Ted Lare is the Des Moines expert in landscape architecture and design. Founded by Ted Lare in 1982 we have since grown to be Central Iowa’s premier landscaping design and build company, with over 80 employees! Our landscape design office and award-winning retail garden center is located just South of West Des Moines.
At Ted Lare we pride ourselves in our ability to design and construct unique landscaping solutions, using high quality materials. We tailor each project to our individual clients to ensure every project is customized to fit your needs. Our friendly and dedicated team works hard to provide superb customer service, you will love working with them from design to completion.
At Ted Lare, we have been creating beautiful landscapes for over 35 years. All our landscape designers have a bachelor degree in landscape architecture and the experience and creativity to bring your outdoor living space to life. We will meet with you to create a personal landscaping plan based on your unique space and vision. Plans may include planting, water features and LED lighting, as well as outdoor living elements such as pools, patios, retaining walls, and outdoor kitchens. From designing single landscaping elements to giving your yard a full makeover, we do it all. Our attention to detail is what sets us apart and ensures that we are able to design a yard you will enjoy for years to come.
Once your design is complete, one of our specialized construction crews will bring the design to life. Your designer will oversee the progress throughout the construction process and make any refinements as needed to ensure the job turns out beautifully. Our goal is to make the landscaping process as easy as possible for the homeowner, leaving them with results they are happy with the first time.