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See what some of our many customers are saying about our work! The highlight of our work is when we receive positive feedback from our custom designed and completed projects. It is our pleasure to provide you with high quality work and customer service. We would love to hear from you! Please follow us on all of our social media sites and share your feedback. You can always submit your reviews to us via email as well at info@basicslandscaping.com or through our “Contact Us” page. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of creating your dream landscapes and construction projects.

Jay & Michelle were outstanding all throughout our pool project.  The pavers, lighting and landscaping around our new inground pool exceeded all of our expectations.  Jay took the time to meet with us on several occasions, even before the project started, to make sure we were receiving the personal attention and detail on every phase of the project.  Communication was superb and any last minute changes were always discussed and never any surprises.  Our backyard looks absolutely incredible!  Ten stars to Jay, Michelle and the entire Basics Landscaping crew!


Absolutely love your company! Professional, courteous, knowledgeable and with attention to detail.  Thank you so much for the beautiful work to our backyard.

Justin & Jessica

After many years of satisfied service using Basics Landscaping, we decided to hire them to bring our yard to the next level. After an in-ground pool install, Basics installed a Trex deck, pavers around the pool and walkway, seeded and fertilized the grass, installed sod and sprinklers, fixed our broken sprinklers, put the fence back up and more. We couldn’t believe how much time they spent cleaning up also. They handled everything when they completed the job, it was truly finished. Everything turned out beautifully and quick. Thank you to the knowledgeable and reliable staff in the office and in the field. We now have our everyday vacation spot right here at home!

The Iovine Family

Basics turned my 20 year old deck into an oasis! Jay and his crew did a magnificent job! Always professional and has great ideas. This is our second project with Basics and looking forward to the next one!


I am very satisfied and couldn’t be happier with the recent job that the Basics crew completed for me. I had the old Belgium blocks removed and replaced with paving stones from the perimeter of my driveway.  The finished job came out incredible…like night and day! The crew was meticulous and very good.  They even seeded parts of my lawn that were not along the driveway.  It was a very clean job with no mess. 


The incredible staff and crew at Basics have creatively designed our landscape to offer beauty, privacy, and a peaceful place to enjoy our celebrations, as well as every day contentment.  We adore them all!


I have nothing but praise for the work recently done in my backyard by Basics. My needs were heard, great suggestions were made and the Pergola that was constructed exceeded all of my expectations. Hector and his crew were prompt, courteous, exceptionally exacting on measurements and construction and immaculate with clean up. This Pergola completes my backyard, after Basics also installed a deck and patio several years ago. I highly recommend this fantastic company!

Barbara Goebel

I have been using Basics for about 10 years. I have been happy with all aspects of the work done. The crews are knowledgeable, courteous, prompt and friendly. I could not be happier with their service. In addition, dealing with Michelle and Jay is an absolute pleasure!


Basics Landscaping is a company that does work that far exceeded my expectations. Their sales person was professional and very knowledgeable. The price quote was very fair.


Our experience with Basics was a very positive one. Everyone was very professional and knowledgeable. They handled all our questions and concerns promptly and were very easy to work with.

The Glattfelders

My wife and I have had many contractors over the last 30 years for projects around our home. Basics Landscaping was the easiest and most rewarding experience we have ever had! We felt that we were treated like family from customer service – Sales – and even the crew. We will be doing many more projects with Basics in the future!!

Bob & Kathy Carpentier

We couldn’t be more pleased with the complete transformation of our front walkway and porch. What a fantastic job that exceeded all of our expectations. 100% complete professionalism from the moment we met with the designer Jay, to the foreman, to all the incredible workers. Every step of the project was managed and well communicated. We will absolutely be going with Basics for all future landscape projects!!

Stephanie Berlin

1) Basics installed a new front walk at our home this year. Last year they installed a new patio in our backyard. Their work is impeccable. At the completion of the job, you know you have new hardscape, but you cannot tell that anyone worked on your property. We would recommend them without hesitation.

