Debbie Stavish, owner and designer of Deb's Gardening, began her landscaping career in 1999. With a BA from UCCS, Deb began her landscaping career by earning a Master Gardener Certificate from El Paso County in Colorado. Prior to landscaping, Deb was employed with Colorado State Parks, USDA Forest Service, and a California winery. She has a passion for Mother Nature and abides by the industry's "Best Management Practices" while honoring the existing environment and treading lightly. Her "Seal of Knowledge" recognizes Deb's professional expertise and commitment to water quality protection and conservation in Colorado.
Debbie takes pride in creating award-winning designs for her clients and later oversees the initial installation and scheduled maintenance. Personal connection and communication is important to Debbie, and she attributes this to helping to make her clients' garden dreams come true. Her designs frequently implement authentic handmade Italian pots which she also sells to her clients. In addition to managing Deb's Gardening, Debbie is dedicated to sharing her gardening expertise with her community through various volunteer projects. She enjoys mountain biking, running, and yoga, and loves spending time with her son, Aidan, and their many pets.
Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado Excellence in Landscape Awards
*2004 Finalist for "Colorado Springs Beautiful" Award
*2005 Grand Award: Container Gardening "Special Areas"
*2005 Grand Award: La Bellezza Courtyard Gardens "Special Areas"
*2006 Grand Award: Container Gardening "Use of Color--Annuals"
*2006 Grand Award: La Bellezza Common Area "Annuals/Color"
*2008 Award of Excellence: Star Ranch "Mixed Colors"
According to ALCC, "These winning landscapes provide a snapshot of the most innovative landscape designs and cutting-edge trends seen in Colorado landscaping today." Debbie has served on the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado Board and is a longstanding ALCC member. Check out their website at http://alcc.com.