Welcome! I offer design and consulting for:
Media ☛ Web Design, specializing in WordPress based websites.
Places ☛ Permaculture Design: Edible/Sustainable Landscapes, Farms, Forest Gardens.
Web Design Services for Individuals and Businesses:
- Friendly pre-design consulting and planning (UX/UI)
- Web Host selection and setup
- Website design
- Graphic design
- WordPress install and setup
- WordPress theme customization
- Genesis framework
- Shopping carts
- Photo galleries
- Events management
- Email lists
- User Management
- … more
- Private and group WordPress lessons
- Site administration
- Site makeovers and updates
- Move HTML sites into WordPress
Permaculture Design Services:
- Home garden and farm consulting
- Garden and edible landscape design
- Species selection, placement and pricing
- Detailed 2d and 3d visualizations
- Virtual walk-throughs
- Mapping / site surveys
- Garden installation
- Drip irrigation design and installation (surface lines only, not in-ground)
- Low pressure/gravity systems
I have been a freelance web designer for more than 14 years.
My skills emerge from a degree in fine art and extend into graphics and websites. I specialize in custom WordPress based web sites. WordPress is the most widely used content management system and is great for SEO (Search Engine Optimization.) Visit my recent work section to see and read about my clients’ sites and experiences.
I am an avid permaculture gardener based in Western Colorado, between Paonia & Hotchkiss.
My permaculture design studies began in N.S.W. Australia under the instruction of Geoff Lawton from whom I received a Permaculture Designer Certificate, Aid Workers Training and Teachers Certificate. Since 2009 I have taught and practiced permaculture all over the world. Like a giant tool box, permaculture is filled with an ever-growing collection of techniques and strategies. Ancient wisdom, modern science/technology and common sense all offer useful collections of knowledge. Permaculture integrates these diverse elements and helps us to select the most appropriate action for each different situation and location. I use permaculture design to consult and plan (and in certain cases install) personal gardens, edible landscaping, sustainable farms, and community projects.
Moving between the visual and virtual world of media design and practical, hands-on design for places and people, keeps me balanced and inspired. I enjoy active dialogs with people, drawing out visions and aiding in their expression. For me its not just about producing something of quality, but living a quality life.
My job as a consultant is to listen, to ask relevant questions, to draw out of people what they truly want and help them arrive at a design that really works.
Please visit my recent work and feel free to contact me with any questions.
Thank you for your knowledge and ability. Willing, capable help is a real joy to find in today’s world. Thanks for listening to what I wanted and presenting a positive plan to get there. I really appreciated your advice on various things about the site. You were right there for the “tune up” and fix phase. Everything on time, done right and then some!” – R.W. Boyle