Graceful. Balanced. Unforced.

It’s more than a landscape. It’s how you see the world.

A tradition in Greenville for more than 40 years, Arbor Land Design has been honored to help reshape the vibrant presence of Upstate South Carolina. By rethinking the basic ideas of environmental landscape design and land use planning, we’ve earned a reputation as one of the Southeast’s most respected firms.

Greenville's Own Back Yard

To have played a key role in shaping Falls Park is one of the enduring achievements of Arbor Land Design. From the magnificent Liberty Bridge to the lush green spaces along the Reedy River, the Park stands as a living monument to what we believe great landscape architecture should be.

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What Makes It Uniquely Arbor?

Arbor Land Design founder JD Martin takes you on a tour of a residential property we began working on more than 30 years ago … and continue to collaborate on today. Enjoy a first-hand look at a signature Arbor design that gets better with age.

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Our Approach to Land Use Planning

No aspect of our business has more impact on the preservation of our land and the quality of life for our community than land use planning. Learn more about our philosophy and how we work.

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  • The Vision of Cancer Survivors Park

    “It’s been fourteen years in the making,” says Jay Martin, Arbor’s VP of Planning and Business Development of the Cancer Survivor’s Park. “And Arbor has played a key role in the vision of the park since its beginnings.” It all started with the late Tom Keith, former President of Arbor Land Design. Tom had an […]Read More
  • Capturing the Essence of Arbor

    The true measure of a landscape architecture project is how it matures over time. As Arbor Land Design founder JD Martin says, “What is it going to feel like to walk through this garden in 25 years?” In this short video, Arbor Land Design’s JD walks you through a project that began 30 years ago. […]Read More