Landscapes by St. John
Landscape Designer
 

About the designer

Sharon received her training in Richmond, Virginia in the form of private tutoring by a leading East Coat architect. While living there for 8 years, she worked on many historical estates, restoring and renovating gardens. One estate was used by Robert E. Lee’s men as an arsenal during the Civil War and the cannons Lee’s men used are still there today. Many of these gardens are a blend of true old world style with a little southern flavor mixed in.

Being a true Texan at heart, Sharon returned to Texas in 1994 and created gardens in Tyler and the Texas Hill Country for her client’s enjoyment. In 2014 while traveling to East Texas to design landscaping for a new subdivision in Longview, Tyler captured her heart. So, she packed up and moved her landscape design business here and looking forward to creating many beautiful landscaping design plans for residential and commercial projects in East Texas.


Professional Resume

2007 - 2014

Landscape Graphics and Design instructor at Austin Community College

2013

Garden articles published in Austin Woman Magazine

2010

In partnership with MOM'S Club of Round Rock, created healing garden for a cancer patient

2009

Member Lady Bird Wildflower Research Center

2008

Client's garden feature in Austin Monthly Home Magazine

2007

Winner of "Green Garden Award" presented by the City of Austin

2007

Instructor at Austin Community College - landscape graphics and design

2003

Designed & landscaped 2 Austin Symphony Designer Show Houses

2001

Personal & Client's gardens photographed by Southern Living Magazine

1999

Design studio garden featured on HGTV

1997

Winner "Most Creative Award" presented by Show Technologies

1987 - 1994

Winner "Best Landscaping Award" - Richmond Home Builder's Association

 

Memberships

Tyler Newcomer's Club

Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary

 

 


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