Coast Dairies National
Monument Advisory Board
Cabrillo College AA Horticulture Richard Merrill
UCSC Alan Chadwick lectures.
Included in my education are various workshops,self study, and visits to many exotic public and private gardens, as well as observation of wildlands and natural designs. All of these have greatly influenced my designing. As an amateur botanist, hiker, and activist, many organizations have provided an outlet for practicing environmental awarenes.
Landscape Design: 25yrs.
Nursery Owner: Edibles and Ornamentals Ornamental, medicinal and culinary herbs. 3 yrs.
Wilderness trail construction: Rocky Mts.- Santa Cruz Mts.
Volunteer: Large project manager Landscape design and installation 2 yrs.
Harbor High School Ken Smith-principal Native plant gardens and sitting areas.
Vision statement: Traditional and original ideas conforming to a client's visions and needs as well as local ecological concerns. I enjoy my work and love the design process. It gives me great satisfaction to work with clients to give them a quality outdoor environment. I ensure that my design strategies are sound and will not require costly retrofits during construction.