We turn nighttime into the most beautiful and inviting time to enjoy your outdoors.

We have the commitment and expertise to provide you with superior service and an outstanding finished product.



The LDF Difference

Lighting is our sole passion and focus. We are not a landscaping or sprinkler company that treats lighting as an add-on service.

We are locally owned and operated, serving only the Central Ohio area. We are not a national franchise whose products and creativity are dictated by corporate guidelines.

LDF has a certification from the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals, multi-year Angie’s List Super Service awards, and an A+ BBB Rating.


We are professional problem solvers and designers of outdoor lighting. Our designs are focused on creating a beautiful and practical nighttime transformation for your outdoor home.

Customer Service

We strive to maintain a relationship with all of our customers long after the job has been completed. If you do have an issue, we make service requests simple and fast via our website.

Quality Guarantee

We use only the finest fixtures and components in our systems. Our suppliers build quality fixtures and have a track record of standing behind their warranties. We do not sell packaged systems or offer good/better/best options. We will not compromise our reputation by offering less than the best.


We offer customized maintenance plans for all our customers. Offered once a year, with the option to renew each year.

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Anne & Bob S.

Dublin, OH

"We completed a major patio and landscape project around our home. Mike Imondi was recommended to us by our landscape contractor, and we could not have been more pleased. Mike was professional, made great suggestions, and was easy to work with, and the end result was outstanding. We spend time outside most evenings admiring and enjoying his work, and we have received numerous compliments on our new lighting. Mike is truly an artist."

Jim and Kim

Dublin, OH

"The transformation of our entire backyard from an unusable eyesore into a seasonal living and entertainment area, we owe entirely to Mike and Landscape Design First. Mike’s ability to listen to our objectives and design an outdoor experience that felt like a natural extension of our house was amazing. Mike collaborated extremely well with our pool and landscaping contractors and oversaw the entire construction process. Rarely in life do you come across someone like Landscape Design First that shattered our expectations the way they did. And most impressively, our project has been done over two years and he still checks in on us to see if we are still ecstatic with the results."

Jim and Patti R

Columbus, OH

"Mike Imondi, with Landscape Design First, has handled all of our plant and lighting needs since 1994. He is very knowledgeable, creative and responsive, and is especially adept at meeting deadlines. In 2006, we did a very large remodeling project to our home, which required that all the plants and lighting be reworked. Mike completed his work beautifully and ahead of schedule! We still hear “oohs and aahs” every week from friends, family and neighbors when they see the gorgeous home he has created for us. We feel very fortunate to have Mike working with us."

Want to learn more about Outdoor Lighting?

Check out this interview with Mike Imondi on NBC 4!


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