William (Bill) Healy, APLD

William (Bill) Healy, APLD

Owner of Healy Design Inc.

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Architecture & Planning

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William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Overview

  • President at Healy Design Inc.
  • owner at Healy Design Inc.

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William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Summary

Association of Professional Landscape Designers - Chairperson of APLD International Landscape Design Awards Program 2009-present

Specialties: Landscape Design for homeowners and contractors

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Experience


Healy Design Inc.

January 2001Present (13 years 10 months) Akron, Ohio

Landscape Design and Consultation, Owner of 1 acre ornamental tree nursery


Healy Design Inc.

January 2000Present (14 years 10 months)

Freelance landscape design service offfer to homeowners and contractors in the North East Ohio region.

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Individual & Family Services industry

October 1978January 2001 (22 years 4 months)

Coordinated horticultural training departement for developmentally disabled offering work opportunities in grounds maintenance, landscaping, greenhouse, nursery, and garden center.

Horticulture Department Coordinator

Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilities

19782000 (22 years)

Developed and coordinated vocational training program for adults with developmental disabilities which was recognized by the Garden Club of America.

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Certifications

  • Certified Landscape Designer, APLD

    • APLD Certification Committee
    • License 295
    • January 2013 to December 2015

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Chairperson of Awards Committee

      Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD)
      • Arts and Culture
      January 2014 present (10 months)

      An honored position to coordinate, facilitate, and occasionally mediate an event where respected authorities in our field of landscape design are brought together to judge the merits of some of the best designs submitted. It is great to work with a committee of like minds and help produce a class program.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Arts and Culture
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Education
      • Environment
      • Health
      • Politics
    • Organizations I support:

      • APLD

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Courses

  • MA, Special Education

    Kent State University

    • Special Education

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Projects

  • A Touch of the Tropical

    • January 2010 to Present
    Team Members: William (Bill) Healy, APLD, ,Kevin Rodgers

    We have been consulting and implementing a backyard redesign of a residential home in Copley. Aspects of the design of Manila, such as ipe decking and bamboo, have been incorporated into the site while maintaining its American character.

  • Fitting a Home to a Lake

    • February 2012 to November 2013
    Team Members: William (Bill) Healy, APLD, Steven Moore Builders, Turfscape Inc.

    A clients wooded lot with lake had a new home to replace the old. We were called in to provide a master design and consultation. Significant re-contouring was involved to make the new home nestle more appropriately with the site.

  • Four Seasons Garden

    • January 2013 to Present
    Team Members: William (Bill) Healy, APLD, Mortons Land Development Co., Zuk Large Tree Moving, Vintage Antique Masonary LLc

    A grand view project was designed to open up a client's backyard into a series of gardens to place the four seasons statues in their own season garden connected by walkways. The gardens lead down to a new bocce court. A larger entertainment patio with fire side sitting area was also designed and then constructed.

William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Skills & Expertise

  1. Landscape Design
  2. Garden
  3. Landscaping
  4. Horticulture
  5. Garden Design
  6. Organic Gardening
  7. Restoration
  8. Trees
  9. Landscape Architecture
  10. Water Features
  11. Residential Design
  12. Tree Planting
  13. Landscape Lighting
  14. Gardening
  15. Sustainable Design
  16. Landscape Maintenance
  17. Walls
  18. Sustainability
  19. Native Plants
  20. Hardscape
  21. Lawn Care
  22. Planting Plans
  23. Patios
  24. Nursery
  25. Residential Homes

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William (Bill) Healy, APLD's Education

Kent State University

MA, Special Education


Special Education

Cleveland State University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Special Education and Teaching


Special Education

Activities and Societies: Council for Exceptional Children

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