Burdick & Associates provides residential landscape design services from its offices on Mount Desert Island in downeast Maine. We create harmonizing and enduring settings for our clients’ homes and summer houses. From entry drives to stone terraces and walls, from pools and spas to cutting gardens, we translate our clients’ visions into landscapes. We unite built and natural environments into settings of lasting beauty—places where daily life has elegance, convenience, and joy.

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Biographical Sketches

Bobbie Burdick, landscape designerBobbie Burdick, CPLD is a Certified Professional Landscape Designer and Certified in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices.  She has been designing Maine landscapes for 29 years.  She managed a five-year restoration of a Frederick Law Olmsted estate as well as restoration of several Beatrix Farrand gardens—projects that honed her expertise in historically sensitive planting design. She is an experienced horticulturist dedicated to preserving our native flora. She uses weathered boulders from blueberry fields to sculpt built and natural environments into seamless landscapes of lasting beauty. Bobbie holds B.S. degrees in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture from the University of Connecticut. She is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Maine Preservation, the New England Wild Flower Society, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and Friends of Acadia.

Suzanne Strout, Burdick, landscape gardenerSuzanne Hackett has 35 years of experience in the service industries. Her ‘client comes first’ attitude and inherent connection to the earth characterize her position as project manager of Burdick & Associates projects.  Suzanne apprenticed under one of the area’s premier landscape gardeners, and has owned and operated her own small company specializing in garden installation and maintenance. She spent several years in nursery sales where she assisted landscape designers and landscapers in choosing the appropriate plants for the many different site conditions that Maine’s inland and coastal situations create. Her impeccable attention to detail, passion for natural landscapes, and her hands-on approach guarantee that the team at Burdick & Associates achieves its goal of providing you with the landscape you desire.  Suzanne is also the Operations Manager of MDI Grows, our sister company, where she oversees all aspects of the landscaping services we offer.

With over 36 years of industry experience, freelancer Joseph Roscia is credited with creating site construction documents for a variety of exclusive, visible projects including: multi-million dollar coastal retreats along the Atlantic coast, the expansion of the Boothbay Harbor Country Club, seven Hannaford Supermarkets in the northeast and the expansion of Seacoast Adventure amusement park. Working in cooperation with our design team, Joe supports Burdick & Associates by creating plans that allow our clients to easily visualize their ideal landscapes. 

“I am interested in the way that we look at a given landscape and take possession of it in our blood and brain. None of us lives apart from the land entirely; such an isolation is unimaginable.”

— N. Scott Momaday