Design Icon – Landscape

Margaret Joplin

Margaret Joplin grew up in Oklahoma, but her journey to Prescott Valley made Arizona her natural home. Living in the high desert she found a job at a local nursery. Mentored by the academic owner, she was immersed in the world of plants. She built her plant expertise from his base. Understanding plant species and growing conditions. She formalized that knowledge with a Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. There she founded her own firm, Design Collaborations, and began her professional and business adventures. She immersed herself in the Public Art culture. There she found her voice and was able to collaborate with the community. Her work was soon recognized by homeowners, and her residential career was born. Now combining all of her interest and specialties, she works with her husband and team to create her visions of design solutions for her clients.