Creative Outdoor Spaces
8 Reviews
Laura Stack is a landscape designer and horticultural consultant with over 30 years’ experience. Her company, Creative Outdoor Spaces, has provided consultation, design, and management services for residential, commercial, public and municipal projects throughout the Midwest as well as on both coasts.

In addition to working with hundreds of individual homeowners, she has extensive experience working with: A wide variety of industry contractors including arborists, carpenters, construction, masons, landscape, turf/irrigation, maintenance and lighting specialists, Local builders and developers assisting with site selections and building locations, subdivision common and amenity properties, and model home tours. Both individual and corporate architects, Municipal departments, including city engineers, planners and foresters, Churches and homes association boards/committees.

Laura is known for her unique ability to provide design solutions that are not only creative and inspiring, but that also reflect an awareness and sensitivity to the overall landscape objectives, existing site conditions, and the functional demands of the project. She always keeps her clients’ preferences and needs as her number one priority, and finds creative ways to meet those needs while staying on schedule and within budget.

In addition to her extensive landscape design and installation work, Laura has many years’ experience as a teacher and educator on horticultural topics. She has taught adult education classes at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and numerous community colleges on such topics as landscape design, plant identification, selection of materials, and the cultural practices of plant installation and maintenance. One of her most creative and personally rewarding teaching roles was for the Arts in Prison organization, where she facilitated and taught the introduction of a wide range of horticultural skills to the inmates at Lansing Correctional Facilities.

Laura has been a featured speaker at the Missouri Nurseryman Association’s annual Nuts and Bolts Conference, and is a frequent and popular speaker for many local nurseries for field day events, educational seminars and network luncheons. She is also the “go-to” speaker for numerous garden and specialty clubs when they need someone who not only educates the group on a specific horticultural topic, but who also makes sure it’s a fun, engaging event for everyone as well.

Services Provided
Artificial Living Walls, Custom Bocce Ball Courts, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Deck Design, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Edible Gardens, Garden Design, Gazebo Design & Construction, Green Roofing, Hardscaping, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Living Walls, Organic Gardens, Patio Design, Pond Construction, Pool Landscaping, Project Management, Site Planning, Swimming Pool Design, Design/Build Outdoor Spaces, Horticulture Consultation, Hardscape, Landscape Maintenance, Creative Concepts, Construction

Areas Served
Countryside, Edwardsville, Fairway, Grandview, Independence, Kansas City, Kansas City, Lake Quivira, Leawood, Lenexa, MIssion Hills, Merriam, Mission, Mission Woods, North Kansas City, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Raytown, Roeland Park, Shawnee, Shawnee Mission, Sugar Creek, Westwood, Westwood Hills, Mission Hills

Certifications and Awards
Kansas City Homes & Garden:
KCH&G 2011 Best Outdoor Living Space (Gold)
KCH&G 2011 Best Project: Main Floor Living Space (Silver)
KCH&G 2007 Best Outdoor Living Space (Gold)
KCH&G 2007 Best Exterior (Silver)
North Johnson County's Creative Landscape Consultant & Designer

Contact: Laura Stack
Location: Prairie Village 66208
Typical Job Costs: $1000 - $250,000
Stephanie Reynolds reviewed Creative Outdoor Spaces