“I have enjoyed working with Kathleen over the years.  Her work is delivered promptly and her designs rarely elicit comments from reviewing agencies.  We use Kathleen for the majority of our landscaping design.”

Sharon Hoel, P.E.
Project Manager
Engineering Services, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

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Written by Kathleen Zeren   
Thursday, 07 February 2008 15:19

Our Team


Landscape Design — Kathleen Zeren, B.S. Ornamental Horticulture

Kathleen is the team's primary landscape designer and the principal of the company. She and her team of professionals work together to provide you excellent service.


Autocad Drafting — Grey Gritzmacher, B.S. Environmental Sciences

Grey performs drafting using Autodesk software. He has experience in Civil 3D (2007-2009), Land Desktop Design (2002 & 2007), and AutoCAD (2002-20015). He works closely with Engineers and Surveyors to draft extensive water, waste water, storm water, road improvement, and commercial and private development plans for many large and small scale projects. He can perform drafting for landscaping, site grading, erosion control, and detention pond system projects. Grey is available to draft complete, detailed, and accurate working development plans, construction documents, utility plans, grading plans, charts, ALTA surveys, topographic mapping, environmental permitting, and subdivision platting.


Commercial & Residential Landscape Design & Project Management — Robin Williams, V.S.L.D.

Robin’s extensive landscape projects can be seen all over Hampton Roads where she has been practicing since 1998.  She designs and bids large scale projects and gets them into the ground: accurately, affordably, and on time. A prolific and talented designer, Robin works in AutoCAD. She is certified with The Virginia Society of Landscape Designers, is a Virginia Certified Horticulturist, and has obtained Project Management Certification from VPI.


Wetland And Resource Protection Area Delineation, Site Inspections, & Tree Evaluation

This team member has a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Ornamental Horticulture (1984) and has  twenty (23) years of experience as a City Planner/Urban Designer. He is proficient in: Identification of native and ornamental plant species, comprehensive site analysis including environmental site assessment, residential and commercial landscape design, landscape construction and planting methods and practices, writing, interpreting, and applying building and land development codes and ordinances, and shepherding residential and commercial development project through the permitting process. He is a highly valued member of our team!


Tree Assessment, Wetland & Bioretention Planting Design, Commercial Landscape Renovations

Our certified Arborist can identify your trees and evaluate their condition and the feasibility of retention. A graduate horticulturist, she and has 23 years’ experience in the landscape field.  She has helped to write and enforce municipal landscape ordinances and is also an excellent landscape designer with a special interest in native plants.










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