Landscape Designs was founded in 1997
Owner and President, Steve Lesch began designing residential landscape in 1973. Steve
The company specializes in owner occupied residential landscapes.
in the Madison and Dane County areas of Southern Wisconsin.
Landscape services include comprehensive landscape design and installation including:
Comprehensive site analysis
Drainage correction
Entrances
Patios
Walks
Driveways
Retaining walls, timber, natural stone, and modular concrete
Brick and Paver installations
Aquatic features, Ponds and Waterfalls
Boulderology
Theme gardens  
Rock gardens  
Zen Gardens  
Oriental Gardens including Japanese and Chinese  
Tree, Shrubs, Bushes, Herbaceous & Bulbous perennials. Please see our availability lists.  
12-volt landscape and garden lighting  
Steve Lesch is one of the first certified Nightscapers® in Wisconsin being certified in 1983.  
Landscape consultation and assessments, included tape recorded and or digitally imaged.  
 
Our landscaping operations and plant nursery are located at:  3290 Elvehjem Rd. McFarland, WI.
 
In addition to purchasing finished stock, we also annually grow about 15,000 herbaceous perennials and woody ornamentals at our McFarland Nursery.
 
Other activities:
• Publishes two plant related newsletters per year available on this web site
• Owner Steve Lesch lectures at numerous garden clubs and plant societies and other interested organizations.
  The Garden Expo  www.wpt.org/gardenexpo  
  Master Gardeners http://www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener/  
  Olbrich Botanic Gardens http://www.olbrich.org  
University of WI, Madison, Horticulture http://www.horticulture.wisc.edu  
   
Steve Lesch is one of the original and continuing committee members of the WI Public Television Garden Expo since 1994
Steve Lesch co-founded and is a current member of the following: 
The Wisconsin Hardy Plant Society http://www.madison.com/communities/wisconsinhardyplantsociety
The Hosta Society (Wisconsin)
The Wisconsin Daylily Society http://www.wisdaylilysoc.org
We are also members of the following organizations
The Perennial Plant Association, Charter Member http://www.perennialplant.org/index.asp
International Bulb Society http://www.bulbsociety.org
American Hemerocallis Society http://www.daylilies.org
North American Rock Garden Society http://www.nargs.org
Royal Horticultural Society http://www.rhs.org.uk
Wisconsin Mycological Society http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/7331/index.html
 
 

Offices: 5434 Dahlen Drive, Madison, WI 53705 • (608) 233-4215 • Operations: 3290 Elvehjem Road, McFarland, WI 53558