About Us – Malibu Tree and Landscape


Ed Salven, owner/designer is a multi-media artist. An art and design major throughout school, Ed has attended UCLA and London University. In addition he is a published author of fiction and nonfiction, holds design patents on original hand crafted interior decorations, and has successfully sold his graphic art nationwide in years past. For over thirty years he has successfully beautified residential and higher end commercial properties to his client’s desires, special requests, and ultimate satisfaction, producing unique, aesthetic, low maintenance, and enduring landscape designs. Be it a single-family condo, town house, or high-end estates situated on acreage, or behind high-security gates as well as upscale commercial complexes.

In addition to being trained as a practicing tree surgeon and arborist, for over ten years, Ed has studied extensively in the horticultural and arboreal fields with the actual plant and specimen tree growers – those individuals who actually are in the field. He was also a primary native oak and sycamore consultant for years serving the coastal areas of So-Cal.

Malibu Tree & Landscape

Established in 1976, Malibu Tree & Landscape is a full service design and installation company; encompassing all aspects of unique, enduring, and aesthetic exterior landscape design; also we install top quality interior containerized plantings and objects d’ art. Malibu Tree & Landscape strives, and continuously achieves the highest standards of work and workmanship as well as dependable follow-up programs. Ninety-plus percent of our work is via referral and or repeat clientele. In over thirty years we have held a top rating with the BBB, having zero complaints. Our aim is to make your vision a reality to be proud of and enjoyed for years to come at an affordable cost; and hopefully become another addition to our referrals list and friends.

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California Pools, franchised under Richard Swift submitted and won best in annual show two separate years submitting original pool designs by Malibu Tree & Landscape. California Pools installed the pools as a subcontractor for Malibu Tree & Landscape.

Malibu Tree and Landscape also won ‘Community Best in Show’ awards on several occasions, earning ‘First Place’ when submitted by the client to the Community Home Owners Landscape Board, as in Huntington Harbor, Huntington Beach, California, as well as honorable mention in the private gated community of Bell Canyon, California.

In addition to the creation of enduring and evolving landscape designs, Ed Salven has in years past created and successfully sold nationwide his design-patented handcrafted creations as well as pen & ink sketches which have graced galleries from Beverly Hills, to New York. He is a published author of nonfiction and fiction, as well as contributor to well respected magazines in the US.

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Ed Salven of Malibu Tree & Landscape, a Malibu Landscape Design Company

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