Bio

If you love style but still care about the earthlet me provide you insight into stylish and sustainable outdoor living.

My personal expertise is landscape design but I’m also serving up stylish sustainable content about Fashion, Food, Beauty, Architecture, Social Causes … even Celebrity Green Gossip!
Found something interesting that meets that philosophy… please share!

About Gabriel Verkade, designer, gardener, marketer, traveller, sustainable living enthusiast.

Gabriel Verkade is an innovative landscape designer born into the horticulture trade by entrepreneurial Dutch immigrants. Raised in rural Niagara, he demonstrated his love of the outdoors by helping to build his family’s acclaimed environmentally-friendly greenhouse business and gardens.

Driven to connect his entrepreneurial spirit and creative ideas, Gabriel led multiple award-winning national campaigns for brands such as Tic Tac and Dove.  Following his passion for design and the environment, he completed his Landscape Design degree at Ryerson University and established Verkade Landscape Design in 2009.

His enthusiasm for studying the way people relate to their environment through his world travels inspires his human-centric design approach.  Ultimately, he wishes to enhance the lifestyle of his clients by creating spaces that reflect their unique personality and help facilitate reconnection with friends, family and, most of all, with nature.

Click hereto check out his  Portfolio of work.
Click here to learn more about his  Design Process.

He  also provide marketing consulting and design services for eco-minded brands, brought to life through garden installations for consumer, B2B and media events.
Click  here to review his Marketing Consulting Services.

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  1. Grow Cool season veggies that pack a punch! | joyoushealth.ca - September 16, 2011

    […] For more amazing (and stylish) gardening tips, visit Gabe’s awesome blog at Verkade Design.  To learn more about how Gabe can help you turn your garden into an urban oasis, check out his BIO. […]

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