Our Process

Project Inquiry

Step 1

Need help with an upcoming project?

Contact us at (709) 895-2800 or info@murraysgardens.com

One of our professional team members will be in touch to discuss:

  • The scope of work
  • Your location
  • Your budget
  • Your timelines


Step 2

If your project requires a design, our team will schedule an on-site consultation meeting with you to find out more about you and your project.

We follow up on our consults with a design proposal that includes a guide on fees for services.

Once you accept our design proposal, your project will move on to the next step.


Step 3

We believe the design process should be about collaboration. We work directly with our clients to ensure their needs are addressed, options are provided, and different materials are evaluated. Together, we will work through the following stages:

  • Onsite design meeting
  • Site analysis & measurements
  • Concept planning & presentation
  • Itemized project budgeting
  • Detailed design & revisions
  • Construction contract finalized & deposit for construction

Project Planning

Step 4

Before we break ground on your project, final planning and preparation must be made. In this phase, our design team and project managers work together on the following:

  • Onsite design meeting
  • Construction drawings
  • Obtaining permits (if required)
  • Ordering materials and plants
  • Project scheduling
  • Utility locating
  • Booking sub-trades
  • Site layout meeting with designer and project manager


Step 5

Our team of skilled tradespeople arrive onsite with equipment and materials to start your project. our project manager will introduce the crew members, answer any questions, and get started on constructing your project. Our project managers will oversee:

  • Construction phase kick-off meeting
  • Communication with the client to provide updates on schedule and completion of key milestone tasks
  • Communication of any changes and receive client approval prior to proceeding 
  • Oversight of the work and ensuring safe work practices are followed


Step 6

Your dream landscape is complete and it's time to enjoy! But before we leave the site, we want to ensure we've met your expectations. We will do the following:

  • Complete a final walk-through of your property with you to review the work
  • Answer any questions you have
  • Discuss maintenance and operational requirements
  • Take phots of our work
  • Request your feedback on the overall project


Step 7

Now that your new landscape is installed, you want to make sure your investment is properly cared for. Our fine gardening team will create a custom landscape maintenance package that is tailored to you and your property. They will: 

  • Provide direction on site maintenance
  • Develop a long term maintenance plan
  • Provide a proposal for weekly, monthly or seasonal maintenance visits.


Step 8

Taking photos of our work is an important part of our marketing and advertising efforts. That being said, your privacy is important to us.

When we post any photos of our work, we never use our client's name or address. We also request client approval prior to taking and using photos for marketing and award submissions.

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