Landscape Design, Build & Install

Our landscape design staff is comprised of expert designers, horticulturists, and arborists. For decades, we’ve created new, restored old, and enhanced existing landscapes for thousands of clients around southeastern Wisconsin. Our talents include traditional, naturalistic, formal, native, Eastern, and new-American garden landscapes.

Residential, Commercial, and Municipal

Johnson’s Nursery specializes in softscape planting, outcropping, and mass plantings. Our clients include single-family residential homeowners, home builders and developers, commercial developers, renovationists, colleges, and municipalities. Our specialties include:

  • Traditional Plantings

  • Property Green Screens

  • Edible & Fruit Plants

  • Natural Areas

  • Restoration Plants

  • Foundation Plantings
  • Large Specimen Plants

  • Rain Gardens

  • Native Landscapes

  • Bird & Pollinator Plants

Meet Our Landscape Designers

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Brian Thomas

Horticulturist, Landscape Designer, Arborist

Brian has been with Johnson’s Nursery since 2010. Brian leads the team in commercial and larger development projects. Brian is involved with many organizations such as ISA, WAA, Master Gardeners, UW-Extension, and Boerner Botanical Gardens.

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Carrie Hennessy

Horticulturist, Landscape Designer

Carrie has been with Johnson’s Nursery since 2008. Carrie leads the team in residential and softscape projects. Carrie is an on-screen personality with numerous how-to videos, a public speaker and educator, and is a major contributor to Johnson’s Nursery’s knowledgebase.

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Jillian Zetting

Horticulturist, Landscape Designer

Jill has been with Johnson’s Nursery since 1998. Jill teams up with Brian & Carrie to lead the team in commercial and residential landscaping projects. Jill’s design aptitude and experience with plants is seldom matched in the industry.

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Our Focus is Your Plants

Our Roots Run Deep in
Local Landscape Designs

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Interested in DIY Landscaping?

Is your budget scope under $2,000? Check out We Plan-You Plant, a DIY service geared towards smaller, single-section DIY projects. You provide us with all the details about your yard, then our landscape designers create a design at no cost if you purchase your plants with us!

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Landscape Design Hours & Contact

Landscape Design
Hours & Contact

By appointment.
Looking to get a jump start on your 2022 project? Fill out the form below and our horticulturists/designers will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your plans for Summer 2022 installations.