New on Our Blog

  • Completed Project- Cherry Valley, Petaluma
    by Michael O'Connell on March 16, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    The old landscape in this Petaluma back yard had become severely overgrown and had been cobbled together over the years. The first step here was a good clean-up to remove all the excess vegetation. This exposed some extensive rock walls, which we rebuilt and complimented with new paver patios, walkways, seating area and vegetable garden … Continue reading Completed Project- Cherry Valley, Petaluma &rarr […]

  • The Shelf Life of Landscaping
    by Michael O'Connell on March 8, 2018 at 7:31 am

    Recently I was browsing the website of Petaluma based MAD architecture and noticed their nice redesign of the Petaluma Library. Then something else jumped out, the front of the library looked nothing like the photo in the portfolio. This is a rather stark example of the need for on-going maintenance and reinvestment, especially in public … Continue reading The Shelf Life of Landscaping &rarr […]

  • From the Drawing Board- Peacock Gap Reboot
    by Michael O'Connell on March 7, 2018 at 7:29 am

    This half acre residence in San Rafael has good fundamentals, but the landscape has suffered from neglect and lackluster design. We are working on a redesign that would incorporate a stronger more coherent plant palate, bolder masses and visual lines, and improved focal points for the front yard. In the back yard, the lower pool … Continue reading From the Drawing Board- Peacock Gap Reboot &rarr […]


About O'Connell Landscape

O’Connell Landscape is a full service Design/Build Landscape Contractor firm with offices in Marin and Sonoma Counties in California. We specialize in the design and construction of beautiful residential gardens.

We are family owned and pride ourselves on the quality and craftsmanship of our work and our customer oriented service. Our design-build projects incorporate high quality stonework, concrete, carpentry and woodwork, and beautifully designed drought- and deer-resistant plantings that thrive in even the toughest areas of Marin and Sonoma Counties. We offer a wide variety of landscape services that are integrated in our easy turn-key process. Our landscape designers on staff facilitate a simple process to take your project from concept to completion. We specialize in working with clients to create beautiful and practical landscapes with the best return on their landscape investment.

All our gardens and installations are set apart by their high degree of craftsmanship, attention to detail and quality. At the same time, we provide personalized and prompt customer service.


What Our Clients Are Saying


    Drainage Systems, Site Work, Excavation and Grading.
    Retaining Walls, Walkways, Patios, Custom Stone Work and Flagstone, Walkway and Access Systems.
    Perimeter and Accent Fencing, Decks and Railings, Shade Structures, Arbors and Entrance Gates.
    Lawns, themed Landscape Plantings, Screening and Large Tree Installation and Plant Relocation.
    Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting, Fountains and Waterfalls, Outdoor Kitchens and More…

Recent Awards

Year after year, O’Connell Landscape is honored for its innovative design work and high quality installation services. The local California Landscape Contractors Association awards are a competition of some of the best landscape contractors in the North Bay. We have won numerous awards in the design-build categories, as well as the prestigious Judges Award!


CLCA Judges Award-Kentfield


CLCA Judges Award-Tiburon