2) We recently had an old brick patio replaced with a patio of pavers. From start to finish we were completely satisfied. The workmanship was outstanding and the finished product far exceeded our expectations. All of the workmen were true professionals and respected our property as if it were their own. Choosing Basics was a great decision.


3) We have had many Projects done by Basics including patios, walkways, a fountain and a pergola. We have never been disappointed. In fact, we are always amazed at how great everything looks. When the men from Basics are finished, you cannot tell that anyone stepped on your property except that it looks better than before.

Robert & Lauren Wishnew

This was the second time that we hired Basics Landscaping to work on our property and we continue to be extremely impressed with their high-quality work, excellent professionalism, creativity and final product. All of the workers from the top-down were friendly, responsive and delivered exactly as promised. The finished product exceeded our expectations and will gladly refer friends and neighbors to Basics in the future.

Thank you for a job well done!!

Beth & Jeff Schneider

Many thanks to Basics Landscaping for the design and construction of my new backyard retreat. Jay and Farah were able to plan that which I could not have envisioned on my own. All of their ideas and suggestions were perfect! Much praise for James, Frankie and Andrew and the rest of the crew. They were always punctual, meticulously neat, extremely organized, respectful and hard working. James is a master planner and problem solver who was able to take original ideas and turn them into better end products. It is AMAZING at the vision he has! Basics Landscaping is an INCREDIBLE company with fantastic people. They will always be tops when it comes to recommendations!

They are the only way to go!!!

Barbara Goebel

My husband and I were extremely delighted with Basics Landscaping. When we met with Jay – our salesperson, he promised us we would be happy – and we were more than happy!! Every promise he made to us was kept. Jay checked in with us almost daily and the foreman he sent to us went above and beyond. They were knowledgeable, creative, polite and a pleasure to have working on my house. Thank you James, Andrew and Frankie!!

My neighbors were also extremely pleased by your workers as well as your work.


Not only will I be recommending you but the work you did for us is your Best Recommendation!! WE LOVE IT!!!!!

Kathy Stroessner

In 2012 we hired Basics Landscaping to do our weekly maintenance/lawn care. We were so pleased with their work/eye for detail, we hired them to do our Outdoor Kitchen (stone surround with Granite countertop), also a stone path around the deck through a garden leading to a gate. Once again, we were extremely pleased with the whole experience. This year, we decided to install stone to the front of the house, including arch stone surrounding the garage doors. Jay once again assisted us in the design and was patient with our plethora of questions. He’s very easy to work with. James was our crew chief for both jobs. James also assisted us with the design. He was ALWAYS on time, pleasant, and ALWAYS cleaned up the property at days end. One word sums up the work performed: SPECTACULAR!!

Regrets? Only one – I wish I’d known about Basics years ago. I’m looking forward to the next project, whatever it may be.

Linda & Joseph Bove, MD

We would like to thank the Basics Landscaping team for evaluating and designing the property of our home from a plain dull look to a beautiful work of art!

We thank you so much for being so knowledgeable and so reliable and for truly putting your heart into our project which transformed our front and backyards into a wonderful and peaceful home. Thank you for giving us the highest quality of service!

MaryAnne & Patrick Gaudioso

People often speak of “needs” and “wants”. Providing my 90 year old mother with a ramp was a “need”. Having a beautiful not just functional ramp was a “want”. James analyzed our situation and created a beautiful addition across the front of our home. James and his crew were meticulous about every phase of this project. They were all team players right down to their professional uniforms. What a wonderful experience.

Susan Bardes

We have had small projects done in the past by other contractors and NONE of them provided the professional courteous service we received from Basics Landscaping. From the time we walked into the showroom until the time the last worker stepped off our property, Basics was amazing. The quality of work and finishing touches are beyond what we had anticipated. The work was done quickly and with no interruption to our busy lives. Our yard was left neat everyday, everyone from Jay to our foreman to our workers were professional and friendly. We can’t wait to use Basics again.

