Landscape Design Association Presidents

  • Noreen Edwards 2017
  • Noreen Edwards 2016
  • Julia Bunn 2015
  • Chris Carey 2014
  • Cathy Litrofsky 2013
  • Karen Koerth 2012
  • Anne Flannery 2011
  • Brian Shea 2010
  • Patty Glicksberg 2009
  • Shannon Hackett 2008
  • Steve Marzahl 2007
  • Todd Hayden 2006
  • Ruth Ward 2005
  • Kathy Robin 2004
  • Steve Boese 2003
  • Dean MacMorris 2002
  • Sharon Anderson 2001
  • Nancy Sauerberg 2000
  • Pam Duthie 1999
  • Marcia Ellis 1998
  • Tim Christie 1997
  • Margaret Morris 1996
  • Rosalind Reed 1995
  • Mitsy Granzow 1994
  • Sheila Hollander 1993
  • Mary Jane Klein 1992
  • Pam Duthie 1991

LDA Looks Ahead

FRIDAY, July 21, 2017: LDA Garden Walk and Summer Party--Ponds, Pools, Waterfalls and Fountains

2 PM: Garden Walk. We will park at 1450 Walnut Drive, West Dundee, IL and carpool from there.

6 PM: Pond/Pool Party at Larry Carnes home at 1450 Walnut Drive, West Dundee, IL. 

The other gardens are within 20 minutes of each other in Inverness, Barrington Hills and South Barrington.

Dinner will be catered by Larry's wife, compliments of LDA.
Night Light, Inc is generously donating beer and wine for the event.

Attendees may attend all or part.
If you arrive after the carpool has left, please call 312-882-0580 for an update on our location.
Spouses and significant others are invited to enjoy the gardens and party.
Bring a friend who may be interested in joining LDA!
Cost: Members, paid Associates and paid students are free; Guests are $25 each.   
Summer membership fee to LDA is reduced to $50. (Non-members may join LDA now for half price for the remainder of 2017 and attend the walk and party for free.) 
Please email us at to let us know you are coming and also join or pay for guests on paypal here.

Summer Pond Walk and Party

Summer Pond Walk and Party
Guest fee for walk and party $25.00 USDReduced member fee for summer joiners $50.00 USD

Also on the dock for LDA for 2017:

  • In the fall, Barbara Geiger presents. An author and blogger, teacher at CBG, etc, she is an expert on garden history (and great storyteller!)
  • Social networking and marketing presentation

All events will begin with complimentary half hour coffee and snacks and networking. Intentional table sharing for networking over lunch. Box Lunches for day-long events can be pre-ordered.



LDA Landscape Design Association 

APLD Assoc. of Professional Landscape Designers  (717) 238-9780

CBG Chicago Botanic Garden  (847) 835-5441

IAA Illinois Arborist Association  (877) 617-8887 

IGIA  Illinois Green Industry Association

ILCA Illinois Landscape Contractors Association  (630) 472-2851

OGA Ornamental Growers Association  (630) 879-0520 &nbs p;

PPA Perennial Plant Association  (614) 771-8431

TMA  Morton Arboretum  (630) 719-2468


LDA Expense Voucher in PDF form