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WHO WE ARE

An award-winning team of landscape designers and builders that are dedicated to deliver clean, livable style and quality.

Our goal is to design and build dynamic outdoor spaces that draw you out from your home and connect you with nature. We endeavor to create sustainably built landscapes that are timeless. The Garden Route Company was founded by Richard Radford and Sandy Ayers in 2000 and has continued to design & build groundbreaking landscapes throughout California and abroad. As licensed Landscape Architects and Contractors The Garden Route Co provides a seamless design/build service from conception to installation and garden care services. The Garden Route Co has been the recipient of numerous prestigious landscape design and construction awards including winning Best of Show two years running at The SF Flower and Garden Show (2010, 2011) & 2015 Gold Garden Creator Award as well as the CLCA 2015 Best Contractor/Builder Award. We are also honored to receive of the first Garden Conservancy Award and Gachina Sustainability Award .

After looking for over a year for a design-build firm that would fit our needs, we are so happy to have found The Garden Route Company. Rich and his team have delivered exactly the garden and backyard landscape we envisioned. Rich took our crazy vision and napkin sketches of an aesthetically beautiful, yet easy to maintain, yet dog-friendly backyard and converted into reality. He helped value-engineer it to keep it within our budget. On the build side, the professionalism and skill-level of his crew is beyond compare. Unlike most contractor experiences we've had, they required minimal oversight and their attention to the smallest detail was apparent (and they are genuinely nice people). Our ...