- The design process
- Unique and functional spaces
- Deck and pergolas
- Entire landscape - Yanagi residence
- Entire landscape - Johnese residence
- Frontyard landscape - Harris residence
- Backyard landscape - Dereus residence
- Landscape installation
- Landscape Design for Water-wise Beauty
- Plant Select native border
- Plant and hardscape ideas
Loretta has worked in the green industry and been passionate about horticulture since her first job in a plant nursery over 40 years ago. She is a Colorado native and resides in Loveland. Loretta has earned bachelor degrees in fine art and landscape horticulture; concentration in landscape design and an M.S. in entomology from Colorado State University, and is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist. These qualifications and years of experience in the green industry have allowed her to develop expertise in many areas of horticulture. In her free time Loretta enjoys gardening, hiking and biking with her husband Kevin and practicing agility with her dog Piper.
Loretta's goal is to provide homeowners with unbiased, expert information and assistance in many areas of horticulture and design. Her schooling and experience have armed her with expertise in the areas of planting design, plant selection and maintenance, hardscape design; patios, decks, paths, terrace walls, water features, fire pits/ places, etc. To be thorough and offer the most value during hourly consultations pest identification/control and proper pruning know-how are also areas of expertise she has honed and is happy to share. Loretta has always felt that the key to success is knowledge and strives to pass her knowledge on to clients assisting them in developing and maintaining a flourishing landscape. Loretta always works for the best interest of her client in anything she does, and performs each job as if it were for herself.