The Owner and Visionary of Rolling Meadows Landscape & Garden Center. With over 15 years of experience in horticulture and design, Jesse has a keen eye in creating living landscapes with a focus on quality and creativity. Graduating from Kansas State University, he obtained his Bachelor of Science specialized in Horticulture and Design. Jesse not only manages the company, but his passion for landscape design allows him to develop remarkable outdoor spaces for both residential and commercial properties setting him and his company apart.
From a very early age, Steve's landscape architecture practice has evolved from trips with his mother to the local nursery into a detailed and organized entrepreneurial approach. Whether the client is planning from scratch or creating something new for a tired, overgrown space; Steve can rely on more than 30 years to design a comprehensive landscape master plan. He is committed to personal client relationships and current industry practices that enable clear communication through the entire design process. He takes great pride in developing and working with the client's dreams and finding ways to make their dreams become reality. Steve's extensive experience delivers a veteran's eye for predicting and avoiding costly mistakes. He incorporates sustainable design solutions that are functional and require minimal maintenance. Steve believes onsite construction observation is essential for quality control so expect to see him from beginning to end.
His portfolio illustrates the leadership qualities of project management, proposal development, planning and site design, cost estimating and construction document development. Steve has stayed current learning 3D visual programs that allow better communication between client and designer. Steve is a published and award-winning veteran in his field. He attends seminars and training across the country on a regular basis to stay current with new plant varieties, hardscape and landscape materials. As a life-long resident of the Kansas City metro he is well known in the industry.
Steve is involved and served on the Prairie Gateway Chapter of Landscape Architects. Currently, he is serving as a Co-Chair for the American Society of Landscape Architects ASLA Residential Landscape Architecture Professional Practice Network and volunteering with Kansas City Native Plant Initiative. Steve continues to be passionate about creating innovative landscapes for homes and businesses. Each new project is a challenge with endless possibilities.
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have”. – Maya Angelou (1928-2014)