Expand your outdoor living space with a one-of-a-kind outdoor space by Better View Landscapes. With more than 25 years in Northampton, Massachusetts, and the Pioneer Valley, we have the experience necessary to create gorgeous exterior living areas that you can enjoy throughout the year. Using premium materials, our experts incorporate a variety of textures, colors, and finishes to craft outdoor living spaces tailored to your practical needs and personalized aesthetic preferences. Whether you are in need of a classic New England outdoor space or an outdoor kitchen or a rustic brick-lined fire pit, Better View’s seasoned professionals can help bring your outdoor living space to life.

Better View is dedicated to creating beautifully functional outdoor spaces for our loyal customers throughout the Pioneer Valley. Choose from a broad selection of materials, including granite, Goshen stone, bluestone, brick, stone, pavers, and gravel to create your dream space. With expert craftsmanship, we will conceive and construct impressive outdoor areas to include outdoor kitchens, grills, fire pits, water features, garden walls, and pathways. Not only will you enjoy eating and entertaining alfresco, but your outdoor living space will also enhance the overall value of your property. No matter what your personal aesthetic, we can create enduring exterior features that flawlessly convey your personal style while blending seamlessly with your property’s overall aesthetic.

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Our landscaping services are second to none in New England, but don’t take our word for it! Take a look at our reviews to see what our loyal customers have to say.

Tory offers ideas and insight to your plans. Calls get answered and returned. His crew does what they say they will and really take ownership of projects.
Everything you want in a contractor.

We have used Lawn Jockey over the years for a number of services, including mowing, pruning, mulching and fall clean up. They are always responsive, professional and do high quality work. Their friendly staff has always been good to work with

Service and quality is excellent! The office staff as well as the lawn service people are very professional, flexible and responsive. You really can’t go wrong!

Tory the owner was able to give me a quote within 24 hours and his crew was very professional when they were on my property. I was happy with the work and their communication with me. Highly recommended!

We are committed to providing immaculate landscaping and exceptional customer service year-round!

Benefits of Partnering With Better View for Your Outdoor Living Space

When you choose Better View Landscapes for your outdoor living area, you have the opportunity to work with highly educated and experienced designers and installation specialists. We are personally invested in every project, with close attention to even the smallest details. We aim to ensure that your outdoor living space meets and exceeds your expectations.

Advantages of Better View’s Outdoor Living Space Services

  • Designs by some of the best talent in the industry
  • Improve your property’s appearance and overall value with an outdoor living area
  • Grow your living space with outdoor features that are attractive and useful
  • Incorporate practical features such as retaining walls, stone stairs, and tiered patios to enhance drainage and grading
  • Establish privacy and shade with trellises, covered patios, stone walls, and pergolas and clever plantings.
  • Choose from fire features, outdoor kitchens, garden walls, paths, walkways, turf, trees, shrubs, garden beds, and more!

Personalized Outdoor Living Spaces in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Beyond

At Better View Landscapes, we are dedicated to creating exceptional and functional outdoor living spaces. Your property is sure to stand out with a custom-designed brick patio, fire pit, or outdoor kitchen area. Incorporate a variety of stainless steel appliances, wrought iron accents, and plants to create an exclusive space you can appreciate for years to come.

Our commitment to developing stunning outdoor features is evident in our prior work. View our Portfolio Page for some of our most stunning transformations!

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Better View’s Streamlined Sign-Up Process

At Better View Landscapes, we strive for clarity and transparency. All of our contracts are clearly outlined, with no hidden fees. We tailor your service plan to meet the particular needs of your property, so you can rest assured that your landscaping will look its best year-round. Getting started is simple:

  • Request a Quote

    Contact our office using this online form or call the office directly. We will ask for details about your property, the kind of services you require, and your budget requirements. If you fill out our form, you can expect a call from our representatives within one business day.

  • On-Site or Virtual Meeting

    Once we have determined that your project is a good fit, we will set up an on-site visit or virtual meeting, depending on your project. For design projects and more complex landscaping contracts, we will visit your property to gather information. If you require basic maintenance services, we will conduct an easy virtual meeting via Zoom to clarify the details before preparing your proposal.

  • Estimate

    For our maintenance services, we will prepare a proposal within 3 business days of our first meeting and send it to you for review and approval. Most initial design proposals will be ready within one business day of our initial meeting. Following this design concept meeting, we will prepare your agreement and pricing as discussed and send it to you for approval.

