About Us in Anoka, MN

We have 10- 15 employees during peak season. Our team members are knowledgeable, hardworking, organized and helpful. All our products and services are guaranteed to your satisfaction. We are members of the MNLA- Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association, BBB, NFIB & Angie's List. Our passion is sustainable landscapes one yard at a time! We feel that is a thrill to be in a business where we can be creative, add beauty and value to residential and commercial outdoor environments.
Shades of Green Landscaping was established in 1983. It has been satisfying the "do-it-yourself" and "hire it done" customers ever since. We are a full service landscape design & build company located on 9 acres in Anoka, MN. Every day is different and we like it that way. We are competent in the many diverse landscape applications from irrigation systems, paver patios, retaining walls, rain gardens, ponds and outdoor living spaces. In addition to our professional landscaping services we also provide landscape supplies, Bobcat work, and Snow and Ice management.
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The Shades of Green Process

Shades of Green is here to provide all your landscaping needs. From our designers who will meet your needs and stay within your budget. Our professional crews will execute your project with passion and detail. We take pride in getting your project done right and on time.

Testimonials From Some of Our Clients

It is our goal to "wow" our clients and that is exactly what we do! Our #1 source of business continues to be referrals from our raving fans and repeat customers. Check out some of the letters to confirm our quality of work.

Best in Class Warranties

We have a 2 year guarantee on our hardscape installation projects. There is a 1 year guarantee on trees, shrubs & evergreens. Irrigation System installs receive free fall winterization. There is a 90-day guarantee on perennials. Upon completion of a project we will provide you copies of these guarantees and suggestions on how to care for your new purchases.
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Shades of Green Experts

Bob Smith (Owner)
has over 30 years of landscape experience under his belt. Bob started this business in 1983 and to this day is not afraid to take on new challenges. He has a passion for landscaping and design. As a "hands on" owner he takes pride in his business. Customer Satisfaction is his #1 priority!
Landscape degree at Hennepin Technical College.
Two year business/accounting degree at NHCC.
MNLA Certified landscape professional since 1994.
State of Minnesota Power Limited Electrical Technician.
Continuing education courses taken whenever possible.

We are Green About Our Fragile Environment

We recycle materials removed from job sites and products we consume. Some of these materials include concrete, untreated and treated wood, plastic, steel, aluminum, cardboard, glass, paper and used rock. We use contaminated rock to top dress existing roads at the nursery. We convert clippings and leaves into compost, recycle tree and shrub debris into wood mulch. We recycle our growing pots by reusing them.
Call us today for a free no obligation consultation for your landscaping project.