About Us

Garden Secrets, Inc. specializes in maintenance, renovation, & rejuvenation of

west side Vancouver gardens.


Principal - Louie Mintz
After graduating with distinction from the Kwantlen University Horticulture Technician program in 1995, Louie spent several years working for one of her horticulture instructors, adding valuable field experiences to her theoretical studies.  During this time, she also obtained her certificate in Garden Design from UBC.  In 1997, Louie opened her own business, The Secret Garden Landscape Design & Maintenance, concentrating on beautifying small to medium sized west side Vancouver gardens.  With internal restructuring, The Secret Garden has now grown into Garden Secrets, Inc.  Louie continues to be involved in the overall management of the company, as well on and off site consulting & renovation design.

Shareholder - Scott Sanderson
Scott is Louie's son.  He spent many summers working & learning with her in The Secret Garden.  Over the years, he has developed a true love of the outdoors & landscaping trade.  Practical experience has been supplemented by part time horticultural studies, as well as on-site hardscape training with several respected landscape construction companies in the area.  Scott is responsible for the day to day scheduling & operations of Garden Secrets, Inc.