Nature's Realm Landscaping, Design, Construction And Maintainance

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Thank you Nature's Realm for giving us the outdoor space of our dreams! Kevin and his crew transformed our pathetic patio backyard into a tranquil space with all of our favorite things. Kevin worked really hard to ensure our visions were

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★★★★★

Thank you Nature's Realm for giving us the outdoor space of our dreams! Kevin and his crew transformed our pathetic patio backyard into a tranquil space with all of our favorite things. Kevin worked really hard to ensure our visions were

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We have moved several times and have used many landscape designers/companies. I have never encountered anyone as thorough as Kevin at Nature's Realm. He takes everything into consideration when coming up with the design - from sun

6
★★★★★

We have moved several times and have used many landscape designers/companies. I have never encountered anyone as thorough as Kevin at Nature's Realm. He takes everything into consideration when coming up with the design - from sun

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Kevin Boyd is a professional in every sense of the word.His knowledge of plants is vast and he uses his knowledge to guide the client in selecting plants that are best suited to the Houston climate,soil conditions, and space to be

6
★★★★★

Kevin Boyd is a professional in every sense of the word.His knowledge of plants is vast and he uses his knowledge to guide the client in selecting plants that are best suited to the Houston climate,soil conditions, and space to be

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We are first time homeowners and a little inexperienced in landscaping and contracting work in general. Our Heights bungalow had a huge overhang that extended off of the garage and covered up the entire backyard, which effectively hindered

6
★★★★★

We are first time homeowners and a little inexperienced in landscaping and contracting work in general. Our Heights bungalow had a huge overhang that extended off of the garage and covered up the entire backyard, which effectively hindered

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After reading many stellar review's of Kevin's work online, we decided to hire him to redo our entire front yard, as well as the yard on the north side of our house. This was a very large project and it took a little over four months to complete everything. Before the actual landsaping could be addressed, there were drainage and irrigation issues that needed to be addressed. First, the trim on our house was painted and new gutters were installed. The old front yard basically consisted of a semi-circle gravel driveway lined by a few pitiful beds of overgrown and dead plants. Almost everything in the old yard was removed, along with the second concrete driveway entrance. Pavers were used to install a new walkway from the street to the front porch and a new driveway. The irrigation system was updated and expanded. A wrought iron fence, gate, and electronic driveway gate were installed in front and a beautiful arbor with cedar fence were built on the south side of the yard. Beds of plants were arranged around two large circular areas of Bermuda grass. Kevin accompanied us to a local nursery to show us all the plant options that were available for our yard. We told him what we liked and he designed the beds around our preferences. We have tons of gardenias, azaleas, camellias, and hydrangeas, among many other beautiful plants. Gravel walkways were also included in the yard design. The narrow north side yard is composed of a gravel path leading to the back yard. The path is lined on both sides with many plants and gives an overall green and lush effect. A water fountain was installed against the fence on that side and can be seen through our dining room windows. Overall, the yard is really beautiful and we could not be more pleased with the way it turned out. Passersby are constantly stopping to compliment the yard and ask who did the work. Kevin is very knowledgeable and he still checks in with me to see how all the plants are doing and ask if we are having any problems. Although we had a few minor ups and downs during the whole lengthy process, I would highly recommend Kevin. He is very honest and works hard to ensure that your expectations are met or exceeded. If you can dream it, he can make it happen for you!

5
★★★★★

After reading many stellar review's of Kevin's work online, we decided to hire him to redo our entire front yard, as well as the yard on the north side of our house. This was a very large project and it took a little over four months to complete everything. Before the actual landsaping could be addressed, there were drainage and irrigation issues that needed to be addressed. First, the trim on our house was painted and new gutters were installed. The old front yard basically consisted of a semi-circle gravel driveway lined by a few pitiful beds of overgrown and dead plants. Almost everything in the old yard was removed, along with the second concrete driveway entrance. Pavers were used to install a new walkway from the street to the front porch and a new driveway. The irrigation system was updated and expanded. A wrought iron fence, gate, and electronic driveway gate were installed in front and a beautiful arbor with cedar fence were built on the south side of the yard. Beds of plants were arranged around two large circular areas of Bermuda grass. Kevin accompanied us to a local nursery to show us all the plant options that were available for our yard. We told him what we liked and he designed the beds around our preferences. We have tons of gardenias, azaleas, camellias, and hydrangeas, among many other beautiful plants. Gravel walkways were also included in the yard design. The narrow north side yard is composed of a gravel path leading to the back yard. The path is lined on both sides with many plants and gives an overall green and lush effect. A water fountain was installed against the fence on that side and can be seen through our dining room windows. Overall, the yard is really beautiful and we could not be more pleased with the way it turned out. Passersby are constantly stopping to compliment the yard and ask who did the work. Kevin is very knowledgeable and he still checks in with me to see how all the plants are doing and ask if we are having any problems. Although we had a few minor ups and downs during the whole lengthy process, I would highly recommend Kevin. He is very honest and works hard to ensure that your expectations are met or exceeded. If you can dream it, he can make it happen for you!

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I'm one of the jealous neighbors that you will read about in previous reviews. After seeing how this crew was able to turn our neighbors dirt pile into what they did, I eventually gave in and asked who did their work. I was told how helpful Kevin would be, but I decided to see for myself. After we set up a date and time for him to come out he was able to let us know a wide variety of options of what we could do with our back yard. We wanted it to be quite lavish but still realistic and Kevin was able to give us a realistic budget and estimate on when we could expect the work to be done. He definitely follows the underpromise, overdeliver strategy because everything was even better than we had hoped for and done sooner than expected. Mind you, this wasn't an overnight job, good work takes time, but considering the reputation of many of the landscapers around here, I was blown away at how efficient and thorough his team was with their and our time. My only regret was waiting this long

5
★★★★★

I'm one of the jealous neighbors that you will read about in previous reviews. After seeing how this crew was able to turn our neighbors dirt pile into what they did, I eventually gave in and asked who did their work. I was told how helpful Kevin would be, but I decided to see for myself. After we set up a date and time for him to come out he was able to let us know a wide variety of options of what we could do with our back yard. We wanted it to be quite lavish but still realistic and Kevin was able to give us a realistic budget and estimate on when we could expect the work to be done. He definitely follows the underpromise, overdeliver strategy because everything was even better than we had hoped for and done sooner than expected. Mind you, this wasn't an overnight job, good work takes time, but considering the reputation of many of the landscapers around here, I was blown away at how efficient and thorough his team was with their and our time. My only regret was waiting this long

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After speaking with several well-known companies in the area we felt Natures Realm not only had the best plan of what to do with our ideas but also had clearest vision of what we were trying to accomplish in our backyard. Their design was fabulous and we absolutely love our backyard now. Our friends and neighbors are already impressed and talking about copying parts of our yard to their very own. Kevin was honest and up front about costs and scheduling of the work and the time frame of completion and he and his team definitely delivered in all aspects, and they made sure we understood and loved every detail when they were finished, we couldn't be happier . At the risk of repeating myself I'll just say one last time that we definitely chose the right company for our yard.

5
★★★★★

After speaking with several well-known companies in the area we felt Natures Realm not only had the best plan of what to do with our ideas but also had clearest vision of what we were trying to accomplish in our backyard. Their design was fabulous and we absolutely love our backyard now. Our friends and neighbors are already impressed and talking about copying parts of our yard to their very own. Kevin was honest and up front about costs and scheduling of the work and the time frame of completion and he and his team definitely delivered in all aspects, and they made sure we understood and loved every detail when they were finished, we couldn't be happier . At the risk of repeating myself I'll just say one last time that we definitely chose the right company for our yard.

