Monit Rosendale, VSLD
VA Certified Landscape Designer
Gardens by Monit, LLC
Monit Rosendale: B.S., Horticulture-Virginia Tech, 1982
The design process is an evolution of ideas that build beautiful solutions. Collaborating with talented associates who share my passion for landscaping keeps me inspired season after season.
- Extensive knowledge of plants and combinations, creating multi-season appeal
- On site crew management and collaboration
- Attention to detail
- Listening and communication to create a unique client experience and design
- Gardens by Monit, llc (2000 to present) I am endlessly inspired by new plant selections and combinations. I love the renovation process, seasonal beauty, and seeing the new garden transform from my drawing into reality. Photographing every stage of the garden process is a tool to learn from as well as memories of people and places that have enriched my life.
- Southern States Cooperative (1990-2000). Landscape Designer-Developed and managed the residential landscape design department for Southern States. Consulted for residential clients on site, created hundreds of landscape designs, prepared the proposals, coordinated orders and projects, and managed the landscape crew on site.
- Davey Tree Expert Company (1987-1990) Administrative Assistant-Coordination of clients and work orders for a twenty man crew for plant health care, lawn services and tree care.
- Bullock Florist (1984-1987) Designer-Weddings and special occasion arrangements. Understanding of color, form, balance and the sentimental nature of flowers.
- The Plant Man (1983) Greenhouse Manager-foliage greenhouse production.
Pi Alpha Xi, Honor Society for Horticulture
Virginia Society of Landscape Designers (VSLD)
VA Certified Landscape Designer 1992-present
Website Chair 2010-2016
Certification Committee Chair 2009-2012
Certification Committee Member 2002-2009
Central Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (CVNLA)
Associate Member continually since 1991
Gardens by Monit, LLC (804) 355-3444