OUR STORY

The dedicated and close-knit team at Boreal Bioscapes creates one-of-a-kind outdoor spaces using sustainable practices, extensive horticultural knowledge and artistic design principles. We are committed to providing you with creative gardens and landscapes of impeccable quality.

"Thank you again for all your hard work. We received many compliments on the garden and people have certainly mentioned how wonderful it looks!"

- Karen Vezina

Meet Our Team

Boreal Bioscapes founder Claire Kaufman is an Alaskan Master Gardener with over 15 years of design, horticulture and project management experience.

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Claire is is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and has trained under prominent British designer Duncan Heather. Claire has worked in both the commercial and non-profit garden sectors, along with instructing college-level courses in soil science.

Claire presently serves as Board of Directors President at the Alaska Botanical Garden. When she is not busy working with clients, Claire enjoys experimenting with new plants and techniques in her own garden (or skiing when it is too cold to garden!).

Jason Wareham has over five years of gardening experience, combined with an environmental science degree from UAA.

 

He is an expert pruner and is experienced in the areas of fertilizing and pest management.

 

Jason loves to be outside and has a passion for growing plants both edible and ornamental.

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Over the past 25 years, Cat Rose has cultivated a diverse skill-set including organic, biodynamic, volunteer, personal and professional gardening. She completed the Alaska Master Gardener’s course in May 2022.

 

Cat is excited to work with a team of professionals committed to excellence while broadening her knowledge of soil building, landscape design and working with native plants.

 

It is her great respect and admiration for the natural world as well as the peace and joy it brings to her life that keeps Cat Rose a passionate lifelong gardener.

Peyton Johnson has a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture and a passion for plants.

 

She looks forward to learning more about gardening in the North and all about what it takes to grow and care for beautiful spaces.

Peyton loves the meditative nature of maintenance and observing natural processes.

In addition to four years of landscaping experience, Caitlin Luby brings her knowledge of native plants, earned through years spent conducting plant surveys in Alaska’s backcountry.

 

Caitlin hopes to gain experience in creative landscape design, along with knowledge of boutique gardening.

 

Caitlin’s favorite plant families are Saxifragaceae and Carex! She thinks they are beautiful little plants that have a surprising amount of diversity.