Experts in Design & Build Of Landscape in San Diego County

Are you looking for a fresh new approach to beautifying your home and adding tranquility to your world? C & H Gardens is the San Diego landscape designer who will get the job done correctly, in a timely manner.  We offer a comprehensive suite of landscape design services including hardscape, softscape and xeriscape (also known as xeroscape & zeroscape) for drought resistant landscaping. Your home is your castle, and a retreat from the daily pressures of life. Your home needs to be a refuge. With this in mind, Kent Horner, owner/operator of C & H Gardens Artistic Landscape & Tree Service has compiled the ingredients for the quintessential California garden. Whether your pleasure is an English Victorian Estate, a Tropical Palm Paradise, or a Borrego Springs Oasis complete with a multitude of succulents and cactus, this man can make it work for you.

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Kent Horner has provided landscape, hardscape and other outdoor remodeling services to the homes of hair-mogul Paul Mitchell (Malibu), writer Anne Rice (La Jolla), the Cleveland Indians’ Charles Nagy (Rancho Santa Fe), William Scripps (Rancho Santa Fe), and Paul Ecke (Encinitas) among many others.

“A lot of people in the business have been around the block,” Kent admits, “but not too many have both the experience and a genuine love for the work, coupled with an artistic and creative sense. My passion for landscape architecture and design allows me to plan superior, imaginative landscapes that bring beauty and tranquility to your environment”.

Drought Tolerant San Diego Xeriscape & Softscape

Plant design, plants, trees, tropical’s and rare specimen placement, knowledge of plant needs in micro climate and sun requirements. C & H is known for flawless installation and relocation of large trees including the beautiful Date Palm and specimen trees. Kent is a Tropical Plant Specialist, and also an expert on the local San Diego plants and ecosystem.

Hardscape & Water Features

Offering affordable prices on hardscaping, including Pools, ponds, fountains and unique water features. fences, retaining walls, block, wall cap, concrete finishes, slate, brick, tile, block, stucco, granite and pavers.
Landscape Design with Pool in North County

Barbecues & Custom Outdoor Kitchens

We build a chef’s dream in custom designed barbeques including block, stucco, brick, granite and tile countertops, refrigerators, sinks, wok’s, burners and storage.


Decorative paths, trellises, patios and gazebos are all in our scope of artistic endeavors.

Thank you for taking the time to visit the official web site of C & H Gardens Artistic Landscape & Tree Service. We are proud to offer drought resistant landscaping for all of San Diego county.  We pride ourselves on our water-saving landscape design and plant choices.

Contact C & H Gardens for your next landscape design project at 760.846.2200