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Landscaping Remodeling Company · 3-D Digital Landscape Design · Masonry Contractor


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 5.0 Kiran M. Orlando, FL


Max, was professional, prompt and extremely responsive. He explained the whole process to us with a lot of patience, answered a ton of our questions before, during and after the install. His crew did a very good job with the install and cleaned up all after the job was complete. They followed the design very well and provided alternatives to keep cost of install low. Max responded multiple times after the install was completed to followup and check to see that everything was going well. I would gladly recommend rootstic art to any of my friends and family

Response from Company:

Thanks Kiran, it has been a pleasure to work you on getting your yard to Yardzen's specific design. We value customer satisfaction, quality and service and to know we have achieved it makes us very proud.

 5.0 Claire T. Scotts Valley, CA


Max and team did an amazing job installing my backyard landscaping. They turned the great design I had from Yardzen into a reality, and made it better than I expected. Excellent communication from Max who worked with me to make the design adjustments needed and install the garden (including leveling of the area, drip irrigation, obtaining planters for the deck), all while sticking to my budget. I am very happy with the results and would definitely recommend their services. I'll continue to use Max and team to keep my garden looking great!

 4.5 Mike M. Morgan Hill, CA


Every thing went smoothly. Yard looks great! Will probably hire them to do the back later.




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Service Details

Areas of Expertise  

  • Lawn Care

  • Tree Service

  • Pavers

  • Irrigation

  • Lightning

  • 3 D Design

Cities Served 

  • Santa Cruz

  • San Jose

  • Scotts Valley

  • Morgan Hill

  • Aptos

  • Watsonville

  • Gilroy

  • Mount Hermon

  • Ben Lomond

  • Capitola

  • Boulder Creek

  • Soquel

  • San Martin

  • Aromas

  • Moss Landing                                                                                                                                  HomeAdvisor Reviews

  • Felton                                                                                               

  • Freedom

  • Castroville                                                                                                                                

  • Salinas

  • San Juan Bautista

Product Brands Used 

  • Calstone, Belgard, Toro, Rain Bird, Rachio

All Services Offered   

Brick & Stone                                              

  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install

  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Install

  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Repair

  • Brick & Stone Flatwork Repair


  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install

  • Pavers for Driveways and Floors - Install

Designers & Decorators

  • Landscape Designer

  • 3 D Landscape Design


  • Sod Install

  • Minor Grading or Resloping

  • Synthetic Grass for Play Area Install

Lawn & Garden Care

  • Sprinkler System Install

Tree Service

  • Tree Stump Removal

  • Trees - Trim

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Our Story

Rootstic Art Landscape was founded in 2009 by Max Rivera. Here’s a little bit of the story: Max started the landscaping company after he relocated with his family from Puerto Rico to California in 2007. Prior to moving, Max spent his college years in Puerto Rico composing and recording music, and he eventually became well known and popular in his hometown. He was able to come to California on tour with his band in 2002 because of his musical dedication and passion. Through the friends and connections he made on that tour, he was able to make use of numerous opportunities. He worked in agriculture on various farms throughout Northern California after moving to California with his newly formed family in 2007. He also worked for a local landscaper in Santa Cruz for about 18 months before deciding to start his own landscaping company. Despite his recent arrival in the state, he was humble and determined to begin with a used small truck, a lawn mower, a blower, and a few other basic tools. He began landscaping services in Watsonville, Prunedale, Las Lomas, and throughout Santa Cruz County. He began with maintenance and progressed to larger-scale projects for his clientele over time. In 2017, he was tasked with remodeling a backyard, but he needed his contractor's license, which he began studying for in November 2017 while he was still working as a subcontractor for a larger company. Max's typical day would consist of working during the day and attending classes at night. He would also work for Uber and Lyft on the side to help support his family. In 2018, while continuing his studies and preparation, he established his corporation, and in 2019, he received his contractor's license. Throughout this time, Max has been passionate and committed to providing quality service and striving not merely to do good work but also to make it appealing and artistic. Because that is where the company name comes from. Maintenance, Hardscape, Demolition, Landscape, Lighting, Synthetic Lawn, Walls and Steps, and numerous other services are now available from Rootstic Art Landscape. Max Rivera comes from a humble family; his grandmother was a teacher, school principal, artist, and the first female candidate for mayor in the country town of Utuado, Puerto Rico. His late grandfather was a straightforward but knowledgeable farmer. On his father's side, things were even more difficult because his father became an orphan at the age of 13 and, at that young age, became head of the household with four sisters and his mother to care for. Max's father is an excellent role model for him. Coming from such humble and difficult beginnings, his father is now one of Puerto Rico's most successful, certified, and respected specialty contractors and businessmen. Rootstic Art Landscape is a graceful fusion of beauty, skills, experience, and determination that adds value and a memorable experience to the Central California community

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