River Birch Design has been providing quality landscape design, garden maintenance and property management services for clients all over the North Shore for 15 years. From large scale landscape designs to small perennial gardens we can design and build a landscape that suits your lifestyle.

We are experienced in all aspects of landscape design & management including perennial & rose garden care, tree & shrub care, walkway & patio construction and the installation of new plantings. We can also create a maintenance plan for any size garden from small urban courtyards to multi-acre estates.

Tim Hallinan, the owner of River Birch Design, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts and went on to receive a Master’s Degree at the Rhode Island School of Design. Prior to starting River Birch Design, Tim worked as a designer for various Boston area landscape design companies. He is also a painter and his artwork can be seen here.

Our Services...


Quality landscape designs create outdoor living spaces which are both visually striking and useful while satisfying the needs of the client. Successful landscape designs rely on an understanding of soil quality and sun & shade conditions. Understanding these qualities allow us to create beautifully designed gardens which reflect your individual style.


With 14 years of landscape design and construction experience we are able to implement most any garden project including terraces, paths, water features, tree & shrub plantings, perennial gardens and herb gardens. Our attention to detail, whether working with stone or planting new trees and shrubs, ensures the success of our projects.



Once installed we will walk you though your garden to answer any questions and to offer advice on maintenance. We also provide regular landscape maintenance programs. As experienced horticulturalists we can create a maintenance program which responds to the specific needs of your garden ensuring that your garden remains healthy from season to season..