who we are

  • Janet Gaskins President and Landscape Designer

    Janet received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she studied biology and psychology as an Echols Scholar. She holds a Certificate in Landscape Design from The George Washington University, where she received concentrated training in design, horticulture, and garden construction. Janet has 32 years of experience in landscaping in which she has developed a devotion to quality and customer service, sensitivity to clients’ needs, and exceptional attention to detail.

  • Paul Meyers Landscape Architect

    Paul received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Penn State University. This is his 22nd year working as a landscape designer in the Washington metro area, focusing on residential design projects from small urban gardens to large suburban properties. Paul brings a wide background of experience from all aspects of landscape design and installation including drafting, CADD design, project management and crew management. He greatly enjoys the transformation of outdoor spaces to beautiful, relaxing private gardens that meet individual client needs.

  • Sally Lake Landscape Designer

    Sally received her BA degree from the University of North Carolina Asheville.  She fell in love with plants in 2012 while working in gardens in Chapel Hill, NC and has been working with plants ever since.  Sally has been a part of the LDI team since 2015, and she enjoys the diversity of projects that the DC metro area has to offer.

  • Chuck Barnes and Luis Aguilar Foremen

    Our foremen have over 30 years of combined work experience at LDI, and they share our meticulous approach to installations, maintenance and customer service.