Susan Manna is a member of the APLD and the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. She is the principal of Artistic Landscaping which specializes in residential landscape design. Susan's passion for gardening led her to pursue an education in design when her children were young. After attending the Morris County Agricultural Center, Susan interned at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (plant museum) and learned first-hand from the most skilled and knowledgeable horticulturist.
Susan designs to scale making sure each landscape matures in proportion to the space. Her extensive knowledge of plants allows her to create beautiful vignettes that bring value and beauty to ones home.
Susan is well known in the community and was the head of the Beautification Committee at her children's school. She worked closely with the principal of Central Avenue School to design and implement The Children's Reading Garden and The Butterfly Garden. She recently designed and installed a sensory garden for the special needs children at the school.