  • Your Custom Plan

    Once we have completed contract discussions, you can review and sign your design plan or care plan. We will request your installation deposit before scheduling work, and your design fee must be paid prior to beginning design work. Most initial design renderings will be ready within ten business days after your design proposal has been accepted, with a follow-up meeting(s) upon completion of the initial design plan. For landscape maintenance plans, we will provide you with an invoice in the week following each service visit, and payment will be charged against the card you have on file.

  • Agreement & Work Begins

    Once you have signed your service agreement, maintenance and installation services will be added to the schedule. You will receive regular communication from our team to ensure that any questions and concerns are addressed quickly. Our team will be available for any questions you may have after each maintenance service visit, and a comprehensive walk-through will be conducted with you upon completion of your installation project.

  • Follow-up Care

    For maintenance contracts, you can expect monthly follow-ups to ensure your satisfaction. For installation services, we will reach out to you after the work is complete to provide follow-up care recommendations and service.

Our Full-Service Landscaping Offerings

In addition to outdoor living spaces, you can choose from a variety of landscaping services in Northampton, Massachusetts, and the Pioneer Valley. With decades of hands-on experience in landscape design, installation, and maintenance, we can accentuate your property with beautiful lawns, stunning flower beds, and finely maintained trees and shrubs. Our full complement of landscaping services includes:

For our customers who require landscape installation, we provide dedicated landscape design services. Our design services include walkways, paths, and hardscapes, landscape lighting, retaining walls, planters, perennial gardens, and more. Visit our Landscape Design Page to learn more!

Better View Landscapes provides full-service installation for hard and softscapes, trees, paths and walkways, lighting, retaining walls, perennial beds, and more. With decades of experience in landscape design and installation, we will quickly and efficiently create a gorgeous landscape that you will love to come home to every day. Visit our Landscape Installation Page for more information!

In addition to horticultural knowledge, the experts at Better View have a wealth of design and installation experience that makes us uniquely suited to install outdoor living areas, including firepits, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, built-in grills, patios, and so much more. Take a look at our Outdoor Living Page to find out more!

We know that a beautiful landscape requires ongoing care and attention, which is why we offer personalized landscape maintenance plans. Our plans are specifically tailored to meet the particular needs of each property, including garden beds, fine gardening, tree and shrub pruning, seasonal cleanup, and trimming, among many others. Visit our Landscape Maintenance Page to view our full selection of maintenance services.

Our quality lawn care plans will keep your lawn looking lush and healthy. We provide a host of tailored lawn care services, including aeration, fertilization, mowing, hydroseeding, overseeding, turf care, and complete lawn renovations. See our Lawn Care Page to learn more!

We understand that commercial properties must look professional and clean at all times. We help smaller commercial properties and property managers, who value a higher level of care, attain a polished aesthetic. Our commercial services include: commercial landscape installation, maintenance, irrigation, and snow removal.

Gutter cleaning is an efficient, cost-effective way to prevent a lot of headache and hassle. This should be done at least twice a year, though your gutters may require more frequent cleanings if you tend to get more build-up of leaves and other debris throughout the year.

To learn more about our extensive selection of landscaping services, visit our Services Page!

Enhancing Outdoor Spaces from Northampton to Amherst and Beyond

After more than 25 years of servicing New England properties, we have a thorough understanding of the area’s unique climate , soils, and moisture, as well as comprehensive horticultural knowledge of local plant life. We are proud to provide exceptional landscape design, installation, and maintenance services to loyal customers in and around the Pioneer Valley. Our extensive service area includes:

Design build services only

Don’t see your neighborhood? Visit our Service Area page for more details, or contact our office to request service in your area.

A Better Career with Better View

If you are an experienced landscaper with a commitment to safety and an eye for detail, we want you on our team! Better View Landscapes is dedicated to providing customers with beautiful landscapes with meticulous attention to detail. We are seeking responsible employees with a strong work ethic, and experience operating landscaping equipment. We know that happy employees mean satisfied customers, which is why we offer a friendly and safe work environment, comprehensive training courses, quality uniforms and safety gear, competitive pay, and benefits. Visit our Careers Page to learn more about our current job openings.

Appreciate the Unparalleled Beauty of Outdoor Living Spaces by Better View Landscapes

At Better View Landscapes, we create outdoor living spaces to incorporate your personal aesthetic into a useful design that you can enjoy all year. Whether you are entertaining guests in your outdoor kitchen or enjoying a cozy cup of tea by a toasty fire feature, your outdoor space can only be improved by working with the experts at Better View Landscapes. To learn more about our outdoor living spaces, contact the experts at Better View to schedule a free consultation.