Each member of the team at Jake’s Designs takes pride in delivering the highest-quality landscaping design, architecture, and construction services in Colorado. We are delighted to work with clients to help them define their landscaping goals and then transform their residential property to exceed those dreams.
As landscape contractors since 2000, Jake’s Designs has created the most beautiful, exciting, and unique landscapes for hundreds of clients.
Jake’s Designs is an award-winning landscape contractor, based in Colorado Springs, specializing in high-end landscape transformations. Our team works with clients using a proven process to explore the almost limitless possibilities of landscape renovation.
Clients can expect services that are unmatched by other landscape contractors. Working with the Jake’s Designs landscaping team is an almost effortless endeavor that results in an expanded living environment that is both beautiful and functional as individuals and family life evolves. We nurture a culture of excellence in every job we do.
Jake’s Designs mission is to provide an exceptional client experience, while also providing our team with a consistent, safe, family environment for them to work in.
President – (719) 271-2584 ext 4 – email@example.com
Jake Harris founded Jake’s Designs in May of 2000 upon graduating Colorado State University with his degree in Landscape Architecture. Like many landscape contractors, Jake started his company on a shoestring budget and has carefully grown it into what it is today - the best landscape company in Colorado Springs. Jake’s mission at Jake’s Designs is to provide an exceptional client experience, along with providing his employees with a consistent, safe family environment for them to work in.
Apart from running Jake’s Designs, Jake enjoys everything the Colorado outdoors has to offer and can often be found hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, or fishing. Jake has been married to his wife, Dianna, since 2002. Dianna is an educator in District #38 - the district that both Jake and Diana graduated high school from. Jake’s pride and joys of his life are his 2 sons, Cole (10) and Tyler (8). Jake enjoys teaching them ins-and-outs of being a man.
Lastly, Jake has an immense passion for youth. He advocates this passion through coaching multiple sports that his sons play, as well as, serving as the offensive line coach for Palmer Ridge High School football team (2017 3A state champs).
Project Manager – (719) 334-3225 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Nathan is a Texas native, a family man, and constant worker. He moved to Colorado in 2004, and jumped head first into the Colorado lifestyle. He has been avid in snowboarding, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, and spending time in this great state. He loves spending time with his family. He has been married for 5 years to his wonderful wife, Kirbi, and has a 4 year old son named Bruce (who just happens to be tougher than his Dad). Nathan and Kirbi are also expecting a new little one!
At work, Nathan is dedicated to ensuring the clients’ landscape experience goes exactly as planned, while having a full understanding that each client has different needs. Nathan is committed to customer service and exceptional landscape installs. Nathan has been working with Jake's Designs for 8 years, and has outdoor work experience with Falcon water district D49 as a ground technician. He has also worked for various fence and construction companies and promises to use all of this great work experience to better your landscape.
Designer/Estimator – (719) 499-2248 – email@example.com
Dan Long studied Business at Sierra College in Rocklin, California while playing college football. He continued his education with an athletic scholarship to California State University in Sacramento where he finished his football eligibility and received a degree in Business Management. As a student, Dan was fortunate to work for the San Francisco 49ers as a player liaison dealing with the media, fans, coaches, etc. This experience sparked his passion and ability to give great customer service. After college, Dan was recruited to be a Judo Athlete at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. While training, Dan continued his experience in the customer service industry by bartending at various bars and nightclubs, working as a manager at the Broadmoor Hotel in the Golden Bee, the upscale nightclub Stars at the Broadmoor, and managing the Downtown Olive Branch Restaurant. After working for a broad line distributor, Nobel Sysco as a Marketing Associate, Dan Long started in the green industry.
He and his wife founded Long Irrigation and Landscaping in January of 1999. He started installing irrigation and his passion for the green industry began to flourish. He became a Rain Bird Select Contractor, an A+ member of the BBB, Irrigation Association, Belgard Select Contractor, and a member of the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado. He is a Certified Irrigation Auditor, ICPI Certified (Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute), and is certified as an erosion control supervisor with the City of Colorado Springs. He is also a certified Permanent water quality BMP Inspector. Dan continues his education in designing sustainable landscapes and is a believer in continuous improvement.
