Who We Are
Common Ground Landscapes
Maureen Parker, Landscape Architect
State of Michigan License #1045
About Us
Award winning landscape architecture for the discriminating client.
28 Reviews
KC Nemes
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2018

We rebuilt our cottage and Maureen designed a beautiful and picturesque new landscape plan, including decks, patios and walkways for us. She was very responsive to our needs and our request for low m...Read More

Dan Ferris
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2018

We completed a new house build on Lake Charlevoix in July of 2018. We started working with Maureen at least 6 months prior to completion to discuss a comprehensive plan to landscape the yard from the...Read More

Donna Banks
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2018

We had a fairly large project for our landscape along with the rebuilding and modernizing of a 1908 lake house. Maureen's insights into all aspects of the plan and supervision of the project, choice ...Read More

Robert Granata
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2018

Maureen Parker is a fantastic Landscape Architect. She fully understand that vision of the client and also provides many options to provide tremendous satisfaction. I would highly recommend her as s...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2017

Maureen is a true professional. Her knowledge of plant material, hardscape, light placement and the ability to do a beautiful landscape plan in a very timely manner is outstanding. She has a very ea...Read More

David Underwood
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2016

Maureen Parker of Common Ground Landscapes designed a landscape for our new home on Walloon Lake that turned out beautifully. We completely redesigned the entire property including the shoreline, pat...Read More

Julie Norcross
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2017

The landscaping at our home (built in 1992) was in need of an overhaul. Maureen Parker made the project a joy. She is a problem identifier (drainage, gutters, soil composition, etc.) and a problem s...Read More

Ken Carnwath
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2016

Common Ground designed the landscape at our new home, they also took bids from local contractors for the work and helped us pick a contractor. The whole experience was the easiest part of building our...Read More

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Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association's 2013 Merit Award
Landscape Architect and Specifier News People's Choice Awards 2011
Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association's 2009 and 2010 Grand Award
Excellence in Model Home Design 1999
American Society of Landscape Architects Certificate of Honor 1984