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Meet Our Landscape Team of Professionals

Jeff Behlmer, President

Jeff graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in 1995. He founded Aspen Outdoor Designs in 1997 and, in addition to being an owner of the company, is Director of Design and Sales Manager.  Jeff uses his 25+ years of landscape/lawn care experience, his extensive knowledge of plant material, and his creative abilities to ensure that Aspen’s landscape designs are “Artistic by Nature.”

Kim Fulton, Landscape Design, Sales, and Management

Kim Fulton has 40+ years of experience in all facets of the green industry. Starting in the landscape business in 1972, he has owned and operated a garden center, greenhouses, nursery, and landscape business for 20 years. Selling the business in 1999, he worked in the wholesale nursery business for 10 years. Kim joined the Aspen team in 2009.  He is licensed in turf and ornamental spraying and can assist you with any aspect of your landscape needs or answer any questions you may have.

Blake Herbst, Landscape Architect and Sales

Blake Herbst is a Registered Landscape Architect with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Purdue University.  Blake grew up in the Indianapolis area and has had the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects throughout central Indiana. Blake is actively involved in the Indianapolis Landscape Association (ILA) and is currently the Chair of the Scholarship Committee.  He is also an Associate member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Since joining the Aspen team in 2007, Blake has utilized his knowledge of AutoCAD and various other computer programs to advance and streamline Aspen’s design process.  Blake’s responsibilities include designing, sales, site surveying, client consultation, and site photography. Blake’s diverse abilities make him a valuable part of Aspen Outdoor Designs.

Taylor D. Metz, Landscape Design and Sales

Taylor received his Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Ball State University in 2016.  Before starting at Aspen in 2014, he had accumulated a combined eight years of experience in residential landscape design/build.  Taylor’s wide variety of personal, academic, and professional experiences have contributed much to his interests in landscape architecture.  He holds degrees in Communication Studies and Art Studio and is interested in how intentionally designed outdoor spaces impact our quality of life.  In that vein, Taylor strives to provide clients a designed outdoor living space that aligns with their expressed/felt needs, meets their budget, is aesthetically beautiful, and is responsive to their site’s existing conditions. His strong research and analytical skills allow Taylor to work with clients to identify goals for their outdoor landscape and then deliver an artfully crafted design that meets those goals.  Taylor’s mission is to design meaningful places; places that play a role in the “story” of our clients’ memories and experiences for years to come.

Scott Lumpkin, Landscape Architect and Sales

Scott is a Registered Landscape Architect with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Ball State University.  Scott grew up in Fishers and worked in Chicago and Grand Rapids, Michigan before returning to the Indianapolis area.  He has worked in urban design, park and recreation, educational and commercial site design and has significant experience in residential design/build design, sales and project management.  Scott is motivated by the desire to provide beautiful, functional and creative outdoor spaces crafted to the unique needs and desires of every client.

Concetta Scott, Office Manager

Concetta Scott wears many hats at Aspen and is always eager to assist in any way possible. Since joining the Aspen team in 2007, Concetta’s strong organizational skills, determination to learn, and creative ideas have been providing Aspen with smooth operations and our clients with the customer service they deserve. With her warm and helpful spirit, Concetta provides clients with prompt service and a friendly smile you can count on.

Expand your space to enjoy and entertain

Outdoor Living Spaces

Paver patios are a smart and enduring outdoor investment

Paver Patios

Stay toasty as you gather around your fire feature

Fire Pits & Fireplaces

Lighting to brighten your outdoor living space


Cedar structures are custom made to meet your needs

Wood Structures

Plants add color, texture, and life to landscape designs

Courtyards & Gardens

Walls can add function and beauty to your landscape

Retaining Walls

Pools create an inviting escape in your outdoor space

Pool Landscaping

Water features make your landscape relaxing and refreshing

Water Features

Natural stone adds timeless charm

Natural Stone Designs

See the difference landscape design can make on your property

Before and After

Learn more about our design services

Landscape Design Examples
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