Deanna's On-The-Spot Garden Design service was a great alternative to the bad options we encountered. We were renovating our San Jose backyard (1 acre) and the others wanted thousands for designs and blueprints. We got many quotes for the plans and they all told us it would take over 4-8 weeks before they would be completed. We contacted Deanna and she gave us a complete design within one day (we had an acre remember) that was ready to hand to the landscaping contractors and was easy to understand. She exceeded our expectations on the design! The process was open, interactive, fun and the total cost was only hundreds of dollars and not thousands. But the main reason we contacted Deanna is that her designs are great. We learned about her while on a garden tour and liked that other garden. She was also referred to us by some friends who used her. We're extremely happy with the design she did for our acre and it looked great when we got it all installed. Deanna is warm, personable, easy to work with and good with people. We've worked with a lot of contractors on our San Jose house and she is our favorite. We used her for our front yard in our new San Francisco house. Next up is the back yard. We Highly recommend her.