A full-service outdoor living company specializing in the creation of outdoor living spaces to be shared and enjoyed by our clients, their loved ones and the entire Richmond community.

Outdoor Living

We are experts at creating outdoor spaces, staying at the forefront of the industry to bring our clients the very best in outdoor living.


Our craftsmen blend art and skill, developing creatively designed spaces built to the industry’s highest construction standards.


Along with building spaces where families live and friends gather, we are proudly involved with events that help build the Richmond community.

Our Team

Greg Koehler

Since the age of 16, Greg has been working in the outdoor industry. He moved to Richmond in 2001 to attend the University of Richmond and, after college, went into business for himself. Greg is the owner of Outdoor Dreams and lead designer on all projects.

As a designer, Greg prides himself in his versatility and appreciation of various design styles. He draws inspiration from classical styles found in southern cities like Richmond, Charleston and New Orleans as well as the contemporary trends found in Colorado, Oregon and Northern California. Greg appreciates his diverse clientele that allow him to engage his own wide-ranging tastes and appreciations.

Geoff Kelchner

Born and raised in Mechanicsville, Geoff began his career in the outdoor industry at the age of 15 cutting grass for neighbors and friends. He went on to operate his own company successfully for the next 23 years, eventually expanding his business into landscape construction. Geoff came to work for Outdoor Dreams in July 2014, where he manages all project construction for the company. He is certified with the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) as a Certified Concrete Paver Installer and the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) as a Certified Segmental Retaining Wall Installer.

As a builder, Geoff has a passion for transforming the outdoors into livable spaces. He enjoys the unique challenges that each new project brings and takes pride knowing that it will be enjoyed by the client for years to come.

Our Services



Outdoor spaces designed to be your favorite room in the house.


Outdoor spaces built for a lifetime of memories.


Outdoor spaces furnished to comfortably accommodate your outdoor lifestyle.



Financing Available

We’ve partnered with Wells Fargo to provide excellent financing options from a trusted lender.

Flexible Payment Options

Payments can be made conveniently through our secure online payment portal by check or credit card.

Paperless Contracts

We utilize Adobe Echosign with all our contracts, making the paperwork as easy as possible.