HFGD is dedicated to all aspects of garden design with a focus on regenerative landscapes and garden conservation. We approach each landscape as living and evolving art, with respect to the unique complexities of the land and our relationship to it. We encourage the productive and engaging relationships that result from client and design team collaborations.

Howard Formby, founder and principal, Howard Formby Garden Design.  Mr. Formby has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of garden design with a specialized focus on regenerative landscapes, horticulture and conservation. He studied garden design at the University of California Los Angeles, San Francisco State University, with the Rancho Santa Anna Botanical Garden Botany and Horticulture program, and was a Senior Design Associate with Nancy Goslee Power & Associates. He has a certificate in Permaculture Design, and is a Certified Sustainable Landscape Designer with the city of Santa Monica.   howard@howardformby.com

Howard Formby, founder and principal, Howard Formby Garden Design.

Mr. Formby has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of garden design with a specialized focus on regenerative landscapes, horticulture and conservation. He studied garden design at the University of California Los Angeles, San Francisco State University, with the Rancho Santa Anna Botanical Garden Botany and Horticulture program, and was a Senior Design Associate with Nancy Goslee Power & Associates. He has a certificate in Permaculture Design, and is a Certified Sustainable Landscape Designer with the city of Santa Monica.

howard@howardformby.com