Go ahead, indulge in nature.
Gardening is our passion
Let us maintain it for you.
Why Choose Us
Expert Landscape Gardeners
We’re the perfect gardeners for people who love beautiful outdoor spaces. We take the hard work and the guesswork out of the landscaping process to ensure you end up with a professional, high quality result. The owner, Lauren Turner, is a trained horticulturalist and is passionate about the use of plants to create breathtaking gardenscapes. Whether she’s working on a two acre lot, or a small roof garden, care is taken to choose the correct plants for the location. Lauren understands how perfect, tranquil, garden settings can renew the spirit, as well as create amazing curb appeal. And, as an added plus, we specialize in native, low maintenance plants!
We not only provide high quality, expert gardening professionals, we are also focused on providing exceptional customer service. Our #1 priority is making sure that you are happy with your project from the first phone call to watching your new garden flourish through every season. In fact, we’re so well known for our speedy, excellent customer service that we received Honorable Mention for Best Landscaper of 2013 in Howard Magazines Best of Howard County 2013 contest!
In addition to creating beautiful outdoor spaces, Lauren’s Garden Service utilizes environmentally responsible practices that include recycling and reusing materials from projects, recommending local species, and using natural fertilizers and weed control methods — we never use harmful chemicals that can end up in our water supply.
Balt./D.C. Metro Area
One of the great things about hiring a garden service is that everything comes right to you. We do it for you! No more shopping for plants & shrubs, lugging heavy bags of mulch, renting garden equipment, or worrying about when or how to fertilize or whether that plant will survive through the winter season. We are based out of Elkridge, MD making it convenient for us to service clients all over the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan Area. We cover Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Harford County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, and Washington D.C. Some of the communities we cover include Annapolis, Arnold, Bethesda, Bowie, Capitol Heights, Chevy Chase,Clarksville, Columbia, Crofton, Ellicott City, Federal Hill, Odenton, Olney, and Severna Park. Don’t see your location on the list, don’t worry, just give us a call. If you are in a 40-minute drive of Elkridge, MD, we service you!
Our Promise to You
We NEVER use chemicals, not even round up
We guarantee our plants to be pest and disease free when planted and use only the best quality, local nursery stock, hand picked by us
We use mostly native plants and can design an entire landscape plan with natives
We start with larger plant sizes so you don’t have to wait 10 years for your landscape to fill in
We use proper planting technique and add fertilizer and compost to the hole of each plant
We’re invested in the future long term success of your landscape/garden
We use high quality fertilizer made by Espoma
We pay our gardeners a living wage
We select plants ourselves and use only the best quality materials
We are detail oriented and listen to the needs of our clients
We customize our gardens with lots of knowledge, education and experience. This means we select the proper plants for the proper locations based on soil, exposure to wind and sun, animals and more. Each plant selection has a lot of thought behind it.
We use local materials from the best quality suppliers like:
- Sun Nurseries
- Veteran Compost
- The Perennial Farm
- Clarks Ace Hardware
- Walnut Springs Nursery
- Country Springs Wholesale Nursery
- Kendall Hardware
Call us at 410-461-2535 for a free estimate for Garden Design, Garden Installation, New Landscapes, Ponds, Custom Stone Fountains, New Stone Walls, Walkways, Patios and more!
Lauren’s Garden Service is known for our excellent customer service. We’ve had A ratings on Angie’s List for 8 years now. We are currently being recommended by members of Columbia Association, members of the Howard County Master Gardeners, members of the Howard County Watershed Stewards and many of our repeat clients. Read what our customers say about us!
“Lauren was very professional and understood what I wanted to achieve with my landscaping by offering suggestions and alternatives. I’m very pleased with the outcome of the project. Her crew was very hardworking, efficient and knowledgeable. I’m happy I chose Lauren’s Garden Service to handle my landscaping/garden needs.”–Columbia, MD
“Good people. Good plants. Good service. Service was on time and nice clean up afterwards. The quality of materials and plants was great. Getting more bees and butterflies already!”–Columbia, MD
“The garden looks clean and pretty.” –Catonsville, MD
“Communication was excellent and the quality and speed of work were fantastic.Garden was planted exactly as described. A great improvement over the original space. Healthy, robust plants. Native varieties.” –Columbia, MD
“Loved the customer service and quality of work.” –Brookeville, MD
“Lauren’s Garden Service is already on the vendor suggestion list for the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy, and I would certainly personally recommend this service. I have also shared this recommendation with Meg Boyd, Howard County Conservancy.” –Georgia Eacker, Ellicott City, MD
“Lauren transformed my small garden into a harmonious space that makes me want to be outside all of the time.” –Federall Hill, MD
“The garden is looking so good!” –Beth Mitchell- Columbia, MD
“Thank You! It looks beautiful.” –Sara Beth-Columbia, MD
“Meagan and her crew did a great job, please let them know.” –Sheila Glanz, Columbia, MD
“A great job- a hard working crew!” –Linda Prentice, Catonsville, MD
“Lauren and her crew were great. I had a basic idea of what I wanted done and relied on Lauren and her expertise to put into place. It was nice to come home from work and see a complete change. I would definitely use Lauren again and refer her to anyone who asks.” — CATRINA BONUS – PASADE NA, MD–
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“Lauren’s Garden Service provides caring garden experts who advise wisely and follow up on their work; no job appears too small and their personnel are great to work with!” — JANICE KOCH – FULTON, MD —
“After I consulted with Lauren, who drew up plans for short-term and long-term landscaping needs for my hundred-year-old gardens, her crew carried out comprehensive weeding, mulching, transplanting, planting, and pruning of my entire property in July 2012. Lauren is a pleasure to work with. She’s very knowledgeable and thorough, and had many creative ideas for replacement planting and design solutions. She offered me choices for replacement plantings and was very receptive in drawing up plans for design and maintenance that realistically reflected my limited time and very basic gardening skills. The crew, led by Megan, was wonderful! They were punctual in arriving to carry out their work and were professional, thorough, and friendly. I liked that they asked questions appropriately when they needed clarification or additional instructions about their tasks. In the face of a grueling heat wave with temperatures over 100 degrees, they completed the job in a little less than the scheduled time, neatly cleaning up all cuttings and other refuse, and watering new plantings and transplanted materials. I should point out that their work is of a very high quality for all of these tasks; I was especially impressed by their care in planting shrubs and roses for me—something I didn’t have time to do—and in expertly pruning existing trees and shrubs. Ragan, who takes cares of the office, has been helpful and very responsive to my questions. She quickly and efficiently produces invoices and receipts, and is great about communicating via e-mail. I look forward to having Lauren’s Garden Service continue to carry out routine scheduled maintenance. I also plan to have Lauren’s carry out an extensive re-landscaping of my front garden in the near future.” — MIMI GODFRY – BALTIMORE, MD —
“I found Lauren on Angie’s list. I live in a small row home in Baltimore City and have very little “yard” to speak of. It is really just some brick, with a lot of pots and some wall planters. I do have a small flower bed in the back. Lauren has transformed my city space to a place that I enjoy walking into every day. The flowers add some personality to the area that has been complimented over, and over again by my neighbors. I am grateful for her taking on a job that is small and doing it with skill. Thanks so much for your beautiful work.” — KRISTIN ATKINS – BALTIMORE, MD