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Lepidoptera Landscape Design is a residential landscape design firm that is guided by knowledge and respect for the natural environment, supporting responsible landscape design and horticultural practices. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards in customer service and design services. We build long-term relationships with our clients by designing distinctive landscapes and unique gardens that they love.

At Lepidoptera Landscape Design we approach each design project based on your specific needs, and identify design solutions that work best to meet them.

We ensure that high quality standards are met from the beginning of a project to its conclusion by having developed a network of contractors and other resources for our clients.

Bio: Bridget McManus, Owner

"I consider my job well done when my client views the finished garden as their own - one they have always dreamed of having."

Ms. McManus offers an array of special talents that aid in producing unique design solutions. She is highly skilled in illustration and design techniques and has a thorough and has a thorough knowledge of plant materials and installation with more than 20 years of design experience and hands-on horticultural knowledge. She has designed, planted, and maintained her own lovely display garden at her home in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Prior to forming Lepidoptera Landscape Design, Ms. McManus worked for more than a decade in the graphic design industry. She previously formed her own graphic design company, Lepidoptera Graphics, which provides strategic visual communications for leading-edge companies.

Ms. McManus is simultaneously enrolled in two landscape design certificate programs (Clark University at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden and New England Wild Flower Society) with completion for both expected next year. Her ongoing study in horticulture ensures that the very latest information and techniques will be applied to your project. Previously, Ms. McManus graduated with honors with a BFA in Graphic Illustration from the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. Other institutions of study include the Art Institute School of Art and Design and the American Academy of Art, both in Chicago, Illinois.

Ms. McManus is a member of the Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA), The New England Wild Flower Society, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, The Trustees of Reservations, The Sudbury Valley Trustees, The American Rock Garden Society, The Conifer Society and The American Chestnut Society.