Garden & Landscape Design Portfolio

Leydon Landscaping has been offering landscaping design and garden design services since 1991. Owner Christopher Potts has over 30 years of landscape design experience as well. We've completed many landscape design projects in the last 20 years and we'd like to share them with you. Take a look at our design portfolio below and please contact us with any questions you have about creating a beautiful landscape within your yard.

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Landscape Design & Installation

This country garden was designed to allow for easy accessThis hillside was designed and installed to enhance the beauty of the home by using colorful plantingsThis whimsical design with its outdoor benches and colorful landscape creates a space to relax and enjoy natureA sloped area can be designed into a beautiful garden with an array of grasses, blooming perennials, and flowering shrubsThe spring bloom color arrangement was designed for this formal entranceway to enhance the natural stone of the homeThis formal scroll garden was designed to be enjoyed from the view of the terrace This colorful small formal garden with boxwood hedges was designed to provide privacy and blend into its historic surroundings


Garden Maintenance and Garden Restoration

Pool landscapes consist of many blooming perennials and shrubs that need to be pruned or deadheaded to continue blooming through the seasonSpring and fall cleanups along with weeding and proper mulching help to ensure a successful gardenA Garden Maintenance program includes proper fertilization and insect/disease control to ensure a successful landscapeRestoring a mature landscape can be achieved by reworking the existing plant material and incorporate new plantingsAquatic maintenance, with the proper knowledge, will ensure a healthy ecosystem for fish and plants to thrive no matter what size pondProper pruning techniques promotes good plant health of the landscape and enhances the beauty


Patio Designs and Walkways

This scroll garden's walkway was created using distressed brick to blend with the home's architecture Clay brick was used in a herringbone pattern to create a functional walkway through this herb garden This walkway was created using compacted gravel with brick edging to give this Mediterranean garden a formal appearance This tiered patio uses Pennsylvania bluestone and stone retaining walls to create a spacious outdoor living area This relaxing retreat demonstrates one of the many cement paver colors and patterns available when designing patios and walkways The long graceful lines of this Pennsylvania Bluestone patio invite you to enjoy the surrounding gardens Cement pavers were used to create this driveway, giving it a formal cobblestone appearance This outdoor living space was created using patterned Pennsylvania bluestone, allowing the patio to blend into its natural surroundings This tiered patio uses Pennsylvania bluestone and stone retaining walls to create a spacious outdoor living area This masonry patterned bluestone patio shows the natural colors and variations of the stone This pool patio design using pavers allows for a large seating area while enhancing the shape of the pool A brick walkway with gentle curves was designed through the landscape to make a colorful and inviting entrance to the home


Retaining Walls and Stone Stairs

These bluestone capped masonry steps with a stucco finish are an inviting way to lead you into this terraced garden areaNatural field stone was used to build this dry stacked wall, creating a raised planting bedLarge pieces of bluestone were used to create these formal curved steps allowing an interesting and functional way to enter the gardenLarge pieces of bluestone were used to create these formal curved steps allowing an interesting and functional way to enter the gardenThis bluestone capped seating wall was created using natural fieldstone to give the appearance of a stone stacked wall that was built long agoThe illuminated large rounded natural stone landing and stairs allow an easy entry to the terraced gardens day or nightThis stone retaining wall was created using natural field stone to hold back the grade allowing additional driveway spaceNatural field stone was used to build this dry stacked wall, creating a raised planting bed These large bluestone capped front entrance stairs allows for an inviting entrance Existing concrete steps were resurfaced using a stone veneer and natural Pennsylvania bluestone


Garden Ponds and Water Features

This large formal concrete pond features arching fountain streams, which adds a pleasing sound while framing the marble statuesThis courtyard fountain, although small and simple in design creates a large visual effectThe design of this unique shaped concrete pond with large fountain blends into the formal gardens that surround itCapped with bluestone this raised formal masonry pond offers a place to sit and view the pondLiner ponds can be created to have the appearance of a natural pond with fish and aquatic plantsWith a gently flowing waterfall this liner pond, complimented by aquatic plants and native stone gives the appearance of a natural pondThis large raised Koi pond with aquatic plants arcs around the patio, which allows everyone a great view of the pondIn this large natural stone lined pond, water reflects the colorful spring blooms of its surrounding landscaping This natural stone pondless waterfall with stream enhances the beauty of the woodland garden


Speciality Gardens

A border of trees, shrubs, and perennials further enhances any property and allows privacyA children's garden is a place where a child's imagination and knowledge can growAn herb garden can be designed not only to be functional but also visually appealingPerennial gardens are designed with blooming time in mind; to ensure there is color throughout the seasonsDesigning with the right plants, a shady site can be beautiful and thriveGardens can be designed to add beauty, structure and enjoyment throughout the winter monthsGardens can be designed and adapted for all to enjoyA woodland garden can be designed using a variety of plants that are colorful and blend into the natural surroundings There are a variety of deer and drought tolerant plantings that can be designed to create a colorful textured garden


Pool Gardens

This pool garden was designed using hedging and small trees to create a private destinationPool gardens not only offer interest through colorful summer blooming shrubs and perennials but can help visually soften the appearance of the pool deckingUsing the right plants will offer many different colors and textures throughout the pool seasonDesigning mass plantings of summer blooming perennials creates a colorful display throughout the pool gardenA colorful layering effect can be achieved with the proper design and plant choicesWhen designing a pool garden, a proper balance is needed between trees, shrubs and perennialsThis private pool garden landscape was designed for one to feel as if they are on a tropical vacation


Outdoor Accessories

This custom build natural stone fireplace creates a great outdoor living space to relax and entertain This relaxing seating area is enhanced by a natural stone fire pit and creates a warm gathering place for all seasons This custom stone fire pit with bluestone patio provides a comfortable setting to entertain