Landscape Design and Consultation

J. Michael leads the landscape design division of Landscaping By J. Michael. He works closely with both residential and commercial clients through each stage of development, from site planning, concept design, material selection, and installation. For every project, J. Michael strategizes to deliver a result that will portray the client’s unique vision, while also providing functionality and sustainability. His process has proven time and again to ensure stunning, original outdoor spaces to be enjoyed throughout the seasons.

Some of our most popular design requests include:
‌•Walkways to guide and give direction
‌•Walls and terraces for curb appearance
‌• Stone walls for property line definition and contouring
‌• Plant barriers for privacy and protection
‌• Patios, decks, gazebos, pergolas, and outdoor kitchens for extended living spaces
‌• Lighting for accent and safety
‌• Irrigation systems to provide a healthy growing environment

Tree & Shrub Planting

Whether your new plantings are for ornamental purposes or have practical intentions, include a single plant or involve major landscape renovation, are for a local home or a major business, the professionals at Landscaping By J. Michael will help you make the best decisions for your unique property. Tree planting and shrub planting help to increase property values and decrease energy costs, but it’s crucial to select types of plants that will thrive in the Massachusetts climate and soil structure. There’s a lot to consider when thinking about new plantings for your property, including the wide variety of plant types, how they will present alongside your existing landscape, and how they will affect your property as far as shading, aesthetic, maintenance, and other factors. Regardless of the size of the project, you can rely on J. Michael’s expert recommendations to ensure you get the most of your investment.

Some Benefits of Tree and Shrub Plantings Include:
‌• Increasing property value by up to 15 percent
‌• Saving 30% on air conditioning costs
• Reducing overall energy use and associated costs
• Becoming a source of pride by making your outdoor space more beautiful year-round