Jan Johnsen (co-principal)
Jan is an award-winning landscape designer, author and speaker. She studied landscape architecture and received a graduate degree in planning. She has worked in New York, Honolulu, Japan, and Washington, DC. Her commissions range from small gardens to large landscapes and her work has been featured in many publications. Her latest book is 'The Spirit of Stone - 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas for Your Garden' (2017, St Lynn's Press). This follows her popular design idea book, 'Heaven is a Garden' (2014). Jan shares her garden advice on her blog, 'Serenity in the Garden'.
Rafael Algarin (co-principal)
Rafael's lifelong commitment to fine craftsmanship and effective project management is evident in all our projects. His consistent stewardship ensures precise implementation of the design while meeting or exceeding our clients' expectations. His areas of expertise extend to project management, construction and property & landscape care.
Laura McKillop (senior design associate)
Laura's passion for plants and design is evident in every project we do. She received a master's degree in Landscape Design from Columbia University and a design certificate from New York Botanical Garden. She is a long time instructor at the NY Botanical Garden. Her design expertise and commitment to client service ensures exceptional results on all levels. Our clients love working with Laura and appreciate her detailed follow through on every project, large and small.