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For over 30 years…

Designscape Horticultural Services has always been about QUALITY.  Serving home and business owners in Bloomington, Brown County, Columbus and adjoining communities, Designscape is a full-service landscape-contracting company that offers a complete turnkey landscape management program. A harmonious garden begins with a firm foundation.  From concept development and design through the installation, property maintenance, and continuous management for everything outdoors Designscape strives for the right solution, working in concert with property owners to realize sustainable and sensible approaches that are pleasing to the eye, harmonious with the environment, and congruent with management philosophies and budgets.

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Our story…

Designscape Horticultural Services began with QUALITY. In 1983, as newlyweds, founders Dan and Deb Gluesenkamp came from humble beginnings.  From industry and farming backgrounds respectively, sowing seeds in the agriculture community was always a passion to be shared. During their college years while working in State Parks and University Greenhouses they cultivated that passion and it began to grow into a business.  Recognizing their deep roots as Indiana natives they finished degrees in natural resource management and botany and began working in Bloomington on residential gardens providing new design and renovation for home owners.  From its inception in 1986, Designscape has fostered an intelligent course in landscaping and property management while operating within a framework of Christian principles that is the basis for the enormous growth and success of the company.


Designscape Horticultural Services main focus is on QUALITY.  The tradition of excellence continues and has earned repeated state and national awards in landscape design, installation and maintenance, as well as continuing accolades from the heart of its business: the ever growing base of satisfied and loyal customers.  Specializing in all fine garden elements outdoors (and indoors),  members of the year-round staff are Indiana Accredited Horticulturists and Master’s Horticulturists. These design, production, and maintenance teams come with unique talents and years of experience.  Designscape’s customers should expect a unique and personalized approach to building outdoor living spaces for residential and commercial projects alike.