San Diego Landscape Design Contractors

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Our History

Torrey Pines Landscape Company is a San Diego Landscape Design Contractors Company. It was first licensed in 1983 by Harry Thompson, a professional landscape designer native of San Diego, California. Since then through a dedication to customer service and integrity of workmanship, the company has grown to become one of the top custom landscape design-build companies in San Diego, CA. With over thirty five employees and over 35 years in the landscape design, construction and maintenance business, the management at Torrey Pines Landscape is well trained and experienced.

Torrey Pines Landscape Mission Statement

We creatively solve outdoor landscaping challenges while accommodating all needs of our clients. We provide the vision for turning our client’s landscaping ideas into a clear and beautiful reality. We build our business on a reputation that every job is a “reference” no matter how big or small.  We establish long term relationships with our clients and watch their gardens grow to both of our expectations year after year. We provide a courteous and flexible attitude of service in all matters.  We earn an honest and fair profit as a result of these high principals.

Our Landscape Design Process

  • Initial on site interview and discussion (no charge)
  • Enter into design agreement (refundable)
  • Measure site and take digital pictures
  • Prepare an Autocad landscape design plan and an itemized estimate
  • Present landscape design plan and estimate to client
  • Make revisions if necessary
  • Enter into written agreement and schedule
  • Commence work
  • Complete masonry and Hardscape (all done in house)
  • Complete Plantings and Softscape (all done in house)
  • Complete work and issue warranties

Area of Service Throughout San Diego

Our trucks and crews are seen all over San Diego, including La Jolla, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Pacific Beach, Point Loma, Coronado, Encinitas, Mission Hills and the greater San Diego Area. We have occasionally done larger landscape design-build and maintenance projects out of these areas.

What You Can Expect from Torrey Pines Landscape

At Torrey Pines Landscape, we specialize in taking your landscaping project through our design process and then on to our masonry, carpentry, and planting crews.  We personally supervise your landscape project and are there for your questions and concerns in a prompt and courteous manner. All work is done by us, which means you don’t ever have to wait for subcontractors.

Questions You Might Ask Us

Is Torrey Pines Landscape licensed?

Yes, since 1983.

How long have you been in the landscaping business?

Since 1973.

How long have you been in San Diego, CA?

Most of the management grew up in San Diego. We're fortunate to have added both mid-western and southern transplants.

What training do you have?

We have management members with everything from High School Diplomas to Masters in Biology and Landscape Architecture. Most of our foremen have been with us for many years. What we all have in common is a passion for this business.

Have you ever been sued by a client?


Have you ever had a claim against your license?


Is Torrey Pines Landscape insured?

Yes. We carry two million dollars of liability insurance and workman’s compensation insurance.

What is the smallest project you will work on?

Twenty Thousand Dollars for installation.
 Hundred Fifty Dollars per month for maintenance.


Will you provide me with references?

Yes. We usually try to match references with your type of project, however, you are welcome to talk to any of our old clients or any of the clients for whom we are currently working. You are also invited to visit our job sites.


Our Promise to You

Whether you have a small cottage or a large estate, whether you are an old garden veteran or this is your first home, we will do whatever it takes to make sure you are happy with our work.