One of the best ways to enhance the look and value of your property is to invest in landscaping. Colonial Excavating is the comprehensive residential landscaping resource homeowners from Saratoga Springs to Albany rely on. We’ve served the Capital District for years with outstanding professionalism, reliable equipment and a commitment to investing in the communities we serve with a dedication that is unparalleled in our region. When you hire Colonial Excavating for your residential landscaping needs, you’re hiring the premier provider in the Capital District.


Any outdoor environment requires maintenance to keep it safe and beautiful. That doesn’t, mean you want to spend every spare moment managing a challenging garden – unless you want to, of course! Colonial Excavating will give you our top property maintenance tips so you can assure minimal maintenance with maximum enjoyment. That includes recommending plantings and trees that are right for your soil, installing mulch to protect delicate root systems and noting problem trees that may need trimming. Hate weeding? Let Colonial Excavating design and install a ground-cover that can help you avoid backbreaking maintenance.

When it comes to quality work, performed reliably and professionally, no other owner/operator in the Capital District region can match the reputation of Colonial Excavating. Call us to schedule a free consultation, and let us design and install a landscaping plan that meets the needs of your property and budget. Check out pictures of our completed projects in our photo gallery, and see why we’re the premier excavating and landscaping firm in the Capital District!



Colonial Excavating hires local workers. We source landscaping supplies and equipment from local businesses. We reinvest in our community because we are committed to the economic vitality of our region. We can provide:

  • Landscaping plans. A thorough landscaping plan needs to work within your budget and address your neeos, Colonial Excavating can plant trees, shrubs and other plantings that provi~e shade and privacy, as well as help manage pests and more. We can also regrade your property, deliver and spread quality topsoil, plant grass via hydroseeding, mulch beds and more.
  • Drainage solutions. One of the biggest problems faced by property owners is drainage. If your property is consistently wet or damp, Colonial Excavating can help. We will walk your property, analyze the problem and discuss potential solutions with you. We have our own equipment, so installing drains and digging irrigation ditches is easy for us.
  • Hardscape planning. Don't let a stubborn hillside or crumbling patio ruin the look of your outdoors. Call Colonial Excavating and let us incorporate a hardscape solution into your backyard plan. We design and install pavers, blocks and concrete - let us create an outdoor environment that will stay beautiful, safe and functional all year round.