Anita Silverman has been creating beautiful and functional landscapes for over 20 years. She has extensive knowledge of plants and an exceptional design sense and with these talents will create a perfect outdoor environment for you and your family to enjoy for generations to come.
Anita established her landscape architecture firm in Northern Michigan in 1997. Prior to moving to the Grand Traverse Region she worked for two prominent Landscape Architecture firms in Chicago. Her experience encompassed landscape site planning, urban design, institutional master plans, zoological design and private residential design.
Since locating in Northern Michigan she regularly collaborates with top architectural and engineering firms in developing landscapes for private residences and commercial developments. Anita has been involved in a variety of projects including the public and private sector–educational facilities, village streetscapes, local government buildings, private office buildings, public parks, site planning for multi-family housing and residential landscape design.
Greg received his Landscape/Nursery Associates Degree from Michigan State University in 1988. Greg continued his studies at MSU and in 1992, received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture degree.
After his educational career, he started the Village Market in Ravenna, MI. The market was a full service flower shop and garden center. While owning the shop, Greg established a garden club, created a public garden next to the local library/museum, beautified the downtown area with large annual containers, designed a garden around the park gazebo and decorated public areas and private businesses/homes for the holidays.
After the flower shop sold, Greg continued using his creative energy working at the Hitching Post, a large wedding barn venue. There, he worked as a floral designer and created/maintained containers and gardens throughout the grounds
Greg still operates his small garden center business on a part time basis. He also is a freelance designer for Fields of Flowers North in Northport, MI, where he creates beautiful fresh flower arrangements and uses his talents placing containers, landscape accessories/plants for display purpose throughout the wedding and reception areas.
Clients Are Saying…
“Together we accomplished beautiful hardscaping and plantings just as my husband and I envisioned. Best of all, Anita created and managed every detail of our project while we were out-of-state!” Now, we love her landscape maintenance crew. They keep the plantings in healthy perfection!”Lisa Schimmel - Leland
“We have worked with Anita for over 16 years, encompassing three properties. These projects were major new construction sites for homes in Lake Forest, Illinois and Leelanau County, Michigan. Anita listens to her clients, wants to please, and does fantastic work!”Nancy & Don Surber