- Federal Way Landscaping -
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||Olympic Landscape has been providing Federal Way landscaping with a full range of related services since 1977.
We deliver exceptional landscaping services at your home or business. We specialize in
Our goal is to provide our customers thoughtful service, innovative landscape design ideas and technical excellence.
||Thanks to all our customers and friends in Federal Way and Redondo who voted for us again this year!
Olympic is honored to have been voted South Sound Magazine’s "Best Landscaper” every year since 2010!
South Sound Magazine is a great local ‘lifestyle’ publication that features architecture, interior design, landscaping, art, dining & entertainment, and much more of the Northwest’s best. They have compiled their 5th Annual list of “The Best of South Sound” where the readers vote on their favorites within the South Sound region. Thank you South Sound for this fun event!
||Thank you to Showcase Magazine readers for this award!
Olympic is honored to have been voted Showcase Magazine’s "Best Landscape Designer” for 2017.
ShowCase Magazine features the art of living in the Puget Sound Region. It is a high end lifestyle, quarterly print and digital magazine with powerful writing and appealing images, serving their readers as a guide to the best of the area. Feature articles include don’t-miss community events, dining and art stories, eye-catching spreads on fashion, home décor, outdoor living and wellness issues.
- Federal Way Landscaping Construction:
- Federal Way Landscaping Service:
An Olympic Landscape Design Project in Federal Way, WA
Landscape Project Goals:
Landscape Design/Build Process and Results
- Improve limited parking and turn around area
- Utilize existing terrain and connect garden levels
- Hide propane tank; work around extensive underground utilities
- Water stream installation and functioning pond to highlight owner’s rock collection
- Blend fruit trees and berries into landscape beds
- Screen adjacent house
- Outdoor garden lights and sprinkler systems
- Add more color
- Enhance existing mature plantings
Carl and Denise have a long, narrow lot with a serpentine driveway, winding through the front yard, ending in a limited parking and turn-around space. They live at the very end of a dead-end road above Poverty Bay in Federal Way. The yard had a few different disjointed levels, some mature plantings here and there, in isolated clumps. It also had one fine looking old apple tree.
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On the esthetics side, they wanted to add a garden water feature to display a rock collection and generally make the yard feel less like a random collection of small trees and large shrubs.
It was clear from the start that a comprehensive landscape design plan was needed to sort through options. Measurements and pictures helped us design a concept. The plans addressed deficiencies and identified areas that could be improved. Topography and the narrow lot limited what could be done with the turn-around area near the front door, but we found a spot to add guest parking.
The plan showed ways to enhance the mature landscaping shrubs and trees by adding textured and colorful companion plantings. The stream and garden pond displayed the owner’s rock collection and the plantings incorporated around this area were an added bonus. The stream and pond also became a connection to upper parking area and the lower landscaped area. Plantings were designed to screen the adjacent new house.
This plan helped us to estimate the cost of landscaping. The Jonassons gave us input on the concept, and we fine-tuned our work.
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Final details were added, a proposal was signed, and the construction started shortly thereafter. After a few weeks, the Jonassons had a fine new approach to their home through a new front landscape, one that looked like it had been there many years.
All in all, a fine new garden design built for Carl and Denise, and a landscape that fits the setting without being the least bit ordinary.
What Customers Say About Our Landscape Design
More Comments from Satisfied Customers in Federal Way and Redondo, WA:
"Brian did an outstanding job - we appreciate the great service."
George S. - Federal Way, WA
"John listened to what I wanted, and I got
what I wanted. I looked at five different
landscaping companies, went and saw
several yards that each had done. The
others all looked the same, but with
Olympic, they were all different because
they did what their clients wanted. My path
through my yard – it is just as I had dreamed –
very pretty and meandering."
"Nathan arrived right on time, was very professional and I just wanted you to know that!"
Diane J. - Federal Way, WA
"I enjoy watching your crew. They all work so hard and when ever I have a request they always take care of it right away. It’s been a fun project. Thanks.
Ray A. - Federal Way, WA
We love our new landscaped yard! John designed it beautifully. We appreciated you taking notes on our concerns. You have such a great attitude.
We also want to tell you again how much we appreciated the tremendous crew who worked in our yard. Jason was a very good manager who seemed to be everywhere, organizing and getting things done. We were very impressed with how hard Alberto worked and kept up with his young sons. He met the challenge and seemed to always be moving. Ricardo was a very hard worker, and he was very knowledgeable about the names of the plants every time I asked. Adan always was working extra hard, too. His little boy, Giovani, can grow up to be very proud of his father. I hope he remembers to read to him every night. We enjoyed having Dominick here too, with his great smile. It was a pleasure having them all at our home helping to make our yard beautiful. They are such nice people. Olympic Landscape has hired the very best."
Margaret R. - Federal Way, WA
"Thanks so much for the great work you did for us and just in time for our party this Saturday!! We love it!! Thanks Kip and Company!!"
Julie B. - Federal Way, WA
"Thank you, your guys just left here after doing the spring start-up. They always do a good job and are courteous and professional. Just thought you should know…"
Sam & Kathy F. – Federal Way, WA
"Jonathon was a great help and it was nice to have a charming guy with a sense of humor! He made a chart out for me for future reference."
Lynn E. – Federal Way, WA
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About Federal Way, WA
A Brief History on Federal Way
Federal Way, WA began in the late 1800s as a logging settlement. By the 1920s, Federal Highway 99 was complete, linking the community to the economic centers of Seattle and Tacoma, and suggesting a name for the young community. The name Federal Way was first used in 1929 when five existing schools consolidated operations into School District #210 and planned construction of Federal Way High School next to Highway 99... read more
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