Keith Richard Mastenbrook 6841 40th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98115-7531206/849-8141
1990-present: Co-owner of Westland Gardens Inc., a residential garden design, construction and maintenance business operating in the Seattle area. Responsible for conceptual/structural planning and hardscape installation. http://www.westlandgardens.com/
1989-92: Garden restoration project at Westland, working for David E Lamb, of the Lamb-Grays Harbor Company, restoring the 7-acre garden of his grandfather, Frank Haines Lamb, in Hoquiam, Washington.
2003: Completed the Permaculture Design Course, at Lost Valley Educational Center, Dexter, Oregon, taught by Toby Hemenway, Jude Hobbs and Richard Valley
2003: Completed the Seattle Tilth Comprehensive Organic Gardener Course, at the Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, Washington
1990: Landscape Preservation and Restoration Workshop, held at La Napoule Art Foundation, Cannes, France; taught by Lucinda A. Brockway and Robert Z. Melnick. This was a 2-week, intensive workshop in the field of historic preservation.
1989: King County Master Gardener Training Program, conducted by Washington State University Cooperative Extension.
1988: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, from the University of Oregon, Eugene. My Comprehensive Project was done on Seattles’ Kubota Garden, which led to a 10-year involvement in the Kubota Garden Foundation, being a founding board member and where I served as Secretary and Historian.
1975: Environmental sciences studies at The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington.
Personal Information & Affiliations
Military: U.S. Army, Armor Crewman, 1980-84. At Fort Hood, Texas, 2nd Armored Division, I served as Company Armorer, and in Aschaffenburg, West Germany, in the 3rd Infantry Division I served as Battalion Ammunitions NCO.
Hobbies: Gardening, Photography, Bicycling & Hiking
Affiliations: Northwest Eco-building Guild, Seattle Tilth, Seattle Tree Fruit Society