Vanessa Gardner Nagel

Vanessa Gardner Nagel, apld, survived the frozen north of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in her early childhood and escaped to California with her parents. Her grandfather taught her to appreciate a garden in Minnesota and her mother taught her to weed in California. After a formal education in design, she worked as a commercial interior designer for 25 years with architectural firms in the San Francisco Bay Area and Portland, Oregon, before taking postgraduate coursework in landscape design. She...See more