom garden designs and installation
  • Backyard layout design
  • Lawn installation and maintenance
  • Outdoor kitchen design and installs
  • Drainage and retaining wall design and installations
  • Front yard landscaping design and installation
  • Commercial landscape designs and implementation
  • And much more!

Whether you'd like a functional, recreational, entertainment area, or some combination of all, we are confident in our ability to match our work with your desires. Learn more about our wide range of design, construction, and installation services during a no-obligation consultation. Connect with us today to schedule an appointment.

We Design Dream Outdoor Kitchens

Craft your perfect landscape kitchen with our bespoke outdoor kitchen design service. Our expertise merges functionality with style, creating personalized outdoor spaces equipped with top-tier appliances, durable materials, and seamless design.

We create spaces that elevate entertainment experiences and redefine outdoor dining with custom-tailored outdoor kitchens that reflect your personal style while offering the perfect blend of convenience and sophistication. Our team will draft a design and layout that tempts you to spend more time cooking outdoors than ever before.

Do you have service pricing inquiries or are interested in meeting with our team for a consultation? Give us a call at your convenience.

How Much Does an Outdoor Kitchen Cost?

Outdoor kitchens can incorporate a wide variety of appliances (pizza ovens, countertops, etc.) and can vary in size and function. Designs range from simple and minimalistic to more complex and luxurious, which means costs can vary wildly.

Here are some factors that influence the overall cost:

  • Size and layout
  • Choice of materials (concrete, stone, brick, etc.)
  • Type and number of appliances (grill, smoker, refrigerator, etc.)
  • Addition of features like countertops, cabinets, sinks, or bars
  • Necessary utilities (gas, water, electricity) and permits

Front Yard Landscaping

Suppose you want to pull into your driveway with a smile every time you approach your house or place of business. In that case, our front yard landscaping transformations are just what you need to infuse value, enjoyment, and an elevated curb appeal into your property.

Speak to our design experts about adding landscape features such as:

  • Garden landscaping borders
  • Lawn edging
  • Mowing patterns
  • Shrubs and tree care
  • Mulching
  • Landscaping on a slope
  • And much more!

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you don't see the design service you're looking for in the list above. We're always looking forward to helping you build the green spaces you love while respecting your budget and wishes throughout the whole process.

Count on us to deliver exquisite attention to detail and a level of care and service that is unrivaled. Phone our team today to make an appointment to consult with us at no obligation whatsoever.

Trusted Landscaping Advice

When you want a front or backyard that is sure to be breathtaking, count on our well-established experts for landscaping advice that will stand up to the test of use and time. Over the years, our designers have worked with a number of private residents and local businesses, including:

  • Government buildings
  • Retail stores
  • Offices
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Restaurants
  • And more!

Connect with our representatives for first-rate service and competitive rates. Reach us today to get the ball rolling with a transparent estimate.

Custom Landscape Design

We at Cherry Oak Landscaping provide unique landscaping design to each one of our clients, making sure to sit down and discuss with you what you’re hoping to achieve with the help of our services. It would be helpful to do some research and look for inspiration in order to get a real idea of what you’d like for your own yard. You might find some inspiration by browsing through some of our previous work for yourself on our showcase page!

After an in-depth consultation, our team of expert landscape designers will come up with a personalized creation for you, and we’ll be sure to get your suggestions and approval before moving forward. Typically, our clients can expect multiple drafts to be made during this process. We make alterations based on your input, and any practical limitations we may discover when obtaining your building permits. We’ll adjust and account for every detail until you’re completely satisfied. Only when we know you’re happy, and your new property will adhere to safety codes and regulations, will we finalize the blueprint.

Rest assured, our prices are competitive no matter what you’re looking to do, and we’ll even give you a free estimate to prove it. Because our plans are so detailed, our estimates are too. We can account for all materials and labor costs to provide you with a clear and accurate breakdown of the project costs.

Once we have all the details down and confirmed, we work quickly and efficiently to bring the designs to life. We make sure to check in with you during every step of the process to ensure everything is going according to plan.

A Comprehensive Landscape Design Company

We’re proud to say that we’re a one-stop-shop landscape company. We provide full-service design, and we’ll handle everything. By the time we’re done, we’ll have a plan to turn your yard into something you’d see in the magazines! Our comprehensive services include:

  • No-Obligation Consultations
  • Free Estimates
  • Custom Beautiful Landscape Design
  • Talented Landscape Design Professionals
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Remodeling your landscape can make a great impression, and it can boost your property value. In fact, there are so many benefits to our services, and we provide a satisfaction guarantee, just to give you that extra peace of mind.

What Do You Discuss During a Landscape Design Consultation?

Your landscape design consultation serves two purposes: to discuss your vision and needs and to understand the project scope. The consultation is your chance to brainstorm ideas and get expert advice on what will work best for your space and lifestyle.

We'll also assess your property, considering factors such as sun exposure, drainage, and soil conditions. This helps us create a realistic plan and provide a cost estimate.

