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Background

  • Scott Solomonson, Owner
  • Horticulture degree, University of Minnesota
  • Certified Nursery/Landscape Professional, M.N.L.A.
  • Worked in the horticulture, nursery and landscape industry since the 1980’s.
  • Lived in Portland Oregon for several years learning the art of Japanese gardens. Worked with experienced Japanese garden builders in Portland.
  • Frequent essay contributor in the Journal of Japanese Gardening, Sukiya Living Magazine.
  • Landscape featured on the cover of ‘Reader’s Digest’ Publication: The Family Handyman May 2005.
  • Several landscaping articles published in 'Mendota Heights Living' magazine.
  • Member of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association. M.N.L.A.
  • Member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. APLD
  • Member of the North American Japanese Garden Association. NAJGA
  • D.N.R Certified Tree Inspector

Special Projects

  • Japanese Garden, Rearranged boulder placement with original garden designer David Slawson: Carlton College, Northfield, MN
  • Japanese Garden, Landscape improvements and shoreline restoration: Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN
  • Japanese Garden, Landscape improvements and aesthetic pruning: Como Ordway Gardens, St Paul, MN
  • St. Paul College, new sod and plantings: St. Paul, MN
  • Healing garden, design and installation: Stillwater Medical Group Women’s Center