About Jane

After graduating from University of Vermont, I took an evening Garden Way extension course in vegetable gardening. The enrollment in the course was the very beginning of a life long passion in horticulture and landscape design. I originally started with beans and tomatoes in a community garden, and then I expanded my horizons to herbaceous and woody plants in my own home landscape.

When my children went off to elementary school, I enrolled in the Radcliffe Seminars program to follow my dream of becoming a professional Landscape Designer. My many hours of volunteer work has also helped to educate and inspire me. I became a docenJGR_pic_aut at the NEWFS Garden in the Woods, where I was introduced to many native plants and their various habitats.  I have also been an active volunteer with my local garden club, as a member of the horticultural, community projects and 75th Anniversary committees.  In the beginning I worked part time for Neil Jorgenson Landscape Design in Harvard, MA.  before I went out on my own.

Over the years I have traveled to many gardens in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. These trips have been very educational and inspiring, and I always return with new ideas to use in my design projects.  After twenty eight years I still have a love affair with gardens.


Education

Certificate in Landscape Design | Radcliffe Institute Seminars | 1989

Bachelor in Science | University of Vermont | 1973


Associations

  1. APLD | Association of Professional Landscape Designers
  2. NELDHA | New England Design & History Association
  3. Garden Club of Concord

Contact

Jane Rupley
978 371 1277 phone/fax
508 826 5645 cell phone
designjane@aol.com
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