Our History

Founded in 1994, our firm’s history is rooted in the artistry and creative work of Lanson B Jones. Bolstered by Lanson’s 40 years of individual design and art history, our vision is to create residential and commercial landscapes with unrivaled artistic skill and expert craftsmanship.

We partner with the highest caliber of talent; bringing timeless elegance and high-level sophistication of architectural landscaping right to your doorstep. At Lanson B Jones & Co., we cater to your lifestyle in addition to your landscaping needs.

Lanson B. Jones & Co. is a premier landscape-design company with several awards and accolades for design excellence. Our landscape designs are inspired by classical garden styles, including English, French, and Italian gardens, as well as contemporary and modern outdoor spaces.

Each project we develop is its own work of art, unique to the person, the property, and the natural beauty of the space.


Lanson B. Jones, Principal + Founder + Landscape Architect

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From an early age, Lanson was fascinated with design. This natural creativity was manifested in model building, jewelry design and art classes at the Glassell Museum.

As a student of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, Lanson traveled around Europe touring some of the world’s most famous gardens and architectural designs. The European landscape inspired Lanson and he developed a strong connection to historical spaces which still guide him today.

Lanson began his career at Fred Buxton & Associates as an associate landscape architect before joining McDugald Steele where he was the vice president of design of and a part of more than 50 award-winning projects.

Over the years, LBJ assisted with landscape construction plans and maintenance of the Johnson Public Library, Alley Theater, River Oaks Country Club, Lamar High School, ProVision and A.D. Players.

While speaking to a local group of landscape architects, Lanson developed a vision for a company that would connect his work, travel, and studies. Lanson B. Jones & Company was established in 1994 – a landscape architecture firm based on his signature specialty: The European Scaled Garden design style approach.