SLM Consulting is a fully licensed landscape architecture firm located in St. Charles County, Missouri.  As a licensed firm we are uniquely qualified to evaluate your project in relation to the surrounding environment, it’s community connections and according to the user’s needs.  Our company strives to listen to the client’s vision and create outdoor living spaces which invite the user to explore the beauty of the natural environment.

Design Philosophy

Outdoor spaces are created to integrate the specific needs and values that are important to the client and user.  Spaces are thoughtfully explored for intention of use and maximum benefit of resources provided by the project site.  Sustainable landscape methods are key to our design principles and are incorporated as the site, the design and the client allows. 

Principal Susan Maag

Susan Maag is principal and owner of SLM Consulting.  Susan has a diverse working background including managing and providing design services for the Wentzville Municipal Parks Horticulture Department; providing design services for the Environmental Services Department for the State of Minnesota; and providing design services for multiple commercial landscape firms.  She has extensive experience in design-build and enjoys hands on exploration of her projects including follow up to measure the success of the design solutions she has presented.  Susan earned a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors of Science in Horticulture from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Her masters studies researched factors which affect the user’s perceptions of restored prairies. This research has continued to influence her environmental approach to design solutions. She is a registered landscape architect in the State of Missouri.

Activities and Memberships

  • St. Louis Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects St Louis ASLA
  • American Society of Landscape Architects National ASLA National
  • Jefferson City Landscape Architecture Advocacy Day 2012-Present
  • St. Louis Chapter ASLA President – 2011-2012
  • Member of  Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards CLARB
  • Registered Landscape Architect – State of Missouri – January 2010