Landscaping Since 1968
210 E 113th Ave Crown Point IN 46307
Mon-Fri: 7:30AM - 6:00PM ~ Sat: 8:00AM - 4:00PM ~ Sun: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

More than just a drawing
Whether you're building a new house, or just looking to change the look of an existing landscape, having a good design plan is essential. Our design staff, with over 67 years of combined experience, will strive to create a beautiful landscape for you to enjoy throughout the seasons.

Along with Residential Design, we also offer Commercial and Municipal design services. We can provide Landscape Plans for new construction, as well as redesigning overgrown or outdated landscapes.

What is a Landscape Designer?
A landscape architect or designer will work with you to create a grand plan that encompasses your whole property, from installing a new driveway to adding a porch to grading your lawn. If you’re just looking for someone to arrange your flowerbeds, you want a garden designer. At Hubingers we can do both!

What can a landscape designer do for me?
Some people are great in their yards, they love pulling weeds, planting, understanding what plants do well in certain environments. Then there are others who know how they want their yard to look like but just do not have the time to put it all together. But a designer will help with all of that plus understand the ins and outs of yard care and will create your outdoor paradise in half the time a regular person can. A landscape designer will help you visualize your property and layout the grounds in a way that makes sense and has lasting value. Unlike a landscape architect, some landscape designers will not present you with a detailed blueprint. Rather, the designer prefers to work with his construction team on-site, gaining firsthand knowledge of the grades, type of soil, the position of the sun throughout the day, and your primary use of the property.


Things you should know before hiring a landscape designer

At Hubingers Landscaping we want to make sure that your yard becomes your "Garden of Eden" and should not have a lot of headaches achieving your paradise. There are many contractors out there that will promise everything you want, but in reality, they will not be able to deliver. We want you to enjoy your yard and if you have ANY questions call us and we can definitely help.

  Know who you are buying from
  Know the company's history
  Is the company local, regional or national
  What is their warranty for installation work
  Know that cheaper is not always better
  Know your contractors capacity and size
  Experience of the management staff

A landscape designer’s job is significantly easier when you, the homeowner, know the relevant regulations that govern your property. Are there any homeowners association rules you need to follow? What are the local guidelines designating how close to the property line you can landscape? (These are called setback regulations.) And make sure you know where those property lines are.
Before hiring a landscape designer, make sure you know the basics of your yard—and its problem areas. Does one sloping hill drain water onto your walkway? Can guests never find their way to your front door? Landscape architects can’t fix a problem they don’t know about.
Yardwork is hard work. While some people consider pulling weeds to be meditative, you might find it tedious. Let your designer or architect know how much maintenance you expect to do on a weekly or daily basis. Otherwise, he or she will end up with an unhappy and overworked client (you).
Landscapes tend to be emotional, sentimental places. If a designer knows what a person is envisioning from a treasured previous landscape, that can make it easier to make them happy.
Are you looking to re-create the endless green lawns of your childhood? Or do you dream of spending your afternoons resting in a hammock by a babbling brook? Sure, maybe you won’t be able to replicate those scenarios precisely, but laying them out can help your designer create an outdoor space that brings you peace.
Unless you want your lawn to make a serious statement, make sure you use a landscape professional who’s willing to work with you—not against you. There are two kinds of designers. The designer who wants to give you their style, and the designer who wants to listen to who you are.
If you’re feeling steamrolled by the designer early in the process, it’s OK to move on. While you probably hired the designer because of his or her aesthetic, if there’s no room for your own it’s not a partnership worth keeping.