TLC IS NET-ZERO TO HELP PROTECT THE WORLD.
FOR ALL. OUR WORLD. OUR MISSION.
Our mission is to save the world by caring for the land. TLC Design specializes in conservation landscaping, home renovation, home improvement projects stormwater management solutions, including permeable hardscape and rain gardens. By working together, we can maximize the ecological benefit of your property. We understand and value the importance of sustainability and innovation.
We Have the Power to Impact Our Future, and We’re Doing Something About It.
TLC’s mission is to protect the world by caring for the land. Our team strives to maximize the ecological benefit of our client properties. We achieve this by following conservation landscape and stormwater management installations designed using best management practices (BMPs). We specialize in permeable hardscape installations, rain gardens, stormwater retention basins, including dry-wells, native plantings, and other high ecological functioning plants, shrubs, and trees, and home improvement projects including general contracting!
Our team loves home renovation and home improvement projects. Interior and exterior sustainability is our focus. Transforming your space into your dream oasis is our mission.
We specialize in permeable hardscape that ensure you are able to enjoy your outdoor space. Hardscapes include patios, decks, gravel areas, and driveways.
Our horticulturalist love the opportunity to install plants, trees, and shrubs that fit the ethos: right plant, right place. Our experts analyze light, soil, and water conditions to ensure your planting thrives.
Our Master Gardener service pairs our specialists with clients to help them achieve their gardening goals. This service also includes specialty plantings that maximize beauty and longevity of annual plantings.
Our team focuses on maximizing the ecological benefit of your property. This includes installing plantings that support pollinators. We also install bee houses and help identify flora that encourages and supports healthy ecology.
We are in the process of developing the capability of providing our clients with Solar renewable energy solutions.
Sustainable Landscaping Blogs
Summer comes with long days, fun nights, backyard cookouts, pool parties, sunbathing, and stargazing! I love summer, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy your yard and landscape. It also can be the most vulnerable time for your lawn and any newly planted flowers,...
What an exciting project! The scope of this project included the installation of a custom TLC-made pergola, a landscape redesign including Techo Bloc pavers, sod installation, and more! To start, we will begin with the custom-made pergola. This includes the...
“The front lines of the battle for nature are not in the Amazon rain forest or the Alaskan wilderness; the front lines are in our backyards, medians, parking lots, and elementary schools. The ecological warriors of the future (will be)…anyone who can influence a small patch of land.”
HOW WE DO BUSINESS
We use every opportunity to reduce your carbon footprint by utilizing sustainably-powered, battery-operated equipment whenever possible.
We strive to minimize our use of trailers to ensure that our trucks to maximize miles per gallon (MPG) and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
We’ll work with you to schedule a time that is convenient and we will be in and out of your yard quick! We’ve invested in the best equipment to make this possible.
Respectful & Considerate
How many times have you had an unpleasant experience with a contractor or landscape company? We’ve had our fair share and ensure that our customers never have to experience anything like that with us.
Why use paper when you don’t need to? We use paperless billing to keep things easy and keep trees doing what trees do best!
We rely on a simple pricing structure, which is easy to understand and avoid complication.
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Why work with us ?
It’s Simple: We’re Mission-Driven
Our World. Our Mission.
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1023 Queen Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Who We Are
Our World. Our Mission.
TLC Design takes great pride in its mission to protect the world by caring for the land. In the face of climate change and the increasing intensity of storms, responsible and resilient landscapes have never been as critically important. We embrace community values, and we stand behind the work we do. From beginning to end, we will present options for maximizing your property’s environmental benefit potential, while being transparent about labor and materials required to square it away.
Why Choose Us
COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE
TLC Design is committed to providing our clients high-value, top-quality service. We guarantee our services and stand behind the work we do. With a long history of beautifying properties, the many trusted relationships we’ve built have only been possible by consistently delivering excellence: building your vision of beautiful outdoor living while maximizing your property’s climate fighting capabilities.
Trained and experienced landscapers
We’re able to provide an inspiring setting for your home by implementing industry best management practices (BMP) at every stage. We invest in the best training to build upon the experience of our team members and to ensure top-level results with our top-level people.
Technologically Advanced Techniques
We use technology to provide a high level of service while keeping costs low. All of our vehicles have tracking devices in them, which help our maintenance crews stay on schedule, encourage safe driving, and allow us to keep accurate records of our services.
Fully Licensed & Insured
We meet or exceed all insurance and licensing requirements for landscaping companies in the locations that we serve. We carry both General Liability and Worker’s Compensation insurance, so you can feel completely confident working with us.
Fully Licensed & Insured Expert Consultations
We offer expert consultations for landscape optimization. If you are interested in rendering, we would love to put you in touch with one of our expert designers.
- Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals (CBLP)
- National Association of Landscape Professional (NALP)
- VA-Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
- Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC)
- Project Management Institute (PMI)
- US Green Building Council (USGBC)
- New City Landscapes
- INKA HVAC
- Waste Management
- Bartlett Trees
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
- Riverkeepers Network
- Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
- Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute (ICPI)
- National Concrete and Masonry Association (NCMA)
- American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA)