About Us

Whether your project is large or small, residential or commercial, we are your one-stop shop for all things landscape. Whether you need design services, construction and installation or just a few new plants, we have what you need.

Southern Vistas provides Columbia with the first landscape design/build company owned and operated by a registered landscape architect and licensed general contractor. We believe every project is an opportunity to form a lasting relationship. Our success is reflected in the large number of referrals and repeat clients.


About the Owner

Mark A. Schimmoeller -
Registered Landscape Architect

Mark has over 28 years of experience in the field of landscape architecture. As an owner of a landscape design/build firm and principal in a design firm, Mark has been able to experience the profession from all different perspectives. Some of Mark’s more notable projects include the Spa & Courtyard at The Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, as well as the 1700 acre mixed-use development Lake Carolina. He brings an understanding of design, construction and estimating for all aspects of the landscape architecture and construction industries.