We are a professional design build company creating highly individual and inspiring landscapes since 1991.

We focus on creativity, discipline, innovation and attention to detail.

 

We aim to create beautiful, natural environments that inspire and refresh those who use them. Each project is an opportunity for a delightful creation, we look forward to being part of yours.

María del Sol Galdón
Landscape Architect

Maria is a registered Landscape Architect and holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of British Columbia.  She has professional experience as a landscape architect and interior designer, from site specific to urban scale. Maria leads all of Planta’s design projects. Formerly at O2 Planning + Design, she is also a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary’s Master of Landscape Architecture Program. Maria was named Western’s Living Magazine 2019 Landscape Designer of the Year.

Frank Galdón
General Manager

Frank is the General Manager for Planta. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Calgary. Frank is a Landscape Industry Certified Manager (CNLA) and Landscape Technician (LANTA). He has been at  Planta for over 20 years. Frank manages all aspects of Planta's construction and maintenance operations.

Planta Team 

Jorgelina 

Accounts 
Receivable

Kurt
Landscape Construction
 

Atul
Maintenance Supervisor

Elham
Intern Landscape 
Architect
 

Mike
Landscape 
Construction

Parnian
Marketing
Designer

Sarah
Landscape 
Maintenance

Tyler
Landscape 
Construction

Andrea 
Accounts Manager 
 

Kyle

Landscape Construction  

Barb
Landscape 
Maintenance
 

Kevin
Landscape 
Construction

Nathan
Landscape 
Construction

Paul
Landscape 
Construction

Sean
Landscape 
Construction

Weiting
Intern 
Landscape 
Architect

Luis 
Senior Consultant

Arezoo

Landscape Designer

Dominic
Landscape 
Maintenance

Lucia
Landscape 
Designer 

Nick
Irrigation/
Lighting Manager
 

Rocky
Landscape 
Construction

Spiro
Landscape 
Construction

Zach
Landscape 
Maintenance

Edward
Landscape 

Maintenance

Awards

2019

2018

2017

2016

2013

2010

2009

2008

2007

Landscape Designer of the Year 2019 Winner
María del Sol Galdón
Western Living Magazine 

LANTA Award of Excellence
Residential Landscape Construction
O’Brien Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

         
LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Design
Auburn Lake Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Construction
MacKay Backyard Retreat
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Construction
Carlton Street Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Construction
Altador Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Feature
Murias Residence Stormwater Management
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

Western Living’s 2018 Designers of the Year Shortlist
Landscape Design Shortlist 

 
LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Design
Carlton Street Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Design
Altador Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Design
Killarney Residential Modern
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Construction
Wildwood Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 
LANTA Award of Merit
Residential Landscape Construction
Carney Residence
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association

 

CSLA National Merit Award
Green Infrastructure in Calgary’s Mobility Corridors
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Awards of Excellence
Awarded to María Galdón

 

Top Graduating Thesis Study Award
University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape                Architecture, Awarded to María Galdón


IFLA Jury Award 
International Federation of Landscape Architects Student Competition            Energizing Maasvalley
Awarded to María Galdón

Certifications

LANTA

CNLA 

AALA

CSLA 

ACSA 

LSTS

LIVE ROOF
WCB

Landscape Alberta Nursery Trade Association, Active member

Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, Active member

Alberta Association of Landscape Architects, Full member

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Full member

Alberta Construction Safety Association, Active member

Landscape Safety Training System, Active member

Green Roof System Installation Certified
Active member