curtis horticulture

Founded in 2003, Curtis Horticulture, Inc. is a full-service landscape architecture and construction firm. We design and build gardens using the latest irrigation technology, low-water plantings, and ecological building practices to create gardens appropriate to our region.  We are passionate about our work.

CA Landscape Architect #5713

CA Landscape Contractor #826409​

Stephanie Curtis — Principal / Landscape Architect

With degrees in Horticulture from UC Davis and Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley Extension, as well as hands-on experience working in some of the Bay Area's finest gardens, Stephanie's extensive experience informs all aspects of our company's services. Stephanie is a licensed Landscape Architect and Certified Arborist, and has won numerous landscaping awards throughout her 20 years of Bay Area experience.

Mark Congdon — Project Manager

Mark heads up our landscape construction department and brings 30 years of high-end residential landscaping experience to our team. He is well-versed in all phases of landscape construction, and has a background in both design and landscape contracting. Quality of craftsmanship and excellent communication are hallmarks of Mark’s approach to our projects.

Amanda Masterton — Landscape Maintenance Manager

Amanda provides proactive care and development of our clients’ gardens in tandem with the day-to-day coordination and oversight of our maintenance crews. She brings ten years of hands-on horticultural, design, and garden management experience to providing the fine garden care our clients expect. Amanda holds a certificate in Landscape Design in addition to an AS degree in Business Administration from Cabrillo College.

Lynn Newhouse — Office Manager

Lynn handles all of the administrative and financial needs of the day-to-day business, and provides support to each of the functional areas. Lynn brings more than 25 years of business management and operations experience from the publishing, marketing data analytics, and SaaS worlds to the more enjoyably-paced 'field' of landscaping. She holds a BA degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Maintenance and Installation Teams

Our teams complete regular training and have the opportunity to gain certifications with company support.

Paul Brancato — Project Coordinator / Designer

Paul brings a 20-year background in design and project management from the engineering field to the design, proposal and installation teams. Paul handles the technical aspects of the production of our projects with a high level of attention to detail. He holds a Masters degree from Santa Clara University.