After owning and operating this successful landscaping company for 19 years, Dan decided to concentrate on his strongest contributions to the industry. Dan joined Jake’s Designs in 2018 to focus on consulting, designing, estimating, and building strong relationships. His integrity, loyalty, education, and landscape contractor background, combined with his passion to design beautiful and sustainable landscapes are the perfect equation in giving positively outrageous customer service!
Dan and his wife, Monica, have two sons in college (Sam and Joey). Dan enjoys spending time with family, cooking, barbecuing/smoking meat, bird hunting with his English Setters, deep sea fishing, working in his yard, and being a positive role model to his two sons.
Jason has 17 years experience in the landscape contractor industry, 15 years of which have been spent at Jake’s Designs. Jason thoroughly enjoys taking the design from Jake’s Designs designers and building them to come to life in 3D. He is a great asset for landscape knowledge, and is a great leader out in the field.
Jason enjoys his time fishing, hiking, and spending time with his family outdoors.
Project Manager – (719) 963-4309 – firstname.lastname@example.org
John is a Colorado native and Manitou Springs alumni. He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for 20 years. They have a wonderful daughter, Ellorah, who is the apple of John’s eye. John has 20+years experience in all phases of landscape construction. Upon joining Jake’s Designs in 2015, John has found his true landscape passion in building custom landscapes, while leading great people in the process.
Designer/Estimator – (719) 963-4315 – email@example.com
A native to Kansas, Dani received a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Design and Horticulture from Kansas State University. After graduation, Dani moved to Colorado and began her landscape career. Dani worked as a renovation garden designer for a renowned residential landscape construction firm in the mountains of the Vail Valley in Colorado. In Vail, she worked alongside well-respected landscape architects, creating award-winning planting beds that exhibited the idea of “living art”. Dani came on board with Jake’s Designs in 2012 and has enjoyed working on the Front Range with a team that is constantly growing and improving in creating some breathtaking landscapes. Dani creates her designs with the intent to lure you outside to enjoy the beautiful Colorado weather in a setting that is just as comfortable as the inside of your home. She is passionate about creating innovative outdoor living spaces that are both timeless and unique to every client.
Dani is the mother of two, Ansel and Heidi, and has been married to her husband, Nathan, since 2013. Dani loves heading into the backcountry with her family, hiking, and camping in the summer months and playing in the snow in the winter months. She loves spending time visiting her family cabin near Creede, Colorado and listening to live music.
Construction Manager – (719) 492-8110 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Matthew was born in Stuttgart Germany and grew up on a small horse ranch in Ellicott Colorado. He now lives in Falcon, Colorado with is wife, Michelle, and three kids, Quentin, Vivian and Cash. Matthew enjoys coaching little league sports, hunting, camping, fishing, four wheeling and enjoying the great outdoors with his family and friends.
Matthew has been working in the landscape industry for 19 years, the last 17 years with Jake’s Designs.
Project Manager – (719) 369-3096 – email@example.com
Ryan has worked at Jake’s Designs since 2014 and continues to install highly functioning, beautiful landscapes for our clients. Ryan is known as the guy that gets things done with a smile on his face along with great leadership and outstanding client communication. Ryan truly lives by the Jake’s Designs motto that the client needs to have an exceptional experience and takes pride in providing just that. Ryan is a proud dad of 2 girls and 1 boy, he is also a football fanatic who can be found coaching on a field or enjoying a game on TV.
What Makes Us Different
We take a sustainable approach to every project, donating usable materials and recycling excess materials. We are proud to help make Colorado Springs a more beautiful area in which to work and live. For inspiration, have a look through our gallery of projects! We serve Colorado Springs, Broadmoor area, Chipita Park, Cheyenne Mountain, Black Forest, Flying Horse, Monument, Rockrimmon, and surrounding areas in Colorado Springs.
Call Jake’s Designs at (719) 271-2584 or contact us! Or upload photos of your current landscape or yard. Tell us about the kind of landscape design you want to achieve. As your local landscape designer, we make the process smooth, so you can realize an enhanced outdoor living space for decades to come!
“From unbeatable landscape experience to dedicated project managers to warranty-backed work, we delight our customers every day with landscape design expertise and service.”