EDEN GARDEN DESIGN IS A LANDSCAPE design + build FIRM BASED IN AUSTIN, TEXAS. OUR GREATEST PASSION AND EXPERTISE LIES IN TURNING THE CHALLENGES OF OUR REGIONAL TERRAIN INTO OPPORTUNITIES FOR BEAUTY and innovation. PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS SARAH YANT and AMY HOVIS Work TOGETHER to CREATE LANDSCAPES THAT MAXIMIZE LUXURY WHILE MINIMIZING WATER USAGE AND MAINTENANCE.
S A R A H Y A N T
Sarah Yant brings a mix of rural hospitality and global experience to each Eden project. A seventh-generation Texan, she grew up gardening on her family’s farm and ranch on the blackland prairie of northeast Texas. She’s also traveled extensively, researching horticulture on four continents, and thrives on adapting her unique finds to the climate and landscape of Central Texas. Before launching Eden in 2009, Sarah worked as a landscape designer and nursery manager at Big Red Sun. She writes and teaches about a variety of landscape and gardening topics.
A M Y H O V I S
Amy Hovis is a designer and general contractor. Her love for landscape design brought her to team up with Sarah Yant and join the Eden team. Previously, as the owner of Artifice, she was the designer and builder of a wide range of commercial build-outs in Austin, for example: Spruce, an Aveda salon, one of Elle Magazine's top 100 salon's in America ... Beast, a post production studio, highlighted in Arch Daily...Nada Tech, in which she transformed an old warehouse into a modern, robot design facility. Before her work as a designer, she was a film producer for many years in Paris, France; Houston, Texas; and Trenton, New Jersey. Hovis has extensive experience managing large scale productions of all kinds: crews/talent/locations/budgets.