We would be happy to discuss the possibility of working with you on your landscape projects.

If you are interested in getting a design proposal from Karen Aitken and Associates, please fill out our new client from by clicking the link below. After completing the form, we will contact you within 1-3 days, and begin the proposal estimate.

If you are interested in getting a design proposal from Karen Aitken and Associates, please fill out our new client care form here. We’re excited to hear from you.




Phase 1:

Sketches, Models.

After acceptance of the estimate proposal and the initial meeting, Karen Aitken and Associates begins the first part of the creative and engineering process – a design study. Once your input is incorporated, a Final Landscape Masterplan is created.

By combining 2D and 3D artistic expertise and masterful knowledge of the botany for the California areas, this landscape masterplan is created to best suit your needs and desires, whether mediterranean, modern, drought-tolerant, or otherwise.



Phase 2:

Construction Detailing.

With the design of your dreams further articulated in a beautiful 2D and 3D format, Karen Aitken and Associates gets into the grit of construction details; planting plans, drainage and irrigation plans, and dimensional plans (for every arbor, deck, fence, or bocceball court) for submittals,



Phase 3:

City Submittals.

A once tedious process with the city is now less stressful than ever. At Karen Aitken and Associates, we stay with your project from start to finish, whether creating the circumstances to actualize your dream landscape to rigorous city code, or finding the best contractors for your project at competitive prices with Gardens for the Valley, we have you covered. We believe capturing hearts and minds includes having your back.



List of Services

Business and Office Parks
Corporate Headquarters
Hotels and Resorts
Industrial Complexes
Master Planned Communities
Mixed Use Developments
Retail Shopping Centers
Specialty Shops & Restaurants

Circulation Systems
High-Density Infill
Historic Renovation
Entry Gateways
Master Planning and Design Guidelines
Mixed-Use Developments
Urban Plazas

Medical Facilities
Religious Centers

Feasibility Analysis
Wetlands/ Creek Restoration

Recreational Planning and Design:
Theme Parks
City, Community, Regional & Neighborhood Parks
Historical and Memorial Parks
Open space and Trail Systems
Play Areas / Tot Lots

Apartment Complexes
Equestrian Facilities
High-Density Infill
Luxury Estates
Master Planned Communities
Mixed- Use Neighborhoods
Senior Communities
Single Family Home Developments
Private Residences
Vineyard Estates & Wine Tasting Facilities

Government Buildings
Civic Plazas
Community Centers
Fire Stations
Historic Renovation

ADA Conformance Assistance
Campus Master Planning
Day Care Facilities
Playground Design
Sports Fields

Land Use:
Circulation Systems
Land-Use Planning
Open-Space Planning