No, not just looked and guessed “oh, you’ll need a two feet wall” – I mean actually taken elevation shots to see how the existing land is shaped? Have they really listened to your personal needs and come up with a solution that not only is aesthetically pleasing but fully functional? Have they dissected the details of how different elements work within a yard – i.e. the Dominant element in conjunction with sub-dominant and subordinate elements? What about properly defining transition spaces and destination spaces? How about a conceptual framework for the overall project?
Please read the originial post here: https://www.scnforum.org/3-reasons-to-hire-a-professional-landscape-designer-before-any-landscaping-project/