Maria von Brincken, APLD
- A certified landscape designer by profession and an artist and gardener by obsession.
- Provides you with custom landscape garden plans and/or consults with you about specific problems.
- Creates beautiful flower gardens that also solve those pesky site problems, and makes your home look amazing.
- Designs environmentally friendly landscapes because its really important.
- Thinks good design makes a difference to your everyday life.
- Celebrates over 15 years in professional practice.
Landscape Education & Certifications
- Graduate certificate from Radcliffe Seminars Landscape Program, Radcliffe College (now known as the Landscape Institute, Boston), 1994.
- International Certification from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), 2003.
Awards & Published Work:
- New Home in an Existing Neighborhood, won Third Place in the International Design Competition, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, 2003.
- Current contributor to the international gardening blog GardenDrum.com
- Current blog ‘A Garden Makers Notes’.
- Former Contributing Editor to LandShapes Magazine
- Contributor to Perspectives, New England Landscape and Design History Association’s Journal, 2012
- Former Monthly columnist, the Sudbury Town Crier, 1994-99
- Featured in Taunton Press’s , Front Yard Idea Book, 2004
- Fine Gardening Magazine insert featuring a front entry garden design in, April 2002.
- Featured in Landscape Ideas You Can Use, 2012
- Segment Spotlight, Dream Gardens, New England Channel News,
Speaker & Workshop Leader
- New England Flower Show, Garden Clubs, and Plant Societies
- Ecological Landscape Association’s Winter Conference
- Featured lecturer for Fine Gardening Regional Conference
- Symposiums for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society
- Classes, workshops, courses for Radcliffe Seminars Landscape Design Program
- Workshops at Rowe Conference Center
- Association of Professional Designers (APLD)
- Ecological Landscape Association (ELA)
- New England Landscape Design and History Association (NELDHA)
- Current President for the New England Chapter of Professional Landscape Design (APLDNE) and has held officer positions since 2003.
- Former Town of Sudbury Design Review Board as both board member and Chair.
Note: People often use the terms landscape architect, landscape architecture, and landscaper interchangeably with landscape design and landscape designer.