Custom Landscape Design

We are experts at working with your property to design and create custom outdoor living spaces. We pride ourselves on our ability to capture your vision and use the highest quality materials and techniques to build the project of your dreams.

A philosophy of environmental design.

We believe in building environments that enhance and preserve nature for future generations. We always make an effort to use materials and techniques that do not adversely affect our environment. Sustainable landscapes are created through well thought-out design and build practices.

Below you will find brief descriptions of Garden Artisans' extensive design capabilities. Our design skills are limitless and we pride ourselves on being able to create exquisite environments.

Master Planning

A design approach that takes into account a client’s wish list and their property as a whole. The goal of master planning is to strategize a logical sequence of phases. This approach helps to manage resources efficiently and create the most valuable outcome.

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Planting Design

Peter Jamet, ASLA, our principal landscape designer, has over 20 years of experience as a grower, designer, and builder of fine landscapes. He has a plant first approach to his design development. Our design process starts with hand selecting the finest quality plant material available in the region. We only design with plant material that is available and inspected by our designers.

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Modern, Contemporary, & Formal Design

We use strong structural and graphic elements, clean lines, and unusual materials, a style of design that uses symmetry to create organized and balanced landscapes.

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Pool Design & Paradise Pool Plantings

We collaborate with one of the finest pool design-build companies in the region. They have over 40 years of experience in the industry crafting the most amazing water environments you can imagine.

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Lighting Design

Professional outdoor landscape lighting adds warmth, style, and safety to your home. Our lighting designs enhance the unique styling of your home’s architectural attributes, while offering the functionality and peace of mind of a well-lit outdoor space.

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Gourmet Outdoor Kitchen & Bar Design

We work with our clients to understand their personal culinary needs and entertaining style, so we can design a kitchen space that is fun and functional. We take into consideration spatial constraints, appliance selection, countertop materials, and coordination of plumbing and electric.

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Historic Gardens

Gardens that take you back in time! We will research a certain time period and geographic area to create a design that fits the architecture of your home.

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Sustainable Eco-Friendly Service

Green Roof Design

Replace your old shingles with a specialized waterproof membrane, engineered soil median, and plantings of your choice. This technology is ideal for sheds, garages, residential homes, and businesses. Green roofs can reduce stormwater runoff and lower heating and cooling costs.

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Theme Gardens

Design your dream perennial, butterfly, water or rain garden. A meeting with our creative team can help make your design ideas a reality.

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Sustainable Eco-Friendly Service

Native Plant Design

Help restore and increase the natural biodiversity and animal food sources by selecting plants that nature intended for your property.

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Outdoor Room Design

We use stone, wood, and plant material to create functional outdoor living spaces.

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The details are what truly make the design. Our process ensures every detail is accounted for.

Step 1

Consultation

We will meet with you to identify your needs and wants and review your wish list. At this meeting we will also discuss what you are hoping to spend on the projects that you have in mind. Please prepare a copy of your property survey for the meeting.

Step 2

Design Agreement

Based on our initial consultation we will review your project in more detail. We will prepare a design agreement that outlines the recommended design process for your specific project needs.

  • Conceptual design
  • 2D CAD design
  • Color power point presentation of plants and materials
  • Color rendered design (Optional)
  • 3D Perspectives & Videos (Optional)

We collaborate with a number of professionals to ensure a successful design build process.
Surveying
Topography Survey
Landscape Architect
Master Pool Builder
Architect
Civil Engineer
Structural Engineer

Step 3

Site Analysis

We analyze existing site conditions and work with them to develop unique and successful living environments. We take into consideration site exposure, soil conditions, topography, and property setbacks.

Step 4

Concept

A rough concept of the landscape design is prepared to ensure a course of action has been developed and design direction is solidified.

Step 5

Final Design

Design refinement of chosen scheme and review of material options.

  • 3D design vignettes are available
  • Construction drawings
  • Preparation and submittal of all necessary permits and association documents.

Step 6

Installation

Installation of your final design by our highly skilled professional build teams.

"They are dependable and do what the contract says they will do. I would happily recommend them to anyone!"

Mary

Cranbury, NJ

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Contact us today for a design consultation, property maintenance proposal, or for additional information about our services. We want to know how we can improve your outdoor living experience.