Landscape Design and Onsite Services

We get it. Utah is a difficult place to plan which plants you should use. Our soils and harsh climate require regional knowledge and expertise to be successful. Don't despair! We have an amazing team of experienced design professionals who can take out the stress and add in some fun to the process! Whether it's a small park strip, or an entire property, we'll help you save time and money by choosing the right plants for the right places.


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Our Design and Consulting Partners

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Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

M'Li Hoki Profile Image

M'Li Hoki

🌱 Ornamental Design and Edible Landscaping

πŸ“ Utah County

Chelsea Hartshorn Profile Image

Chelsea Hartshorn

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Ginny Hooper Profile Image

Ginny Hooper

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Tooele County

Kristyn Hansen Profile Image

Kristyn Hansen

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis & Weber Counties

Jennifer Graves Profile Image

Jennifer Graves

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis, Weber, & Salt Lake Counties

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Michelle Coker

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Chelsea Harding Profile Image

Chelsea Harding

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

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More Designers Coming Soon

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis & Weber Counties

Edible Landscaping

M'Li Hoki Profile Image

M'Li Hoki

🌱 Ornamental Design and Edible Landscaping

πŸ“ Utah County

Personal Shopping

Jessica Schmutz Profile Image

Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

Ornamental Design

Jessica Schmutz Profile Image

Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

M'Li Hoki Profile Image

M'Li Hoki

🌱 Ornamental Design and Edible Landscaping

πŸ“ Utah County

Chelsea Hartshorn Profile Image

Chelsea Hartshorn

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Ginny Hooper Profile Image

Ginny Hooper

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Tooele County

Kristyn Hansen Profile Image

Kristyn Hansen

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis & Weber Counties

Jennifer Graves Profile Image

Jennifer Graves

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis, Weber, & Salt Lake Counties

Michell Coker Profile Image

Michelle Coker

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Chelsea Harding Profile Image

Chelsea Harding

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Summit County

Jessica Schmutz Profile Image

Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

Davis/Weber Counties

Jennifer Graves Profile Image

Jennifer Graves

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis, Weber, & Salt Lake Counties

Kristyn Hansen Profile Image

Kristyn Hansen

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis & Weber Counties

Utah County

M'Li Hoki Profile Image

M'Li Hoki

🌱 Ornamental Design and Edible Landscaping

πŸ“ Utah County

Jessica Schmutz Profile Image

Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

Chelsea Hartshorn Profile Image

Chelsea Hartshorn

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Tooele County

Ginny Hooper Profile Image

Ginny Hooper

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Tooele County

Salt Lake County

Jessica Schmutz Profile Image

Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

Chelsea Hartshorn Profile Image

Chelsea Hartshorn

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Michell Coker Profile Image

Michelle Coker

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Jennifer Graves Profile Image

Jennifer Graves

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis, Weber, & Salt Lake Counties

Chelsea Harding Profile Image

Chelsea Harding

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Chelsea Harding Profile Image

Chelsea Harding

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Growing up in Michigan, Chelsea’s love of nature blossomed while spending summers swimming in lakes and playing in forests. Her dream career as a kid was β€œto be a farmer in the summer and an artist in the winter.” Melding those two ideas into one, she is now a budding landscape designer and consultant. After moving to Utah, she worked for 8 years at a wholesale nursery and a earned a bachelors degree in horticulture from Utah State University. Her mission as a horticulture professional is to inspire and empower people to create beautiful, resilient, and efficient outdoor spaces that enhance local ecology.

She is driven to share her knowledge of plants with others. When consulting, she strives to help bridge a connection between her clients and nature in their own outdoor spaces. Chelsea believes that with education and practice anyone can have a green thumb.

For those that need help shopping for plants, Chelsea’s experience working in a nursery makes her a valuable resource. She’s happy to take the reins for clients that like a hands-off, stress-free experience by putting together a plant order that fits their desired style and color palette.

As a designer, it’s her priority to design functional spaces for her clients to share with their family and friends. She enjoys creating plant-focused landscapes, particularly those that support wildlife like pollinators, beneficial insects, and birds. Her background makes her especially sensitive to water conservation.

