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Hortus Design Sustainable Landscapes

2085 E. Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303


Service area: 50 miles

Service Area: Santa Clara, San Jose, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, Cupertino, Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Los Altos, Mountain View ,Atherton, Palo Alto, Stanford, Menlo Park, San Carlos, Belmont, Burlingame, Portola Valley, Foster City, San Mateo, Hillsborough, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Woodside


Hortus Design Sustainable Landscapes is a licensed Ecological minded Custom Design-Build Landscape Contractor serving the Silicon Valley (SFO-Bay Area). We provide creative sustainable landscape design, professional ecological landscape installation, horticultural consultations, renovations, drainage & irrigation expertise (Civil Engineer services), Surveying of properties, landscape staging for property sale, organic edible gardens and skilled ecological landscape maintenance services with emphasis on Sustainable/Eco-Friendly practices.



Hortus Design offers practical Garden Design and Residential Landscaping installation with emphasis on Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Landscapes, California native plant gardening, Integrated Pest Management, Water Management and other sustainable practices in landscaping.

Design: Our landscape design-build procedures are unique and customized to each client’s needs and hence no two gardens are alike

Landscape Installations: permeable paving with permeable concrete, brick, pavers, cobblestone, recycled crushed base rock, •Lawns & Lawn Alternatives: low-maintenance lawns, non-toxic materials, lawn alternates like ground covers, no-mow lawns and hydroseeding with natural or wildflower mixes, grasspave, grasscrete, drivable lawns
•Planting & Tree Work: Environmental & eco-friendly planting keeping in view low maintenance, drought tolerance, kid & wild life friendly for all styles of gardening, specialty gardens
•Edging: for pathways and lawns using wood, aluminium, permaloc, trex, recycled plastic, concrete, paver, stone materials
•Play Areas: Tree houses, Rubberific Play Surface, SoftPave/PlayGuard, Gold fines or DG, sports court, bocce court, play structures, basketball courts
•Sustainable Landscaping: California native plants, recycled paving materials, pervious concrete, highly-efficient subsurface drip irrigation, evaporation-transpiration controllers, grey-water irrigation, non-toxic amendments, recyclable materials that can be recycled in the future;
Minimizing inputs especially harmful chemical inputs such as toxic pressure-treated wood, herbicides, insecticides, and chemical fertilizers, but also scarce resources such as water, wood, paving materials, and petroleum products, minimizing wastage of green materials, water runoff, and construction wastes;
Maximizing natural resources, such as solar energy, reusable materials, mature vegetation, pleasant views, as well as on-site water preservation, improvise soil structure; and maximize benefits such as aesthetic beauty, organic produce, cut flowers, play areas, and wildlife habitats


The owner of the company has Masters in Horticulrue, training at UC Berkeley and 20 years work experience in landscape & horticultural industry. Our company has experienced residential landscape designers & landscape architects on our team creating unique professional custom landscape designs. Our specialty installation professionals handle all aspects of landscape installation and our seasoned horticulturists maintain your garden’s aesthetics

Hortus Design believes in designing simple, soothing and beautiful landscapes conforming to the principles of sustainability. We specialize in sustainable landscape designs and installations that are functional, maintainable, environmentally sound, cost effective, and visually pleasing. Our ecological Landscapes are aimed at connecting people with their environment.