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Design Created with Nature in Mind

We believe purposeful landscape design brings beauty and balance to our everyday lives, integrates and creates diverse natural habitat, and fosters awareness and appreciation of the natural world that sustains us.

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Landscapes for Life designs will enhance your life and also bring the beauty and vibrancy of the natural world back home to your yard.

Our professional landscape architecture firm offers decades of design, horticultural and botanical experience in the southwest, plus design/build and artistic skills that are truly unique.

Steve Morgan LA – Landscape Architect, Naturalist, Educator, Steel Design and Fabrication

Nichole Trushell MS – Designer, Horticulturalist, Botanist, Educator, Steel Design and Fabrication
New Poured Earth Home – Green Building at its Best

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Key Services

  • Design with southwestern native plant species that use less water and are well adapted to our climate and soils
  • Small space design for entries, patios and more
  • Bird and butterfly garden creation – a beautiful habitat for both wildlife and you
  • Water features that use recycling water
  • Design-Build of artistic steel railings, screens, gates, sunsail and shade structures
  • Steel sculptures
  • Water harvesting – both passive and active systems
  • Childhood Landscapes – design with children in mind
  • Memory Gardens – design for hospitals and retirement / care centers
  • Vegetable and herb garden design and integration into your landscape

More from our Blog

This Spring Add Colorful Containers!

This Spring Add Colorful Containers!

Whether you use containers for gardening in small spaces, to avoid poor conditions in the soil, to minimize vegetation near the home, or to create highlights and add changing artistic flare to your outdoor spaces, growing plants in containers is an excellent addition to any landscape. With varied plant selections that are appropriate to our region, some good planting mix, brightly colored or otherwise interesting pots, these mini-gardens can be a fun and beautiful addition to your patio and entry.

Design Natural Habitat

Design Natural Habitat

A backyard habitat is not difficult or expensive to create or maintain. With an ever-changing palette of colors and textures, along with the watchable wildlife you will attract, this garden will be a fantastic landscape addition. It will bring beauty and joy to your yard.

Creating Childhood Landscapes

Creating Childhood Landscapes

Children love to move, discover, imagine, build, and they love to hide. There is no “right and wrong” in creating fun spaces for children! We hope you can use some of these ideas to enhance your outdoor spaces.

New Poured Earth Home – Green Building at its Best

New Poured Earth Home – Green Building at its Best

Green building principals guided the creation of an exceptionally beautiful, functional home and landscape that truly blend with the boulders and ecology of the surrounding natural environment.

Life with Butterflies

Life with Butterflies

When spring weather arrives, perennial flowers, even after an extremely dry winter, bloom throughout the natural areas of the Highlands. 
After the rain of our warm summers, the flower diversity explodes! Along with the flowers of these seasons come a fantastic variety of insect pollinators.

Margaret T. Morris Center

Margaret T. Morris Center

The Margaret T. Morris Center, a dementia care facility in Prescott, had the vision to plan for beautiful outdoor spaces for their residents.

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