The Carters

Having used Basics Landscaping in the past there was no doubt in our mind that our expectations would not be surpassed upon moving to our new home. They beautifully manicured our yard and garden. We received compliments from all our neighbors.

The Brottmans

I love these people! The guy came exactly when he said he’d come. I had no idea what I wanted and he was able to communicate what he thought was a good idea. I was able to get a mental vision of it and when it was done it was exactly the same as my mental vision. As for my path, I had spoken to so many people about it and no one knew what I was talking about. He got it and he installed it and it looks like its been there for 100 years. I love my front porch and my path. Even when I don’t walk out there, I open the door to look. When I do look out there it amazes me. This is one of those houses where the only entrance is at the driveway and people always came in the driveway or walked across the lawn. Now they follow the route of the path. Even when an ambulance came they followed the route of the path. It was a great, capitol G experience. They were helpful in figuring out how we were going to do this, we asked if they offered financing. We had just got done paying for a wedding and putting two kids through college. They didn’t offer financing but he suggested a zero interest credit card and it turned out perfectly. We were able to pay it off in four installments.

Robin Romeo

I could not be happier with the landscaping that was designed by Farah. She listened to my concerns and requests. She was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Her suggestions complimented what my vision was for our front yard. It looks spectacular and the flowers are not even in full bloom! The landscaping/sprinkler crew was pleasant and hard working. Everyone took pride in their work and it shows. When I did not care for something that was already in the ground, Farah had it changed and replaced that very same day. When I had questions about the newly renovated sprinkler system, Frank came over and walked the property with me to make sure I was satisfied. It was truly a pleasure working with Basics Landscaping.

Jenny Budah

I would just like to say that I would 110% recommend Basics Landscaping for all your outdoor needs. I moved into a new development with only dirt and weeds. Basics completely transformed my entire property that now looks like Hollywood!!! They definitely do award wining work! They are extremely meticulous at what they do, their attention to detail and design are unparalleled. I trust them 100%. Basics will totally transform your property and make coming home a wonderful experience.

Claudine Orlian

Basics was the 5th landscaping company we tried and from the very beginning far exceeded all others. The staff is so professional and always tries their best to help with whatever is going on. The landscaping crew do the best job landscaping we have ever seen, they are perfectionists and nothing is left undone. Jay is brilliant in his profession. He orchestrated and completed an unbelievably gorgeous revision of our front walkway adding the most stunning accent trees, shrubs and flowers. Gorgeous stone walkway and porch landing. They also lit up all the landscaping and put in all our accent lanterns. Our property is a work of art that cars stop and stare at – we are beyond happy with this service and worth every penny!!

Mr. Berlin

Excellent quality service! Very professional team. They go out of their way to make sure you will be happy. Will definitely use them again. One of the only companies that are capable of taking care of everything that needs to be done.


My husband and I highly recommend Basics Landscaping for your landscaping needs. They are extremely professional and knowledgable. Their crew is hard working, courteous and neat.


All too often people write in order to complain about workers. We are writing to extend kudos to the crew who spent 3 1/2 days at our home performing a major landscaping undertaking.

Led by foreman German the men did an extraordinary job. Their work ethic is uncompromised; working 10 hr. days with only a short respite for lunch. Some requests were made by one of us to move or change something and these were met with “of course, not a problem”.

Frankie was relentless in moving, adding and fixing sprinkler heads and lines. He made certain that everything was in working order and in their proper places to insure coverage.

The entire crew are an asset to Basics Landscaping, employees like these are rare to find and even harder to keep.

Steve & Linda Galenskas

To date we are totally satisfied with Basics Landscaping. This company takes pride in their work and goes the extra steps to satisfy the customer. From start to finish they pay attention to the project at hand. From the start Farah helped plant and design according to what we wanted. Jay made sure the project was completed and done to high standards. The crew where great from start to finish. This is a tightly run ship and we would highly recommend them!

