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"26 years ago Garden Gate provided the landscaping for our newly acquired home. Your talented crew just finished a spectacular renovation of the back garden. And it is absolutely beautiful!"

-- D. Custis

Jeffrey Willis



Jeffrey Willis
Landscape Designer

Jeffrey’s love of the outdoors turned into a career.

For over twenty years, Jeffrey has served clients in the landscaping field - designing, estimating, managing production & providing services. Jeffrey knows that addressing each individual client’s goals is the key to a successful job. Learning about a client’s personal interests & use of their landscape is essential to his design approach.

  • Jeffrey’s own 1890s Victorian town home in the historic U Street neighborhood of DC is a testimony to the breadth of his interests & skills, from the traditional English garden in the public front to the modern Zen garden in the private back.
  • His scope of work spans small, urban spaces to expansive, suburban homes. He has designed & built tiny patio gardens and tackled largeoutdoor living areas with kitchens.
  • Growing up in Sarasota, Florida, Jeffrey mowed lawns in his neighborhood & cared for the family’s gardens along with his brothers. After moving to the DC area, Jeffrey began to appreciate the rich history, topography & landscapes.
  • He studied design at George Washington University & horticulture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has been certified as a Horticulturist & Green Roof Professional.
  • In addition to gardening & homemaking, Jeffrey stays physically fit through biking, running, gym workouts & some tennis. He is also active in his community. Jeffrey collects sands from around the world, preferring the powdery white sand of his native Siesta Key Beach.
  • Jeffrey looks forward to transforming your landscaping dreams into reality!