Distinguished Garden Designs

Gulfside Landscaping has evolved into the preeminent garden design provider along the Gulf Coast. Combining James Martin’s unique custom designs with an experienced and knowledgeable installation team, Gulfside creates Northwest Florida’s most timeless and beautiful outdoor spaces.

“Outdoor spaces are an extension of your home, they deserve the same amount of attention and thought that an office space or family room requires.”

James Martin

Founder, Designer

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Transformation begins with a simple conversation.

James Martin’s exceptional garden designs start with identifying your underlying needs and desires.

We listen closely to your requests and discuss the possibilities presented by the layout of your property. With an understanding of what you want from your outdoor spaces, James Martin and the Gulfside Landscaping team begin the process of transforming your yard into an unforgettable experience. We create elegant settings for outdoor entertaining, comforting spaces for making memories with friends and family, and tranquil retreats to escape from the demands of everyday life.

Designing the perfect garden for your life requires more than simply adding flowers and foliage to your outdoor spaces. It requires a strategic application of artistic principles and well-thought-out compositions. It demands the balancing of masculine with feminine, strength with softness, vibrant hues with soothing tones. When all of these elements come together, landscaping adds tremendous value to the time we spend in the places we live, work and play.

“The enjoyment of scenery employs the mind without fatigue and yet exercises it; tranquilizes it and yet enlivens it; and thus, through the influence of the mind over the body gives the effect of refreshing rest and reinvigoration to the whole system.”

Frederick Law Olmsted Sr.

Landscape Architect, Author, Conservationist

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