Designing landscapes is a great way to make a living. The work is varied, interesting and rewarding.
Founded as a landscape design/build firm in 1979, Van Zelst has always been focused on satisfying the design needs of our client. As it turned out, that’s one of the aspects of the business we find most rewarding. Year after year, the Van Zelst team has designed, installed and maintained beautiful landscapes where clients can play with their children, entertain friends and build their private histories.
Over the years, we have continued to seek new ways to ensure the complete satisfaction of our clients. That’s why we now grow 90% of the perennials we use—plus trees and shrubs—in 60 poly greenhouses behind our headquarters. It’s the only way to be sure we’re providing the quality our clients deserve.
Today, the Van Zelst team has grown to more than 75 members—including landscape architects, horticulturists, foresters, field managers, stone masons, maintenance teams and more. While we all bring different skill sets, each of us is focused on the same thing—making sure you’re at home in what we create for you.