I Build What I See

Serving greater Seattle area since 2011, Closer to Nature delivers the highest quality craftsmanship in the landscaping industry. Our goal is to bring the beauty of nature right to your home.
Patios / Pavers
We specialize in pavers, mortar and sand set flagstone, dimensional stone, decorative gravel patios and walkways.
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Stonework / Masonry
Stone entry columns, raised seating walls, mortar set patios, cobblestone walkways, foundation veneer, custom fire pits and barbecue inserts.
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Our water features are built to provide a lifetime of enjoyment. Custom designed waterfalls are artistically created using creative and naturalistic methods of stone placement.
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We offer concrete block walls, dry stack stone, poured concrete walls with stone veneer, and serpentine or straight rock walls. Whatever your needs are, we can find the right wall solution for your project.
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A unique opportunity exists in every landscape that allows the creation of something special. Our landscape design looks for those unique qualities of the site and incorporates elements of design that reflect the needs of the client.
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Enhance your landscape with a custom designed planting plan that is created to incorporate color, texture, winter interest, or whatever style you are after.
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A custom designed low voltage lighting system can accent your landscape using a variety of high quality light fixtures to highlight those special places. LED light options are available for years of trouble free lighting.
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Decks / Fences
Closer to Nature Landscape provides full service Deck and Fence design and construction. Add a deck to your home to bring the living space outdoors and wrap your yard in a beautiful and functional fence.
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Fire Pits / BBQs
Expand your backyard’s functionality with a custom Fire Pit or Built-in Barbecue combined with your landscape design. Closer to Nature Landscape specializes in blending these elements with your home’s design.
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Closer to Nature Landscape offers Landscape Maintenance services including pond cleaning, pressure washing, and much more to come. Your beautiful landscaping deserves the extra attention, and we know how to make it shine.
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Other services

  • Paver Patios
  • Retaining Walls
  • Flagstone
  • Lighting
  • Artificial Turf
  • Grading/Drainage
  • Walkways
  • Irrigation
  • Stone Masonry
  • Water Features
  • Lawncare/Maintenance
  • Custom Fire Pits/BBQ Structures
  • Decks/Fences/Arbors
  • Site Design/Permit Acquisition
  • Concrete Walls/Driveways
  • Tree Removal/Arborist
  • Painting
  • Pressure Washing
  • Water Mainline Replacement

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you charge for the initial site meeting and estimate?
No, the initial site visit and estimate are part of the process in getting started with the project.
Do I need a design before work can be started?
Depending on the size and scope of the project it may be necessary to contract for design services. However, most of the time it is quite easy to discuss the various elements of the project and agree on the spaces and the materials that will be used.
What is needed to get started on a project?
Upon confirmation of bid for project, scheduling will be coordinated based on availability. A deposit would be needed day of starting project for 1/3 to 1/2 of project total depending on material costs and remaining balanced invoiced upon completion of project.
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See What Others Think

"This is one of the best experiences I have ever had with any contractor. I was more than pleased with their work and it was of great value. Their customer service is exceptional as well. I would use their services in the future too."


"Closer to Nature did a complete remodel of our front yard and saved our home. Joel took the time and effort to do things right and his creativity is second to none, the transformation was simply amazing."


"Closer to Nature staff built a gravity style stone retaining wall, cedar fence, flagstone paths, natural stone borders, irrigation system, and new turf. They did a great job! Very fast and thorough. Transformed our backyard into a great play area for our kids. Quality work and a fair price. We couldn't be happier. Definitely recommend."


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