Joel has two design degrees; a BFA from the American Intercontinental University and a MFA from California State University, Long Beach. He began his college education at Cal Poly, Pomona studying Ornamental Horticulture, finishing his general education before moving into Design.
Joel has spent 5 years owning and operating a Landscape Design Business in Palm Springs, where he developed a love and vast knowledge for Desert Plants and California Native Plants. While in Palm Springs Joel worked for the Desert Garden Center, LLC were he managed the outdoor lighting and irrigation departments. In August of 2007, He started AnandaScapes LLC here in San Diego. He has furthered his education by taking courses at Cuyamaca College’s Water Conservation Garden.
Mission Hills Garden Club - Green Thumb Award Pennsylvania Horticultural Society - Distinguished Gardens Award Cuyamaca College Botanical Society Award San Diego Water Authority - Water Smart Award