The “Designing with Succulents” Resource List

These designers and nurseries are in the completely revised and updated second edition of Designing with Succulents. For page numbers, see the book’s Design and Location Credits (pp. 292-297).

San Diego area:

Altman Plants
Linda Bresler of Living Designs by Linda
Michael Buckner and Jenise Deeter, Deeter-Buckner Design
Melissa Teisl and Jon Hawley, CW Design and Landscaping
Laura Eubanks, Design for Serenity
Randy Laurie, Laurie’s Landscaping
Steve McDearmon, Garden Rhythms
Jim Mumford, Good Earth Plants (vertical gardens)
Jeff Moore, Solana Succulents nursery
Oasis Water Efficient Gardens nursery
Bill Schnetz, Schnetz Landscape
Tom Jesch, Waterwise Botanicals nursery

Santa Barbara area:

Pat Brodie Landscape Design
Seaside Gardens nursery
Jennifer Voss, Gardefacts Landscape Design

Central CA:

Gabriel Frank, Gardens by Gabriel, San Luis Obispo
Nick Wilkinson, Grow Nursery, Cambria

Northern CA:

Jarrod Baumann, Zeterre Landscape Architecture
Daniel Nolan, Flora Grubb Gardens, San Francisco
Succulent Gardens nursery, Castroville
Steve Sutherland, SSA Landscape Architects, Santa Cruz
Rebecca Sweet, Harmony in the Garden
Bernard Trainor + Associates, Monterey


Steve Martino Landscape Architect, Phoenix


Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh NC
Cistus Nursery, Sauvie Island, WA
Oehme, van Sweden and Assoc., Washington DC
Margot S. Taylor, RLA, Landscape Architect, Land Ethics, PA


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