Irene Brady Barber founded Greenscapes Design, an ecologically considerate company that focuses on therapeutic and interactive garden/landscape spaces. Irene is a native plant expert who has worked in the horticulture industry for 17 years and holds degrees in both Horticulture and Communication Studies. Irene a Horticultural Therapy certificate and teaches ecological landscape design and leads the horticultural therapy program at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
Irene is known for her ability to understand difficult landscape environments and create successful plant combinations that perform. She is a certified as a Maine Landscaper and Nurseryman(MeLNA), an Accredited Organic Landcare Practitioner (AOLCP) from the Northeast Organic Farmersʼs Association (NOFA). Irene was the recipient of MeLNA’s 2014 Award for Young Nursery & Landscape Professional of the Year.