***If you'd like to talk directly with any of our past clients please let us know...We'd be happy to put you in touch.
On our Consultation Services
"Eric provided an incredibly thoughtful and helpful consultation. He helped me better understand what was already in my garden and to set priorities for its maintenance and improvement. He identified the weeds most likely to present future problems, and options for better utilizing various spaces for the particular needs of my young family. I would definitely work with Eric again if we decide to go ahead and implement some of his excellent ideas."
"Thank you so much for all of the follow-up information! It's extremely helpful, and I really appreciate the time you put into this."
Lindsey - Madison, WI
"Eric cares. He is a straight-shooter. I would highly recommend him!"
Ryan M. - Madison WI
On our Design Services
"Eric was able to design a great plan that addresses our concerns and preferences... We especially like Eric's approach because he uses materials and styles that match the age of our home, and he tries to re-purpose what we already have as much as possible to cut down on waste and cost..."
Emily - Madison, WI
On our Installation Services
"Aspen Garden and Landscape did excellent work designing and building a brick patio for my backyard. The owner Eric Jacobson was great to work with. In the design phase, Eric listened to my ideas for the space and made smart suggestions. My backyard gently slopes toward the house so he had the idea to build a small wall and garden area into the slope. It was a great design. In the build phase, Eric really put in the time to make sure everything came together the way that it was supposed to. As an added bonus, Eric did a great job improving the landscape. He picked plants that are easy to maintain and look great. He also worked in all of our "wishes" in a way that is harmonious with the design. This included a small vegetable garden area and re-using some of our existing plants. Cost was reasonable and transparent. Eric itemized his bid and his invoice so I knew exactly what I was paying for. My wife and I love the finished product. We get lots of compliments from friends and neighbors. We recommended Eric to several friends and they all report similarly great work. I highly recommend you consider Aspen Garden and Landscape if you are looking to do an outdoor project."
Matt G. - Madison WI
Thanks for a very fine job and especially staying within budget despite our many changes - Hope we can work with you again soon!"
Gary - Mt. Horeb, WI
"My thanks to you!!
We are so pleased with the new walk. You've done such a good job and been so pleasant!!"
Sallie - Madison,WI
On our Stormwater and Grading Services
"From the get-go, Eric stood out from the rest. He came out twice when giving his estimate so he could be sure of the measurements, utilities, etc. I appreciated the thoroughness and care he took before he even started work. He communicated very well through the entire process. His work was top notch. I will most certainly be recommending Eric to anyone and everyone I can. I was very impressed."
Matt H. - Verona, WI
"Eric (the owner of Aspen Garden & Landscape) did an amazing job on our property. We moved into a 100 year old house a couple of years ago, and we would get water in the basement every time there was a significant rain. He helped us design and execute a cost effective plan to drain water away from the house while doing some beautification along the way. This included regrading the entire property, constructing a small retaining wall, installing some underground drainage tubes, planting an entire lawn, and creating some planting beds around the property.
Having worked with a number of contractors in the past (see 100 year old house above), we especially appreciated several aspects of Eric's work. First, he was straightforward about pricing, and always kept us up to date on total project cost. When changes came up mid-project, he would clearly outline the options including pricing impacts. Second, he was willing to work his schedule around us while we built a deck. This meant that after grading and before finishing the planting beds, he had to take a two week break from our project. I was concerned that we would have some difficulty getting him back on site, but he was prompt and attentive as soon as we were ready to continue. Finally, he's just an absolutely great guy. He kept our neighbors happy despite the construction noise, even going so far as to help an elderly neighbor remove a problematic shrub free of charge. One weekend (yes, he worked some weekends to keep the schedule), he helped me carry and install the 20' main support beam for the deck when he saw my wife and I struggling with it.
In short, work with Eric and Aspen Garden & Landscape. You won't regret it."
Paul - Madison, WI
"Great Job - Eric completed my project on a Saturday and even gave me a discount because it didn't take as long as he originally thought. He's a good guy."
Huyen - Middleton, WI
"Great - Timely and well done. Will use again"
Martin - Madison, WI