Herman's Smart Gardening Services

4.6 |32 Verified Ratings
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Herman's Smart Gardening Services

4.6 | 32 Verified Ratings
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678 Cypress Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Herman's Smart Gardening Services

We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty, integrity, and treats your home as if it were our own. You will find us to be competitively priced, while still paying close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships, and guarantee your satisfaction. Give us a call today to get your project started!


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Service Area

  • San Jose
  • Palo Alto
  • Santa Clara
  • Mountain View
  • Redwood City
  • Sunnyvale
  • Menlo Park
  • Campbell
  • Los Altos
  • Stanford
  • Cupertino
  • Saratoga
  • Atherton
  • Portola Valley
  • Fremont
  • San Carlos
  • Alviso
  • Milpitas
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Services Offered

Lawn & Garden Care
  • Mow & Maintain a Lawn
  • Sprinkler System Repair
  • Sprinkler System - Winterize or Activate
  • Fall / Spring Yard Clean Up
Tree Service

Areas of Expertise

  • Lawn Care
  • Garden Clean up and Garden Mantenance weekly an two time for month
  • Irrigation
  • Drip sistem irrigation
  • Outdoor clean up

Quick Facts

Business Hours
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Free Estimates
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2011
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Bay Are Garden Associated
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4.5   |  
Review by in Santa Clara, CA
Herman's Gardening Service is reliable, has excellent customer service and does high quality work.

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4.5   |  
Review by in Fremont, CA
excellent work. just make sure the work that is included the quote. later on if you have missed any, everything will be extra
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5.0   |  
Review by in Menlo Park, CA
FIRST TIME VERY PLEASED, ON TIME. VERY MANNERLY. the yard looks beautiful for the first time to clean up.i know quite a bit about gardening. great front and back plus clean. try it you will like it. thanks
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4.5   |  
Review by in Santa Clara, CA
They we're not prompt in following up, I had to follow up with them for pricing and those things. But the project overall was nice.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Saratoga, CA
Hired for continuous service. One visit so far, but very pleased. Worked hard. Large yard has been neglected so there's a way to go, but definitely so far so good. Pleasant person, easy to work with.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Palo Alto, CA
Herman collected all the leaves interworked into our mulched front yard. He did a great for a great rate!
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3.5   |  
Review by in San Jose, CA
Project: Trim or Remove Shrubs
I hired Herman to remove two large shrubs from my backyard. He was prompt, worked non stop and was easy to work with. I am giving less than 5 on work quality because he missed removing some of the roots. I had a bit of post work clean up to do in my yard when he was done and I didn't see the roots until a few days after. Roots were covered with post work branches and leaves left on the ground. I texted him to please return to handle the left roots but I didn't hear from him. This is minor really, but wanted to call it out. When I get to the point of replanting I'll call him and he can deal with the roots then. I would handle root removal but I do not have the tools to dig down in the ground that far. The reason I did not give 5 stars on value for money is because he quoted one price, I hired him and then after the work was done he upped the price another $50. I did not argue because he worked really hard that day and had a helper. I usually don't take kindly to those who change their pricing, but he and his helper worked really hard that day, maybe harder than we all thought so I gladly paid him the extra $50. I call it a tip.
Response by Herman's Smart Gardening Services: this Costumer txt me 6 Month later I did the work.is to much time for same garden warranty
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5.0   |  
Review by in Saratoga, CA
Herman was very prompt and excellent job done until now.
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2.0   |  
Review by in Santa Clara, CA
I had Herman come out to quote a one time cleaning which included mowing the lawn, cutting down and spraying the weeds, removing a small palm tree in the front yard, removing 3 cactus' in the back , and trimming some ivy against our fence. I also had him quote regular maintenance every 2 weeks. His prices seemed fair so I hired him. He came the scheduled day and cut the palm tree, sprayed most of the weeds (left one big area un-touched), trimmed the ivy, and mowed the lawn. Our hose was left on our front steps, trimmings were left in a tarp in the back, in a box on the side of the house that was to be recycled, in a separate black garbage can we had, and our actual yard bin. The cactus' were not removed. He messaged me asking how the job was. I told him what I wrote above and he said sorry for the hose, I will finish spraying next time and will do the cactus' next time (at the next 2 week scheduled maintenance). He asked me to pay him in full and that he was a trustworthy guy. My first mistake was that I did pay him the full price of the quoted job (which he did not complete). He was to come 2 weeks later on Tuesday to do regular maintenance and to finish the job but I had to message him and ask why he didn't show up. He said he would come Wednesday. He came Wednesday and mowed the lawns but only removed one cactus. I asked why he didn't finish and he said my green bin was full. I asked if he could come back a different day that week to finish cutting them and just leave the trimmings on the ground and we would dispose of them. He said sure. I asked what day he could come and he did not respond for a couple days. Come that Friday evening I asked again if he was coming. He said he was busy and would come the next week. Again, I asked what day he would come and he replied saying you are going to cancel service with me but the price I quoted for the job was based on ongoing maintenance. I then explained that I wasn't trying to cancel, I simply wanted him to finish the job I had already paid him for 3 weeks prior and that I felt like he was trying to not finish and keep delaying. He finally responded and said he would come the following Monday to finish but ONLY if I confirmed I would continue with the bi-weekly maintenance. I did not respond because I was very unhappy with him and did not want to verbally lock myself into a contract with him knowing that this is how he runs his business. He never showed up on Monday and never contacted me. So, I wanted to write a review so others do not hire him in the future and end up trapped like I am. I paid in full for a service that was never completed and now I have to find a new gardener and will have to repay to remove the cactus' . This has been a terrible experience and I would not recommend Herman. I found him on home advisor and he had great reviews so I trusted him. I learned my lesson.
Response by Herman's Smart Gardening Services: I'm charge $200 for star visit because she take the regular Garden service, in the Star visit I did the most possible, I did everything possible of what she wanted, and the rest would do it in the garden maintenance visits, but she canceled the service early......I miss remove two small cactus, ......I think she always wanted only the clean up,and to give a good price she cheated me
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5.0   |  
Review by in Campbell, CA
Herman was punctual, easy to work with and did an excellent job with our yard cleanup. We couldn't be happier!
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