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We had a vision of a patio with a seat and natural gas fire-pit all made from natural stone. Kevin and his team at Nature's Realm built it and it came out even better then we had imagined. Kevin is a great guy to work with. There is no hard sale, he's upfront with the costs, offers his expert opinion and most of all makes sure the customer is completely happy. Caesar, his stone mason does extraordinary work with natural stone and is meticulous about cleaning up every day and especially at the end of the job.
We could not be happier with the work and the finished product and would not hesitate to use his services again.

5
★★★★★

We had a vision of a patio with a seat and natural gas fire-pit all made from natural stone. Kevin and his team at Nature's Realm built it and it came out even better then we had imagined. Kevin is a great guy to work with. There is no hard sale, he's upfront with the costs, offers his expert opinion and most of all makes sure the customer is completely happy. Caesar, his stone mason does extraordinary work with natural stone and is meticulous about cleaning up every day and especially at the end of the job.
We could not be happier with the work and the finished product and would not hesitate to use his services again.

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Kevin was very up front and direct about what he was going to do and about the costs. His follow up and finishing was especially impressive, and our project ended very well and exceeded our expectations. Kevin emailed and called whenever there were issues or questions.\r
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He even caught our escaped dog and brought him home.\r
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Thanks Kevin!

5
★★★★★

Kevin was very up front and direct about what he was going to do and about the costs. His follow up and finishing was especially impressive, and our project ended very well and exceeded our expectations. Kevin emailed and called whenever there were issues or questions.\r
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He even caught our escaped dog and brought him home.\r
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Thanks Kevin!

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We read Kevin's reviews prior to calling him. He soon came by and we laid out what we wanted:\r
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1. A large fruit and vegetable garden, expanded patio space for our family, grass spaces and landscape beds designed for color year round. \r
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2. Pergola patio cover with climbing roses\r
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3. Outdoor firepit area & sitting wall\r
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4. Arbor accents for climbing roses over our living room window\r
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5. Large grape arbor\r
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6. Espaliered pomegranates on fences\r
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7. Full irrigation system that incorporated an existing irrigation system and added micro-spray stations and drip irrigation.\r
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8. Exotic mix of productive and colorful plants\r
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Kevin and his team delivered on every count. \r
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He doesn't sub out the work so you know you're working with him through the entire project as single point of contact.\r
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Kevin is upfront on costs. He'll let you know how much something will cost before he does the work and will deliver within a few percent of the estimate.\r
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He has tremendous technical knowledge from plants and planting to all types of construction throughout all phases of the project.\r
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My wife and I tend to be quite detail oriented. If there was something that did not seem right, Kevin was always willing to look at it, and fix it if necessary.\r
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He has followed up faithfully, providing input on watering schedules / strategies, and checking in with us on how things were doing. He has offered to replace any plant casualties we had during the initial shock period after planting. Very good service overall.\r
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Kevin is an artist - not just a landscaper. As such you have to get used to his style which can be brash at times when it comes to differences of opinion. He'll argue with you if he thinks something won't look good. It took us a little while to understand that he really wanted us to be happy with the result. Once we understood this we were able to work very well with him.\r
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In summary, Kevin exceeded our expectations. We're very happy with our landscape. We have my own ""victory garden"" now.\r
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Given him a call - you won't be disappointed!

5
★★★★★

We read Kevin's reviews prior to calling him. He soon came by and we laid out what we wanted:\r
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1. A large fruit and vegetable garden, expanded patio space for our family, grass spaces and landscape beds designed for color year round. \r
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2. Pergola patio cover with climbing roses\r
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3. Outdoor firepit area & sitting wall\r
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4. Arbor accents for climbing roses over our living room window\r
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5. Large grape arbor\r
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6. Espaliered pomegranates on fences\r
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7. Full irrigation system that incorporated an existing irrigation system and added micro-spray stations and drip irrigation.\r
\r
8. Exotic mix of productive and colorful plants\r
\r
Kevin and his team delivered on every count. \r
\r
He doesn't sub out the work so you know you're working with him through the entire project as single point of contact.\r
\r
Kevin is upfront on costs. He'll let you know how much something will cost before he does the work and will deliver within a few percent of the estimate.\r
\r
He has tremendous technical knowledge from plants and planting to all types of construction throughout all phases of the project.\r
\r
My wife and I tend to be quite detail oriented. If there was something that did not seem right, Kevin was always willing to look at it, and fix it if necessary.\r
\r
He has followed up faithfully, providing input on watering schedules / strategies, and checking in with us on how things were doing. He has offered to replace any plant casualties we had during the initial shock period after planting. Very good service overall.\r
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Kevin is an artist - not just a landscaper. As such you have to get used to his style which can be brash at times when it comes to differences of opinion. He'll argue with you if he thinks something won't look good. It took us a little while to understand that he really wanted us to be happy with the result. Once we understood this we were able to work very well with him.\r
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In summary, Kevin exceeded our expectations. We're very happy with our landscape. We have my own ""victory garden"" now.\r
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Given him a call - you won't be disappointed!

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We recommend Kevin for a thoughtful and thorough approach to landscaping. It took time, more than you may think, but we love our backyard. We'd like to highlight the following:
1. Great design that met your our for a play area for small children and an adult zone with limited backyard space.
2. Thoughtfully designed patio with a water fountain and a pergola that fit and enhanced our home perfectly.
3. Rebuilt existing irrigation system, to meet the actual needs of the yard.
4. Worked within our budget. We set our budget early and tweaked the design and plan to fit.

5
★★★★★

We recommend Kevin for a thoughtful and thorough approach to landscaping. It took time, more than you may think, but we love our backyard. We'd like to highlight the following:
1. Great design that met your our for a play area for small children and an adult zone with limited backyard space.
2. Thoughtfully designed patio with a water fountain and a pergola that fit and enhanced our home perfectly.
3. Rebuilt existing irrigation system, to meet the actual needs of the yard.
4. Worked within our budget. We set our budget early and tweaked the design and plan to fit.

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I wanted a lot done and I wanted it done my way. I'm semi-anal by nature, so when Kevin couldn't begin work when I originally wanted I shopped around. Admittedly I only had one other landscaper come out and give me an estimate of what I wanted (a fairly big job, so I felt I had every right to be picky), but I just didn't feel like he cared enough about the work and I was just another job, a completely different vibe than I got from Kevin, so I called him back and we were able to arrange another day for him to come out and for us to figure things out.

I mentioned I wanted a big job and was hoping he would be up to it, but also not bs me on what could and couldn't be done and then make a compromise in the 11th hour and upset me and the wife. We talked again about what I wanted and what I was hoping to keep my budget at. After drawing up some plans and an estimate I was eager to see if he could walk the walk as well as he talked the talk. We're talking a complete renovation of my yard and this living space here so I was a bit skeptical, just by nature.

He asked that when we were done to write an honest review for him on the site, because word of mouth is where a lot of his business comes from. He didn't ask me to fluff it for him, nor would I have. I rely on yelp and citysearch for a lot of my choices now (it's how I found Nature's Realm), so being fair was all I was interested in.

You've seen the 5 stars and I've given enough of the situation now, so let me start gushing about the work. The first we fell in love with was the fantastic patio cover for having a comfortable family area. This summer has been unbearable, so this was an absolute must for us. To have this patio cover is a game changer for our backyard, despite how minor it might seem. We also had outdoor lighting and a fountain installed as a centerpiece of our yard, just as the early design plans that he showed us indicated. Lights and a patio cover hardly seem like something to swoon over, but when you add them to your yard, you'll understand.

