The days are counting down to the winter solstice. Only 12 more days until they start getting longer again!
Winters can be so long here in Southwestern Michigan. We seem to have that perpetual cloud cover, the days are short, and it gets cold. It's like the weather sucks every bit of color from the landscape, leaving us with nothing but a gray sky, gray trees and a dirty gray snow cover. Yuck!
To help combat that nasty SAD (seasonal affective disorder) that seems to hit me so hard every winter, I've been making a point to get outside every day and walk or run. On my walks, I look for color....
Anna and her husband Todd own Arcadia Gardens, LLC a Stevensville, MI based landscape design and build company. Her degree in Horticulture with a focus on landscape management from Michigan State University allows Anna to select plants specific to on-site conditions and with maintenance requirements that suit the client's needs. She is comfortable designing across a range of styles- from contemporary to classic- and makes a point to include the client's input throughout the design process. She is an active member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and is serving as 2014 President of the APLD-Michigan Chapter. Anna has recently contributed to media such as "The Designer" and Gardendesign.com and is qualified to speak on a variety of topics from landscape design and maintenance to addressing local garden clubs and organizations.
PO Box 88
Stevensville, MI 49127