Mariposa Landscapes Inc. provides responsive, knowledgeable landscape services.

Mariposa Landscape is one of the largest and most respected landscape providers in Southern California. Since 1977 we have been providing award-winning quality and service for premier properties in the public and private sectors.

The company was started by Terry Noriega over 40 years ago with only two men and has steadily expanded to a dedicated team of over 500, serving all of Southern California and the greater Phoenix area in Arizona.

We bring decades of knowledge and in-depth experience to every landscape entrusted to our care. Building long-lasting relationships with our clients is important to us. We understand and respect our clients’ goals, and do everything in our power to assure the well-being of their properties. We value open, honest communication, ongoing staff training, and new methods and technologies that will help us do the best job possible. While we always appreciate the accolades we receive, seeing our clients enjoy a well-executed and thriving landscape is still the most rewarding part of our work.

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We have won over 80 awards for work excellence since 1977. These awards are judged by landscape architects and competing contractors.

Our founder

Terry Noriega

Since he founded the company in 1977, Terry has guided Mariposa's growth from a small sole proprietorship to a premier full-service landscape firm. Many members of the responsible, dedicated team he leads today have been with him for decades.

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[ezcol_1half] Terry continues to be directly involved in the key aspects of the business: client satisfaction, operational efficiency, recruitment and training, quality control and safety. "I've always liked to make things grow," says Terry. "These days, my focus is on nurturing and growing the people of Mariposa to deliver an even better and broader range of services to more customers than ever before. After so many years, seeing our clients enjoy and appreciate a well executed and installed landscape is still the most rewarding part of my job." Degreed in Ornamental Horticulture and holding multiple industry certifications, Terry has amassed extensive experience in the landscape services field. He is widely known and respected for his broad knowledge of all aspects of installation, maintenance and tree care. Terry is a member of the Irrigation Association (IA), National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). He was honored by California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, College of Agriculture as Alumni of the Year in 2006. [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end]

Training, Licenses and Certifications:

  • B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Certified Arborist - International Society of Arboriculture
  • Certified Consulting Arborist, American Society of Consulting Arborists
  • California State Contractors Licenses:
    • C-27 - Landscaping
    • Class A -Engineering
    • C61/D49 Tree Trimming
  • Arizona Contractors License ROC178088 K-21
  • Pest Control Advisor - California, Categories:
    • Insects, Mites and Other Invertebrates
    • Plant Pathogens
    • Nematodes
    • Vertebrate Pests
    • Weed Control
    • Plant Growth Regulators
  • Qualified Applicator License - California
  • Arizona, Qualifying Party License #8263
  • Arizona Pest Control Business License #8246
  • Certified Landscape Technician - Maintenance

History of Mariposa Landscapes, Inc.

We are a landscape company that started in 1977. Our specialties are landscape maintenance, construction and tree care for commercial, municipal and private clients. For almost four decades the satisfaction of our customers has been our reason for success.
Mariposa is your full service landscape provider for municipal, commercial and homeowner associations. Contact us to discuss a project