The entire design was just absolutely incredible. It met our needs for a large patio to entertain and a spa with easy to care for our beds and plants. I'm not young, but I'm hardly old, though I still wanted some guidance on how to work everything after it was installed, before I even began to ask Kevin was ready to show me how to work everything and made it simple to understand for me and my wife, so either of us can work it now. It was clear that Kevin had the technical knowledge for all the plants and planting to all types of construction throughout all phases of our project. I never felt like he was learning things on the fly, I really felt at ease once I started seeing everything start to come together, and that's such a rare thing for me to experience. He even came back out for a follow up, after completion, to make sure everything was as it should be and that we didn't have any further questions.

Should we decide to add more to our yard (I'm thinking outdoor firepit!) then Kevin is definitely the landscaper I'm going to call. He's truly transformed our yard for us, which we liked spending time in before, but now we just adore it. I recommend him to anyone who even mentions redoing their yard now and was actually eager to write this review.

5
★★★★★

I wanted a lot done and I wanted it done my way. I'm semi-anal by nature, so when Kevin couldn't begin work when I originally wanted I shopped around. Admittedly I only had one other landscaper come out and give me an estimate of what I wanted (a fairly big job, so I felt I had every right to be picky), but I just didn't feel like he cared enough about the work and I was just another job, a completely different vibe than I got from Kevin, so I called him back and we were able to arrange another day for him to come out and for us to figure things out.

I mentioned I wanted a big job and was hoping he would be up to it, but also not bs me on what could and couldn't be done and then make a compromise in the 11th hour and upset me and the wife. We talked again about what I wanted and what I was hoping to keep my budget at. After drawing up some plans and an estimate I was eager to see if he could walk the walk as well as he talked the talk. We're talking a complete renovation of my yard and this living space here so I was a bit skeptical, just by nature.

He asked that when we were done to write an honest review for him on the site, because word of mouth is where a lot of his business comes from. He didn't ask me to fluff it for him, nor would I have. I rely on yelp and citysearch for a lot of my choices now (it's how I found Nature's Realm), so being fair was all I was interested in.

You've seen the 5 stars and I've given enough of the situation now, so let me start gushing about the work. The first we fell in love with was the fantastic patio cover for having a comfortable family area. This summer has been unbearable, so this was an absolute must for us. To have this patio cover is a game changer for our backyard, despite how minor it might seem. We also had outdoor lighting and a fountain installed as a centerpiece of our yard, just as the early design plans that he showed us indicated. Lights and a patio cover hardly seem like something to swoon over, but when you add them to your yard, you'll understand.

The entire design was just absolutely incredible. It met our needs for a large patio to entertain and a spa with easy to care for our beds and plants. I'm not young, but I'm hardly old, though I still wanted some guidance on how to work everything after it was installed, before I even began to ask Kevin was ready to show me how to work everything and made it simple to understand for me and my wife, so either of us can work it now. It was clear that Kevin had the technical knowledge for all the plants and planting to all types of construction throughout all phases of our project. I never felt like he was learning things on the fly, I really felt at ease once I started seeing everything start to come together, and that's such a rare thing for me to experience. He even came back out for a follow up, after completion, to make sure everything was as it should be and that we didn't have any further questions.

Should we decide to add more to our yard (I'm thinking outdoor firepit!) then Kevin is definitely the landscaper I'm going to call. He's truly transformed our yard for us, which we liked spending time in before, but now we just adore it. I recommend him to anyone who even mentions redoing their yard now and was actually eager to write this review.

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Prior to choosing Nature?s Realm I had met with a couple of other landscaping companies that were unable to help me understand how they were going to allocate the money that they were suggesting I spend on my backyard. In the meantime, I was able to observe a backyard transformation that was going on at my next door neighbors that was being done my Nature?s Realm.

I met with Kevin who explained his company?s philosophy: listen to his client?s objectives, design a plan that incorporates them, take a hands on approach, be flexible, stay small and appreciate the outcome. Kevin was honest about when he could start and how long the project would take and pretty blunt about how much it was going to cost (as a result, no surprises).
I met with him and described what I was looking for. I wanted an area that could serve and entertain a large number of guests (20-30) in a small backyard in the Heights with an outdoor kitchen to boot; not just any kitchen, but a complete kitchen that I could use anytime of the year, rain or shine.

Kevin brought in his architect and his first drawing absolutely blew me away. It was beyond my expectations (and beyond what I initially wanted to spend). I know that I could have asked that the plan be modified to suit my original thoughts of price, but the vision was so exciting that I signed him up immediately.

The project was slow, but methodical and well thought out. Kevin?s crew is small, but very skilled and thoughtful. The end result was absolutely spectacular and beyond my original expectations. My friends and family have been absolutely blown away with the transformation.

Thank you Kevin. I will take care of your baby.

5
★★★★★

Prior to choosing Nature?s Realm I had met with a couple of other landscaping companies that were unable to help me understand how they were going to allocate the money that they were suggesting I spend on my backyard. In the meantime, I was able to observe a backyard transformation that was going on at my next door neighbors that was being done my Nature?s Realm.

I met with Kevin who explained his company?s philosophy: listen to his client?s objectives, design a plan that incorporates them, take a hands on approach, be flexible, stay small and appreciate the outcome. Kevin was honest about when he could start and how long the project would take and pretty blunt about how much it was going to cost (as a result, no surprises).
I met with him and described what I was looking for. I wanted an area that could serve and entertain a large number of guests (20-30) in a small backyard in the Heights with an outdoor kitchen to boot; not just any kitchen, but a complete kitchen that I could use anytime of the year, rain or shine.

Kevin brought in his architect and his first drawing absolutely blew me away. It was beyond my expectations (and beyond what I initially wanted to spend). I know that I could have asked that the plan be modified to suit my original thoughts of price, but the vision was so exciting that I signed him up immediately.

The project was slow, but methodical and well thought out. Kevin?s crew is small, but very skilled and thoughtful. The end result was absolutely spectacular and beyond my original expectations. My friends and family have been absolutely blown away with the transformation.

Thank you Kevin. I will take care of your baby.

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I contacted Nature's Realm to renovate our backyard after reading the reviews here as they seemed to have far and away the best feedback in my neck of the woods.

Now when I originally called Kevin informed me that he would be busy this week with the jobs he had already taken and would not be able to see me until next week. I'm not exactly known for my patience but I decided I could give him a full week and if I didn't hear back I would move on and find someone else.

Kevin ended up calling me back the following Monday (I had called him Wednesday morning) and I explained to him what I was wanted to do, we then bounced some ideas off each other and I had an immediate good vibe about the project. He offered suggestions, but wasn't pushy, and helped me understand what would work best for each area of my property, as I'm located in the Heights so my landscape options may be more tricky than others since my property is probably smaller than someone in the Memorial area.

Once he showed us his previous designs ideas I was excited, though still skeptical, because when it's your stuff things never seem to go as well as they do for everyone else, or so was my previous outlook on this type of thing. I have to say that Kevin's designs were much more original and beautiful than many of our friends. I couldn't wait to see if he could deliver the same results to us.

We ended up having a flagstone patio built with a covered roof and ceiling fans installed and now we spend so much more time in our backyard. We also had Kevin and his team build us a raised vegetable and herb garden that all of our friends are just stunned by when they come over. They installed a micro irrigations system that makes it very easy for us to keep it beautiful and put in drip irrigation lines in our shrub beds to assist in watering our landscape. Everything is growing so much better now. This might all sound intimidating if you aren't familiar with it, but I assure you it isn't. Kevin is able to answer your questions without giving you double talk and you know exactly what is what.

The wife and I are already discussing what we want to have done next and we will without hesitation call Nature's Realm up again to do the work.

5
★★★★★

I contacted Nature's Realm to renovate our backyard after reading the reviews here as they seemed to have far and away the best feedback in my neck of the woods.

Now when I originally called Kevin informed me that he would be busy this week with the jobs he had already taken and would not be able to see me until next week. I'm not exactly known for my patience but I decided I could give him a full week and if I didn't hear back I would move on and find someone else.

