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The Nelson Group is a design/build firm for upscale residential and select commercial properties in the Savannah, Hilton Head and Beaufort areas. The Nelson Group was established in 1992 by Danny Nelson, a 1985 Landscape Architecture graduate from the University of Georgia. We offer practical experience in plant material growth, adaptability drainage, soil conditions and maintenance. We stay up-to-date on product availability and have a fully irrigated holding facility which can be used for the “grown-in” of plant material for upcoming jobs. The Nelson Group offers unique and creative solutions to your landscaping needs.

The Nelson Group Team

Danny Nelson | email
Owner/President of The Nelson Group since 1992
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (UGA, 1985)
1985 – 1992 Designer for Georgia Nursery & Landscape Company
Awarded the "Building with trees award of excellence" in 2000 by the National Arbor Day Foundation
Jobs have been featured in Coastal Living, South Magazine and Savannah Magazine
Recently co-founded Landsouth Design Studio with Charles Anderson (R.L.A./UGA 1996) a land planning and landscape architecture firm

Richard Kurazawa, Jr.
Executive Foreman, The Nelson Group

Lee White | email
Director of Operations at Palmetto Bluff
B.S. Ornamental Horticulture, Auburn University 1994
ISA Certified Arborist

Ricky Jones
Maintenance Division Manager for The Nelson Group since 2002

Matthew White | email
Employed with The Nelson Group since 2005, initially as a landscape foreman
Promoted to estimating / job scheduling / purchasing in 2007
Several years experience in the green industry