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"26 years ago Garden Gate provided the landscaping for our newly acquired home. Your talented crew just finished a spectacular renovation of the back garden. And it is absolutely beautiful!"

-- D. Custis

Melinda Boswell



Melinda Boswell
Landscape Designer

Melinda enjoys finding the perfect balance between your outdoor living goals, budget, and style to create an appropriate design to enhance your property. Every client and property is unique; together we will discuss your ideas and plans for the project to adapt them to the existing site. She understands that attention to detail is vital to making functional and beautiful gardens. As a Landscape Designer, she has been able to blend her education, artistry, environmental beliefs, and plant knowledge.

  • Melinda earned her Bachelors from West Virginia University, where she studied Horticulture, Parks Tourism and Recreation, Agriculture and Nature Resource Law, Sustainable Design, and Landscape Architecture.
  • She acquired her enthusiasm for botany in high school when she worked on a small farm and at a local nursery.
  • Melinda grew up in Montgomery County, and returned after college; she currently resides in Olney with her two dogs.
  • Throughout her college career she was a member of Sigma Alpha, and held office as Philanthropy Chair.
  • She continued her passion for volunteering post-grad here back in Maryland at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.
  • In her free time she enjoys hiking, volunteering, dog training, kayaking, and crafting.