Kevin ended up calling me back the following Monday (I had called him Wednesday morning) and I explained to him what I was wanted to do, we then bounced some ideas off each other and I had an immediate good vibe about the project. He offered suggestions, but wasn't pushy, and helped me understand what would work best for each area of my property, as I'm located in the Heights so my landscape options may be more tricky than others since my property is probably smaller than someone in the Memorial area.

Once he showed us his previous designs ideas I was excited, though still skeptical, because when it's your stuff things never seem to go as well as they do for everyone else, or so was my previous outlook on this type of thing. I have to say that Kevin's designs were much more original and beautiful than many of our friends. I couldn't wait to see if he could deliver the same results to us.

We ended up having a flagstone patio built with a covered roof and ceiling fans installed and now we spend so much more time in our backyard. We also had Kevin and his team build us a raised vegetable and herb garden that all of our friends are just stunned by when they come over. They installed a micro irrigations system that makes it very easy for us to keep it beautiful and put in drip irrigation lines in our shrub beds to assist in watering our landscape. Everything is growing so much better now. This might all sound intimidating if you aren't familiar with it, but I assure you it isn't. Kevin is able to answer your questions without giving you double talk and you know exactly what is what.

The wife and I are already discussing what we want to have done next and we will without hesitation call Nature's Realm up again to do the work.

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Kevin Boyd is a wonderful landscape designer who is full of creativity and energy. My husband and I were looking for a landscaper who would make our very ordinary yard into something extraordinary. With only limited knowledge of plants (or even what we really wanted), my husband and I relied heavily on Kevin's expertise and advice -- and he didn't steer us wrong. From the layout and hardscaping to specific plant selection and installation, Kevin guided us through one good decision after another. And just as important, Kevin always came in on budget and kept us abreast of the costs and expenses along the way so there were no surprises when the work was done and the bill submitted. The end result speaks for itself; our yard is exactly what we were hoping for (even if we weren't able to articulate it in the first place!). Moreover, once the job was finished, Kevin still kept tabs on our yard, making sure we were aware of upcoming inclement weather and even replacing the few plants we lost last winter at cost. All in all, working with Kevin was a wonderful experience and we would recommend him to anyone looking to make his or her yard something special. Yes, you'll pay a little more than many fly-by-night landscape outfits charge, but you'll get your money's worth.

5
★★★★★

Kevin Boyd is a wonderful landscape designer who is full of creativity and energy. My husband and I were looking for a landscaper who would make our very ordinary yard into something extraordinary. With only limited knowledge of plants (or even what we really wanted), my husband and I relied heavily on Kevin's expertise and advice -- and he didn't steer us wrong. From the layout and hardscaping to specific plant selection and installation, Kevin guided us through one good decision after another. And just as important, Kevin always came in on budget and kept us abreast of the costs and expenses along the way so there were no surprises when the work was done and the bill submitted. The end result speaks for itself; our yard is exactly what we were hoping for (even if we weren't able to articulate it in the first place!). Moreover, once the job was finished, Kevin still kept tabs on our yard, making sure we were aware of upcoming inclement weather and even replacing the few plants we lost last winter at cost. All in all, working with Kevin was a wonderful experience and we would recommend him to anyone looking to make his or her yard something special. Yes, you'll pay a little more than many fly-by-night landscape outfits charge, but you'll get your money's worth.

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Our experience with Natures Realm, led by Kevin Boyd, was in short extraordinary. \r
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From initial contact and meeting to future follow-up and advice, Kevin and his team were fantastic. He talked us through every phase, performed on time. Kept us involved and humorously guided to the right decisions. Our only regret was when they pulled out of the driveway for the next job.\r
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With Kevin, you get what you pay for and more. His services billed met his estimates almost to the penny and yet the product we got was more than bargained for in many ways. If you want to be involved in your project this is the guy. It felt like I was working with a close friend and neighbor rather than an arm's length business transaction. We can't wait for the funds to begin ""Phase 2"" in our plan, and Kevin is our pick to do it.\r
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We pretty much started with a Tabla Rosa. 5 Flat acres of prairie land and two small oaks.What we got was:\r
1. Out of this world Architect that designed a 3 sheet plan for 5 acres with orchards, spa, pond, Pergola, deck and outdoor kitchen area, veggie beds, scenic landscape etc.\r
2. 3 ""Bullet proof"" raised Vegetable beds of CMU construction.\r
3 The start of a fruit orchard designed to provide shade and act as part of a privacy screen.\r
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4. An enormous wind screen to protect our vegetable beds and future row crop gardening area.\r
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5. A high tech drip and spray irrigation system that works with our water well. \r
6. A well thought out, phased, future expansion plan.\r
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7. Plenty of technical knowledge - off-the-grid projects to plants and planting and all types of ingenious even earth-friendly construction and gardening. (Don't worry, there were no tree-hugging ceremonies required.)

5
★★★★★

Our experience with Natures Realm, led by Kevin Boyd, was in short extraordinary. \r
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From initial contact and meeting to future follow-up and advice, Kevin and his team were fantastic. He talked us through every phase, performed on time. Kept us involved and humorously guided to the right decisions. Our only regret was when they pulled out of the driveway for the next job.\r
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With Kevin, you get what you pay for and more. His services billed met his estimates almost to the penny and yet the product we got was more than bargained for in many ways. If you want to be involved in your project this is the guy. It felt like I was working with a close friend and neighbor rather than an arm's length business transaction. We can't wait for the funds to begin ""Phase 2"" in our plan, and Kevin is our pick to do it.\r
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We pretty much started with a Tabla Rosa. 5 Flat acres of prairie land and two small oaks.What we got was:\r
1. Out of this world Architect that designed a 3 sheet plan for 5 acres with orchards, spa, pond, Pergola, deck and outdoor kitchen area, veggie beds, scenic landscape etc.\r
2. 3 ""Bullet proof"" raised Vegetable beds of CMU construction.\r
3 The start of a fruit orchard designed to provide shade and act as part of a privacy screen.\r
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4. An enormous wind screen to protect our vegetable beds and future row crop gardening area.\r
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5. A high tech drip and spray irrigation system that works with our water well. \r
6. A well thought out, phased, future expansion plan.\r
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7. Plenty of technical knowledge - off-the-grid projects to plants and planting and all types of ingenious even earth-friendly construction and gardening. (Don't worry, there were no tree-hugging ceremonies required.)

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Kevin recently designed and executed a large landscaping job at our lakeside Sugar Land house, and we're quite pleased with the process and the results.

Scope of the Job:
(1) It was over $100,000 and took several months to complete.
(2) It involved.....Removal of several dumptruck loads of dirt along the lake, over 350 sq. ft. of 3' high serpentine reinforced rock wall, over 1000 sq. ft. of hardscape patio at the lake and house, construction of a second story cedar deck and two pergolas, installation of a large three-pot water fountain, construction of three raised veneered stone beds, planting of over a dozen trees, plus planting beds and a garden, a custom serpentine iron fence, complete re-work of our irrigation and drainage, all electric work for high-end lighting and the fountain, etc.

Pros: Just about everything. We got our homeowner's ""YARD OF THE MONTH"" award, and we were told that our back yard is now known as the Temple of Delphi (for good reasons). The best thing about Kevin (in addition to the excellent work overall) is how straightforward and honest he is. He's good for his word more so than any interior or exterior contractor we've ever hired or interviewed.

Cons: Just a couple. Like any contractor, you still need to monitor thing closely. Kevin's quite an opinionated person, and he'll steamroll you if you're not careful. So, one word of advice: If you truly believe in your design or your way of doing things, stick to your guns. He's a gifted landscape architect, but nobody's thought about the job more than you. So, trust yourself.

