About Julie

With over 15 years professional landscape architecture experience, I know the value of carefully listening to your priorities, goals and aspirations. A great design is the result of blending natural and built environments with your own personal flair. Our specialty is individualized solutions for your project.

Work history includes residential, commercial, multi-use, and master-planned communities throughout southern Arizona. I have experience collaborating with home owners, custom home designers, engineers, general contractors, and city/county officials. We have prepared landscape design packages for multi-faceted projects: new construction, remodels, site planning, native plant preservation, slope stabilization, site restoration, and planting design. Local experience is complimented with work in Denver, New York and Pennsylvania.

I earned my Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Arizona in 1989, with a minor in urban planning and natural resources. Continued education includes green infrastructure; water harvesting, grey water, permaculture, and passive solar; community planning; livable streets, walkable neighborhoods, safe pedestrian and auto circulation; and work with neighborhood associations and leaders.

A Chicago native, I relocated to Tucson in 1981 and began study of arid plants, ecology, climate, and terrain. This big city / small town mix, combined with education and travel, provides a broad skill set to design your outdoor living areas.

Long Term Business Alliances
Deppe Landscaping, Landscape Contractor, planting, irrigation, brick
Leah and Fritz Ficah, Licensed Carpenter and Remodeling
Taylor Demolition and Recycling
Smiley Stone Classics, Stone and Tile Artisan, installation and more
Wendi Munsey, Custom Home Design

Previous work with:
Design Solutions
Arizona Home Design
Washburn Custom Homes
Anasazi Design