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Alford's English Gardens

Founded 2006 • With Angi since March 2009


(102) Verified Reviews

Business Highlights

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We are actively performing full services. We are taking additional precautions to protect our customers.

We are designing and installing gardens. we follow all COVID-19 standard practices to keep you and my employees safe-Kathy Alford

Health & Safety Measures

We complete exterior work only (No need to enter home)
We will wear masks and gloves when we visit your home
We offer estimates and quotes using video calling
We accept remote payment
All statements concerning COVID‑19 business operations and essential services are informational only, and are self‑reported and not verified by Angi.


Alford’s English Gardens Inc. is an award winning landscape design and installation firm located in Signal Hill Ca. Kathy Alford, along with her staff and crew, have been designing and installing beautiful gardens in the Los Angeles and Orange County area for over 18 years. All of our designers are Certified Horticulturists with the latest training in design as well as in all plant material. • We are careful to implement all requirements from the State of California on low water gardens. • We use WCOLS for water usage on all plants. • The style of home is taken into consideration when selecting plants to assure ascetics as well as function in the garden. • All of our designs can be submitted to water departments for approval in rebate programs. All crew members boast certification in various areas on installation. • We are certified in smart clocks • The latest drip irrigation • ICPI trained and Certified in interlocking pavers Each crew member is accompanied by a foreman or supervisor while on site. Neatness and cleanliness are a must while working on properties. Our goal at Alford’s English Gardens Inc. is to design and install a unique garden that fits, your house, lifestyle and budget. Together as a team- we will design and install a long lasting low water garden that fits you, your family and your home. • Some of our popular garden designs and Installations include: • Sustainable gardens • Native gardens, • Zen gardens • Traditional/Family gardens • Cottage gardens • Historic homes • …and of course! English gardens. • California Landcape contractor C27 #831062 • Member of California Contractors Association (CLCA) • Associate Member of Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) • Qualified Pest Control Applicator with the State of California (QAL) • Certified with Smart Controllers • Certified Horticulturist • Master Gardener • Bonded and Insured • Design experience for over 18 years We accept as payment: Check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover *** We Do Not use Subcontractors...

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It went good! There were issues with the premise but other than nothing else, easy to work with and the landscape turned out beautiful!

Description of Work
redid the front patio and the side and build a wall on the side patio and re-landscape the front yard

Category lawn service



wonderful job. loved all their work

Description of Work
complete new yard design and installed profesionally

Category landscaping,lawn service,irrigation systems,fountains,hardscaping,outdoor lighting



Alford’s does top notch work. I have had them landscape the front and back. The crew is always a pleasure to work with and Kathy is amazing. We truly have a great home and enjoy our yard due to the great work Alford’s has done. Our backyard kitchen is a dream and the landscaping is beautiful.

Description of Work

Category concrete driveways,landscaping,irrigation systems,hardscaping,outdoor lighting,patios,outdoor kitchens



Planning started with many questions to understand what we wanted, then there were computer-generated images of variations of how the finished product might look, followed by our input and then revisions to incorporate our wishes. In-house crews assured that work was done to Alford's high standards - and mine. Homeowner input, including some hardscape and lighting changes during the course of work...

Description of Work
Landscaping and hardscaping design, planting and sod installation, driveway and patio pavers, sitting wall, decorative lighting, timer-controlled irrigation, and re-installation of an existing fountain.

Category concrete driveways,landscaping,lawn service,irrigation systems,lighting,masonry,hardscaping,outdoor lighting,patios



From the very beginning of meeting and designing, Kathy and her team were exemplary. I got 4 bids. Kathy listened carefully and created a beautiful plan that was what I wanted. She made excellent suggestions to keep cost down but did not compromise on quality. Ultimately, her work was not the cheapest but it was by far the best from day one to today. Her team were on time, excellent in skill, crea...

Description of Work

Category electrician,landscaping,lawn service,irrigation systems,pavers, gravel,fountains,hardscaping,outdoor lighting,patios,outdoor kitchens

    Services Offered

    Computer generated color design with call outs in irrigation, lighting, specialty details 3-D renderings Eco friendly Demo and Prep of garden Soil testing and amending Custom irrigation including water saving drip irrigation and Netafim irrigation Drainage Custom Arbors, Gates, Fences, Swings, House Façade Custom Hardscape flagstone Pavers, Cement, walkways, pillars, walls Low voltage Mood lighting, LED

    Services Not Offered

    We do not do pool design, maintenance or tree pruning.

    General Information
    Free Estimates
    Eco-Friendly Accreditations
    Payment Options
    Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover
    Senior Discount