Melissa Hoover Connor

Melissa Hoover Landscape Design Columbus OhioYou might say she was born to design. Melissa Hoover Connor has been an aspiring artist since she was four years old. For the last two decades, that talent has come to life in the form of beautiful landscapes all across central Ohio.

She founded Melissa Hoover Landscape Design in 1993, after a successful career in retail and a background in clothing design. With deep agricultural and entrepreneurial roots, the field offered Melissa the perfect combination to showcase her artistic flair and build a strong, local business.

Once you meet Melissa, there is no denying she is a leader and a “people person.” What sets Melissa apart from her peers is her ability to truly listen to and engage with her clients. She knows one size does not fit all. Every space and every client is different, and so is each solution.

That unique skillset, along with her artist’s eye and technical know-how, ensures she can create a special, peaceful outdoor space for you.

Melissa is a graduate of The Ohio State University. She and her family reside on a farm in Fairfield County. Melissa is also a gifted vocalist. When she’s not designing landscapes, you can often find her performing with top Ohio bands as Misty Connor.



Don’t just take our word for it. Melissa Hoover Landscape Design is well-respected in the landscape design industry. The firm has received awards from the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association and the Ohio Landscape Association, a testament to Melissa’s skilled design, quality, and craftsmanship. In addition, Melissa Hoover Landscape Design was named the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year in 2003.