A design company dedicated to creating beautiful garden spaces, Quite Contrary Garden Design is owned by award-winning designer Mary Te Selle. Here are some of her latest activities:
San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
- Association of Professional Landscape Designers Award 2010
- Garden Creator, Silver Award "Twice Upon a Treehouse" "A Modern Fairy Tale" 2010
- Garden Creator, Bronze Award, "The Return of Paradiso," 2009
- Garden Creator, Crystal Award, "Old World, New World," 2007
Golden Trowel Award
- Garden Design Magazine "America's Best Backyards," Dec. 2000/Jan. 2001 issue.
Golden Trowel Merit Award
- Garden Design Magazine, "Love Stories How Our Passions Shape Our Plots," Dec. 1997/Jan. 1998 issue
Ross Garden Tour Ross, California, May 2005
Travels & Studies
- England: Great Dixter Christopher Lloyd, Sept. 2000, Sept. 2003
- South America: Chile and Patagonia
Garden Talks Topics:
- Sloat Nurseries Butterflies, Containers, Shade Gardens, Children's Gardens.
WATCH FOR UPCOMING TALKS!
- San Anselmo Art + Design Festival summer 2004, summer 2005
- Marin Art + Garden Club "The Art of Design," summer 2005"
- Annies Annual Nursery "How to Make a Big WOW!," fall 2005
- APLD Association of Professional Landscape Designers
- CalHort California Horticultural Society
- Children's Gardens
- Worm Farming
- Exotic Chickens
- Butterfly + Hummingbird Gardens