Welcome to ALIGARDENS, a website featuring Garden Design Projects by Alison Filosa

Alison Filosa

Gardener & Horticulturist

Hello!  I am formally trained gardener and horticulturist available for hire in the New York City Metropolitan area.  If you are in need of a green thumb for your garden project don't hesitate to contact me.  When you fill out the contact form, please include as many details as possible about your design and/or maintenance project and I will reply with my availability and rates! 



Planted, cultivated, hand watered and mulched plants and trees, pruned trees and shrubs; provided routine landscaping maintenance tasks including fall and spring cleanups.

Efficient at rooftop and container design and maintenance.


Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Brooklyn, NY

Horticulture Certificate/ 2013

Hunter College, New York, NY

Master’s Degree/ Urban Planning / 2008

Bachelor’s Degree / Studio Art / 2001


  • Four years of experience working in gardening, ornamental horticulture and landscaping.
  • Highly experienced in performing technical horticultural duties and garden maintenance services.
  • Working knowledge of irrigation systems for gardening; mowers, trimmers and blowers.
  • Other skills include plant and pest identification.

Public Garden Experience:

  •  Wave Hill
  •  The Highline
  •  Brooklyn Bridge Park
  •  The New York Botanical Garden
  •  Queens Botanical Garden


**References available upon request.