Get the help you need from creative and engaging professionals, Carolyn Brown and her team of landscape designers.

They will bring sage advice and technical expertise to effectively problem solve and design your ideal outdoor living space - just how you dreamed it would be. 


Enhance your property and create a relaxed setting where you can clear your mind, bring family together and enjoy entertaining all year round. The Chinook Gardener's designers will share illuminating and sound ideas to address function, and hardy plant choices to work harmoniously within your yard.

Beautiful solutions are well within reach with guidance from Carolyn Brown, owner of The Chinook Gardener (TCG) Inc.

Carolyn earned a Landscape Design Diploma from Olds College, serving as a student rep. on the Board of Governors, OC Foundation, and Co-President of the Horticulture Club '88-'89.  She holds a LGAP Journeyman ticket, and was a practicing Certified Arborist and Licensed Pesticide Applicator earlier in her career. She has related accreditations and stays abreast of new and emerging trends in horticulture and outdoor living. 


Carolyn's impressive career includes working with The City of Calgary Urban Forestry, The Calgary Zoo as Assistant Horticulturist, and Landscape Coordinator for the Discovery Ridge Homeowners Association. She has been operating The Chinook Gardener for over 20 years while raising her family and attending Westside Kings Church.  She enjoys travel, lake vacations, motorcycling, the Arts, and planning philanthropic fundraising events supporting her various local charities: Next Step Ministries, iHeartTheHomeYYC and Westside Kings Church.

She and her design team are happy to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with homeowners and professionals alike. Specializing in hourly consultations, full designs and simple scaled sketches to get ideas across quickly so you can make the decision to DIY or have Team Chinook do the heavy lifting!

We offer 3 options to fit our client's needs. How much?

1. One-Hour Site Consultations within City Limits:                                       

  •  Jr. Consultant  -  advice with fresh ideas; sketch if time left    $165 + GST 

  • Sr. Consultant -   advice with deep experience; quick sketch  $195 + GST 

    1.5 Hour Site Consult/Design Sketch Combo

Have a plant pro arrive at your home for a 1.5hr visit that includes plant advice and a small planting plan within the time allotted. The Plan will be scanned and emailed to you.

  • Planting Designer                                               $350 + GST 

2. Chinook Gardener Office Consultations

Bring your dreams and design ideas for a well ventilated and protocol controlled meeting in our mezzanine level.  Thursdays  10am-3pm

  • Senior Designer                                                 $165 + GST

3. 45 Minute Virtual Consultation


Set up a phone chat or video meeting. Tour your yard with your device gaining valuable advice along the way!

  • Senior Consultant                                               $95 + GST


Then set up a phone chat or video meeting where you can tour your yard with your device gaining valuable advice along the way!

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