Nature Designs Landscaping has been building and maintaining beautiful residential landscapes in San Diego County for over 30 years. We are committed to the highest expectations of quality construction and client satisfaction. Our 45-person staff includes certified technicians who provide expert concrete finishing, masonry, nursery expertise, drainage, and Smart irrigation, lighting and pool systems. Our most appreciated assets are that very few of our services are sub-contracted and our bi-lingual supervisors are on site and hands on. In addition to being licensed landscape contractors and certified technicians, Nature Designs is a licensed pool contractor and general building contractor. We invite you to review our Portfolio and Services, and to read about our Our Ideal Client to better understand if we're a good fit for your project, then give us a call at (760) 945-4321 to discuss the details of how we may work together. We look forward to hearing about your dream project.

Residential Landscape Services

  • Design Partnerships 

    Great design is the key component to every successful project. If no landscape plan exists, your Nature Designs' Project Manager will select one of our qualified design partners to provide creative and innovative solutions. This comprehensive design allows everyone from the client, estimator and construction supervisor, to be working towards the same project goals and vision. Preliminary budgets and code-related issues are addressed early in the planning process. This streamlined approach eliminates your time to interview multiple designers and contractors to find the best fit, and is the quickest path to beginning your construction project. Read more...

  • Construction Services

    Certified staff technicians provide expert concrete finishing, masonry, carpentry, smart irrigation systems, drainage and LED lighting installation. Our horticultural services ensure that the right plant is selected and expertly planted in the correct location. Bilingual supervisors are on-site and hands on, and fluid project communication is the norm. Fewer subcontracted trades means more fluid scheduling. Our conscientious crews are diligent about a clean work site. Due to the importance of sustainability, extra measures are taken to recycle construction debris and green waste. Read more...

  • Garden Maintenance

    Customized maintenance programs are developed to suit the property needs and homeowner’s budget. We provide weekly maintenance with an on-site supervisor. Our Estate Management Team passes stringent personal background security investigation. Resource management is high priority, and fine tuning irrigation scheduling and spray patterns insures proper usage. No detail will be over-looked. Regular meetings provide time to focus on special requests, long-range goals and budgets. Read more...


Why Nature Designs?

Owner Steve Jacobs has a 30-year reputation for hiring the industry's best: 

  • Sustainability experts 
  • Irrigation experts certified by the CLCA and IA
  • Certified arborist 
  • Licensed Landscape Contractor
  • Licensed Pool Contractor
  • Licensed General Building Contractor
  • Cal Poly horticulture graduates
  • Over fifty design, construction and maintenance awards


  • Encinitas Residence

    "The reason why we selected nature designs was because they came totally prepared and totally confident and it made us feel super secure in our decision with going with them.'..." Watch video...

  • Del Mar Residence

    "Nature Designs maintains our property of over an acre; which contains many specimen trees. Nature Designs has a very knowledgeable staff. We have a significant investment in our landscape so it was critical for us to find someone that would maintain it beyond 'mow, blow and go'..." Watch video...

  • Poway Residence

    "We chose Nature Designs after doing extensive research. We were new to the country and were looking for a contractor to work with us in the area. Our lot had never been developed and we were interested in doing a very significant project..." Watch video...