Landon Malave is the owner of LCM Landscape & Design LLC, which operates out of Elbert, Colorado. He services all along the Front Range and travels across neighboring states to build waterfalls. He grew up on a farm in Eastern Colorado, earning his associate's degree in horticulture and a certificate in landscape design from Front Range Community College. He worked as a project manager and designer at a landscape company for two years before deciding to start LCM Landscape & Design in 2012. In 2014, he met his mentor, Rick Pursell, who shared his knowledge from 50 years of experience building waterfalls all over the world. Landon lives on a tree farm with his wife and three small children.

Dock-Diving Pond Build for Competitive Canines

By Landon Malave / August 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

A regulation dog-jumping pond — what even is that? I certainly knew nothing about until I happened upon this opportunity by chance. My neighbor who sold us our German Shepherd posted on social media that she had ordered an above-ground pool so that she could offer dog jumping to her boarding clients and possibly host […]

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Contractor’s Corner | Character Rocks

By Landon Malave / October 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

The ultimate dream for a waterfall or pond builder is to have a huge rock selection to choose from in order to pick out every character rock possible for the feature. What is a character rock? Character rocks are the “cool” rocks — the most desirable and unique rocks out of the bunch. These rocks […]

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Building Water Feature Waterfalls for Beginners

By Landon Malave / April 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

Building water feature waterfalls, while challenging, can be a very rewarding undertaking. It is crucial that they are built with both integrity and sustainability in mind. The first step in building a waterfall is understanding the needs and wants of the client. This is the most crucial element for me. Don’t let their budget dictate […]

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