Landscape Design :: Dandelion Gardens :: Serving Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Yelm, Dupont and Beyond. Whether you are thinking about updating your landscape or are embarking on a new build, Dandelion Gardens works with you to develop a site plan that works for you and your property.

From design to installation we craft and install a site plan as unique as you are, helping you achieve an outdoor oasis.

Dandelion Gardens has designed and installed a multitude of landscapes, potted plants, fountains and yard art over the years throughout the Pacific Northwest.

With many years of experience, we have many samples of our work to show, below are just a few to give you an idea of our work.

Lacey Landscape Design:

We’ve worked  with one of our clients in Lacey to help create an outstanding landscape.

From the entry to the backyard, the space has been carefully thought out and planted with shrubs and grasses, rocks, hardscaping, lush potted plants, garden art and more.

Boston Harbor Landscape Design:

One of our clients who lives in Boston Harbor, Olympia has a home perched on the hillside overlooking the area.

Approaching the home is an uphill adventure so we created a welcoming landscape filled with flowers, grasses, shrubs, landscape borders, yard art and even a seamless container fountain.


Another Boston Harbor Design:

Creating a durable and low maintenance design while adding interest, character and functionality is something we love to do.

This backyard in Boston Harbor needed a space for gathering with wide open areas for children.

We designed a flat stone seating area, large grassy area with low maintenance borders, stone bulkheads and shrubs. There’s even a tree fort for the kids!


Ken Lake Backyard Landscape:

Situated on Olympia’s West side, this Ken Lake home needed a backyard makeover.

We came in with an easy to manage design featuring river rock, grasses, bark borders, small maple trees and a single large stone fountain seamlessly integrated into the landscape.


Dupont Landscape:

Colette and Bob recently purchased a home in Dupont. After being transferred around the country to multiple army bases, they were looking forward to having a home and garden. The developer provided them with a lawn and a few basic plants, but the landscape was very bare and uninteresting.


Lacey New Construction Landscape:

Julie moved into a new home with a much smaller property than she had before. She had loved her previous landscape because of all of the color, texture, and plant material, but the large property had required too much work. She wanted to repeat the enjoyable elements of her previous landscape but on a smaller scale.


McAllister Park Landscape:

These customers purchased a large house and property in McAllister Park. I designed the landscape and Outdoors by Design completed the installation. The customer wanted to reduce the amount of lawn, have low maintenance plants, and needed plants that were deer resistant and clay tolerant. The photos show the front yard’s landscape at installation in 2006 and in 2009.

Jean's Sidewalk


Olympia Landscape:

Jeanne had a long narrow bed between the sidewalk and her home that led to her front door.  It didn’t have much going for it, so I placed a bright blue container at the end of it to give it some visual punch.  I then planted colorful plants including heuchera, hellebore, and impeditum.  The final piece was planting sarcococca – a wonderfully fragrant plant that blooms in the dark, boring days of winter.


Erin Landscape: