Living Well Landscape

Founded in 1989 Living Well Landscape (formerly I.M.S. Landscape) is a full spectrum landscape company servicing the Santa Cruz and Bay Area. Living Well Landscape is owned by Django’s father-in-law. Living Well Landscape is an example of a local family-owned business.

Originally a horticulturist, Django founded Dwell landscape back in 2003. Since then he has worked closely with numerous clients around the bay area transforming their yards into beautiful, usable outdoor spaces.

Living Well Landscape is a local Santa Cruz landscaping company dedicated to building beautiful outdoor spaces, with an emphasis on sustainable and environmentally conscious designs. We offer a fresh and intelligent approach to modern, sustainable and high quality landscapes.

We are a full service Santa Cruz landscaping company dedicated to quality, workmanship and customer service.

We specialize in…

  • Commercial Landscape Design

  • Residential Landscape Design

  • Sustainable & Environmentally Conscious Design

We recognize the crucial role nature plays in nurturing our wellbeing. As horticulturists and designers we strive to create gardens that give their users a beautiful destination where they can maximize their outdoor living experience.

Living Well Landscape is a family owned business drawing on our commitment to the art and science of landscaping for over 35 years. Servicing the coastal areas of the Monterey Bay and the Bay Area Peninsula we have implemented an expansive variety of landscape designs.

Living Well Landscape is driven by our love for design, the outdoors and nature, our goal is to create and maintain gardens that provide a seamless flow from the home into the garden by employing sustainable practices and materials as our key principles.

We provide:

  • Hardscape-grading, site preparation
  • Structures- fences, arbors, decks, stairways
  • Planting-natives, zero-scape, specialty plants, etc.
  • Masonry –brick, flagstone, interlocking pavers, various stonework
  • Water features- fountains, ponds, waterfall, dry creek beds,
  • Lighting-low voltage, artistic canopy illumination
  • Maintenance-monthly or weekly garden service

Living Well Landscape is eager to join you in your efforts to enhance your outdoor living experience.

Recommended by SCCG member Marc Susskind & MS Builders

Contact Info:

Living Well Landscape
Django Dawson, Director of Operations

PO BOX 33283
Los Gatos, CA 95031

Office: 408-353-1242
Mobile: 831-227-0574
Fax: 408-353-1242

Website: www.

Contractor’s Lic. 1007265 class C-27

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2 Customer Testimonials
  1. susan and bob says:

    IMS landscaping did a top notch job on refurbishing our existing landscape. Django and his crew are personable, on time, return correspondence, good price point,creative and mellow. What more could one want. The trees in the front yard look awesome and we are happy!

  2. Betty Weiss says:

    Django Dawson and his crew from Dwell Landscape did a wonderful job transforming our muddy yard in the mountains into a lovely, usable green space. They did all the work on time, acted professionally and did not vary a cent from their original estimate. Django is very easy to work with- he explains everything clearly, has great ideas and answers questions promptly by email or phone. He went well beyond our expectations and I would recommend him highly.

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