Design Process

Do you have a vision of what you want and now need to make that vision a reality? SLS landscape designers are professionals that have the education, training and experience to guide you through the entire design, construction and maintenance process.

Our Design Process

Design Consultation
We establish the needs and desires for your unique landscape dream. By discussing your personal aesthetic, lifestyle, current garden dislikes and aspirations, we can identify the design goals to guide the realization of your dream landscape.

Site Analysis
To achieve a design that is integrated with your existing home and surroundings, a thorough site analysis provides critical inputs into the design process. Assessment of environmental factors including soil, drainage and existing vegetation are documented. Developing property base plan including site measurements and grading to ensure accuracy of final design.

Concept Development
Every landscape design is truly unique as design inspiration is uncovered by understanding the personal interests of the client, unique site features and the training, knowledge and experience of the designer.

Landscape Plan
The final output of our collaboration is a professional design that includes all key features of the landscape design that will help you to envision the final project.

Installation & Maintenance
Our experienced and talented installation crews will meticulously construct the project to the last finishing detail. Following installation, SLS will provide the maintenance and ongoing care of your outdoor living space.