Principal Designer, Leisha Marcoccio Johnson

is the Principal and Lead Designer at Gardens by the Yard, LLC, a Wayland-based landscape design, build and maintenance firm she founded 15 years ago.  The firm is known for innovative designs which incorporate stunning plant and hardscape palettes.  With hundreds of installed designs her firm has developed an efficient, personalized design process that ensures quality outcomes and design intent consistency.  Her field experience and education in horticulture, landscape design, and engineering degrees have directed the firm to design and install mid-sized landscapes with:

Custom Plant Palettes
Site Grading
Surface Water Management
Sustainable Approaches

Gardens by the Yard’s exceptional teams, crews, design/build process and client relationships have lead us to be the area's only 8-time Angie's List Super Service Award winner.  Leisha holds a bachelor's and master's degree in 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. 


Gardens by the Yard is the Only Winner of Angie's List Super Service Award for the Past 8 Years in a Row