Our History

30 Years of Outstanding Service

Gardens for Living is a landscape design, installation and maintenance company based in Asheville, North Carolina. After 30 years, we still have a passion for gardens, and we are still designing and installing landscapes that enhance lives all over Western North Carolina.

Our People

Our company was founded by John Phillips in 1983, and fueled by the desire to create landscapes that are exceptional in form, function, and beauty.

John Phillips, Founder and Landscape Designer for Gardens for Living

John Phillips

Founder and Landscape Designer
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Marobeth Ruegg, Landscape Designer for Gardens for Living

Marobeth Ruegg

Landscape Designer
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Shane Phillips, Landscape Maintenance Manager for Gardens for Living

Shane Phillips

Landscape Maintenance Manager
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Stephen Von Heyking, Irrigation Manager for Gardens for Living

Stephen Von Heyking

Irrigation Manager
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Testimonials

Your Garden

We take great pride in the ongoing relationships we have formed with our clients over the years. It is a privilege to maintain their landscapes and see them grow and evolve, as every great garden should.
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