This Landscape Construction Contract sets forth the terms of an agreement between a
landscape contractor and a client for the construction of certain landscaping upon the
client's property. It contains the material provisions of the agreement including the
services to be provided, the payment details, and the schedule of work. The document
could easily be modified to provide for the construction of certain hardscaping upon the
property. This agreement contains standard contract terms as well as optional
language and opportunities for customization to ensure the particular specifications
between the parties are addressed.
LANDSCAPING CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT
This Agreement made on this _____ of _____, 20__ [Instruction: Insert date.]
(hereinafter the “Agreement”) between _____ [Instruction: Insert Client name and address.]
(hereinafter the "Client") and _____ [Instruction: Insert Contractor name and address.]
(hereinafter the "Contractor"), collectively referred to herein as the “Parties”.
ENGAGEMENT AND DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK
A. Client engages Contractor and Contractor agrees to provide all necessary services,
materials and labor necessary for the completion of the following landscaping: _____
[Instruction: Insert description of landscaping services to be provided, including
whether or not same includes design services.] including those more specifically set
forth on Schedule 1 [Comment: Schedule 1 should include a detailed description of
the project particulars, including anything not described in full detail above,
including but not limited to, any plantings, shrubs or other materials (including
statuary, etc.) to be provided by the Client for installation by Contractor. If any
items need additional work, such as electrical wiring for lighting, etc., state who
shall perform such work and whether or not same is covered hereunder.] (the
‘Project”), including but not limited to, all landscaping materials, except as otherwise set
forth herein, requisite labor, training, and all necessary tools and machinery needed for
project completion. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Client shall, prior to commencement
of the Project, complete the following work: _____ [Instruction: Insert any work Client
must do to prepare site, including but not limited to, removal of furniture, grills,
etc.]. All materials provided by Contractor should be new and of good quality, in
compliance with all applicable laws and codes and shall be covered by a manufacturer’s
warranty, if applicable, unless previously specified by Client. Contractor shall provide
Client with any and all applicable warranty materials received by Contractor. In the
event any such warranty is transferrable and requires transfer to the Client to remain in
full force and effect, Contractor shall, to the best of its ability, perform all such actions
and complete any and all such forms necessary to transfer any and all such warranties.
B. Optional language: As part of the Project, Contractor shall supply the following
landscape design services: _____ [Comment: Parties should include any applicable
landscape design services here. If none, this paragraph may be deleted.].
C. Owner shall identify property lines and easements and notify Contractor of same.
Contractor shall bear no liability for placement of any part of the Project on any portion
of any easement or other party’s property line as a result of Owner’s failure to properly
identify any such property line and/or easement and properly notify Contractor of same.
D. Contractor and Client hereby understand, acknowledge and agree that Client shall bear
full responsibility for the choice of any and all plant materials to be used in connection
with the Project, and Contractor shall bear no responsibility for any loss or damage to any
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person or property as a result of such choices, including but not limited to any loss of life
or property as a result of any ingestion or contact, whether accidental or intentional, of
any such plant materials.
SCHEDULE AND TIME OF PERFORMANCE
A. Contractor will begin work on _____ [Instruction: Insert commencement date.] and the
work is estimated to be completed by _____ [Instruction: Insert anticipated
completion date.], subject to any change orders or other factors (including delays caused
by inclement weather such that the work on the Project may not proceed) as set forth
B. In the event that Client and Contractor agree on changes to the Project after this
Agreement is executed, the Parties will agree to new time deadlines that are reasonable in
light of the modifications.
In consideration of the performance of this Ag