Ambler Design is the company of choice for area homeowners, architects, and builders seeking comprehensive site planning, landscape design, and construction services. Our designers and craftsmen work together with you to provide a seamless experience.


Ian Ambler/Owner/Landscape Architect, ASLA

Prior to founding Ambler Design in 2005, Ian worked on large commercial landscape projects all over North America, Asia, and Europe after earning a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Cornell University. He is thrilled to have returned to his native Vermont to focus on enhancing the homes and businesses of his community. Ian lives in Waterbury with his wife Stacey and children.

Stacey Ambler/Office Manager/Garden Designer

Stacey is a Master Gardener, former Waldorf School teacher, and environmental educator, She has training in environmental resource management fine arts, and permaculture. Her experience and love of plants bring artistic form and social function to our garden designs.

Led by Ian, our team of 12 employees includes site supervisors, machine operators, mechanics, stone masons, landscape installers, and plant specialists. We have worked in Vermont environments for 15 years and know what will succeed here. With 10 pieces of heavy equipment, our team will stick with you through the entire project and ensure that it is completed to your expectations - on time and on budget.

We’re all members of the community in which we work, and we take great pride in shaping our surroundings. We’ll bring the same passion and enthusiasm to your project.