Frankly, we thought about giving him four stars (in case there is even better our there), but we ultimately decided on five because (1) he deserves it, and (2) we may never find any better. Hopefully you can tell (and he'll probably tell you) that we're hard people to please. Five stars (which we've never given before) is a big deal coming from us.

5
★★★★★

Kevin recently designed and executed a large landscaping job at our lakeside Sugar Land house, and we're quite pleased with the process and the results.

Scope of the Job:
(1) It was over $100,000 and took several months to complete.
(2) It involved.....Removal of several dumptruck loads of dirt along the lake, over 350 sq. ft. of 3' high serpentine reinforced rock wall, over 1000 sq. ft. of hardscape patio at the lake and house, construction of a second story cedar deck and two pergolas, installation of a large three-pot water fountain, construction of three raised veneered stone beds, planting of over a dozen trees, plus planting beds and a garden, a custom serpentine iron fence, complete re-work of our irrigation and drainage, all electric work for high-end lighting and the fountain, etc.

Pros: Just about everything. We got our homeowner's ""YARD OF THE MONTH"" award, and we were told that our back yard is now known as the Temple of Delphi (for good reasons). The best thing about Kevin (in addition to the excellent work overall) is how straightforward and honest he is. He's good for his word more so than any interior or exterior contractor we've ever hired or interviewed.

Cons: Just a couple. Like any contractor, you still need to monitor thing closely. Kevin's quite an opinionated person, and he'll steamroll you if you're not careful. So, one word of advice: If you truly believe in your design or your way of doing things, stick to your guns. He's a gifted landscape architect, but nobody's thought about the job more than you. So, trust yourself.

Frankly, we thought about giving him four stars (in case there is even better our there), but we ultimately decided on five because (1) he deserves it, and (2) we may never find any better. Hopefully you can tell (and he'll probably tell you) that we're hard people to please. Five stars (which we've never given before) is a big deal coming from us.

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My wife and I were looking to renovate our backyard into something more than just a piece of land that we cut the grass of every other week. We had planned to call around a bit before making a decision but lucky for us, Nature's Realm was the first landscaping company we called and we didn't need to look any further. Kevin was the only person we talked to the entire time, we never had to deal any any subcontractors or anything of the sort. Not only was it great to be able to deal directly with the person who would be in charge of our new project, but he seemed as excited about it as we did. It wasn't an act just to get our business either because he was just as friendly and pleasant each time we had a conversation with him.

You'll find out very early that Kevin is extremely knowledgeable in regards to his work. He was able to give us the information we needed for caring for each of the plants we added to our yard, but it didn't stop with just the plants. Nature's Realm handled our drainage, irrigation and all of our electrical work and lighting as well. Everything was done by Kevin and his crew, these guys know what they are doing.

Excellent customer support and knowledge doesn't mean anything unless you get the results you hope for and let me just say, not only did we get what we had hoped for but it looked even better than we had imagined it. The landscape design is absolutely stunning, we've been finding more and more excuses to entertain guests at our house now so we can show off our new outdoor kitchen as well. It's truly better than anything we could have hoped for. The wonderful Pergolas, masonry work, hardscape, EVERYTHING is just top notch. We spend so much of our time in our backyard it's almost absurd. I gush about my new yard, which is so much more than that now, to anyone who will listen and I'll show it to anyone who comes over almost instantly, I'm that proud of it and I have Kevin and Nature's Realm to thank.

It's the first time I've ever been so pleased with service I've received from somewhere that I've wanted to go online and write a review about it. Thank you so much, Nature's Realm.

5
★★★★★

My wife and I were looking to renovate our backyard into something more than just a piece of land that we cut the grass of every other week. We had planned to call around a bit before making a decision but lucky for us, Nature's Realm was the first landscaping company we called and we didn't need to look any further. Kevin was the only person we talked to the entire time, we never had to deal any any subcontractors or anything of the sort. Not only was it great to be able to deal directly with the person who would be in charge of our new project, but he seemed as excited about it as we did. It wasn't an act just to get our business either because he was just as friendly and pleasant each time we had a conversation with him.

You'll find out very early that Kevin is extremely knowledgeable in regards to his work. He was able to give us the information we needed for caring for each of the plants we added to our yard, but it didn't stop with just the plants. Nature's Realm handled our drainage, irrigation and all of our electrical work and lighting as well. Everything was done by Kevin and his crew, these guys know what they are doing.

Excellent customer support and knowledge doesn't mean anything unless you get the results you hope for and let me just say, not only did we get what we had hoped for but it looked even better than we had imagined it. The landscape design is absolutely stunning, we've been finding more and more excuses to entertain guests at our house now so we can show off our new outdoor kitchen as well. It's truly better than anything we could have hoped for. The wonderful Pergolas, masonry work, hardscape, EVERYTHING is just top notch. We spend so much of our time in our backyard it's almost absurd. I gush about my new yard, which is so much more than that now, to anyone who will listen and I'll show it to anyone who comes over almost instantly, I'm that proud of it and I have Kevin and Nature's Realm to thank.

It's the first time I've ever been so pleased with service I've received from somewhere that I've wanted to go online and write a review about it. Thank you so much, Nature's Realm.

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Our backyard used to be abominable. A wretched disaster, full of out of control bananas we could not get rid of and pea gravel with no grass which only permitted weeds to grow. In short, it looked like a rainforest. Kevin at Nature's Realm did our drainage system and sump pumps when we first move into our older home and did wonderful job. We hired him again for this.

what an amazing difference! He brought a landscape architect and came up with a plan that suited my husband's and my preferences, as well as keeping in mind we needed something low maintenance. he stayed absolutely on budget for our project, and it is so worth it. My kids love it and we are now doing our front porch.

I can tell that the plants have been planted properly and are growing nicely. Kevin follows up to make sure the plants are healthy and is able to address any questions I have. Our front porch, formerly old wood and uneven stair steps, was just rebuilt with pavers to match the back. We have a path of crushed granite and will have the front beds redone after the freeze. Such a great difference and totally not boring. Anyone can do a boring poorly planned yard, but take one look at Nature's Realm before and after pictures and you'll see how beautiful a yard can be. Thank you Kevin!

5
★★★★★

Our backyard used to be abominable. A wretched disaster, full of out of control bananas we could not get rid of and pea gravel with no grass which only permitted weeds to grow. In short, it looked like a rainforest. Kevin at Nature's Realm did our drainage system and sump pumps when we first move into our older home and did wonderful job. We hired him again for this.

what an amazing difference! He brought a landscape architect and came up with a plan that suited my husband's and my preferences, as well as keeping in mind we needed something low maintenance. he stayed absolutely on budget for our project, and it is so worth it. My kids love it and we are now doing our front porch.

I can tell that the plants have been planted properly and are growing nicely. Kevin follows up to make sure the plants are healthy and is able to address any questions I have. Our front porch, formerly old wood and uneven stair steps, was just rebuilt with pavers to match the back. We have a path of crushed granite and will have the front beds redone after the freeze. Such a great difference and totally not boring. Anyone can do a boring poorly planned yard, but take one look at Nature's Realm before and after pictures and you'll see how beautiful a yard can be. Thank you Kevin!

