Awards at the NW Flower and Garden Show, the NW Master Builders Association & WALP and several Street of Dreams and MAME. While with Lockwood he won the Bellevue Lifestyle | 2019 Best of Bellevue | Best Landscaper award
Doug has over 40 years experience in the Landscape Industry. He graduated from WSU with a Degree in Horticulture & Landscape Architecture. Beginning with a large nursery in Wenatchee he worked their Landscape Design / Build Division and then he later started & ran his own company, Alpine Landscapes. In 1987, he moved to the Seattle area and started a career with The Highridge Corporation as a Designer and Project Manager. While with Highridge, he won several Street of Dreams and MAME awards. In 2002, he started Lifestyle Landscapes Construction Division and then ran that Company until 2013. While with Lifestyle, he participated & won awards at the NW Flower and Garden Show, the NW Master Builders Association & WALP. In 2014 Lockwood-Lozier Custom Homes expanded their in house contractors to include Doug as the head of their Landscape Division until its demise in spring of 2020. While with Lockwood he won the Bellevue Lifestyle – 2019 Best of Bellevue – Best Landscaper award.
Founder, Mercer Island Group
Mike and his team have been an extraordinary find for me! Amazing work (beautiful, well designed and constructed, on time) and a great value. Mike is personally involved and ensures that every meets his clients' expectations. He is the best landscaper I have ever worked with - by far. You simply can't go wrong with Mike Clifford and Bear Creek Landscapes.
This is a personal recommendation for Mike Clifford and Bear Creek Landscapes, LLC. If you are looking for expert landscape design by a professional who will listen and incorporate your ideas and at the same time, leverage his in depth experience, Mike is the one. He is very thorough and takes great pride in his work. 100% reliable. You won't be disappointed.
Barry Rose, J.D.
Mike is a pleasure to work with. He is very creative, knowledgeable and dependable. We have a whole new view and attitude toward our home since Mike did such a fabulous job with the landscaping. I personally recommend Mike and would be pleased to answer any questions you may have.
Mike and his team have provided landscaping design and maintenance services for our home since 2001. He possess a great ability to envision how to transform your property and paint the picture for you. He personally manages the projects to insure a high-quality deliverable, and a satisfied customer. I'm very comfortable recommending Mike.