50 years of
Its Not About Ideas. Its About Making Ideas Happen.
About Our Company
Botanist of The Valley is a landscape design company specializing in design services, and consultations. We will create the perfect outdoor living space in harmony with the natural environment. We are educated professionals that pride themselves on customer satisfaction. Please see what our past clients have to say about our business by visiting our Website or Social Media.
Design / Bid / Built
Established in 2008.
Luis is from Glendale, Arizona and has been living under the Arizonan sun all his life. He graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude. Luis has 9 years working in the horticultural business and studying biology, and have been blessed to have the opportunity to finally create Botanist of The Valley, LLC. He created the company because he wants, dreams come to reality. Luis enthusiasm to this day continues to use science and art of growing plants to assist people in improving and enhancing their lives through the creation of the environments that surround them. Botanist of the valley will provide you with the best service in the valley and help you achieve your desire goals.
Luis Leyva, CEO / General Contractor
A background in construction management and business at Arizona State University allows Marty to brings a wide variety of experience to Botanist Of The Valley. Performing as a general contractor on large scale residential and commercial projects for the state of Arizona and ADOT makes no job too large or too small. His experience in the construction and business administration industry allows him to a be a facilitator on all levels. Marty formally was a project manager for a home developer here in Arizona, giving him an eye for design. The goals he has set for himself and for the company are to work smarter, creatively, and productively. Marty’s communication skills allow him to create a warm, positive, and poised environment.
Marty Martinez, Vice President
Crystal Peralta is a Landscape Designer with experience in residential, commercial, and multi-family landscape design. As an Arizona native, she is fond and knowledgeable of the Desert plant species and the beauty that it holds. With an eye for detail, her designs can mimic the illusive nature that the desert creates in its natural form or create a haven of formality for a contemporary design. As a recent graduate from Arizona State, she is on her way to becoming a licensed Landscape Architect while serving as a liaison to the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Crystal Peralta, Landscape Architect
Arturo Carranza graduated from Arizona State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management and Technology. Construction management is a professional service that uses specialized, project management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end. Arturo provides knowledge of innovative technologies, construction principles and business management to lead a wide variety of construction projects from residential and commercial buildings to infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and large facilities.
Arturo also received his ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - GRADE I certification from the American Concrete Institute. As a certified individual Arturo has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete. Arturo has worked for a major ready mix supplier and can provide knowledge in most cementitious products.
Throughout his academic career Arturo studied several design courses to strengthen his design practice. From design awareness which surveys cultural, global, and historical context for the design professions. To courses in industrial design which, emphasizes developing ideas into a complete functional product, including survey and application of aesthetics, human factors, materials, and manufacturing.
Arturo Carranza, Designer / Project Manager
An Arizona native, Matt knows what it takes to make your outdoor living space beautiful. Matt grew up watching his dad own a large pool company in Tucson AZ to then becoming a top salesman at Presidential Pools in Phoenix. Landscape design has been a part of his life since the beginning of time. Matt believes in forging strong bonds and is driven to share his knowledge and expertise!
Matthew Brown, Designer
Chas was born in Phoenix and raised in Tucson. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelors of Science in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. After 10 years of restaurant experience and 5 years of management experience, Chas refined his skills in customer service and managing a team. From there he was recruited into sales for Verizon Wireless. All three years at Verizon , Chas was ranked within the top 1 percent in sales, throughout the entire company. He was nominated within Verizon to join the emerging leadership program, in which he was able to develop and present a solution for increased communication throughout the company, to all the leaders In the Southwest including the CEO. Helping others is what keeps him going. He lives with a givers gain mentality.
Charles Robert Karakey IV, Marketing/Sales
Born in Los Angeles, California,Priscilla is currently attending school for her bachelors degree in accounting, while also being a full time mom to her one month old son, Mael. Priscilla is a team player, with a commitment to customer service, who possesses a long track record of administrative roles, coupled with good PC skills and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels. Priscilla has a highly organized approach and a genuine desire to contribute to the ongoing success of botanist of the valley.