Grace Design Associates is an award-winning, full service landscape company with over twenty years experience designing and building world-class gardens. The firm was founded by landscape designer and licensed landscape contractor Margaret Grace. Grace Design Associates’ projects range from small residential gardens to large estates and major commercial installations throughout the southwestern U.S.
Their forte is distinctive design, executed with the values of old world craftsmanship. Every garden is custom-designed and custom-built. For each project, be it large or small, all materials—including plants, rocks, furniture and pottery—are hand-selected by the firm’s designers from the top growers and suppliers in the southwest. The result is a one-of-a-kind garden perfectly suited to the client’s needs and aesthetic.
Grace Design Associates has been featured on HGTV’s hit show, “Landscapers’ Challenge,” and the firm’s work has also appeared in several Southern California and in several national publications, including Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Garden Ideas, and Ventura Life & Style. The firm won The Santa Barbara Contractors Association Builder of the Year for Best Landscape and Hardscape Award four years in a row, in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. Recent residential landscape projects won the Montecito Beautiful Award and two categories of the Santa Barbara Beautiful Award. Grace Design Associates’ gardens have been featured on the prestigious Ojai Valley Garden Tour, the Garden Lanes Garden Tour, and the Parade of Green Building, in addition to numerous other private garden tours in the Santa Barbara area.