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Member: Marie Chieppo

Company EcoPlantPlans, LLC Garden Design
Address 74 High Street
Needham MA 02494
Phone Numbers Work: 617-659-0646
Cell: 617-659-0646
Primary Business Landscape Architecture/Design, Educational Institution
Other Primary Business I have been a gardener and designer for 22 years with a focus on designing ecologically sound landscapes. I am a certified Master Gardener through the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (2000) as well a Certified Native Plant Designer and Horticulturalist (Advanced) through The Native Plant Trust. I am also a certified designer through the Landscape Design Council of MA. The focus of my work is designing gardens/landscapes that work with nature, not imposing on it. I place an emphasis on integrating native plants, addressing erosion issues and using water harvested on site for irrigation (such as dry rivers, rain gardens and rain barrels). My knowledge of a plethora of plant-related issues is key to a successful job. I have a wide knowledge base of the identification and treatment of plant diseases/infestations, proper planting techniques, names and characteristics of hundreds of plants (including trees, shrubs and invasives), pruning, soil ecology, erosion control and multi-season interest.
Specialties Fine Gardening,
Integrated Pest Management,
Native Plants,
Certifications Landscape Designer (APLD),
Master Gardener
Memberships APLD, MasterGardener

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