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This summer Kevin Boyd landscaped and hardscaped our backyard in the Heights and transformed it into a magical place. He redid our whole patio in order to make it unified with the house, built a pergola which utilized the same columns as on our back porch. He transformed our yard from a level area with a few plants and bushes around the edges to a garden landscape with a pond and a waterfall and numerous levels and plants. We couldnt be happier with the results and, each day as we enjoy it, we realize it is the best money we ever spent. \r
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We participated in the planning and design process as well as throughout the construction planting processes. Kevin was always glad to talk with us about our ideas and/or problems. It is great to have one person who is there every day supervising the job that you can count on rather than a big impersonal construction landscaping firm. Also, most importantly, Kevin is a landscape artist who is able to see the potential in your yard and can make it happen. We feel confident in recommending Kevin Boyds Natures Realm.\r

5
★★★★★

This summer Kevin Boyd landscaped and hardscaped our backyard in the Heights and transformed it into a magical place. He redid our whole patio in order to make it unified with the house, built a pergola which utilized the same columns as on our back porch. He transformed our yard from a level area with a few plants and bushes around the edges to a garden landscape with a pond and a waterfall and numerous levels and plants. We couldnt be happier with the results and, each day as we enjoy it, we realize it is the best money we ever spent. \r
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We participated in the planning and design process as well as throughout the construction planting processes. Kevin was always glad to talk with us about our ideas and/or problems. It is great to have one person who is there every day supervising the job that you can count on rather than a big impersonal construction landscaping firm. Also, most importantly, Kevin is a landscape artist who is able to see the potential in your yard and can make it happen. We feel confident in recommending Kevin Boyds Natures Realm.\r

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We have lived in many different cities and done several landscaping projects so have a good basis of comparison. Kevin and his team are amazing. They are very hands on and receptive to the ideas and wishes of the client. Kevin is able to create a unique landscape that is picture perfect. He constructed a large pergola, a water feature, an arbor for a swing and did a lot of stone work to make our one of a kind yard. He is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. I would use him again in a heartbeat for any future landscaping projects.

5
★★★★★

We have lived in many different cities and done several landscaping projects so have a good basis of comparison. Kevin and his team are amazing. They are very hands on and receptive to the ideas and wishes of the client. Kevin is able to create a unique landscape that is picture perfect. He constructed a large pergola, a water feature, an arbor for a swing and did a lot of stone work to make our one of a kind yard. He is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. I would use him again in a heartbeat for any future landscaping projects.

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Natures Realm (Kevin) created an beautiful one-of-a-kind backyard retreat for us. it is certainly not your ordinary back yard. We started out wanting a raised herb/vegetable garden for my husband and it became so much more. He built 2 arbors and a pergola at one end. in two years when the roses and wisteria take over, it will be incedible. Kevin was hands-on for the layout and construction of all the beds and handled reworking all the electrical and existing sprinler systems.\r
When it came time to purchase plants, he spent nearly a week taking me around to view our choices and make our decisions. We interviewed 6 prospective landscapers and kevin's ideas and vision were by far the best. He continues to come by to offer service after the sale and check on his creation. We love our backyard and it gives us joy everyday.

4
★★★★☆

Natures Realm (Kevin) created an beautiful one-of-a-kind backyard retreat for us. it is certainly not your ordinary back yard. We started out wanting a raised herb/vegetable garden for my husband and it became so much more. He built 2 arbors and a pergola at one end. in two years when the roses and wisteria take over, it will be incedible. Kevin was hands-on for the layout and construction of all the beds and handled reworking all the electrical and existing sprinler systems.\r
When it came time to purchase plants, he spent nearly a week taking me around to view our choices and make our decisions. We interviewed 6 prospective landscapers and kevin's ideas and vision were by far the best. He continues to come by to offer service after the sale and check on his creation. We love our backyard and it gives us joy everyday.

Pros: The owner kevin is artistic, creative and knows his plants

Cons: Good things take time and we're not real patient people

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My wife and I contacted Kevin and his crew to turn our tiny backyard space in our near-downtown townhouse in to a usuable area. Previously it was a neglected, weed infested area....now it's a gorgeous outdoor ""room""! \r
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Kevin listened to our wants, needs and no's and delivered a mark-up that far surpassed our expectations. My only concern was that it looked so perfect on paper, I wasn't sure how it would measure up. My concerns were quickly aleviated as the drawing came to life!\r
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Now we have a great area to entertain guests or just lounge around in the hammock. We couldn't be more pleased.

5
★★★★★

My wife and I contacted Kevin and his crew to turn our tiny backyard space in our near-downtown townhouse in to a usuable area. Previously it was a neglected, weed infested area....now it's a gorgeous outdoor ""room""! \r
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Kevin listened to our wants, needs and no's and delivered a mark-up that far surpassed our expectations. My only concern was that it looked so perfect on paper, I wasn't sure how it would measure up. My concerns were quickly aleviated as the drawing came to life!\r
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Now we have a great area to entertain guests or just lounge around in the hammock. We couldn't be more pleased.

Pros: quality product, friendly, attentive, competitively priced

Cons: produce such great work they're backed up with projects!

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I have been doing business with Nature's Realm for many years and would not consider anyone else. His first project for us was a redo of the backyard. The project could have been on Groundbreakers (HGTV show). It went from a typical 80% lawn to a magical place with a pond, winding paths through the trees and a vegetable garden. The last project was a simple one - enlarging the garden and building a potting shed, but he managed to make it look fantastic. The owner is very hands on with the execution of the project. We've all had experience with supervisors that leave their employees at the job site to do the work and then are reluctant to fix mistakes that were done while they were not there. This never happens with Nature's Realm because the owner is at the job site each and every day. I would never consider any one else.

5
★★★★★

I have been doing business with Nature's Realm for many years and would not consider anyone else. His first project for us was a redo of the backyard. The project could have been on Groundbreakers (HGTV show). It went from a typical 80% lawn to a magical place with a pond, winding paths through the trees and a vegetable garden. The last project was a simple one - enlarging the garden and building a potting shed, but he managed to make it look fantastic. The owner is very hands on with the execution of the project. We've all had experience with supervisors that leave their employees at the job site to do the work and then are reluctant to fix mistakes that were done while they were not there. This never happens with Nature's Realm because the owner is at the job site each and every day. I would never consider any one else.

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We are extremely pleased with the work done at Nature's Realm. Our design is incredibly beautiful and exceeded our high expectations! Incredibly well done and professional.

They did it all: flagstone patio and other stonework, pergolas, irrigation and drainage with no subs. Nice to work with the same guys on such a big job and not a bunch of subcontractors. I cannot say enough nice things about these guys. We will definitely be repeat customers. Thanks!

5
★★★★★

We are extremely pleased with the work done at Nature's Realm. Our design is incredibly beautiful and exceeded our high expectations! Incredibly well done and professional.

They did it all: flagstone patio and other stonework, pergolas, irrigation and drainage with no subs. Nice to work with the same guys on such a big job and not a bunch of subcontractors. I cannot say enough nice things about these guys. We will definitely be repeat customers. Thanks!

Pros: Friendly Staff, QUALITY work, Amazing design, Professional

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Nature's Realm has just finished landscaping our front yard in West University. The yard looks GREAT and we've been very pleased with the service provided by Nature's Realm and owner Kevin Boyd.\r
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During the design process Kevin took the time to understand what we liked (driving around together, sharing pictures, etc.) and then he worked with a top landscape architect to generate a detailed plan. When Kevin presented me with his cost estimate it was a bit higher than I'd expected (or maybe hoped), but after a bit of behind the scenes due diligence and some discussions with Kevin I was comfortable that it was a fair price.\r
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During the execution phase Kevin treated the project as if he was doing his own yard. He personally supervised, and worked on, the job and there were a number of times where we observed him telling his workers to re-do something in an effort to ensure it was done 100% right. We ran into some irrigation system surprises while preparing for paver installations, Kevin handled this well and involved me in the decision making process whenever there was a cost impact. Throughout the project Kevin was candid with suggested tweaks and changes and when I proposed ideas that he felt wouldn't work - he didn't hesitate to ""push back"" in an attempt to ensure that the right decision was taken. In the end our front yard came out beautiful and we are very pleased with what it's added to our home. We plan to use him for our backyard project later this year.\r
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Nature's Realm invoicing was done on a milestone basis and the overall price was on target; the invoices matched the original estimate and any minor variations (up or down) were fully explained.

