Landscape Design

DSLD Land Management has been serving beautiful Birmingham, Alabama, since 1983. DSLD is a full service design/build contractor specializing in residential landscape design and architecture. Whether your project is commercial or residential, the first step in the process should be a consultation with a landscape design professional. The design process may start with a simple proposal, a conceptual drawing or a full master plan. Their design specialties include:

  • Residential Ponds and Fountains
  • Commercial Ponds and Fountains
  • Formal and Natural Water Gardens
  • Wet Streams and Dry Creeks
  • Aquatic Lighting Design and Installation
  • Waterfall Design and Installation
  • Aquatic Hardscape Designs including Ornamental and Structural Bridges
  • Formal Fountains

The Landscape Design and Architecture Process

During your initial consultation, DSLD will assess the on-site factors of your property including form, function, and adding sustainable value to your home long-term. They meet with you and discuss your outdoor needs, desires, and goals.

DSLD will then develop a design that encompasses and considers the on-site information they have gathered. DSLD prides themselves on creating designs that transform your outdoor space into an expression of your identity and individuality. The design process includes:

Initial Consultation

Exchange of Ideas

Design Principles

Unity                 Variety

Sequence         Simplicity

Balance            Scale


Aesthetic        Environmental

Functional      Economic

Design Development

Written (Take-Off)

Drawn (Conceptual Design, Master Plan) 


DSLD  Design Team

The DSLD landscape design and architecture team, along with their field service and construction team members, are seasoned professionals who understand the design and installation process. Having worked in the Birmingham area for over 38 years, DSLD understands the different municipalities’ building codes, ARC and HOA requirements and stand ready to partner with you.

Whether upgrading existing landscaped areas, installing new landscape construction or providing solutions for problem areas, DSLD strives to surpass your expectations for your project. They provide designs that are low maintenance, durable, and within your budget.