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We've been serving Upper Northwest DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and portions of Potomac and Northern VA for over 23 years.

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Our clients love our team...

…and we love them back! See what they’ve been saying about our team members and our relationship with them for years.

  • They are talented, experienced, responsive, and a wonderful team. If you are in search of a landscape designer who produces your end goal, I highly recommend that you secure the services of Tenleytown Lawn & Landscape.

  • They were prompt, careful, thorough, and efficient. They were also responsive to input, and adjusted what they were doing to address issues that came up.

  • The crew did a fabulously thorough and professional job.

  • Highly recommend this company! The team is great with communication and professional! The work is always top notch and my yard and lawn look great - year round!

  • They offer so many services so I don't have to hire different people for hardscaping, trees, or lawn care. Customer service is a huge bonus because they're all really nice and patient. Thanks for all your help!

  • I am a property manager in DC and our company has been using Tenleytown Lawn & Landscape for almost 20 years. They do excellent work and are dependable.

  • I worked closely with Jess to transform our condo building's yard which desperately needed improvements. She was patient, kind, communicative, and helpful throughout the entire process.

  • Tenleytown Lawn and Landscape are my go-to landscapers from here on out! Their communication with their customers is top tier. They are a woman-owned business which makes them that much better! You would not regret it.

  • We met with several landscape companies and we felt we weren’t getting anywhere. When we met with Tenley Landscapes, we knew we had finally found the right company for us. They were responsive and provided a high level of customer service that we didn't get from other companies.

  • Great to work with, team is friendly and full of ideas that match your style. The crew was friendly and efficient. Highly recommend.

  • The process was seamless with excellent service and professionalism.

  • The crew worked so diligently and thoughtfully on the job; they were very professional, and their expertise was readily apparent.

  • They did excellent work, on time and on budget, but what stood out to me was their clear and prompt communication. Our Project Manager Jess was so responsive and helpful, I could not believe it.

  • The folks at Tenleytown are always responsive and hardworking. Their work is quality and reasonably priced. I wouldn't hire any other company. Thank you for always impressing the neighbors!

  • We have used Tenleytown lawn and landscape over the years for many projects. The crew is efficient and professional and the work is always beautiful. Highly recommend!

  • Tenleytown Lawn and Landscape team are my go to landscapers from here on out! Their communication with their customers is top tier. They are a women owned business which makes them that much better! You would not regret it.

  • Jess was very professional and the workers were excellent.

  • We have used Tenleytown Lawn and Landscape over the years for many projects. The crew is efficient and professional and the work is always beautiful! Highly recommend!

  • Tenleytown is the best. Very professional, on time, courteous and thorough. I highly recommend.

  • Jessica and Veronica were extremely responsive and helpful with the payment and scheduling side of things, getting us on schedule earlier than anticipated.

  • The crews are responsive to special requests, mow in a timely manner and are very friendly. The office personnel are responsive to special requests or concerns.

  • The entire TL&L team was a pleasure to work with from project conception to project completion. Highly Recommended!

  • The team that did the work was professional, diligent and friendly. And, they showed up on time and cleaned up all debris… I would not hesitate to recommend this company. They were responsive, friendly, and hard working. A+++++

  • I loved how easy and professional they were. I didn't even have to bother or redirect them. I am 110% satisfied.

  • Pete was patient with me as I was only sure of what I didn't want vs what I did want which made it difficult. He made great suggestions based on my wants and what would work in this area with the sun exposure my yard receives.

  • Estimate was really competitive and had a number of adjustments that had to be made during the project. Jess was wonderful to work with and the team was diligent and quick when work got started.

  • They were timely, professional and efficient.

  • Tenleytown scheduled my project when I needed it done, met my deadline for completion, and set an excellent price. Management was available for questions and changes in task. I could not have asked for a better contractor from start to finish.

  • Everyone I talked to at the company was professional, courteous, and very responsive to all my needs. The design is more than I could have imagined on my own. Thank you!!

