Hello! Thank you for your interest in my work. As a landscape designer, I am committed to creating gardens that service as a sanctuary for the local animal community and an oasis of native plant biodiversity. Below, you can find a detailed outline of my qualifications. 

Education, Accreditations, Certifications, Board Affiliations:

  • International Landscape Lighting Institute (illi) Board Member (2014 to Present)
  • illi Mentor (2013 to Present)
  • The New York Botanical Garden Landscape Design Certification (2011)
  • illi Intensive Course graduate (2011)
  • NOFA Organic Land Accreditation (2009)
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener (2008)

Completed Courses:


  • NYBG Foolproof Hydrangeas
  • NYDIG Safety Training
  • ASLA Designing Sustainable Landscapes: Residential & Beyond
  • NYBG Lighting Design Workshop


  • NYBG Organic Gardening Techniques


  • NYS IPM Program at Cornell University: Integrated Pest Management for Fruits, Vegetables, Nurseries and Greenhouses
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension: Urban & Sustainable Agriculture Trip to Cuba



  • Invasive Species Summit, The Growing Urban Farm
  • Jens Jensen: The Living Green,
  • Urban Wilds: Restoring Nature to Cities, Native Plants Summit
  • Peter Walker: Before the Memorial, Setting a Process in Motion: The Self-Proliferating Landscape
  • Louis Benech: The Colorful Garden
  • Robert Mallet: Gardens of Meaning
  • Thomas Rainer: Designing with Native Plants

CT Chapter of Anerican Society of Landscape Architects

  • Day & Night Residential Design Expo