Debbie Stavish, owner and designer at Deb's Gardening, began her landscaping career in Deb is '93 alum of UCCS and earned a Master Gardener Certificate from El Paso County Colorado. Prior to landscaping, she was employed by Colorado State Parks, USDA Forest Service, and a California winery. She has a passion for habitat and ecosystem and abides by the industry's "Best Management Practices" by honoring existing habitat and future effects of enhancements. The Colorado Governor granted Deb a "Seal of Knowledge" which recognizes her professional expertise and commitment to water quality protection and conservation in the Colorado landscape. 




 Debbie creates award winning designs for her clients. The Deb's Gardening team then oversees the installation and scheduled maintenance of the gardens. Personal connection and communication is important to Debbie, and she attributes these qualities to helping to make her clients' garden dreams come true. Her designs frequently implement authentic handmade Italian pots which are also sold 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, hiking, and cross-country skiing, and spending time with her furry companions. She is currently en-route to becoming a Bach Flower Essence Practitioner.


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