  • Their prompt and good communication, expertise, care for the customer, attention to detail, and hard work are evident. Several of our neighbors commented on the crew's hard work and care as they watched the transformation. Kudos to Jess, Geraldo, Hector and Zack.

  • Great work completely overhauling our yard. Good recommendations, clear explanations, team finished two days ahead of schedule.

  • Jess, Lisa and the guys were great. The back patio and dry stacked stone wall is fantastic and my front yard has curb appeal for the first time in forever.

  • I have been working with Jess and her team for about a year now... Their communication and organization is impeccable. They are dependable and dedicated… They don't make excuses and get the job done… They stand behind their work and I truly appreciate such dedication...

  • Loved that I could call and talk to someone right away about what I needed. Jess was friendly and knowledgeable and followed up after the job was done. I had sod put down and it looks great!

  • I can't say enough positive about Tenleytown! They go above and beyond to ensure their customers’ needs are met. I’ve used them on many projects and can tell you they have very knowledgeable staff to accompany their competitive rates!

  • Jess and the crew at Tenleytown Landscaping were great, My lawn has never looked so good. From start-to-finish, everything about the process was incredible!

  • The people in charge were consistent...Thank you to everyone involved. Made the community of Battery Gardens, safe and happy...

  • Meet the Team

    Our rockstar team sticks with you week after week. Pretty soon, you’ll be on a first-name basis with them, just like our other clients!

    Lisa Yost
    Lisa Yost Galvin


    Lisa is honored to be at the helm of Peter’s business and hopes to tap into the luck of her Irish blood as she fills his big footsteps! She loves rock climbing, skiing, practicing medicine, and Peter. Probably not in that order.

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    Jessica S.

    Client Relations

    Jessica’s job is to work with you and the team to envision, plan, and create a landscape design just for you. She makes sure it gets done! When she is not at work, she loves hiking, nature and cooking with her two beautiful children.

    Geraldo B., Special Projects Lead
    Gerardo B.


    Gerardo is our foreman and has been a valued team member at Tenleytown for over a decade. He is not just a landscape technician; he is an artist, always looking for ways to bring beauty to each project. When not working, you can find him doting over his youngest daughter or biking in Rock Creek Park.

    Santos A., Senior Maintenance Lead
    Santos A.

    Senior Maintenance Lead

    Santos is our certified perfectionist. He is the team lead for our maintenance crew and will not deem the job complete until the property meets the highest standards. Santos has now been with us for over a decade and is proud to serve our clients in the DC, Virginia and Maryland area. When Santos is not working, you’ll find him playing fútbol or enjoying the beautiful outdoors.

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    Virginia V,


    Virginia is one of those amazing humans who makes sense in the universe with numbers. When she is not keeping our books, you can find her rock climbing, fishing or concocting a salve from local foliage.

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    Veronica C.

    Office Administrator

    We love having Veronica at the epicenter of Tenleytown operations. Call into our offices and she’s the one to answer your questions! When not at work she’s the mom, chauffeur and teacher for two very busy children.

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    Jeanni G.

    Chief Financial Officer

    Jeanni is a partner with an accounting firm by day, working long hours as a CFO for several non-profit organizations. By night she volunteers with Tenleytown keeping our finances in order and being our own Ambassador of Quan (love, respect, community and yes, coin).

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    Brahna G.

    Chief Fertilizer

    Branna is our empath. She not only senses what you feel but feels it with you. We try to channel Branna as we work with you. Our goal is to deliver more than beautiful design. Our goal is to deliver beautiful design that speaks to you!

  • Remembering Peter Galvin, Our Founder

    We are Tenleytown. We dedicate our hearts and hands to Peter Galvin, our founder, leader, and friend. Peter worked to beautify the neighborhoods where he grew up. He assembled a dedicated team and built a thriving business, starting with a truck, a lawn mower, integrity, kindness, and hard work. We honor Peter’s legacy through our commitment to our clients.

    Rest in peace, Peter.

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