Who We Are

R.S. Walsh Landscaping is a family owned and operated, full service landscape design-build company that specializes in custom residential landscape design, installation, and maintenance.

Our History

Bob is a visionary person and talented designer. Through hard work and sheer determination, he transformed his small one-truck operation into the successful, multi-disciplinary company that it is today. Comprised of a landscape architecture and design division, installation and maintenance divisions, a nursery location and garden center showroom on Sanibel Island, R.S. Walsh Landscaping has grown into a successful business by retaining talented individuals while continually training new members of the team. The company continues to evolve to meet the needs of our clients and supporting the community in which we live and work.

Our Mission

Our mission is to present a unique, personalized landscape design that reflects our client's taste, and exceeds their expectations, providing an invaluable addition to their property. Our devotion to superior client service, from initial concept and design to landscape installation, is the foundation of our company and critical to maintaining lasting relationships with our clients.

Our Commitment

Our commitment to our clients and to client satisfaction is unrivaled. We strive to meet and exceed expectations of our clients through the design process and upon landscape installation. Communication, organization and teamwork are critical pillars throughout the design process. We value each landscape, stand behind our work, and offer services beyond the installed landscape to ensure healthy establishment of each landscape.


Meet the R.S. Walsh Design Team

Operations Team

Meet our Operations Team

Community Involvement

We value the community in which we live and work and we believe in being involved with our local community by supporting and investing in local events.

R.S. Walsh Landscaping and In The Garden Honored as The Best

R.S. Walsh Landscaping was again named Best Landscape Contractor in The News-Press 2018 Reader’s Choice Poll!  We were also recognized in the categories of Nursery & Garden Center, Best Customer Service and Most Reliable.

We are appreciative of our community’s support and are honored to be among the top businesses and industry leaders in Southwest Florida.



R.S. Walsh Landscaping and C.R.O.W. Host Young Professionals of Sanibel and Captiva at In The Garden

The Young Professionals enjoyed the networking event at In The Garden and raised more than $250 for CROW – Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc. in support of their patient care.

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Shell Island Garden Club Visits In The Garden

The Shell Islands Garden Club had their November club meeting at in the garden.  They enjoyed their lunch under the tamarind tree and were treated to a discussion about succulents lead by Jake Tomlinson, the certified horticulturist at In The Garden.  They each planted up a succulent garden to take home.

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Celebrates 5th Anniversary of In The Garden By Giving Back to Island Charities

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center & Outdoor Showroom is celebrating five years in business by giving back to five Sanibel and Captiva charities. Through the month of April In The Garden pledged to donate $5.00 for every “Like” their Facebook page received. 354 individuals liked the page and In The Garden will split the $1,770 donation between the Captiva Island Historical Society, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W.), Children’s Education Center of the Islands, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva and the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village.

“Island residents and businesses have embraced and supported In The Garden for five years and we are showing our appreciation by giving back to charities that are the backbone of our island community,” said Robert Walsh, president of R.S. Walsh Landscaping and owner of In The Garden.

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center & Outdoor Showroom is a tropical outdoor showroom, retail garden center and plant nursery showcasing the latest in landscape design and outdoor living ideas. Experienced staff assist customers in choosing the right plants for our unique climate and how to maintain them. In The Garden also features an Asian-inspired statuary and a gift shop with beautiful and fun accents to complement the beauty of the islands we call home.

In The Garden is located at 3889 Sanibel Captiva Road, across from the Sanibel School, and is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. R.S. Walsh Landscaping is a family-owned and operated, full-service landscape design-build Company specializing in landscape design, installation, and maintenance. For 30 years, R.S. Walsh has been committed to superior workmanship, the highest standard of materials and the constant pursuit of excellence. For more information call (239) 395-5859 or visit www.rswalsh.com.

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Celebrates Arbor Day by Donating and Planting Native Tree

R.S. Walsh Landscaping celebrated Arbor Day by donating and planting a native Clusia rosea (also called Autograph tree) at the Airport Way Community Housing and Resources community playground. Arbor Day is an annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and care.

“It is businesses like R.S. Walsh Landscaping that not only recognize national events such as Arbor Day, but then celebrate locally through their generosity,” said Richard Johnson, President of Community Housing and Resources. “Community Housing and Resources deeply appreciates the support we receive from our community.”

“Community Housing and Resources provides affordable housing to families and individuals who work on and/or serve the community of Sanibel,” said Robert Walsh, President of R.S. Walsh Landscaping. “We are celebrating Arbor Day by making the playground more beautiful for the families that enjoy it.”

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Named Best of the Islands



2013 Best of the Islands