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Landscape Designer

Meet Richard Potter


  • 40+ Years landscape experience throughout the Great Lakes Bay  Region
  • 4 Years as a designer with Reder
  • 1st  Place award for residential design thru the  Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute
    • Completed all training on all aspects of proper interlocking brick paving installation 


Michigan State University

   • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association

   • CGIP

Ohio State Cooperative Extension

   • 3 Course levels of residential landscape design


“Landscaping is a process of designing exterior spaces to create interest, beauty and intrigue to a property.  It is working with existing elements on the property and enveloping them into the new landscape.”



Landscape DesignRichard graduated from Michigan State University in 1975 with a degree in Landscape Architecture.  He has since worked for various design build landscape companies throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region before joining the Reder Team in 2017, bringing with him over 40 years of industry experience.

Richard’s experience is primarily in all facets of residential design.  In addition to residential design, Richard has numerous small commercial jobs and churches in his portfolio.  He has designed everything from a front foundation landscape plan to an entire estate plan.  Richard’s passion is designing walks, drives, patios and retaining walls, in addition to plantings.  It is Richard’s belief that new hardscape elements can dramatically change the face of a property.

At your first meeting, Richard will sit down with you to discuss your wants and needs.  Together you will develop your personal plan.  He draws off of his 40 years of experience to create the look you are dreaming of.

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