Emerson Outdoor Design

Owner|Designer Lisa Poletti Emerson

Lisa has always been passionate about beautiful plants and clever landscape design.  She loves working collaboratively with homeowners to create innovative, sustainable, functional and beautiful outdoor spaces that extend the living space of the home.  Whatever your style, Lisa will work with you to build an outdoor oasis that will grow more beautiful with the passage of time.

Lisa supplemented her educational degree in engineering and mathematics with extensive studies in horticulture, botany and design. As a volunteer, she has led several school garden programs, including a highly successful elementary school Seed-to-Cafeteria program that was recognized by a visit from former U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan. http://co.chalkbeat.org/2012/09/17/duncan-and-entourage-eat-veggies-and-dance/#.VvgHN_krKHs

In addition to her vast knowledge of great plants for Colorado, Lisa is an expert in hardscape design, including outdoor kitchens, fire features, water features, shade structures and outdoor lighting. Using unity, balance, proportion, color, texture and structure, her plant designs are customized to enhance the style, value, and year-round beauty of your home. She loves designing gardens that incorporate edible plants, and also has an eye for drought tolerant and sustainable landscapes. Through careful and detailed consideration of your site, architecture and lifestyle, Lisa will help you to create your perfect outdoor living space.