Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture. In gardens, ornamental plants are often grown for their flowers, foliage, or overall appearance; useful plants, such as root vegetables, leaf vegetables, fruits, and herbs, are grown for consumption, for use as dyes, or for medicinal or cosmetic use. Gardening is considered to be a relaxing activity for many people.
Association of Professional Landscape Designers, San Diego Chapter David Clarke, APLD, is a native Southern Californian and has been inspired by the climate, terrain, and lifestyles of this unique region since childhood. He founded David Clarke Design in 2009 to offer clients quality landscape design services that reflect this appreciation and understanding of our Mediterranean […]
American Society of Landscape Architects, San Diego Chapter Michael Brennan is co-owner of Carson Douglas Landscape Architecture with William Carson Joyce, his East Coast partner. Carson Douglas is a boutique design firm focusing on high-end residential and commercial clients in Southern California and New England. “Working on both coasts represents certain challenges in adapting to the regional aspect of projects, but […]
Pacific Horticulture Society Steve Gerischer, an award-winning landscape designer, teacher, and former president of the Southern California Horticulture Society, has been gardening locally since childhood. He has appeared on HGTV’s ‘Landscaper’s Challenge (where his was the design chosen and installed) and formerly worked and lectured at Smith & Hawken in Beverly Hills, and Hortus, in Pasadena. […]
San Diego Horticultural Society Frank Mitzel is the current President of the 1100 member San Diego Horticultural Society. Frank received his Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture from Texas A&M in 1981 and has been designing both commercial and residential landscaping projects for over 35 years in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe through his […]