biography

Jan Houghton is a Alberta licensed Landscape Architect who loves residential design. She is also a horticulturist and author of three gardening books: Designing Alberta Gardens, The Prairie Garden Planner, and The Prairie Rose Garden.

Her passion for plants and design began with a part time job at a garden center more than thirty years ago. Since then she studied Horticulture at Olds in 1988-1990 and in 2004 completed her studies in Landscape Architecture at the University of California in Los Angeles.

Jan has also taught numerous landscape design classes to horticultural societies, homeowner’s associations and various gardening programs. She has recently returned home to Calgary and is looking forward to helping you transform your outdoor space.