Choosing Ornamental Trees Your landscaping ideas may include a variety of ornamental trees. Ornamentals are selected based on the tree’s shape, flowers, and leaves (design, pigment, or color-change). A variety of these beautiful trees can add seasonal and year-round color, habitat for wildlife, and in some...
Mary is passionate about transforming outdoor spaces through the conceptualization and implementation of aesthetically pleasing and harmonious landscaping.
A steadfast and avid gardener since she was a child, Mary grew up trimming shrubs, planting and weeding in her father’s garden in Lansing, MI. She was formally trained in Landscape Architecture at Lansing Community College and pursued her career as a professional designer in the greater Lansing area. She has held the title of Master Gardener since 2011. She was drawn to the culture of northern Michigan and loves to find ways to protect the Great Lakes, promoting eco-friendly landscape practices.
In her down time, Mary enjoys getaways to the Upper Peninsula, caring for tropical houseplants, and spending time with friends and family.