C DeStefano

Wonderful Experience! Absolutely Beautiful Work! We’ve Had 2 major renovations done on our property and Basics did them both. We’ve started using them for our weekly maintenance and couldn’t be happier. Shout out to Diana and Jay for their knowledge, professionalism and being a joy to work with. Our yard is gorgeous and we are ecstatic with our new waterfall!

Thank you Again!

The Dhom Family

It is a pleasure to receive actual service for value from an organized and professional team like the crew from Basics. When you make an appointment, they are there and prepared to do business in a fair and forthright manner. Details are important, but attention to detail is more important. Every detail is attended to in exactly the way it was described to you ahead of time, no changes, no nonsensical excuses. A truly professional crew does the job in unison and in an orderly fashion. We have completed three jobs in the past 10 years and have no complaints or concerns about the quality of the work or their commitment to their customers. They are the best at what they do, and their work transforms your property from blah…to beautiful.

J. Scileppi

Simply Put- Basics Is the BEST! If you want your house to look the best on the block they are your company. They are professional, caring, and take care of your property as if it were their own.

Jeff Sluker

Project managers Jay & Farah take the time to do it right and are always available for questions and concerns. I very much appreciate the office staffs reminders and courtesy calls. My thanks to the Basics team!


We are so happy with all the work that the Basics Landscaping team did for us. We started out with our deck which is beyond gorgeous including the lighting and heat lamps. From there we remodeled our stone fireplace and kitchen with beautiful granite and backsplash! We couldn’t stop there as they were doing such an amazing job, so we updated 3 bathrooms. I feel like I’m living in a 5 star hotel with the bathrooms which were designed to the uttermost detail. Jay, Diana and all the crew were so great to work with, so reliable and professional. We couldn’t be happier!! Thank you for making our home so beautiful

Hope Silverman

Question: Where were you 30 years ago?

Basics is the most professional landscaper I have “EVER” worked with. You do what you say you will do and do it on time and at the stated quote – no surprises. I am very ecstatic with our relationship.

Peter Klein

We are a repeat Customer-

Basics Landscaping Co. has provided excellent service which is above and beyond that provided by other local companies-

Constance Kraus

My Husband and I needed some much needed redesigning of our backyard. Talking to both Jay and Diana was easy from start to finish. We basically left the design scheme in their hands and they did not disappoint. They listened to what we wanted as well as what our problems were before and came back with a beautiful design that fit both our needs and personality. The Crew for Basics Landscaping was second to none. Led by Henry, the crew managed to get our backyard bare to the bone, including some big trees in just one day. Their attention to detail was superb, and everyday they came early and left late. Some days even doing things they did not have to, but did it to make the property look better. There were days I came home and it looked like they were never even there, not a shred of evidence, they cleaned up so well. So, if you are in need of a team as hardworking as these guys, this is your company. From start to finish, all the members from Jay and Diana, to the crew, the irrigation guys and all the other members, look no further. We couldn’t be happier and the people of Basics Landscaping, that’s why we are having them come back and design our front yard. I highly recommend them for your design and landscape needs and give them all the praise they deserve!!

Michael & Diane Hock

Your Expertise and Professionalism exceeded our expectations. The work performed and attention to the most minute details was exceptional. Your company has set the standards for all to except. We cannot thank you enough for all your efforts and professionalism.

With sincere appreciation

Mr. & Mrs. Sierra

Excellent ,Caring ,Professional Service. All three of the projects Basics have done for us have exceeded our expectations.

Mr. & Mrs. Kraus

Overall, we are nothing but impressed with the workmanship. Basics truly exceeded our expectations in many ways. The crew does go above and beyond. The knowledge and communication of the salespeople are beyond compare. The expression “you get what you pay for” really does apply and I know with your high price comes higher expectations. We will continue to share with friends and neighbors the good experiences we’ve had with Basics.

The Olszewski's

We are more than satisfied with the excellent job done on our recent landscaping project. Well designed and professionally executed job. Designer and crew. Excellent!


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