Meet Our Designer, Catherine Wells

Catherine Wells Builds Lasting Relationships With Her Customers

Catherine has been passionate about design and horticulture since she was a child, helping her father in the garden and drawing flowers and trees on every piece of paper she held in her hand. She served in the U.S. Navy for 5 years and navigated warships around the world.

After graduating from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Environmental Horticulture and a concentration in Landscape Design and Contracting, she has spent the past 10 years honing her knowledge of all aspects of the landscape design/build process. She strongly believes in the importance of having expert construction knowledge in addition to being a creative designer to ensure that what is designed on paper can be built correctly. She project manages each of her installations, guiding the crews and her clients through the construction process to ensure the design vision is brought to life. Catherine has a passion for helping her clients transform their landscapes into their own personal sanctuary, and has been working with Boulder Landscape and Design since 2018.

Catherine truly enjoys building a relationship with her clients and having a hands-on approach to the design and installation process. She is well versed in hardscape design – fire elements, shade structures, outdoor kitchens and incorporating lighting design to tastefully showcase planting and hardscape elements. She also specializes in planting design, understanding the importance of sun/shade and water requirements and stresses the use of the right plant in the right place to ensure correct plant placement and longevity for each microclimate area of the project. In 2023 Boulder Landscape and Design was awarded the Gold award for Plant Design from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado for a residential project that was designed and managed by Catherine.

Using unity and balance, color, texture and form, her designs are customized to enhance the style, value, and year-round beauty of your home. Her passions outside of work include hiking, running, crafts of any kind and interior design as well as spending time with her husband and two dogs.

Great experience working with Catherine and the full team – they gave us great design options, worked with us to decide the scope, and did a fantastic redo of our whole yard.  The crew was fast and friendly .  Highly recommend working with this team.”

- Kelly R.

“I am writing to applaud the work of your Landscape Designer, Catherine Wells. We have just finished the landscaping of our back yard in Longmont. Catherine has done a spectacular job and we couldn’t be more pleased with the final result. She took our small, trapezoid-shaped yard, and turned it into an extension of our house! Everything fits together with a blend of colors, shapes, materials, and different times for blossoming. Catherine listens, then applies her talent and knowledge of hardscape materials and plants to suggest changes, alternatives, always with what she heard as our ideas for the space. Thank you Boulder Landscape and Design, and Catherine.”

- Steve M.

Here are several designs Catherine has done, and examples of projects she designed for and worked on with BLD.

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