Project Management: Oversee contracts, schedule and observe consultants, contractors and submit environmental or planning and permit documents.

Defensible Space: visit site, observe and analyze structures, habitation, wildlife, slope, fuels, climate patterns, access and make recommendations for maintenance, clearance for combination of safety and aesthetics.

Best Management Practices: Specify and direct implementation of BMP's to reduce erosion, and other impacts.


Rural and suburban Garden Maintenance: for ornamental, sustainable and edible landscapes, garden expert since 1972, clients in Marin, El  Dorado, Nevada, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Napa Counties as well as Baja Sur andJalisco, Mexico, Southern Arizona and Alaska. Former supervisor for CLCA award winning landscape contractor, Henry Buder, CLT, of Marin County, CA.

Trainer: personal or group training of maintenance crews or property managers for improved appearance, safety, and production, especially in organic based techniques. 

Escort and lead garden tours, for all ages and abilities, including disabled, to places such as Butchart Gardens, Canada and special gardens of Mexico and Arizona or just about wherever we want to go.