Ms.Taylor is both the president of
Roundtree Landscaping, Inc., and a Licensed Landscape Architect. She earned her
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Louisiana State University in
1981. Prior to founding Roundtree Landscaping, she served as Corporate
Secretary/Treasurer and Landscape Designer for Rosedale Nurseries, Inc.
Ms.Taylor is also a Licensed Irrigator and a certified Irrigation Auditor in
the state of Texas. An active member of ASLA (American Society of Landscape
Architects), and TNLA (Texas Nursery and Landscape Association); Ms.Taylor is
past Chairman of Dallas Region of TNLA. Currently she serves on the board for
the state TNLA as the representative for the Landscape Division. In addition,
Ms.Taylor teaches a course on “Residential Landscape Design”, through the Adult
Education Program at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society where she
serves on the Gardens and Grounds committee. She also is President of the Texas
Green Industry Workman’s Compensation Board and the 2007 recipient of the Tabor
Award for professionalism in Landscape in the Dallas Region of TNLA. Johnette
is also a member of GWA (Garden Writers of America) and TTIA (Texas Turf
Berit is a graduate of Illinois State University with
a Bachelor’s of Science in Horticulture. After college she worked on a golf
course in Bloomington, IL for several years on the grounds crew and then at a
Chicago area nursery. Berit moved back to Bloomington as the City Horticulturist
for 8 years. While working for the City of Bloomington, Berit became a
Certified Arborist and has maintained that certification for over 20 years.
Berit went to work for State Farm Insurance Company in 1990 as a Landscape
Designer. She was responsible for site planning, planting and irrigation design
and construction observation for State Farm facilities across the country.
Berit passed the Landscape Architects’ Exam in 1995. She is licensed in the
states of Texas, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Berit is
also a Certified Irrigation Designer and Certified Irrigation Auditor. Berit is
a member of ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects), ISA (International
Society of Arborists), and the Irrigation Association. She became a licensed Texas
irrigator in 2005.