Del Mar Landscaping Company

4.86 |38 Verified Ratings
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Del Mar Landscaping Company

4.86 | 38 Verified Ratings
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6153 Portabello Ct
San Diego, CA 92124
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Del Mar Landscaping Company

We build dreams for less

I am in business with no debt and minimal over-head. This equates to great prices for you! Del Mar Landscape Company is often 20% less than that of my competition. Yet, my work is bar none. I build dreams for less. With 28 years' experience in residential landscape, I have the resources and expertise to turn your ideas into your landscape reality. As a Berkeley graduate I just see space and configurations better than most. I have fun doing my work. I built my first motorized Go Cart in 3rd grade. So, go figure. Please call my cell # anytime between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. 619.723.0332 Doug Kepner


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Service Area

  • San Diego
  • Carlsbad
  • La Jolla
  • La Mesa
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • Escondido
  • Poway
  • Encinitas
  • Solana Beach
  • Vista
  • Cardiff by the Sea
  • Del Mar
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Services Offered

Brick & Stone
  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install
  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Install
  • Stamped Concrete - Install
  • Retaining Wall Install
  • Concrete Patios, Walks & Steps Install
  • Landscaping for Yard or Garden Install
  • Synthetic Grass for Play Area Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Brick and Stone Flat Work - Repair
  • Water Feature - Install a Pond
  • Landscape - Install Synthetic Grass for Landscaping, Putting Greens, Play Areas, etc.
  • Landscape - Soil, Sand, Mulch and Rock Delivery
  • Landscape Curbing - Install

Product Brands Used

  • Hunter
  • Rain Bird
  • FX Lighting, White Cap,

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates


In Business Since: 2010
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Concrete Contractors Association
  • Masonry Contractors Association of America
State Licensing
Trade: C-27 Landscape
License #: 956906
Expiration: 01-31-2019
Green Certifications
  • - Certified Green Building Professional
  • LEED Certification for Individuals: LEED Accredited Professional (LEEDAP)
Type: Worker's Compensation
Amount: $0
Expiration: 12-05-2018
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Poway Schools

Ewing Irrigation work shops

QWEL schooled

HARP approved

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I grew up at U.C. Davis where mom and dad were Professors. I attended U.C. Berkeley were I studied architecture and Economics. I placed 6th in the high school state wresting finals. I now play tennis 3 x week and enjoy sharing time with my girlfriend and her children. We like to build items in my Wood shop. I scored in the top 3% nationally in spatial and geometry aptitudes. Therefore, it comes easy to me to design landscape architecture for your home. I start designing your build as if the Home was my own. Doug Kepner.

We started in this industry in 2000.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Del Mar Landscaping Company

My Work
9 Projects
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4.5   |  
Review by in San Diego, CA
The work was done on schedule and within budget with top notch performance. Hard to beat! We will use them again for a couple of other projects that we have planned.
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5.0   |  
Review by in San Diego, CA
I am updating my review based on recent events. Doug has a great team of guys working for him. Doug and his team quickly understood what we were looking to do and they got to work immediately. They showed up early every day and cleaned up at the end of each day. We replaced a short wall, built a new fence on top, put in new steps with lights, and installed a large patch of artificial turf. They did a great job installing all of it. After they completed the work, I realized we overlooked some minor details and there was some paint that dripped onto the new steps. Doug quickly responded to our concerns and sent over his guys to address the areas of concern. They were able to remove the paint on the new steps and did some additional touching up to the paint on the fence that was missed. I would definitely recommend Doug and his team if anyone asked me for a landscape recommendation. We are very happy with the results and would consider the team for additional work.
Response by Del Mar Landscaping Company: Anthony, it was our sincere pleasure to work with you over the last three weeks and we are also proud of your new beautiful yard. Thank you, as well, for having a fantastic vision that we were able to implement and enjoy along with you. I think it is beautiful!
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Review by in Poway, CA
Del Mar Landscaping did a fantastic job building my front courtyard. The quality of their workmanship could not be better. The final product exceeded my expectations. The concrete work, stucco wall, fencing, irrigation, lighting and landscaping all came out perfect. Everyone on this project was helpful and had great ideas whenever I had questions on the project. I highly recommend Del Mar Landscaping.
Response by Del Mar Landscaping Company: Allen, Thank you for just having us do your backyard as well. All the men (and I) thoroughly enjoy working with you!!! Doug

