About Us

Heart Springs Landscape Design LLC. has over twenty-five years of experience with the unique high desert terrain of Central Oregon.We offer turnkey service from concept design through installation and beyond.

Our collaborative team of skilled designers, artisans, and master craftsman are available every step of the way from concept, budget planning, site planning, material selection, construction, and ongoing maintenance support.

Our Promise

We are dedicated to ensuring the highest value of your landscape investment. We’re are involved from the early stages in the design process all the way through the construction of your project. We inform you of the impact of various design approaches to your overall budget and long term maintenance costs. We assist you in making wise informed decisions that will provide the results you desire.

Our Vision

Sustainable landscapes foster happy, healthy citizens. Central Oregon is blessed with an abundance of fresh air, clean water, a healthy caring community and accessible open space. Our vision is to create beautiful, functional spaces that help to preserve and enhance this unique and beautiful landscape.

Chris Hart-Henderson | Owner 

Chris Hart-Henderson is a licensed landscape contractor with over 25 years of local experience. Designer, project manager, teacher, nursery owner, lecturer, storm water consultant, irrigation installer, gardener, nature lover, and friend all describe Chris.
Chris’s teaching experience includes landscape, irrigation and horticulture courses, seminars, and conferences for COCC, OSU Master Gardeners, City of Bend, Clean Water Agencies of Pacific Northwest, High Desert Green Industry and Central Oregon Green Building.
Chris studied landscape architecture at Oregon State University. Her passion for using native and regionally compatible plants to create casual natural landscapes has gleaned her state and regional awards. Desert Rain is the first single family project in the world to be awarded full certification under the strict international guidelines of the Living Building Challenge. Chris’s passion for creating exciting regional landscapes that are sustainable has evolved organically out of living, gardening, and playing outdoors in the Central Oregon area since 1984.

“I’m completely and deeply in love with Central Oregon. The abundant beauty surrounding this fragile High Desert region is an open invitation to indulge my desire to be outdoors and teaches me how to live lightly on the planet.”

                                                                        ~ Chris Hart-Henderson

“From the time we hired Chris, Linda and I knew that she would meet our needs. Chris has a great way of encouraging the client to voice what they are wanting while filling in all of the blanks with her extensive knowledge of the Central Oregon landscape. Everything was well organized and on time. Throughout the implementation, Chris remained actively engaged and most importantly, she remained fully engaged. Chris is a Pro!


~Broken Top Resident


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