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About Us

"We feel grateful to be able to bring the beauty of nature to our client’s homes"

Jennifer Clark Colfer

Jennifer is the principal designer for Living Landscape Design & provides the on-site design consultations.

She is a licensed landscape architect with 25 years of design experience.  Jennifer has accumulated a wide range of experience from commercial developments, community parks and residential design. Jennifer feels a special connection to creating landscapes for homeowners. " I love meeting with people, hearing their ideas and dreams, and creating a plan that ties it all together on paper."


Jennifer received a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of California, Davis where she graduated with honors and was awarded for excellence in the study of Landscape Architecture from the American Society of Landscape Architects. She has had the opportunity to work on award-winning projects for several Landscape Architecture firms in Northern California.


Jennifer is an enthusiastic outdoorsperson. When she’s not in the field designing, she can be found surfing and swimming in the ocean, gardening at home, and hiking in the mountains.

Store Location


Address: 500 Terry Francois Street San Francisco, CA 94158

Jody Stix Garsia

Jody is the founder of Living Landscape Design has recently retired from the business

She received a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1989 and earned the title of landscape architect in 1992.  After working for the US Forest Service in Oregon and as a landscape architect in Santa Cruz she became affiliated with Almaden Valley Nursery in San Jose. Since 1995 she has worked as a landscape architect for clients living in Santa Clara County.

Prior to that Jody earned a degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz in 1978 and studied organic gardening at the UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden.  She continues to love gardening, taking backpacking trips and connecting with nature.

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