5
★★★★★

Nature's Realm has just finished landscaping our front yard in West University. The yard looks GREAT and we've been very pleased with the service provided by Nature's Realm and owner Kevin Boyd.\r
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During the design process Kevin took the time to understand what we liked (driving around together, sharing pictures, etc.) and then he worked with a top landscape architect to generate a detailed plan. When Kevin presented me with his cost estimate it was a bit higher than I'd expected (or maybe hoped), but after a bit of behind the scenes due diligence and some discussions with Kevin I was comfortable that it was a fair price.\r
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During the execution phase Kevin treated the project as if he was doing his own yard. He personally supervised, and worked on, the job and there were a number of times where we observed him telling his workers to re-do something in an effort to ensure it was done 100% right. We ran into some irrigation system surprises while preparing for paver installations, Kevin handled this well and involved me in the decision making process whenever there was a cost impact. Throughout the project Kevin was candid with suggested tweaks and changes and when I proposed ideas that he felt wouldn't work - he didn't hesitate to ""push back"" in an attempt to ensure that the right decision was taken. In the end our front yard came out beautiful and we are very pleased with what it's added to our home. We plan to use him for our backyard project later this year.\r
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Nature's Realm invoicing was done on a milestone basis and the overall price was on target; the invoices matched the original estimate and any minor variations (up or down) were fully explained.

Pros: Personal involvement, professional planning process & good / consistent communications

Cons: Not the least expensive (however the value is demonstrated by excellent results)

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We coulnd't be happier with the end result!! We were searching for a landscaper to turn our weed-infested, unused, postage-stamp-sized Bellaire backyard into a beautiful oasis, and Nature?s Realm delivered better than we would have ever imagined! Learning about the company from the reviews below, we cold-called Kevin and were immediately impressed with his knowledge, passion, attention to detail, and willingness to work with us. He does all the work with him on-site, so you can really trust what he promises is what he delivers ? he?s not a contractor who orders others to do the work while he goes off finding more business somewhere else ? and that responsiveness sets him apart from most in the industry (before, during, and even after the project). We believe his hands-on approach separates him from the others. He is educated in so many areas (landscape design, horticulture, irrigation, and dendrology), which helps coordinate the entire landscape. He developed and brought to life a fantastic plan that incorporated water features, soft scapes, new trees, a raised garden bed, a pergola, hanging baskets, flower beds ? you name it. He was able to navigate occasional obstacles very nimbly. The difference ?before? and ?after? is simply incredible ? he turned an eyesore into something our friends rave about and we enjoy every day. This was the perfect final touch to our new house. We highly recommend Nature?s Realm to anyone looking to beautify their residence.

5
★★★★★

We coulnd't be happier with the end result!! We were searching for a landscaper to turn our weed-infested, unused, postage-stamp-sized Bellaire backyard into a beautiful oasis, and Nature?s Realm delivered better than we would have ever imagined! Learning about the company from the reviews below, we cold-called Kevin and were immediately impressed with his knowledge, passion, attention to detail, and willingness to work with us. He does all the work with him on-site, so you can really trust what he promises is what he delivers ? he?s not a contractor who orders others to do the work while he goes off finding more business somewhere else ? and that responsiveness sets him apart from most in the industry (before, during, and even after the project). We believe his hands-on approach separates him from the others. He is educated in so many areas (landscape design, horticulture, irrigation, and dendrology), which helps coordinate the entire landscape. He developed and brought to life a fantastic plan that incorporated water features, soft scapes, new trees, a raised garden bed, a pergola, hanging baskets, flower beds ? you name it. He was able to navigate occasional obstacles very nimbly. The difference ?before? and ?after? is simply incredible ? he turned an eyesore into something our friends rave about and we enjoy every day. This was the perfect final touch to our new house. We highly recommend Nature?s Realm to anyone looking to beautify their residence.

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We have CURB APPEAL!!! All of our friends and neighbors walk, drive, cycle, skip, and hop by to shout their praises! Spectacular! Outstanding! Wonderful! Some drivers do double drive-bys! At least 2-3 people stop by daily and ask for my landscapers name. It's that fantastic! And Nature's Realm made it all possible. Kevin Boyd, the owner, is so passionate about his job. He treats your project with such great care from start to finish and beyond. (He responds to all questions/calls/e-mails) This guy is so energetic. He manages his team with true work ethic and troubleshoots like the engineer he is! He renovated/redesigned our front, back, and side yards. Now, we have a fish pond, fountain, bridge, dry creek bed, 4 sitting areas and tons of beautiful plants. It's a lot of ""WOW"" but not much maintenance. He designed it so that we could enjoy it but not be burdened by it. He even designed an irrigation system to meet our needs. He does it all with lots of energy, attention to details and commitment to service. Not only that, Nature's Realm sticks to the budget. Kevin's pricing is fair and well deserved. He really provides the best!\r
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This small company will exceed all of your landscaping dreams. We know because we are living the dream! The dream was to work closely with someone who would be attentive to our needs and desires. Done! We wanted a creative design. Done! We wanted our project to be completed in a timely manner. Done! We wanted someone who had solid contacts with qualified contractors. Done! We wanted aesthetically pleasing outdoor living spaces. Done! We wanted extraordinary plants and trees. Done!\r
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So, contact NATURE'S REALM today. Get in line. Wait your turn. You will be WOWed!

5
★★★★★

We have CURB APPEAL!!! All of our friends and neighbors walk, drive, cycle, skip, and hop by to shout their praises! Spectacular! Outstanding! Wonderful! Some drivers do double drive-bys! At least 2-3 people stop by daily and ask for my landscapers name. It's that fantastic! And Nature's Realm made it all possible. Kevin Boyd, the owner, is so passionate about his job. He treats your project with such great care from start to finish and beyond. (He responds to all questions/calls/e-mails) This guy is so energetic. He manages his team with true work ethic and troubleshoots like the engineer he is! He renovated/redesigned our front, back, and side yards. Now, we have a fish pond, fountain, bridge, dry creek bed, 4 sitting areas and tons of beautiful plants. It's a lot of ""WOW"" but not much maintenance. He designed it so that we could enjoy it but not be burdened by it. He even designed an irrigation system to meet our needs. He does it all with lots of energy, attention to details and commitment to service. Not only that, Nature's Realm sticks to the budget. Kevin's pricing is fair and well deserved. He really provides the best!\r
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This small company will exceed all of your landscaping dreams. We know because we are living the dream! The dream was to work closely with someone who would be attentive to our needs and desires. Done! We wanted a creative design. Done! We wanted our project to be completed in a timely manner. Done! We wanted someone who had solid contacts with qualified contractors. Done! We wanted aesthetically pleasing outdoor living spaces. Done! We wanted extraordinary plants and trees. Done!\r
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So, contact NATURE'S REALM today. Get in line. Wait your turn. You will be WOWed!

Pros: detail, work ethic, customer service, follows through with persistence, plant quality &selection

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The reviews here prompted me to check out Natures Realm. I called and spoke to Kevin about some work I needed done, and he asked me to fill out his online form. I did that and waited to hear from him, but I didn't so after 1 1/2 weeks I called and emailed him. He emailed me that my online form sort of fell through the cracks. He said he would call schedule a time to see me. I still didn't hear from him. I sent an email to see when he might be contacting me. He responded that he couldn't come out for another week because it was a very busy time. At this point , after 3 weeks of trying to schedule him to come out, I pretty much doubted I would hear from him in a week so I moved on. When customer service starts out this poorly I don't expect it to get any better. Maybe a $5000 job was too small. I have to say this isn't the only landscaping company like this. They seem to be looking for big jobs, and when they finish the big projects they call you 2 months later when business slows down. Guess it's just the nature of the business.

