Liza Lightfoot

President Avant Gardening and Landscaping Inc. Graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison – Landscape Architecture program and Madison Area Technical College.

Owner operator of Avant Gardening since 1985. Liza is also the Chairperson of Kidlinks World Inc, a Madison based non-profit organization that supports projects focused around disadvantaged youth and children in both Madison and South Africa.

Raised internationally, Liza’s focus is on sustainable landscapes blending responsible living with broad aesthetic influence. From English Formal to Japanese Gardens and everything in between, Liza designs with the influence of the surrounding landscape and buildings, with an broad knowledge of site-appropriate plants.

Her business has been central to her life in Madison, focusing on high quality landscape design, installation and maintenance with an eye toward sustainability principles.

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