Julie Montanari

Julie Montanari is a landscape designer with a passion for water-wise landscapes. Her naturalistic designs incorporate California natives and other low water plants to create beautiful, healthy, water-wise gardens.

As a Master Gardener, she educates home gardeners about the beauty of low water plants and the use of sustainable gardening practices. She co-chaired the Master Gardener 2011 and 2012 Educational Garden Tours featuring water-wise gardens on the San Francisco Peninsula. Her home garden has been featured on several garden tours.

Julie has a B.S. Degree in Mathematics from M.I.T. and spent 15 years in the financial services industry before beginning her career in horticulture. She has a certificate in Environmental Horticulture from Foothill College and is a certified Master Gardener.