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Common Ground Landscapes

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Award winning landscape architecture for the discriminating client.


Robert Granata
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 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: Client
Project Date: Nov 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: Client
Project Date: Jun 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: Client
Project Date: Aug 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: Client
Project Date: Apr 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

Steve MacEachern
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2016

My experience with Common Ground on 2 different projects has been over the top! Maureen Parker is the consummate professional! Not only did she create a fabulous design she saw the project through fro... Read More

Presley Architecture
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Nov -0001

I've worked with Mo Parker on mutual residential and commercial projects over the past 10 years. She is always quick to respond to design challenges in a creative way. I can always depend upon her to ... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2016

Maureen is the best! She is one of the few professionals we have ever worked with that does what she says she is going to do ....when she says she is going to do it. It is clear her subcontractors a... 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