NW landscapE SERVICES referral list

Swansons offers the following list of recommended landscape professionals. They are independent contractors and conduct their business outside of employment by Swansons and do not directly represent Swansons Nursery. Fees and billing are set by the individual company and may vary. Please contact these individuals directly to arrange for services.


Services may include on-site problem solving, plant identification and cultural information, as well as site design and plant selection. Some companies offer drafted plans and/or actual installation services. Please contact them directly to schedule an appointment or to determine which service may be appropriate for your needs.

Alex LaVilla - Gardenculture Design - 206.355.7242
Provides hourly consultation and landscape design services, specializing in low-maintenance, low-water use shrubs, perennials, and grasses.

Wendy Welch - Wendy Welch Garden Design - 206.852.3124 - wendywelchgardendesign@gmail.com
Creates, installs and maintains gardens that are uniquely suited to you. Lively, sustainable landscapes that inspire and endure.

Martha Obenauer - Sage Design - 206.789.8866
Residential design, installation and maintenance, featuring lush gardens and hardscapes for four-season interest, drought tolerance and ease of maintenance.

Amy Pennington - GoGo Green Garden - amy@amy-pennington.com
A Seattle urban farming business specializing in the creation and maintenance of prolific and organic edible gardens for homes and businesses.



Swansons’ Custom In-Home Container Design & Installation
206.838.2711 - swansonsdesign@gmail.com
Extending our proud tradition of creating uniquely beautiful container gardens, Swansons offers custom-designed container planting services to homes and business locations in the Seattle Metropolitan area. Plants must be purchased at Swansons. Consultation, design, delivery and installation.


David Ohannesian - Distinctive Gardens 206.781.8517
David is an artisan and detailed craftsman who brings his skills to the fine pruning of ornamentals. Offers pruning consultations and coaching to learn how to make the right cuts.

Ballard Tree Service 206.782.4847
Experienced team of skilled professionals providing residential and commercial tree care and maintenance services for over 20 years. Licensed. Bonded. Insured.



WSNLA (Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association)
Professional certification and referral organization for nurseries, suppliers and landscape contractors. www.wsnla.org gardenwashington.membershipsoftware.org

WALP (Washington Association of Landscape Professionals)
Professional certification and referral organization for landscape contractors (installation, maintenance, irrigation and other specialties). www.walp.org

APLD-WA (Association of Professional Landscape Designers - Washington Chapter)
Professional certification and referral organization for landscape designers. www.apldwa.org

WASLA (Washington Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects)
Professional certification and referral organization for landscape architects.