• A firepit surrounded by stone walls on a stone patio.


    Flames dance above glass and stone. Rich and colorful plantings embrace a flagstone patio, providing shade, privacy, and beauty to this backyard retreat.
  • Xeric gardens complement the rosy color and formal pattern of the patio.

    Flagstone Patio and Xeric Plantings

    The formal pattern of the flagstone patio is juxtaposed by the radial design of the xeric gardens. This beautifully landscaped plaza is at Fitzsimmons Hospital.
  • A close up of brightly colored annuals.

    Annual Plantings

    Annuals are a great addition to any garden. They flower much more than perennials and can extend the variety of color as well as the season of bloom.
  • Adirondack chairs sit around a firepit on a flagstone patio.

    Firepit and Flagstone Patio

    This combination of stone, fire, and wood seems right at home in this backyard in Denver. More campsite than landscape it is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
  • Annual and perennial plants brighten a sidewalk.

    Vibrant Plantings

    Many of the best gardens are designed combining perennial and annual flowering plants. This allows for the longest bloom season and offers the most variety and color.
  • Rough cedar arbor or pergola is attached to a home in Denver.

    Cedar Pergola

    The rough sawn cedar arbor gives the landscaping a rustic and western feel. This pergola was installed with a radius pattern to match the flagstone patio below.
  • Flowering bulbs planted along the base of a wall.

    Flowering Bulbs

    Tulips and pansies offer color when little else is happening in your garden. Spring can be a very exciting time with the addition of some bulbs. They can be planted alongside long blooming perennials for an extended bloom season.
  • A firepit of brick and glass sits atop a flagstone patio.

    Unique Firepit

    Brick and glass tile are combined beautifully to create a one of a kind firepit in a Denver backyard. The surrounding landscape is filled with colorful and wonderfully scented flowering plants.
  • Annual plantings in an entry way.

    Annual Plantings

    Annuals are a great addition to any garden. They flower much more than perennials and can extend the variety of color as well as the season of bloom.
  • A paver patio is surrounded by the color of fall foliage.

    Front Yard Paver Patio

    Well designed gardens should still be blooming as plantings begin their descent into fall and their leaves begin to change. This is the basis for the four season garden. Although often overlooked, fall foliage can be the highlight of any landscape.
  • A stepping stone path strolls through wildflower gardens.

    Xeric Stroll Garden

    Water wise planting can be bright, colorful, and exciting. This stroll garden in Cherry Hills Village is a perfect example of that.
  • Xeric gardens surround a paver patio in a small.

    Paver Patio

    Pavers create a great area for entertaining in this Wash Park landscape. The xeric and colorful gardens complement the color and pattern of the paver patio.
  •  Rough cedar arbor or pergola is freestanding over a flagstone patio.

    Cedar Pergola

    The rough sawn cedar arbor provides shade over the flagstone patio. The outdoor fabric hung from the pergola allow for a little privacy in this small landscaped backyard.

Thunderbird Design is a design/build landscaping firm located in Denver, CO.

Established in 2003, we now serve clients throughout the Denver Metro Area, and are proudly recommended by Team Dave Logan, Angie’s List, Colorado Association of Lawn Care Professionals, and the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado. Our 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Awards include the Landscaping and the Landscaping – Hardscape and Pavers categories. In 2013 we received Angie’s List Super Service Awards for Landscaping, Mulch & Topsoil, Stone & Gravel, and Landscaping - Hardscaping & Pavers.

We employ seasoned landscape designers and installation staff. It is our belief that our success is a direct reflection of our client’s experiences. We strive to offer excellent customer service, unique design work, and first rate installation.

Please feel free to stroll through our Portfolio to see our work.  We look forward to hearing from you. Please Contact Us to get your process started today!

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