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Just a short drive from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Alfresco by Paul Burd creates the landscapes clients have always dreamed of. Owner Paul Burd combines his unique vision, his dedication to craft, and his friendly personality to help home and property owners achieve the beautiful landscaping design results they’ve always wanted, but never thought possible. His goal is to provide every one of his clients with the highest quality landscaping design available in West Michigan, and to do so through his inventive solutions and relational customer care.


For over 20 years, Paul Burd has designed, installed, and maintained gorgeous landscapes throughout the Grand Rapids and West Michigan area. Paul studied horticulture and landscape architecture at Michigan State University, and was honored to design for Frederick Meijer Gardens after graduating, where he continued to hone his craft. Having co-owned several landscaping businesses in the past, Paul is now the sole owner of Alfresco, and conceptualizes and designs every one of the company’s acclaimed signature designs. He endeavors to create spaces that reflect the unique personalities of his clients, and which take advantage of the natural beauty of the environment. Paul’s dedication results in landscapes that bear his distinct mark as evidently as an artist’s signature.


Paul’s vision and experience give him the unique ability to truly evaluate the potential of any outdoor space, and to use that knowledge to achieve results that both reveal and enhance the natural beauty that lies just below the surface. A friendly presence who is always more than happy to detail any aspect of his process to clients, Paul’s passion for his craft has helped him develop a well-earned reputation for being an expert you can trust.

Highest Quality

Clients can be assured that when working with Alfresco by Paul Burd, they will receive nothing less than the finest service available in the area. Alfresco delivers the premium level of landscaping design services clients have come to expect by embracing nature, expertly maintaining trees, shrubs, and flowerbeds to help accentuate the natural beauty inherent within a given area. By hiring landscaping professionals that know how to properly install all of their plants and materials with expertise, Alfresco ensures that your landscaping design project is handled with the attention to detail and high-level of care that it deserves.

Rest Assured

Alfresco by Paul Burd has the capabilities to utterly transform your outdoor living space, creating environments that finally match the expectations for what you always thought they could be. We understand that different clients require different results from their outdoor living spaces: some want a warm, inviting space for entertaining guests, hosting dinners, and other outdoor activities; others desire a more secluded area that allows them to escape and enjoy the peaceful serenity of nature. Whatever your specific needs may be, Alfresco can help you achieve them.
Lighting is another aspect of outdoor design at which Alfresco excels. Developing a lighting system for your home adds both drama and sophistication to your surroundings; it also aids in illuminating elements of your landscape to which you’d like to draw focus, and can increase the safety of your property by lighting walkways and entry points.

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