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Natural water features
Designs to create privacy in smaller spaces
Stunning outdoor rooms with travel to and through the space to maximize use

Designs to enhance the architecture of your home, native to formal.


Spectacular Perennial Borders

Year-round Color

Beautiful Landscape Design Solutions

Gardens by Design, a landscape design and build company, specializes in low maintenance, creative and native landscape solutions for residential property and public spaces. Our professional landscape service includes design of hardscape elements and plant materials, and selection of furniture, pots and artistic elements. We offer full-service design and build landscape services, or we are happy to work with clients who want to do a portion of the work themselves.

Our full-service landscape design and build services include:

  • Residential  landscape design
  • Outdoor rooms and patios
  • Native and naturalistic garden designs
  • Water garden designs
  • Cottage, Formal, Asian garden designs
  • Low maintenance landscape planning
  • Environmentally-friendly garden designs
  • Curb appeal plans
  • Walkway and foundation landscape designs
  • Historic landscape treatment
  • Public Spaces, Community Gardens, and Outdoor Classrooms
  • Photo images to let you see how results might look
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“Donna understood the kind of garden we wanted. She spent time with us, asking questions about how we use our yard, about our style…(She) gave us options so that we felt the final garden was our very own…”

– Lisa and Stuart

gazebo with patio paving

Entertaining Outside

In this project, the clients wanted a bigger space so that they could entertain, and they wanted to incorporate a gazebo. Locating the gazebo closest to the kitchen maximizes it’s use. And, paving the way keeps feet clean and insects down. Read more about this project….
asian garden design

Asian-theme: Front Entry

A long entry path needs an interesting design so that the guest pauses and enjoys the experience. This Japanese design incorporates natives, stone, and ornament to achieve calm contemplation in anticipation of the visit. Read more about this project…
landscape design for privacy

Creating Privacy

The creation of an outdoor room with a need for immediate privacy led to the decision to use a mixed hedge of narrow evergreens. We built a custom patio and used larger plants. Find out more about this project…