Here's an overview of what you might discuss:

  • Your goals and desired functionality for your space
  • Aesthetic preferences (traditional, modern, natural, formal, etc.)
  • Site conditions
  • Your budget and timeline
  • Maintenance requirements and preferences
  • Any specific elements you'd like to include (water features, kitchen, etc.)

A Compassionate Garden Design Company

At Cherry Oak Landscaping, we take customer service seriously. We founded our business on a commitment to provide a comprehensive range of landscape design services to help you construct your ideal view. But when you contact our company, you’ll get more than that. You’ll receive a client experience like none other. You can always count on our friendly and professional assistance with any of your questions or concerns. Plus, we always strive to provide you with fast, efficient service at competitive rates.

We believe our work speaks for itself, but we also back it up with a pledge for customer satisfaction. Our job is not finished until you are delighted with what we have created. Our goal is to develop long term relationships with our clients and help make their landscapes look fantastic for years to come. Experience the Cherry Oak Landscaping standard of excellence, call (517) 339-2881 now.

Custom Commercial Landscaping Design

If you are looking to create an eye-catching and alluring addition to your commercial real estate property, we have you covered. We have established ourselves as local leaders in helping businesses create gorgeous landscapes. Make your property more appealing to customers and give your employees a beautiful view by creating a functional and aesthetically pleasing landscape.

Our team is well-versed in a variety of landscape and hardscape techniques. Our experience with commercial landscape architecture means that you can depend on us to work with your unique property dimensions to compose a design that compliments your space.

We are skilled at designing landscape plans for any budget and property size. So, whether you have a large commercial property or a small yard, we can create something practical and with curb appeal.

Fully Staffed Landscaping Company

During our years in business, we have had the pleasure of growing into a full staff of passionate landscaping professionals. This means you can always depend on our service to be prompt, reliable, and comprehensive. From your initial consultation to the finished product, we make sure that every stage of your project goes smoothly and pleasantly. We’re highly trained in garden and backyard design, and guarantee that you’ll be satisfied with our work.

Our expert roster of specialists will assist you at every turn. We are even happy to offer a preliminary drawing of the landscape design we create for you. This ensures that you have an idea of what to expect from our service, and helps you give us your input and feedback to make sure our finished product is what you wanted.

From creating a detailed and balanced design to efficient installation and maintenance of your property, we provide landscaping services that you can count on.

Our Professional Landscape Designs

Add Value to Your Property

Having a professionally designed and maintained landscape can add tremendous value to your property. Whether commercial or residential, having an appealing and functional landscape makes your property attractive and valuable. Our team of knowledgeable landscaping professionals will help you create a design for your property that is balanced, practical, and convenient to maintain. Whether you have just purchased a new property, or want to spruce up your current surroundings, we are the best choice for creating stunning landscapes that increase the value of your real estate.

Landscape Design and Construction

Once the designs are completed and approved, we can get started on the actual landscaping too. Regardless of whether you want small adjustments or a complete refresh, our landscaping specialists are licensed, insured, bonded, and always ready to get started.

When building begins, you can expect our construction crew to arrive promptly from day one. We’ll work quickly and efficiently so that the final product is ready according to your desired timeline. We’ll also arrange our working hours with you ahead of time to minimize disruptions to your daily life.

Rest assured, we always maintain a clean worksite, so that during longer projects, your property won’t be littered with equipment and debris, rendering it unusable. In fact, our team won’t leave anything behind but progress! Sit back and watch as our hard-working crew brings your vision to life before your very eyes.

Lawn Design and Construction

We always take a classic, all-natural approach to laying down a new lawn and caring for it. We’ll weed, mow, fertilize and mulch any unruly sections of your lawn, to ensure it looks healthy and green. We’ll even give you expert maintenance advice so that your new lawn will always look as fresh and green as the day we installed it.

Garden Design and Construction

Does your garden need an extra pop of color? Ask our team about our catalog of flowers and plants, where you can choose from countless options. Our friendly staff can even give you the inside scoop on the ideal maintenance care and climate needs of all our products. Whether you’re looking for romantic, whimsical rose bushes or an exotic oasis of tropical orchids, heliconias, and anthuriums, we can plant the garden of your dreams! Our garden design doesn’t stop at flowers, either. From shrubbery to hedges to trees, we can truly do it all. We’ll design, plant, and shape any greenery to add any desired effect to your landscape. Whether it’s the added color or texture, flowers and plants can be a great touch to any lawn.


Hardscape Design and Construction

We’re professional landscapers. But we’re equally proficient and experienced in providing hardscaping services. We can also design, source, or build any of the following:

  • Retaining Walls
  • Fountains
  • Pathways
  • Sculptures
  • Patios and Decks
  • Stonework
  • Irrigation
  • Lighting
  • Fencing
  • Fire Pits
  • …and much more!

Our technicians love supplying that added detail that will make your property stand out. For instance, a beautiful garden can be made even more enjoyable with an intricately patterned stone walkway leading through it. Likewise, an outdoor living space is nice during the day, but can truly come to life after sunset with custom lighting installation. There’s nothing you can dream up that our skilled crew can’t build up! We’re familiar with using all kinds of building materials, including:

  • Brick
  • Stone
  • Loose Materials (ie. Mulch, Gravel, etc.)
  • Concrete
  • Composite
  • Pavers
  • Tile
  • Wood
  • …and much more!

