About APLNJ

almost PERFECT Landscaping (APLNJ) of Bergen County, N.J. is a multi-faceted landscape design, build, installation and property maintenance firm. We are locally owned and operated by Frank Porter and have been in continuous operation since our founding in 1980.Almost Perfect Landscaping

Frank D. Porter, owner and operator of almost PERFECT Landscaping, began his early education at Hackensack High School. Next he attained his BA degree in Marketing at Saint Peters College of Jersey City. Following St. Peters, he attained certificates at Rutgers Cook College for Landscape Architecture. While running his company, his passion to help people drove him to further seek higher education in the School of Social Work, also at Rutgers.

The combined divisions of ALMOST PERFECT have a tradition of seeking and retaining the brightest and best employees. We are a family run business that adheres to corporate principles. Our code states “We shall attract, develop and retain a superior work force and provide a safe working environment. We strive to create a climate of mutual trust and respect among all employees. We provide opportunities for individual growth. We also increase competence through appropriate training and activities, which enables our employees to earn a wage which will support them and their families. We are an equal opportunity employer seeking new and innovative thinkers to join our team regardless of their trade, background and race.

Landscaping Services

A Word from Frank D. Porter

Owner / Almost Perfect Landscaping

Clientele Testimonials

Freehold New Jersey

Frank and his crew at almost perfect landscaping were a pleasure to deal with. They are taking care of two family plots at a local cemetery and are doing an amazing job. my family and I couldn’t be more pleased with the respect and care they used. They were very attentive and very professional and…

Westwood, New Jersey

I had a great experience working with Frank Porter of Almost Perfect Landscaping. He was very responsive and helpful when I called and asked him questions about my lawn. In addition, he was very knowledgeable and let me know what needed to get done and what was not necessary. Another thing that impressed me was…

Glen Rock N.J. Landscaping

The owner, Frank, was extremely professional and attentive. He’s very knowledgeable, pleasant to work with, and it seems like he really cares about what he does. He’s great about staying in touch, both while we were planning the project and also to follow up after the job was done. We weren’t looking for anything major,…

Pride in their work

When I bought my house I hired Almost Perfect Landscaping. Other Landscapers that I had used didn’t seem to “hear” what I wanted and follow through with it. The thing that impressed me about Almost Perfect was the pride they took accomplishing any request I asked them to do. Thats hard to find in todays…

Kudos for APLNJ

Frank Porter and Almost Perfect are as good as it gets. I had been through all of the “BIG” landscapers in our area and things always started  out great and then after a while I was forgotten about. Frank has been giving me one on one attention for years. He has a short term and…

Dustin Kucko
Lawn Maintenance

I had a great experience working with Frank Porter of Almost Perfect Landscaping. He was very responsive and helpful when I called and asked him questions about my lawn. In addition, he was very knowledgeable and let me know what needed to get done and what was not necessary. Another thing that impressed me was…

Frank Brenneisen
Landscaping Client

Contacted Frank from Almost Perfect Landscaping 2 weeks ago for a job at my house, to remove stumps and plant new shrubs. he checked out job, gave me several options, then,gave me a price, he delivered the shrubs on schedule and installed them in a very challenging space around my pool. when I came home…

Stephen Strauss
Clientele

We hired Almost Perfect Landscaping to trim several overgrown trees, plant new trees/bushes and most importantly to bring my lawn back to life – our grass was in terrible condition.  We then hired him again for fall cleanup, pick up leaves and snow removal. Frank was prompt and immediately took charge – he spent a…

Lawrence Finch
Maywood, N.J.

I had originally hired this contractor for leaf cleanup last fall. As they offered snow removal also, and I was pleased with their work on the leaves, I contracted for snow removal on a incident by incident basis. The service has been almost perfect. The team comes as soon as the snow stops (they came…

Ken Castiglia
Glen Rock, N.J.

I called Almost Perfect Landscaping to get an estimate on some drainage work on my property. I spoke to Mary at the office who was very helpful at getting the exact nature of my needs. Within hours the owner Frank Porter called me to set up an appointment. He showed up on time and had…

Jocelyn Jones
Westwood, N.J.

Very responsive to my initial call, owner came out to assess the property, gave a reasonable price.  we scheduled a day for the cut and they did a very god job. Case now have them cutting the lawn a regular basis until the season ends.  

Brian Deitch
Englewood N.J.

Lawn care- mowing, weed control, minor tree trimming, fertilizing, season prep and cleanup, etc. Frank is very attentive, and usually answers his phone (or calls back quickly)- unlike other companies that NEVER called me back.  Simply, they do a great job, and neighbors have complimented me on my lawn.

Ragan Van Dore
Fair Lawn, N.J.

We were very specific regarding the landscaping work that we needed done.  He was able to provide what we wanted and needed with our budget.  He came an gave us an estimate same day that we called.   Once we had made our decision he and his crew were out on the day promised and completed…