About Cynthia

Cindy Burns

The Eyes Behind the Designs

Cynthia received her education in landscape design from the prestigious Garden Design School. This rigorous program is located in Boston, MA, and is largely co-taught by founders Robin Templar-Williams and Moira Farnham, who are also award-winning international landscape designers.

Cynthia has designed and installed projects for both residential and commercial clients. Cynthia's inspiration comes "from the simple elegant beauty which is all around us. Knowing proper design principles and dove-tailing those with the culture of the site, the architecture of the home and the science of proper horticulture is what produces an elegant product!"

Cynthia collaborates very closely with her craftspeople-all who maintain uncompromising devotion to their workmanship and end-product.

It is great to have a vision and the ability to put it on paper, and Cindy has both. She designed the most beautiful garden for me and followed up in every aspect of the project from start to finish. Due to her planning, it was organized, and before my eyes my garden appeared. Cindy has an eye for beauty and a passion for her business and vision.  There is simply no place else to look for someone who can bring your landscape dreams to paper and to life. M.M. - San Marco

I just wanted to drop Cindy a quick note to let her know how pleased my clients were with her landscape design and installation. It is a great comfort knowing that I have entrusted my clients with someone who shares my passion for quality work and professional service. She is truly a valued member of the Aurora team and I look forward to many future projects together. Aurora Custom Homes & Remodeling

Cindy listened to our requests and hopes and created a landscape that was so much more than we knew we could have. After spending time with us and getting to know our home, she presented us with plans to design a space that flows seemlessly with the aesthetics of our house while providing us with a pool and other charming areas conducive to sharing quality time with our children, their friends and ours. She envisioned an outdoor space beyond our expectations and ensured that our shared goals for our property became a beautiful, well planned and carefully executed reality. Her anticipated costs were accurate. Cindy is warm, thoughtful and positive and that carries through to her work. She listened attentively, encouraged us through the process and was on hand and available when any of the project was underway. She has maintained contact beyond the completion of the project and we look forward to continuing our relationship with CIndy and her company in the future. M.G. - Marsh Landing

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