Principal Designer, Leisha Marcoccio
and her team design, build and care for distinctive landscapes. Leisha Marcoccio is the Principal and Lead Designer at Gardens by the Yard, LLC, a Wayland-based landscape design, build and maintenance firm she founded almost 15 years ago. Her formal education is in the physical sciences, horticulture, and landscape design and architecture. As the area's only 7-time Angie's List Super Service Award winner, her firm is known for innovative designs which incorporate unusual plant and hardscape palettes, site engineering, surface water management and sustainable approaches. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree in mechanical engineering, studied landscape design at the Harvard Landscape Institute and Boston Architectural College, is a Board member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers New England Chapter, and is a certified Master Gardener.