Monit Rosendale, VSLD

VA Certified Landscape Designer

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Gardens by Monit, LLC

Creating art in the landscape is innate to me and I love the process.

Collaborating with talented associates who share my passion keeps my inspired.



  • Extensive knowledge of plants and creating multi-season appeal

  • On site crew management and collaboration

  • Attention to detail 

  • Listening and communication


  • Florist (1984-1987)  Designer-Weddings and special occasion arrangements. Understanding of color, form, balance and the sentimental nature of flowers.
  • The Plant Man (1983) Manager-foliage greenhouse production.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gardens by Monit, llc (2000 to present) A picture is worth a thousand words!  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.

B.S., Horticulture-Virginia Tech, 1982

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 since 1991



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