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Company History

Rare Earth Landscape Inc. started in 1977 as a design and build landscape company specializing in custom residential gardens. Founded by Stephen Rudy, he and current owner Rick Gallo worked together closely for 40 years executing custom design and architect work. Today, the company is family owned and operated by Rick and his son-in-law, Brian Schwertscharf.

Our Process

From the initial consultation to completion of your landscape project, our customers appreciate that we take the time to explain the process and answer any questions. Our customers develop a high level of confidence and trust in our services as they watch the scaled project they received on paper grow into their own personal oasis!  

Wide Range Of Skills

Rare Earth Landscape Inc.'s employees are highly skilled craftsmen with many years of experience in all aspects of landscape construction and plant design. We create and install landscapes that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing to our customers. We provide specialty materials as well as installation and design of many exterior features, including:

  • Arbors & Pergolas
  • Barbecues & Outdoor Kitchens
  • Custom Plantings
  • Decks & Patios
  • Drainage & Irrigation Systems
  • Fences
  • Fire Pits & Tables
  • Low Voltage Lighting Systems
  • Retaining & Stone Walls
  • Water Features
  • Walkways & Stairs

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California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), Member

The California Landscape Contractors Association is a nonprofit trade organization of licensed landscape and landscape-related contractors. Also included among its approximately 3,200 members are landscape suppliers, landscape architects, public officials, educators, and students.

Fully Licensed, Insured & Bonded

Contractors State License C-27 #739352

Serving The San Francisco Bay Area's Contra Costa
& Alameda Counties