How Do You Highlight Key Features in Your Yard With Landscape Lighting?

Landscape lighting can accentuate different features in your yard, from pools and plants to trees and pathways. By strategically placing your lights, you can draw attention to specific elements.

Here are a few positioning techniques:

  • Uplighting: Position lights at the base of trees, structures, or walls to cast shadows and highlight textures.
  • Path lighting: Line walkways or steps with low-level lights for safety and ambiance.
  • Accent lighting: Highlight focal points like water features or garden beds.
  • Silhouetting: Backlight plants or objects to create silhouettes against a contrasting background.

How Do You Select the Right Water Feature for Your Landscape?

Incorporating a water feature into your landscape can create a more serene atmosphere, as well as add visual interest. Selecting the right one requires careful consideration of different factors to ensure it complements your space effectively.

Here are a few examples of water features:

  • Fountains (creates a peaceful ambiance)
  • Ponds (can be small or large, offering a habitat for fish and plants)
  • Waterfalls (ideal for creating a focal point)
  • Streams (adds movement to your yard)

To choose the right water feature for your yard, consider the following factors:

  • Size and scale of the water feature in relation to your landscape
  • Style and design that aligns with your overall aesthetic
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Water source and drainage options
  • Safety considerations (pets or children)

Do You Need a New Patio?

Get the most out of your outdoor living area with our patio design service. Whether you seek a cozy retreat or an entertainment hub, our team crafts custom patios tailored to your lifestyle preferences. As a seasoned landscaping company, we offer superior craftsmanship, durable materials, and personalized designs that ensure every patio is unique.

Here are some popular patio designs and styles to consider:

  • Cozy retreats
  • Entertainment zones
  • Versatile flooring
  • Shade solutions
  • Multi-level designs

We’ve designed countless patios over the years, leaving our clients thrilled with the final look. We use a collaborative approach that invites our customers to take the lead and tell us exactly what style they’re going for. When you partner with us, you can expect a new patio design that serves the purpose you need and reflects your vision for your backyard.

East Lansing’s Leading Landscape Design

Does your outdoor space need an upgrade that makes it both attractive and functional? Maybe your upcoming commercial construction projects need a crisp, modern look that will be distinct and eye-catching in multiple locations. Our company provides both residential and commercial landscape design for projects big and small. No matter what you need, Cherry Oak Landscaping can help and we know just where to start!

Do You Need a Landscape Makeover?

First, what’s a landscape makeover? It’s probably exactly what you think is: an overhaul of your outdoor space. Have you looked out onto your commercial or residential land and though, “Can’t this space be so much better?” Actually, it totally can!

Have you had past landscaping work before? Our professional team will go in and check out the existing structures and plans. Sometimes, a few key improvements and fresh gardening can be enough to send your space into a landscaping magazine.

However, sometimes we do need to start from scratch. Don’t worry because Cherry Oak Landscaping has plenty of experience with that too! If you really just read to rip up that dry sod and replace much of the outdoor fixtures, we’ll come up with a design that truly transforms your space.

What Types of Landscaping Are There in East Lansing?

Many types of landscaping exist and the same goes for the architects. However, even the most niche architect can fit into one or both of the following categories. The type main types of landscaping are:

  • Public Property and Commercial: These buildings can be office spaces or even apartment buildings. These are in a separate category because the spaces require different landscaping systems and the designs must abide by a different set of build codes.
  • Privately Owned and Residential Property: Personal properties aren’t under the same regulations as places of business or rental complexes. You might get a little more freedom, but our architects will make sure everything abides by local codes.

What Are the Cherry Oak Landscaping Values for Landscape Design?

We always keep in mind a few key principles as we create and implement our designs:

  • Beauty and Appeal: Of course, the physical look of the space is an important element of landscaping. The space much be inviting and serve the purpose of helping visitors relax and enjoy their time.
  • System Function: Landscape architects generally think of your space as a system and we understand your system must do its job. We don’t just add in a water feature. We think about how it will be filtered, how excess water will be drained and how that fits within the landscape’s ecosystem.
  • Interconnectivity: No design can work without each element working together to create the best space possible. We’ll make sure your design elements feel like they are meant to be in the same space.
  • Environmental Sustainability: Landscaping included sustainability before it became popular. Sustainability is two-fold as we make sure your space can thrive in the local climate and isn’t harmful to the natural environment.

Give Us a Call and Speak With a Landscaping Professional

Simply put, Cherry Oak Landscaping offers the most comprehensive and financially accessible landscaping design services on the market. Our crew will work tirelessly to ensure your complete satisfaction from the initial sketch to the final unveiling.

Why wait to get started on your landscaping project? Give us a call today and we can give you the information you need to make great design choices. We can also schedule your first consultation with a landscaping professional and we’ll make sure it fits into your schedule.