About Anna Smith

Terre Verte Landscape Design began in 2003 while Master Gardener Anna Smith was the staff horticulturist for Kern County’s only botanical garden, Mourning Cloak Ranch.

As a natural continuation of conversations that began while giving guided tours, teaching classes or helping people in the nursery, Anna would be asked to help visitors decide how to plan their own gardens. Intelligent solutions to real problems can only be resolved on site, by observing the landscape and considering the many factors that affect plant choices and placement, so Anna began consulting and drawing up Master Plans.

In the ten years since that time she has been helping people resolve their landscape design problems with site-specific solutions that enhance the potential and natural beauty of the location using education, experience, and an artistic flare. Benefiting her clients by understanding that creativity involves the whole process that leads from ideas to a beautiful finished landscape.