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★☆☆☆☆

The reviews here prompted me to check out Natures Realm. I called and spoke to Kevin about some work I needed done, and he asked me to fill out his online form. I did that and waited to hear from him, but I didn't so after 1 1/2 weeks I called and emailed him. He emailed me that my online form sort of fell through the cracks. He said he would call schedule a time to see me. I still didn't hear from him. I sent an email to see when he might be contacting me. He responded that he couldn't come out for another week because it was a very busy time. At this point , after 3 weeks of trying to schedule him to come out, I pretty much doubted I would hear from him in a week so I moved on. When customer service starts out this poorly I don't expect it to get any better. Maybe a $5000 job was too small. I have to say this isn't the only landscaping company like this. They seem to be looking for big jobs, and when they finish the big projects they call you 2 months later when business slows down. Guess it's just the nature of the business.

Pros: The projects on their website looked great.

Cons: Slow to respond.

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This has been my first encounter with landscaping services, and I have to say it was made simple by Nature's Realm. I had attempted to contact another landscaper who did our communcal landscaping for the townhome property I live at, and never received a response. In contrast, Nature's Realm contacted me as soon as they could, took the time to survey my landscape before providing me a quote, were timely, and did a great job. They were also very reasonably priced, and didn't suggest more services than I needed or wanted. I plan to use them again for my semi-annual maintenance. No task seemed too small for Nature's Realm, which made me feel comfortable in asking them to assist me with maintenance and upkeep.

5
★★★★★

This has been my first encounter with landscaping services, and I have to say it was made simple by Nature's Realm. I had attempted to contact another landscaper who did our communcal landscaping for the townhome property I live at, and never received a response. In contrast, Nature's Realm contacted me as soon as they could, took the time to survey my landscape before providing me a quote, were timely, and did a great job. They were also very reasonably priced, and didn't suggest more services than I needed or wanted. I plan to use them again for my semi-annual maintenance. No task seemed too small for Nature's Realm, which made me feel comfortable in asking them to assist me with maintenance and upkeep.

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Nature' s Realm has transformed our small front yard from a boring barren space to a beautiful space. This was not an easy job. There were different challenges. The soil was bad, there was cable wiring running to a cable junction box and the front yard was part of a shared space. \r
Kevin showed great patience in answering our questions. Great flexiblity was also demonstrated; changes were made to the original design plan based on our feedback. During the first meeting it was easy to detect the dedication and enthusiasim Kevin bought to his work. \r
From an overall perspective Kevin is an outstanding landscaper.

5
★★★★★

Nature' s Realm has transformed our small front yard from a boring barren space to a beautiful space. This was not an easy job. There were different challenges. The soil was bad, there was cable wiring running to a cable junction box and the front yard was part of a shared space. \r
Kevin showed great patience in answering our questions. Great flexiblity was also demonstrated; changes were made to the original design plan based on our feedback. During the first meeting it was easy to detect the dedication and enthusiasim Kevin bought to his work. \r
From an overall perspective Kevin is an outstanding landscaper.

Pros: Enthusiastic and Knowledgeable

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Several months ago, I had a great house and a lousy yard and no idea what to do. I found Nature's Realm thru citysearch and gave them a call. Soon I had a detailed, beautiful landscape plan that reflected my wants and needs. They even worked in a raised bed for vegetables and herbs in addition to all the flowers and shrubs. I love watching the birds splash and play in their fabulous new bath and I spend more time outside now than I would have ever imagined. I am very happy with my new landscape and learned allot along the way. I highly recommend this company.

5
★★★★★

Several months ago, I had a great house and a lousy yard and no idea what to do. I found Nature's Realm thru citysearch and gave them a call. Soon I had a detailed, beautiful landscape plan that reflected my wants and needs. They even worked in a raised bed for vegetables and herbs in addition to all the flowers and shrubs. I love watching the birds splash and play in their fabulous new bath and I spend more time outside now than I would have ever imagined. I am very happy with my new landscape and learned allot along the way. I highly recommend this company.

Pros: Multi talented.

Cons: Zip

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After conducting an extensive remodel of my home in West University, the last project left was to take my landscape design prepared by a highly regarded landscape architect and bring the design to life. Having hire all kinds of trade people from my remodel project, I was reluctant to allow ?just anyone? to installed this project. The architect of the landscape designed was expensive. I spoke with some of the landscape companies operating in the area, none made me feel comfortable. Luckily, a friend recommended Nature?s Realm. After speaking with owner Kevin a couple times, I felt comfortable that he was knowledge in his field and that he took pride in the worked that he did. As it turned out, I was right. After accepting a couple recommendations to enhance the landscape design, the 2-week project went smooth, and my plants are thriving. The design included over 1300 plants. I could not be more pleased with the outcome!\r
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5
★★★★★

After conducting an extensive remodel of my home in West University, the last project left was to take my landscape design prepared by a highly regarded landscape architect and bring the design to life. Having hire all kinds of trade people from my remodel project, I was reluctant to allow ?just anyone? to installed this project. The architect of the landscape designed was expensive. I spoke with some of the landscape companies operating in the area, none made me feel comfortable. Luckily, a friend recommended Nature?s Realm. After speaking with owner Kevin a couple times, I felt comfortable that he was knowledge in his field and that he took pride in the worked that he did. As it turned out, I was right. After accepting a couple recommendations to enhance the landscape design, the 2-week project went smooth, and my plants are thriving. The design included over 1300 plants. I could not be more pleased with the outcome!\r
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Pros: works for me...

Cons: none really

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They created a gorgeous, beautiful retreat in my backyard that I look forward to everyday. This company is professional, friendly and most of all -- gifted. There are few places more beautiful than my new back yard.

5
★★★★★

They created a gorgeous, beautiful retreat in my backyard that I look forward to everyday. This company is professional, friendly and most of all -- gifted. There are few places more beautiful than my new back yard.

Pros: A truly beautiful job

Cons: not a one

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I had multiple bids for some guttering and drainage work and nobody beat their price. Some of those quotes were crazy by comparison. They did the guttering and my drainage system in 2 days! Very professional. We have no more yucky mud pits! These guys did a great job !

5
★★★★★

I had multiple bids for some guttering and drainage work and nobody beat their price. Some of those quotes were crazy by comparison. They did the guttering and my drainage system in 2 days! Very professional. We have no more yucky mud pits! These guys did a great job !

Pros: Price, Staff and Speed!

Cons: none!!!

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Wow, talk about customer service! This was my first time hiring a landscape designer because I had always feared it was out of my price range. Not only were the rates very affordable but Nature's Realm was as friendly and as helpful as could be. I explained what my budget was and never felt pressured to continue adding and didn't have any hidden fees show up later. Any question I had was answered and they were extremely willing to make me feel like they wanted me as a customer! I couldn't be happier with the work and plan on recommending Nature's Realm to friend's of mine as well. You can't go wrong here and as mentioned before I couldn't be happier!

5
★★★★★

Wow, talk about customer service! This was my first time hiring a landscape designer because I had always feared it was out of my price range. Not only were the rates very affordable but Nature's Realm was as friendly and as helpful as could be. I explained what my budget was and never felt pressured to continue adding and didn't have any hidden fees show up later. Any question I had was answered and they were extremely willing to make me feel like they wanted me as a customer! I couldn't be happier with the work and plan on recommending Nature's Realm to friend's of mine as well. You can't go wrong here and as mentioned before I couldn't be happier!

Pros: Affordable, friendly, professional

Cons: None I can think of, I'm serious!