About Sylvan Gardens
Healthy, resilient landscapes are no mistake. At Sylvan Gardens, our land care experts know how to make sure your new plants start well, stay healthy and always beautify your lawn the way nature intended.
As your home grows, we're here to help your outdoor spaces grow with it.
Sylvan Gardens is owned and operated by Pittsburgh natives. We're committed to the region and understand the vegetation and horticultural features unique to the area. Our teams are experts in plant care, commercial maintenance and design and installation. We're ready to help you build a landscape that's ideally suited to our Western Pennsylvania climate.
We aren't just here for your business. We're passionate about our craft and want to share the outdoor experience with you.
Our expertise offers landscaping solutions for all seasons.
We pride ourselves in our knowledge of native plant species and plant healthcare best practices. Our staff can help you select the best plants to create low-maintenance planting beds, install showy, colorful annual gardens or any design of your choosing, with the knowledge to maintain and protect your investment.
Our experts are trained in sustainable practices to create naturalized, self-sustaining gardens while minimizing our impact on surrounding green spaces during the installation process. Our sustainable credentials are certified by the NOFA-based Sustainable Landcare Accreditation Program at Phipps Conservatory.
Our commercial maintenance division goes the extra mile to ensure that even our largest commercial properties and home owners' associations meet our highest standards. Our maintenance crews are run by experienced foremen who are ready to keep eyes on the smallest details while meeting our clients' greatest demands.
For three years in a row, Sylvan Gardens has been named an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for our A-rated work as reviewed by our Angie's List clients. Customer service is our greatest asset. We work closely with our customers and our lines of communication are always open.
We provide service for all seasons, from snow and ice removal through Pittsburgh's winter months to a full range of seasonal care for our maintenance clients. Plant maintenance is a year-round process, and our staff has the expertise to maintain your landscape with pruning and care techniques for all plants and all seasons.
Browse our services pages below and find out which of our programs best suits your landscaping needs.
Why Choose Sylvan?
Our Assisted Living Community sits on 18 acres of meticulously manicured grounds. We are known for our beautiful setting and plentiful flower displays. Sylvan Gardens has taken care of all of our landscaping needs for the past four years. The courteous staff and reliable service have proven to be a valuable asset to our community.
Sylvan Gardens has provided us with a skilled, knowledgeable team that takes pride in its maintenance and installation services. They are very prompt with service requests and provide creative solutions to our landscape needs.
I have worked with Brian Friend for more than 20 years. He and the staff at Sylvan Gardens are very dependable, customer-oriented and extremely easy to work with. They strive to make their customers happy and always go the extra mile – including great communication skills. I highly recommend Sylvan Gardens to perform landscape and snow removal services.
Whether I’m speaking to a corporate guest or a bride taking pictures on the grounds somewhere, the comments are always positive and complimentary of how beautiful everything looks. The grounds of our hotel are always well-manicured, clean and vibrant. The precise lines and edging, bold colors and creative designs have lived up to the high standards of our ownership ... Whether I’m working with Brian directly, a crew leader or a laborer, they are all very personable, easy to speak with, and always focused on delivering their best to ensure we are completely satisfied.