Horticulture, Residential Exterior and Garden Design

Laura Ponder

  1. Garden & Exterior Design

    East Bay, California

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You want your outdoor space to meet your family's needs, be age appropriate, safe, drought tolerant, nurturing, sustaining, restorative....and beautiful.

When you come home you need to commune with nature in your own sanctuary. Laura Ponder can help your space go from yard to jardin!



Collection of Work

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Succulent Wall Planter

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Laura is a horticulturist and landscape designer based in Lafayette, CA. She will help you realize the outdoor space you’ll love coming home to. Laura offers her skills to suit your garden needs: from one hour consultations to full master plans, plant order + placement as well as coordination with your chosen installation contractor. She can advise on exterior house + trim colors, house number hardware, and landscape light fixtures to fit the architecture of your house.



Work Experience

Laura Ponder has been a horticulture consultant and garden designer in California, North Carolina, Virginia, England, Switzerland, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Botswana, and Mauritius and she has traveled many places in between, being inspired by outdoor spaces everywhere!

BS Horticultural Science, Landscape Design

 NCSU 1991

Member Mt Diablo Beekeepers Association

Member Association of Professional Landscape Designers





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