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More Designers Coming Soon

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis/Weber County

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M'Li Hoki

🌱 Ornamental Design and Edible Landscaping

πŸ“ Utah County

M’Li has always loved plants and what they can do for the soul when properly placed in a landscape. They needed to provide color, texture, food for pollinators and birds, or food. She graduated from BYU in 2012 with a bachelor’s in landscape management and as a Certified Landscape Professional through NALP. After graduating from BYU she worked at a nursery so she could learn more about the plants that grow well in Utah. She also volunteered at the Conservation Garden Park in Orem to further her understanding of water efficient landscaping. She has assisted Pleasant Grove City in developing a water conservation plan for the residents. She is also became a Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) through the State of Utah. She started working with Alpine Lawn and Landscape in 2013 and bought out the company at the end of the year, spent 4.5 wonderful years managing 2 crews and taking care of high-end residential properties in Northern Utah County and then sold her company at the end of 2018. She has the deep need to share the love and knowledge about plants, landscapes and water efficiency with others, and started her own design company, Water Wise Designs in 2017. Progressive Plants is proud to partner its services with her.

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Michelle Coker

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Salt Lake County

Originally from southern California, Michelle Coker has been working with water efficient landscapes for the past 14 years. With a background in Interior Design, Michelle changed her focus and combined her love for nature and design to earn a degree in horticultural science. Over the years she’s had working experience at botanical gardens, retail nurseries and as a design consultant for the Jordan Valley Water Conservation District (JVWCD). Currently she owns Gardenflow Designs, a company offering horticultural consultations and landscape designs. Michelle believes that continuing education is key to developing designs that are most beneficial to the homeowner. She has certifications as a Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) and a Utah Certified Nursery Professional (UCNP), is a member of the Utah Nursery and Landscape Association, and is a Professional Partner with Localscapes Rewards, one of JVWCD’s water efficient rebate programs. While working with plants that thrive in our harsh Utah environment, Michelle realized the need for a new kind of landscape; one that fits the cultural shift our families and communities are experiencing. Landscapes that require less maintenance, yet are highly attractive and functional, more wildlife friendly, and considerably more water efficient are not only in demand, they’re in need. She focuses on anchoring these elements to our landscapes and integrating our homes’ watershed into her designs. Michelle enjoys sharing her knowledge, providing the vision of enjoying your home’s outdoor landscape, and finding the balance and flow that sustain our landscapes well into the future.

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Ginny Hooper

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Tooele County

Ginny Harding Hooper started her horticultural experience early on as she weeded the family garden on weekends at age 8 for her grandparents 5 acre plot in exchange for swimming lessons. As a teenager, she went ventured into the wild to pick native plant seed her uncles for the Forrest Service reforestation program. Decidedly curious about plants, she spent eight years learning the garden store trade as she worked for Utah Roses through high school and college. The Geo- thermally heated greenhouses located on 9000 South in Sandy specialized in growing annual bedding plants, house plants, rose bushes and flowering perennials. As an undergrad student in International Relations, she took a residential landscape design class as an art elective and enjoyed it so much she decided to study Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Utah State University. Since earning a Masters in the LAEP program and a certificate in Natural Resource and Environmental Planning, Ginny has worked for the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, The City of West Jordan, Allstates Landscaping in Draper, and is now designing for residential clients in the Tooele Valley Area. Her designs have won awards at the Utah Home and Garden Show and interviews with Joy Bossi and Fox News. She now serves as President Elect for the Tooele County Master Gardener’s Extension Program and is looking forward to this year’s garden tour venue. Ginny’s designs are driven by her clients aesthetic and functional needs, expected maintenance commitments, water use, and landscape budget. She is a master of plant design, innovative, and especially adept at including native, water wise, and edible plants into small or large acreage yards.

