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 EcoLandscaper™ Professional Referral List

 

Hiring an EcoLandscaper Professional today can help you save money, conserve water and sustain your healthy landscape.

The EcoLandscapers listed below are graduates of the Green Gardener Training Program, with a minimum of 20 hours of hands-on instruction and passed a written exam as Qualified Green Gardeners. The River-Friendly Landscaping Green Gardener Training Program combines cutting-edge technology with ecologically sound landscape maintenance practices that adhere to the River-Friendly Landscaping Guidelines. This 10 week series of intensive training examines complex subjects such as:
River-Friendly Principles, Soil Health, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Right Plant in the Right Place, Fertilizer and Turf Care, Water Efficient Irrigation, Pruning for Plant Health, and Mulch and Compost.

As Green Gardener Graduates, the EcoLandscapers listed below have a valid business license and/or are an employee or owner of a company with a valid business license. All EcoLandscaper's have agreed to follow EcoLandscape California's Code of Ethics and Standards of Professionalism Reguirements. These requirements include active participation and annual advanced training for Continuing Education (CEUs), as demonstrated by the acquisition of Badges in five topic areas:

  •       Right Plant Right Place, Wildlife Habitats, Pruning, and Less to the Landfill
  •  Soil Health, Fertilizer, Mulch and Compost
  •         Water Efficiency, Turf and Landscape Management
  •      Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  •     Business Management, Development, and Marketing

EcoLandscapers have additional qualifications, licenses, certifications, such as:
  • California Contractors State License Board (CSLB)  Licensed contractors must demonstrate at least four years of experience/education in the trade for which they are licensed and be bonded.
  • California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) Certified Water Manager  Water Managers must pass a written test, complete an irrigation audit, and demonstrate proficiency in keeping at least one landscape site on an annual water budget.
  • Irrigation Association (IA) Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA)  Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditors are certified through the national Irrigation Association and must pass a written exam, submit a completed irrigation audit,and complete 20 hours of continuing education every two years.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL)  A Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper completes 21 hours of instruction, passes a written exam, and is a certified irrigation auditor.
  • Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD)  APLD Certified Professionals are recognized landscape designers based on established standards of excellence. They have a minimum of four years practical experience, passed an intensive project review process, and complete 30 hours of continuing education.
  • California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)  Qualified Applicator License and/or Certificate  A Qualified Applicator License (QAL) holder works for hire as a qualified applicator, passes written exams, and fulfills continuing education requirements. The Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) holder passes written exams, and fulfills continuing education requirements and as an employee of a company can supervisor their application of federally or state restricted pesticides.
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist  A Certified Arborist has met the following requirements, which includes three or more years of full-time, eligible, practical work experience in arboriculture and/or a degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, or forestry from a regionally accredited educational institute, and has passed the written exam, and fulfills continuing education requirements.
  • Licensed Landscape Architects The California Architects Board protects consumers in an efficient and effective manner through licensing, establishing standards for professional qualifications, ensuring competence through examinations, setting practice standards, and enforcing the Architects Practice Act.
For more detailed information about each EcoLandscaper: click on the More Details . . . link next to each EcoLandscaper which opens a pop-up box that gives an overview of their business, details about the service areas where they work, and more specific examples of specialty services each EcoLandscaper provides.
EcoLandscaper Referral List



                 FULL LIST        INCLUDES:    DESIGN    INSTALLATION    IRRIGATION    MAINTENANCE   TREE CARE

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PHONE # AREAS OF EXPERTISE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Beth Abalos

River City Landscaping, Inc.

916.729.3586 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #725207



Bernadette Balics

Ecological Landscape Design
530.756.2078 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Permculture Design Certificate



Martin Carrion van Rijn

Landscape Symphonies

530.632.3263 Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #939582




Doug DeVol

Cagwin and Dorward
800.891.7710
916.257.4450

Area of expertise: Commercial                         More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #202399 for Cagwin and Dorward
Qualified Applicator License

Teri Enright

Enright Sustainable Outdoor Living
916.862.2698 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper
Horticulture Degree


George Evers

Simple Solutions Landscaping

916.202.1965 Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #841066
Qualified Applicator License


David Fletcher

Fletcher's Landscape and Maintenance Co.
916.333.1389


Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #979939



Darleen Halsted

dh Landscape Design & Consulting
916.832.4600 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Degree in Landscape and Horticulture
Master Gardener


Lynn Hatamiya

Lynn Hatamiya Garden Design
916.834.7844 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Horticulture Degree in Landscape Design and Nursery



Aimee Hendrie

Branching Out
916.501.4646 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Kristina Henricksen

Tina Henricksen Garden Design
916.960.6190 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper
Horticulture Degree


plants, soil, water, IPM, business
Nicolai Laquaglia

A Sustainable Garden
916.712.8231 Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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California Landscape Irrigation Auditor
Master Gardener


Linden Nies

Imagine Landscapes and Design
530-227-1683

Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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CA Licensed Contractor #1011620
Degree in Horticulture and Agriculture
Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor
ISA Certified Arborist
Qualified Applicator License
Stephen Sanguinetti

Garden Improvements/
Total Site Maintenance
916.247.9781 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #843101
for Total Site Maintenance Inc.
Qualified Applicator License
Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper

Marcia Scott

Marcia Scott Landscape Design
530.642.0973 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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ISA Certified Arborist
Landscape Design Certificate


James W. Stripe

All Phase Landscapes
916.599.9204 Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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California Licensed Contractor #689964
Licensed Landscape Architect (CA)
Certified Irrigation Designer (IA)


Water/Land manage

Soleil Tranquilli

Tranquill Gardens



916.685.8010 Area of expertise: Residential                          More Details...

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Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper
Advanced Degrees in Horticulture Landscape Design and Nursery Design
EPA Water Sense Partner
plant health, soil, water, business
Steven M. Zien

Living Resources Company
916.726.5377 Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential  More Details...

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      Consultation  

Qualified Applicator License
California Certified Nursery Professional
UW Soil Science Degree
IPM Advocate
Plant health, soil, IPM

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Consumers are encouraged to verify licenses, certifications, and additional qualifications because they can expire and/or no longer be valid.
The EcoLandscaper is only required by ELC to voluntarily update their license, certification, and additional qualifications information once a year.


Disclaimer of Endorsement and Responsibility: The listing herein of landscape-industry professionals is for purposes of information and reference only and does not constitute or imply an endorsement of or recommendation by EcoLandscape California, its Board of Directors, Members, Volunteers and Affiliates (ELC, et al.) of any such landscape-industry professionals. At the time of publication, all listed landscape-industry professional’s licenses and certifications were in good standing. The fact that another landscape-industry professional is not listed herein does not imply any opinion or judgment by ELC, et al., concerning the qualifications or competency of any such unlisted landscape-industry professional. The information on this list is accurate only as of the date it was prepared, and after the date of publication, ELC, et al., disclaims any responsibility to monitor and update the list or the current licensing or legal status of any listed landscape-industry professional. Any person using this list does so at his or her own risk and is solely responsible to conduct his or her own inquiries in order to determine the licensing status, qualifications and competency of any landscape-industry professional hired.  ELC, et al., reserves the right without any liability or notice to withdraw this list, or to add or delete landscape-industry professionals from this list at any time.   June 2015

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