Mercer Island Landscape Design
Mercer Island landscape design features are some of the finest. The area has a history
of quality and elegance. It was first settled in 1889 as an upscale community, and
initially given the name "East Seattle". The early settlers had a vision for this
community that it remain pristine and non-commercialized.
That vision is still alive as the area of Mercer Island is primarily well-maintained,
single-family homes. Mercer Island residents take pride in their yards and desire
quality landscaping -- clean landscape designs, sturdy construction, and attention
to detail. Our full-service garden stewardship program has been a welcomed service
for homeowners on Mercer Island.
Amidst the fine Mercer Island landscape looms an inevitable truth. Mercer Island
is still an island and, as with many areas around Seattle, the landscape is challenged
with steep slopes and erosion. Shown below is a landscape design by Environmental
Construction addressing the problem of slope stabilization while maintaining quality