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Jessica Schmutz

🌱 Ornamental Design and Personal Shopping

πŸ“ Utah, Salt Lake, & Summit Counties

Jessica was born and raised in the β€œGarden State” of New Jersey where her passion for plants was β€œcultivated” by her mother’s love for gardening. She has lived in Utah for over 20 years and loves this state’s stunning natural beauty and diverse options in plant choices. She completed a horticulture education program through Utah State and has been designing landscapes for over 7 years. Jessica has always loved art and drawing. She utilizes her natural artistic eye to design exceptional landscapes that achieve her clients’ vision while being sensitive to their level of experience and ability to maintain their property. She knows that most any style is achievable at various maintenance levels. Jessica is inspired by the people she meets and looks forward to creating a lasting partnership with her clients. She has worked with people at all levels of involvement; those who want to have input throughout the entire design process and those who are fine to turn her loose after she’s had a chance to get a feel for what they want in their landscape design. Jessica loves that every design is unique, and she enjoys staying current on new cultivars and design trends to create that something special for each property. She has worked with several independent landscape companies and helped plan irrigation and hardscape plans. It is not uncommon to find her at the client’s home working closely with landscape crews to place plants when this service is needed or desired. She also teaches classes and can help troubleshoots ailing plants. Her knowledge is vast and her passion infectious. Jessica is committed to excellence in providing a memorable and enjoyable landscape design experience. She is so proud to represent Progressive Plants and be one of the resident designers.

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Chelsea Hartshorn

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Chelsea's journey as a horticulturist began at a young age in New Mexico learning the native plants from her father, an environmental scientist. As the years went on she found her true passion was being able to assist homeowners with the overwhelming task of landscaping their properties.

After working as a landscaper every summer since she was 14 years old, she went to BYU-Idaho and received her bachelors in horticulture with an emphasis in design/build. She has now been heavily involved with residential landscape design for almost 10 years in the Utah market and has loved being a part of so many amazing projects ranging from small bed redesigns to million dollar landscape installations.

Her knowledge and love for plants is a great asset to enhance all her designs and create an ever changing environment for her homeowners to enjoy year after year.

She prides herself on her client's experience from the first call all the way to install and beyond. By educating her clients and taking the time to help them have a great experience, she is able to continue relationships and create an amazing network of professionals and clients to really connect the right people for the right project.

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Jennifer Graves

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Davis, Weber, & Salt Lake Counties

I began this journey of creativity in my younger years, which followed me through college as an Art and Architecture major. My abilities and foresight as an artist have meshed with my enthusiasm for horticulture and landscape design. After years of working in the medical field, I have transformed my passion for landscape design into my vocation. My love for horticulture started with volunteering at Red Butte Gardens in Utah for 17 years, getting to know all the Master Gardeners, and working my own garden for many years. I have earned a degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Utah State University, where I completed extensive courses in landscape design while gaining on-the-job experience in several design projects. I love what I do. I believe my passion is reflected in the uniqueness of my designs, which demonstrate the excitement and intensity I give all projects. I am a member of the Utah Nursery and Landscape Association, a Utah Certified Nursery Professional (UNCP), and certified Quality Water Efficient Landscaper. I also have a Bachelor of Business Degree from Westminster College.

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Kristyn Hansen

🌱 Ornamental Design

πŸ“ Weber & Davis Counties

Kristyn grew up on a farm, and with a father who worked for Central Utah Water Conservancy District, she learned from a very early age about water conservation. With a degree in drafting and design, she provides a unique look at landscapes for Utah families. She has continued to grow her knowledge about the horticulture industry by completing local gardening certifications, volunteering in local public gardens as a docent, and is professionally certified by a WaterSense labeled program. Kristyn’s passion for localized landscapes has driven her love of using native and adaptive plants and building pollinator-friendly spaces. She strives to incorporate great design into her client's landscapes so they are using less water and less time to keep their yard thriving and interesting all year long. Through her company, Our Nesting Space, she provides 3D images to help clients visualize their property, and the knowledge they need to then bring it to life. She has worked with homeowners, as well as businesses and local cities to help them choose plants more suited to Utah's climate. Her beautiful, yet functional plans become a collaboration between home and nature. Kristyn is known for her creativity and would love to put it to work designing a space perfect for you.