Sue Grubba


Sue Grubba, a landscape designer since 1985,

founded her company, Creative Scapes, in 1991. Creative Scapes specializes in Landscape Night lighting, Garden Maintenance and Landscape Design. Since 1990, Sue has taught numerous horticultural courses which have been well received at locations including Master Gardener Conferences at Michigan State University,  Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago Morton Arboretum, the Toronto Landscape Ontario Congress, the St. Clair Co. Master Gardener Conference, and Schoolcraft College, as well as the Novi, Silverdome and Ford Field Home and Garden shows.  Sue assisted in the development of the Michigan School of Gardening curriculum in 1996 and had been a Senior Instructor since its inception.  She was awarded the Michigan School of Gardening's Certificate of Gardening Fine Arts in 1998 and Certificate of Landscape and Garden Design in 2003.  Sue earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oakland Community College with Certification in Landscape Technology. She became an Advanced Master Gardener in 1993. Currently, Sue is President of the Association of Professional Gardeners and has been on the board since 2005.


Sue has learned to brush and dapple plants with light, and loves to share both the how-to and the results with others through her design business, her talks and classes, and here. Here are a few of her compositions, beautiful gardens even at night.

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