About Us

A&D Landscaping is a complete design build company that has been providing clients with quality landscape services since 1994.

We have established a reputation for superior landscaping from design to completion. Our reputation is built on our craftsmanship, attention to detail, work ethic, use of quality materials and our commitment to education and training.


JARED — Graduated from BYU Idaho with an Associate’s Degree in Horticulture, and received a Bachelors in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Construction from Utah State University. He has also completed a Masters in Landscape Business Management with the American Nursery and Landscape Association. Jared is certified in interlocking concrete pavement installation through the ICPI, and in retaining wall construction through the NCMA. He has been involved in the estimating, construction and design of all types of commercial and residential projects. Jared manages operations and has been involved with A & D Landscaping since 1997. Jared oversees sales, bidding & estimating and general daily operations.


CRAIG — Has been involved in the horticulture industry with both a retail garden center and a landscape construction company for nearly 30 years. He has served as the President of the Utah Nursery and Landscaping Association (UNLA) and as a State Senator for the American Nursery and Landscaping Association. Craig also teaches courses on plant science-horticulture, landscape management, landscape design, and pest management at Utah State University.


JEFF PALMER — Jeff has been involved with A & D Landscaping since 2004 and has gained a great deal of experience in the construction industry over the last 20 years.  Jeff has installed several large commercial projects throughout the state and has also constructed large residential projects in Jackson Hole, Bear Lake, and throughout northern Utah and southern Idaho.  Jeff has a strong background in irrigation installation, design, and has extensive experience in water feature construction, and structural elements within the landscape.  Jeff sees that quality workmanship is provided on each project we perform and oversees daily landscape operations within our company.

Oversees commercial landscape projects and irrigation installation within our company.


KIMBALL JUDD — Kimball has been involved with A & D Landscaping since 2002. Kimball graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Construction. He has a strong background in many areas of construction. While being involved in the complete landscape construction process for several years, Kimball has developed an exceptional hardscape division within our company. He has earned the residential and commercial paver installation certifications though the ICPI, as well as retaining wall installer certification through the NCMA. Kimball oversees our residential landscape projects and insures attention to detail for homeowners. He is well equipped and experienced to provide a beautiful, superior quality landscape project.


STEVE FORD — Steve came to A&D after completing his bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture with a minor in Business Management from Utah State University. Steve has worked on a variety of projects and excels at providing clients with personalized designs tailored to their interests, style and budget. Steve has worked on design projects throughout Utah and southern Idaho and is currently working on becoming a licensed Landscape Architect.



Heather joined A&D Landscaping in 2012. Heather has a technical certificate in General Office Assistant from the College of Southern Idaho and earned and associates degree in Office Education from Rick’s College, now BYU-Idaho. She has over 16 years of customer service experience including 8 years in an office setting. Heather is committed to helping A&D clients, vendors, and employees.. Outside the office, Heather enjoys landscaping her own yard with her husband and three sons. She likes the scent of fresh cut grass, the taste of homegrown tomatoes, and the sight of sunflowers on a summer day. Heather is a native of Idaho but has called Utah her home since 1999.

CHISHOLM SMITH — Equipment & Fleet Manager

Chisholm is A&D’s jack of all trades. Mechanic, welder, excavator, rock setter, equipment operator, finish grader, etc. are all part of his job description. Chisholm does a lot of his work behind the scenes to keep our crews supplied with tools and equipment for their individual projects.

OUR PEOPLE — Currently our company includes seven comprehensive divisions to provide you with specialized, high quality landscape care.  A&D’s in house design staff provides the first step toward a beautiful, thriving landscape.  Working with our designer to create a well planned design will make budgeting, revising, phasing, and materials selection simple.  Our irrigation division employees are trained and experienced for installation of commercial and residential irrigation systems.  Our hardscape division specializes in construction of retaining walls, pavers, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, stone walkways and patios, and landscape lighting. A&D’s landscape division focuses on the installation of plant material, sod and seeding, mulches, and water features.  Our earthwork division provides grading, rock removal, topsoil installation, trenching, and light duty excavation services.  A&D Landscaping’s maintenance division provides lawn care, pruning, tree and shrub care, fertilization, and many other property management services. Our irrigation repair and improvement division can provide sprinkler system repair and updates, conduct water audits, and perform many other services to make your system more water efficient and save you money.