YOUR VISION. OUR CREATIVE IDEAS.
A successful landscape design takes into consideration the client's wishes and the site's conditions. It's important to listen to the client to ensure landscape plans reflect who they are and analysis the site to ensure it is used to its best advantage.
A premier landscape design firm since 2001, Dearborn DESIGNS was founded by Lexi Dearborn CLD.
My role as a landscape designer is to create amazing, usable outdoor spaces to meet the needs of my client's by delivering innovative design ideas in a sustainable plan, that are really pretty'.
Listen. Think. Design.
Personal Enjoyment of Your Outdoors
“As a certified landscape designer, I want to get to know my clients. It's about finding out 'who' my clients are so I can create the right space for them. I believe a beautiful, functional space influences the way clients use their outdoors, every day. I bring to the table over twenty years of design experience, innovative design solutions, and customized design packages. A detailed landscape plan is the starting point of a well-executed landscape project.”
Lexi Dearborn Dipl.B. ODHLD CLD Id#007591
A graduate of the University of Guelph in 2005, Lexi holds an Ontario Horticultural Diploma (Honors) in Landscape Design. In April 2015, Lexi received her Certified Landscape Designer (CLD) designation through the Canadian Landscape Nursery Association. "I join an elite group of designers recognized across Canada and North America known for their skills in enhancing the quality of an outdoor living space. Good landscape design requires far more than creativity. Creativity without horticultural expertise and an extensive knowledge of site engineering will only lead to disappointment in the finished product."
Landscape design comes naturally to Lexi. During her childhood her family owned and operated Ten Gables Golf Course and Resort in Sundridge, Ontario. ‘My Grandmother Billie had an incredible influence in molding my horticultural skills. She believed gardens, flowers, and nature should be part of every home.’ says Lexi.
Landscape design is a second career for Lexi. After completing a 3-year Business Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Administration at Niagara College, Lexi spent over 25 years working in Ontario’s finest hotels and restaurants. Although the two careers don’t seem to be related ~ serving great food and building amazing landscapes ~ the basic principles are the same. Be creative so every piece is special, provide great customer service, and expect excellence in the work, apply to both professions.
Dream. Create. Grow.