ELC Landscapes

4.15 |34 Verified Ratings
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ELC Landscapes

4.15 | 34 Verified Ratings
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Fletcher parkway & Garfield
El Cajon, CA 92020
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ELC Landscapes

ELC Landscapes is your solution for all your lawn care needs. We take great pride in our extreme professionalism, timeliness and superior customer service on every job. We make sure to develop a lasting relationship so that the next time service is needed there will be no question on who to call. We can help you with cleanups, landscape design, irrigation systems and yard maintenance.


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Service Area

  • San Diego
  • Spring Valley
  • El Cajon
  • La Mesa
  • Santee
  • Bonita
  • Lakeside
  • Jamul

Services Offered

Designers & Decorators
  • Landscape Designer
Lawn & Garden Care
  • Mow & Maintain a Lawn
  • Sprinkler System Repair
  • Fall / Spring Yard Clean Up

Areas of Expertise

  • Lawn Care - Aerate a Lawn
  • Designer - Landscape
  • Landscape - Soil, Sand, Mulch and Rock Delivery
  • Lawn Care - Fall / Spring Clean Up
  • Lawn and Garden Sprinkler System - Repair

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2001
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5.0   |  
Review by in Santee3, CA
JC transformed our back slope from uncontrollable weeds to a beautiful landscape. We are very happy with the end results!
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0.5   |  01-31-2019
Workmanship did not meet my expectations. He refused to finish the work but wanted his full payment even though work had not been completed. We had to complete the work ourselves and want reimbursement for the work that was not done.
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4.5   |  
Review by in Bonita, CA
So far, so good. Have only had them one time as of now.
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5.0   |  
Hired them to redo my sprinkler system and ended up hiring them to maintain my yard. JC is true to his word and improved upon what I originally wanted him to do. Very satisfied.
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5.0   |  
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Project: Landscape a Back Yard
Dependable and cooperative with great suggestions.
0.5   |  09-23-2018
Review by Rich M. in Jamul, CA
A bait and switch operation. He claimed he could do it all at a good price. Put in an irrigation box but did not connect it or fix broken pipes as agreed on. Instead he scratched out a proposal for $1600 and it contained the items that were to be fixed in the initial agreement caveat emptor. After 2 referrals my sprinkler system is still broken.
Response by ELC Landscapes: Rich his wife and I agreed that for $175 I would replace their malfunctioning timer. I spent $140 on the new timer and installed it and made $35. I reported to him all the things that were wrong in the irrigation system around the property and gave him a bid as we had agreed. The reason he gave me a bad review is because he was frustrated that there were so many things wrong with his irrigation system and took it out on me.
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5.0   |  
Review by in El Cajon, CA
Very pleasant experience. JC was courteous and knowledgeable. I will call him again when needed. Thank you for referring me to him. Excellent job!
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5.0   |  
great job and showed up on time!
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2.0   |  
Review by in El Cajon, CA
JC the landscaper was difficult to communicate with. He did give me some helpful tips about putting mulch around my drought tolerant plants, but the devils grass he removed came back. When I texted him TWICE and asked him what my next step would be to remove the devils grass, I got no response. He would not show up to work when he said he would, and his worker actually put my sod in because he was unavailable at the time. He had to return to fix a couple of sprinklers he installed, but did return. I actually with held a portion of the project money for four weeks to be sure my sod did grow. I have never felt a need to do that with a company before. I have worked with landscapers in the past and have not had any trouble.
Response by ELC Landscapes: I suggested to her that weed block fabric would prevent the crabgrass coming back up. She said she would think about it just couldn't make up her mind. My worker did not install the sod I did. She did not withhold any money. She paid me as soon as the sod job was done. So I don't know what she is upset about.
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1.5   |  
Review by in El Cajon, CA
He did not honor his initial commitment; He lacks professional courtesy; He lacks the willingness to resolve situations without escalating to an argument. He does, however, know his plants and if you have a large job, I expect you will receive better treatment. Things started out ok, but went south fast. First his worker couldn’t find our place and never showed up. In fact, over the 1-1/2 weeks it took him to fail to complete a 2- to 3-day job no one ever showed up to work with him. Our experience was very similar to Anna B. in Santee and Jackie R. in El Cajon on Home Advisor and to MB in Spring Valley on YELP reviews for ELC Landscapes with missed schedule times. We had several days where we had to change work schedules and health care situations for my mom only to have to text back and forth to find out when or if he would show up. What we thought would be a two-day job turned into a 1/1/2- week disappointment. He appears to have a short temper if you are the least bit dissatisfied with his work. I also got the “We’re done, we’re done!” routine rather than any real attempt to resolve or discuss the situation. He threatened to rip out what he had done, and took quite a surprisingly smug attitude toward me as if I had refused to pay him when I kept pointing out the items we discussed per his invoice. He was not like this in the beginning. I gave up further communication when I realized he was going to blame everything on me and said I was the argumentative one when referring to his invoice. Though I felt I had been very clear, and he indicated he heard all I said when first giving me the estimate, in the end he said he would have to a make a whole new estimate for all this extra work. He told me what he wanted for what had been done and I went inside to write a check and he was gone when I came back out a few minutes later. I called him on the phone to ask for his address so I could send the check. No Reply. I had to do a search to find his address when I stumbled across some reviews on YELP and sent the check the next day. He knows plants well, I think, but I agree that he is only interested in big jobs which he seemed to be “sandwiching us” in between. Ours was a small one. Also in a mobile home park. I think over all he is probably a really nice guy, but watch out for a short fuse and refusal to resolve issues if you disagree with him.
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