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C&L Outdoor Design and Landscapes, Inc.

Founded 2000 • With Angi since June 2008


(7) Verified Reviews


C&L Outdoor Design & Landscapes, Inc. is a complete landscape construction company based out of Belle Plaine / Le Sueur, Minnesota. C&L was founded in 1999 and serves residential clients from the Mankato and St. Peter areas to the Twin Cities Metro/Suburban areas. C&L is a close knit company with 3 to 10 employees depending on the season. Chad has a hands-on connection to each project in which C&L is involved. Whether the project is large or small, C&L takes pride in serving clients needs in a professional and respectful manner. We guarantee all of our work and install our work to the highest quality standards. For more information, a complete listing of the services we provide and additional project photographs, please visit our website at:

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I have not made up my mind what to do yet. so no alternative has been acted upon.

Description of Work
Chad provided me with clear options regarding the drainage problems with our driveway. He was thoughtful, courteous and able to give me quite detailed descriptions of the possible alternatives, including what he thought was the best choice, an option that his company did not provide. He gave me a referral to an excellent company that he trusted would do good work. He helped clarify my thinking and I quite appreciated it

Category landscaping



From our very first meeting with C & L, Chad was always responsive, courteous and willing to listen to our questions, ideas and concerns. He offered us many suggestions and ideas that we wouldn't have thought of on our own. It was a partnership from the beginning. Chad was constantly thinking of different stone options, different design ideas... he never quit thinking! He worked hard to make sure ...

Description of Work
We originally hired C&L Outdoor Design and Landscapes to help with water drainage issues and grade issues on an existing home we purchased. Chad, the owner of the company met with us several times in early spring to look at the property and listen to our concerns as well as provide us with suggestions and recommendations. We ended up having C&L install drain tile and bury all of our downspouts, replace the front sidewalk with bluestone which has sloping towards the house, replace the back cement patio that was cracked and sloping towards the house with a beautiful paver patio. C&L removed existing over grown trees and plants in the beds, they designed new beds, added boulder walls and enhanced existing walls as well as regrading the property. Added more zones on our existing sprinkler system, installed a fire pit patio, raised vegetable garden, added dry river beds, rocked, mulched and sodded. We couldn't be happier with the finished product! We no longer have to worry about any water drainage issues and our landscape looks beautiful! The design flows with the house, both inside and out and looks like it was originally designed as part of the home.

Category concrete repair,landscaping,lawn service,irrigation systems,mulch,pavers, gravel,tree service,drain pipe,hardscaping,patios,outdoor kitchens



C & L booked this appointment 3 weeks out and on the day they were supposed to come they canceled. I expressed my disappointment. Instead of acknowledging my disappointment, Chad described how overwhelmed he was and how he should not have booked the appointment. He talked about staying up until 4 AM and not being able to keep up and how he hated this part of his job. As a potential client, I felt ...

Description of Work
Former owners of my home had used C & L for many years. When we bought the home, we called expecting to develop a great working relationship with Chad and C & L. We requested a consultation to go over what C & L had been doing for the previous owners and for C & L to turn on the water fountain feature (at a cost of $200.00). Chad explained that he may be looking at charging us $1800.00 for a spring clean up as the work needed a big crew etc... I was surprised at this figure and expressed this fact but agreed to have him come consult anyway. We intended to give C & L the chance to earn our business but C & L did not even show up... .

Category landscaping



We called Chad Sparks (owner, C & L Outdoor Design and Landscape) to give us a bid on the implementation/work of a design plan we had previously purchased from another landscape designer. He reviewed our plan, met with us and walked thru the property and talked through our vision and goals. Afterwards he was able to give us some verbal estimates so we had some idea as to how we wanted to proceed. ...

Description of Work
Design implementation included; tree and buckthorn removal, grading yard, installing gravel path, regrade & rebuild of fire pit area (including boulders and stone steps), planting shrubs/bushes, laying sod, adding sprinkler heads and installing fencing.

Category landscaping,hardscaping



Great job! We want additional work done in the future and will be asking them to do the work for us. Very professional and gave us several options to choose from (with pricing) for alternatives that we had not considered. Chad also did follow up work a couple of months later to ensure that we were still happy with the final product. We would recommend their work to anyone who needs landscaping wor...

Description of Work
Removal of front wooden fence, and damage front walk, installed french drain, relandscaped area in front of house and installed paver walkway. We also had work done in April of 2005 to enlarge an existing garden area, install boulders, top soil and add boulders around trees

Category landscaping,lawn service,hardscaping



Exceeded our expectations. Chad Sparks has great customer service skills: very thorough, great communicator, and wants to delight his clients. We are very happy.

Description of Work
Regrade yard, removal of old concrete and old crab tree, install new paver patio, build and install lattice structure, dry creek bed, plantings, sod, mulch, and bury gutter downspouts.

Category landscaper



Exceeded our expectations. Chad Sparks has great customer service skills: very thorough, great communicator, and wants to delight his clients. We are very happy.

Description of Work
Regrade yard, removal of old concrete and old crab tree, install new paver patio, build and install lattice structure, dry creek bed, plantings, sod, mulch, and bury gutter downspouts.

Category hardscaper

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