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TLC embraces transparency!

Our clients value our up-front design/build contracts, weekly reporting on project status, and daily site photos. They see their project’s progress and our easy to read Schedule of Values means no surprises when progress payments are due. 

The TLC team rocks!

At TLC Gardens we have built a team of dynamic, creative and passionate people who value the natural world.


We’ve recently updated our team page – learn more about each member of our dynamic team at . 

TLC 2017 APLD Awards featured in The Designer

TLC Garden’s was honored to be to featured among fellow colleagues in The Designer Fall Issue for the 2017 APLD International Landscape Design Awards.







Read more of the full article on The Designer Fall Issue by clicking HERE: You can see our awards  featured on pages 78-81 and pg 118-119.


TLC Gardens announces new Operations Manager

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Luke Ames as our new Operations Manager. Since starting work at TLC Gardens, he has become an invaluable member of our dynamic team.

Luke has brought new levels of transparency, communication and standards to our construction projects and continues to show an exemplary commitment to his role as an employee and

Featured Project: Western Exposure

Our Western Exposure project won a Bronze Award in the 2016 International Landscape Design Awards from the Association for Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) for the category “Residential Projects over $100,000”.  The clients were doing a complete remodel for this modern home concurrent with developing an integrated landscape plan.

Design solutions needed to meet the client goals were developed with

TLC Gardens Featured on the Top 75 Landscape Design Blogs

TLC Gardens is honored to have our blog featured as #57 on the Top 75 Landscape Design Blogs on the web.
You can see more about us on this comprehensive list of the best Landscape Design blogs here:
Top 75 Landscape Design Blogs 

TLC wins 2017 APLD Landscape Design Awards

The Association for Professional Landscape Designer’s (APLD) International Landscape Design Award winners have been announced for 2017 and TLC Gardens is excited to announce that 2 of our projects have won awards (Silver and Bronze)! These awards honor the best in Landscape Design by APLD members. Our winning designs will be featured in the association’s annual award issue

In the Press: Spring Gardening Ideas from Garden Design

A recent article in the Spring 2017 issue of Garden Design magazine features advice from Cheri on how to “Personalize with Customizable Landscape Materials”. See the full article on Spring Gardening Ideas here!

In the Press: A Stormwater Management Solution with Style

We’re excited to announce that our Urban Courtyard project was featured in the March 2017 issue of Landscape Contractor magazine. This 3 page article details how elements of our project were used as a stylish, yet functional, stormwater management solution. See the article below, or check it out online in either the magazine (pg. 40-42) or the blog format!

On the Boards: Lyons Project

We’re in the final stages of design on this residential project located in Lyons, CO. Our goal was to create a meaningful space that will bring a return on investment which exceeds all expectations. We achieve this through careful integration of elements to establish a connection to the client’s happiness. While this sometimes takes longer than expected to develop,