For an affordable fee, Angela, our independent designer,
works with clients to create outdoor spaces that are an
extension of residential, commercial and public structures.
Her specialty is designing sustainable organic gardens, edible
landscapes, pollinator and wildlife gardens, meditative and
healing spaces, urban gardens, micro gardens and other
HOW IT WORKS
The process starts with completion of a style quiz and
detailed questionnaire. You then provide dimensions and photos
of your space, images of places that inspire you, and
information about the goals you have for your space and how
you'd like to use it. The designer then starts the creative
process of designing the garden, yard or outdoor living space.
After receiving your feedback, the design will be conceived
and customized. During the process, the designer will use your
feedback to refine the concept, ideas and layout. When the
entire process is complete, you receive a design overview, a
final 3D rendering of your space, planting suggestions, and a
shopping list with approximate prices at a retailers in your
A visual snapshot of the things that we do best
Urban & Community Gardens
Small Personal Retreats
In reference to a large conservation-focused garden on a
commercial/industrial site that was certified by the Wildlife
"The garden design looks great...Thank
you so much Angela! This is beautiful!!! Let me know when you
can start at my house."
—Val Ruoff, Senior District Manager, Waste
This service is for anyone who wants an outdoor
residential space designed (up to a quarter-acre).
with a large residential, commercial or nonprofit project? Please
inquire about rates.
“I was inspired by my great-grandmother, Anna, who was an
avid lifelong gardener and lover of the outdoors. Growing up, I spent
many days in her garden. She was (and still is) my greatest teacher
and inspiration, and I named my design service in her honor.”
Angela is a native Floridian who previously worked in the travel
and waste-disposal industries for twenty years before moving on and
pursuing her passion for gardening and design. A self-taught garden
designer and natural lifestyle advocate, she uses her experiences in
exotic places and environmental preservation practices to create
beautiful and bountiful gardens. Angela is a champion of the
sustainable, eco-conscious approach to design, and is known for her
livable, ecological outdoor spaces—that incorporate adaptive reuse of
salvaged and reclaimed materials.
Her proudest achievement is the real-world design and planting of a
large pollinator garden (actually
five separate gardens spread out over 3 acres) for Waste Management,
the world's largest trash, recycling and environmental services
company, which received a Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) certification
Angela enjoys reading fiction (fantasy and mysteries) and quilting.
She also has a weakness for vegetables.