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Working with HOA's
to create better COMMUNITIES

RGA can be your best resource for
adding value to your property through the
design of an attractive, low maintenance landscape.













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Landscaping is an HOA's most expensive asset. A professional landscape architectural firm is your best resource for adding value to your property through the design of an attractive and low-maintenance landscape. The fees charged by a professional landscape architectural firm are a tiny fraction of the construction cost, and the positive results are quickly gained through curb appeal, greater sustainability and reduced maintenance.

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Water Efficiency

RGA is at the forefront of water efficient design and a leader in planning for renewable resources. Many cities and water agencies retain our services to prepare prototypical residential landscapes and we have been retained directly by CVWD, Joshua Basin Water District and the Mojave Water Agency to design water efficient demonstration gardens in their jurisdictions.

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About Us

Founded in 1977, RGA has nearly 40 years of experience in providing landscape architectural services locally and internationally and is a recognized expert in the design of water efficient landscapes. RGA is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and we have LEED accredited professionals on staff. We are a service-oriented design practice and we well understand the importance of budget and scheduling for construction projects.

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RGA and Ironwood Country Club – a Retrospective

At RGA Landscape Architects, we specialize in working with HOAs, not just in implementing our designs and ideas to fit a community’s needs and budget, but also in updating a community’s look and its changing needs. Over the past few months...

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Landscape Architectural Design

RGA specializes in land use management and the environmentally sound planning and design of outdoor spaces. Having been located in Palm Desert since 1977, we are nationally recognized industry leaders in landscaping that creates beauty where water is limited.

LEED Accredited To Promote Green Building

As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, we promote accepted standards for measuring the environmental impact of the totality of what is built. With LEED accredited professionals on staff, RGA is prepared to partner with building architects to create sustainable spaces that use resources efficiently, inside and out. Our landscape projects utilize:

  • Water-efficient irrigation system design based on accurate water use calculations
  • Solar powered photovoltaic lighting and irrigation controllers
  • Native plants adapted to local moisture conditions
  • Sustainable building products obtained from local suppliers

Award-Winning, National Landscape Design

As award-winning landscape architects, we have worked around the Southwest to create landscape designs that add beauty and function to public spaces, while incorporating native plants and water efficient irrigation systems. Our projects range from parks and recreational areas to plazas and green spaces around buildings in commercial and residential settings.

  • Plazas and parks
  • Pools, spas, and fountains
  • Lakes and streams
  • Gazebos, arbors, decorative balls, and monuments
  • Recreation areas including athletic fields, playgrounds, equestrian facilities and trail systems
  • Roadways and gated project entries

Throughout our website, you will see numerous examples of our work that has transformed areas through thoughtful, artful landscape design that respects the local space. Contact us to learn more about our services or to schedule an evaluation of your site's development potential.