Kelly Sanders-Dye joined James Sanders Nursery in the Spring of 2010. She is a registered Landscape Architect and Certified Planner. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Kentucky Landscape Architecture program and previously worked for a private Landscape Architecture firm in Atlanta, GA as a Senior Associate and Community Planning Department head. Kelly’s experience has afforded her the opportunity to work on a variety of project types, ranging from residential landscape design to comprehensive community land use and greenspace planning. As a Landscape Architect and Planner, she strives to integrate and evolve skills in community and resource-based planning and design to create livable, functional, economically viable, and sustainable places.
Specifically, Kelly has completed projects that are innovative, tangible, and award-winning, often incorporating a community and/or resource-based planning process (involving visioning, site sensitivity analysis, local and regional code review, community facilitation and education, concept development, and implementation strategies). At James Sanders Nursery, Kelly leads design and planning projects ranging from large area conceptual master/site plans to smaller scale intricate outdoor spaces.