Registered Landscape Architect Valla Barding has worked in several states across the United States including Hawaii, California, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Vermont, Connecticut and the Carolinas. She has a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Texas A & M University, an associate's degree in horticulture from Illinois Central College, and has also studied landscape architecture in Florence, Italy. Valla has both large-scale urban planning experience (4 years) and extensive residential landscape design experience (10 years) including many private residences in high-end resorts and golf communities designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson.
Landscape Designer Heather Moll-Dunn has extensive experience with high-end residential properties, and was lead designer at a well known Atlanta landscaping firm for seven years. Her beautiful and award winning designs have been featured in the Southeastern Flower Show, the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Connoisseurs tour, the Avondale Estates Garden Tour, and American Society of Landscape Architects competitions. Heather earned a Bachelors Degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Georgia, and completed two years of class work in the University of Georgia's Masters program. She also holds a minor in Horticulture from the University of Georgia.
Cameron Little is Operations Manager for Botanica Atlanta. Cameron started his career in the landscape industry over twenty years ago and has extensive knowledge of both horticultural practices and construction techniques necessary to create beautiful and lasting gardens. He was Senior Project Manager for four years at one of Atlanta's premier landscape installation companies before starting his own landscape construction company which he ran successfully for six years. Cameron also has three years of graduate studies at the University of Georgia's School of Landscape Architecture as well as numerous courses on the history of gardens while attaining his Bachelor's of Arts degree from Pomona College in Clairmont, California.
Stuart DiNenno is General Manager of the company. Stuart is both an experienced landscape designer and installer who is knowledgeable about horticulture, garden design and construction techniques. He has over ten years of business management experience and has been formally educated in landscape design at Gwinnett Technical College and the Florida Green Industries Institute. An avid gardener, Stuart experiments with plants and studies horticulture on his own time, as well as attending many continuing education classes. He is also an active member of the Southern Garden History Society, the Georgia Perennial Plant Association, the Georgia Native Plant Society and the Buckhead Men's Garden Club.
"Faith sees a beautiful blossom in a bulb, a lovely garden in a seed, and a giant oak in an acorn." William Arthur Ward
Botanica Atlanta Landscape Design 2870 Peachtree Road NE #231, Atlanta GA 30305 404.641.3960