At BDL Designs we use the past to shape the future of design. Our work strives to constantly provide elements that are rooted in the past yet juxtaposed with pieces of modernity.

 The BDL Design team works tirelessly to apply landscape design in the most seamless and thoughtful method, such that the timeless and elegant implementation of BDL's design work will compliment your residence for years to come. 


Collaboration is an integral part of our process at BDL design, so our group necessitates up front interaction, so that we can best curate our deliverable to match the needs of our client.



Ben Dinkins


Jaigl Gonzalez Rodriguez
Design Associate 


Abbe Easton
Project Manager 

At BDL Design, Abbe's roles include taking the project from the proposal process until the last plant has been placed in the ground. Abbe coordinates with the client, contractors, and any other involved parties to ensure that the project is done according to plan.


Prior to BDL Design, Abbe studied Environmental Design at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Abbe draws inspiration from her roots in Atlantic Beach, Florida and her oceanic inspiration is visible in her works. In her free time Abbe enjoys surfing, exploring and furniture design.

Lauren Jagger

Lauren is an associate for Ben Dinkins Landscape Design.  She has a passion for site planning and landscape architecture.  Lauren earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University. She worked as a planner and urban designer for an international firm in Washington DC, which focused on large scale urban planning projects.  In 2019, after several years of teaching, Lauren returned to her passion in the design field, and joined Ben Dinkins Landscape Design.