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Review by in San Diego, CA
They were great. I changed to requirements part way through sprinkler installation and without any issues, re-did some of the work to make things how I wanted them. Top notch quality of workmanship, customer service, and general attitude. They'll be my lanscaper of choice for life!

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Review by in San Diego, CA
Del Mar Landscape team is the A-team when it comes to problem solving, meeting timelines, and technical details. Ramon and Raun made sure our requirements were met and always offered good ideas/solutions to the construction project. Doug answered our questions and worked with us to address concerns. Our front yard is first class and we have received multiple compliments from the neighbors. Well done!

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Review by in Will Provide, CA
They clean up after their work days. No problems. Ramon took charge and attended to all the details, provided ideas and made sure the work was done correctly the first time. They show up on time and work till the job is done. I tested them with a 60 foot retaining wall. Upon completion of the wall I was impressed so they got the job of install 600 sq.ft. of pavers as well. I chose Belgard blocks and pavers so Del Mar Landscape needed to know what they were doing for a successful outcome. I will refer them.

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Review by in San Diego, CA
Del Mar Landscaping came in, listened to what I wanted, made some recommendations then proceeded to go exceed my expectations. Doug and team were hard working, professional and effecient. Thank you for a great job!!

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4.0   |  
Review by in San Diego, CA
Del Mar Landscaping accomplished multiple, fairly complex projects on our front back and side yards to give us a total landscape renovation, and did a good job to complete each one and it all looks awesome. Doug was responsive when I called him and willing to do what was required to get a quality job done and on time. They did stamped, stained concrete; some syn-lawn including bocce court and checkerboard concrete/lawn patio; a block-stucco wall; planter/garden walls; drip irrigation system; low voltage lighting; and a few different wood & metal combination fences. Some of his employees are more experienced than others and unfortunately one of the workers was underqualified for some of the specific tasks given, so some of the tasks were not done to our standards and perhaps were a little beyond the expertise of the employee assigned.

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Review by in San Diego, CA
Doug was great to work with. My project was not an easy one with very limited access to the back. The goal was to install retaining walls to increase the usable space in the back, maybe even a pool. When we first met, I saw that daunting look in his face. But with an optimistic smile he made a few recommendations and we moved forward. Initially, I hired him to only do a portion of the property but after a few days, he came back with a vision of how he would do the job if he owned the property. I reluctantly agreed as my vision was a little different. His workers worked quickly (he estimated 9 days work; they were done in 6), they cleaned up their mess everyday, and were friendly and pleasant. As the work progressed, he added a few freebies such as installing steps, weed control and replacing a small wooden deck on the verge of collapse. No surprises or disappointments. I am extremely pleased with the quality of work, and the final result. Relying on his vision was the second best decision I made for this project. The best decision I made was hiring his company. At the beginning I thought his cost was a bit expensive but in the end, as the old saying goes, "You get what you pay for." It was money well spent with the results exceeding my expectations. The work on the house is not complete but when it comes to irrigation and other finishing touches,I plan on using his services in the future.

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Review by in San Diego, CA
Doug, his company and his team are the cream of the crop when it comes to landscaping. Value of money for service, timeliness, collaboration, bright ideas, they are perfect and a dream to work with. Thank you Ramon (you are brilliant at everything), Jaime, Oscar, Mike and last but not least Mark. They inherited a difficult project when we hired them and solutions were created every step of the way.

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