Education and Background:

  • Bachelor of Science cum laude in Marine and Freshwater Biology, University of New Hampshire 1993
  • Ornamental Landscape Horticulture study at Edmonds Community College 1997; coursework in plant identification and culture, pruning for fruit trees and ornamentals,  and PNW climate and ecosystems
  • Design study at Univerity of Michigan 1988
  • 16 years work experience in Landscape Horticulture
  • 22 years experience in Design (various forms)


Current Business/Public Clients Include:

  • Roses Bakery and Cafe  (Amended Landscape Design, Installation and Ongoing Maintenance)
  • Orcas Net  (Amended Landscape Design, Installation and Ongoing Maintenance)
  • Teezer’s Cookies (Original Landscape Design, Complete Installation and Ongoing Maintenance)
  • Eastsound Liquor (Original Landscape Design, Complete Installation)
  • Orcas Island Public Library (Designed Renovation of building-front gardens and led volunteer crew in installation)