Menlo Park, CA
650-326-6590
At A Passion for Gardens, our clients are our company. Because we work closely with each client, most projects come from referral. We listen and respect their needs and ideas and mesh them with our experience and interpretation, reaching a cohesive, quality design. 

A Passion for Gardens is owned by Carolyn Ordonez. Carolyn is a licensed Landscape Architect, horticulturalist and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She is an admitted plant-aholic and started gardening as a teen growing up in Ventura, California. 

Although we do not implement many parts of our designs, such as paving, fireplaces, and arbors, we can recommend quality landscape contractors for our clients. By being independent from the installation, we represent our client and work in their best interest.

"Our garden needed a refresh.  We still liked it, but it was looking tired.  Carolyn came for a consultation and liked her and her proposal. She helped implement the changes and we are so happy. We even have colorful pots now, which I didn't think could work."

~ K.T. Atherton 
A Passion for Gardens © 2011
Carolyn Ordonez ~ Landscape Architect No. 3811
Website Engineer:                                
About Us
Follow us on Instagram at
apassionforgardens