Originally Posted by Kiril
Well, clearly you are not familiar with CA.
All of California, probably not. But my brother runs out of southern Cal (just north of San Diego) where, according to him in every conversation over the past 15 years, people are not nearly as concerned with their lawns (if they have them) as they are the rest of their landscapes. Yes, the preferred term is to refer to yourself as a gardener there when you are, in reality, doing everything on a property, but as far as actual gardening duties, outside of mowing, there are generally only two types of people that want to do that for homeowners.