Meet the Owner
Urbane Terrain was founded in 2010 to combine my life-long passion for plants with my many years of event planning and interior design. Growing up the daughter of a Coast Guard service member, I was always surrounded by nature and spent much of my time exploring marine life and wandering the woods. As an adult, I continued to be fascinated by creation and would curl up with plant books and magazines, gathering as much knowledge as I could. Through trial and error (and lots of advice from my friends and neighbors) I was off planting gardens and maintaining a lovely house plant collection. Like a child, I will always be in awe and wonder of creation and find it to be a much needed refuge.
My experience includes serving as president of a local community garden, serving on the board of a state-wide community garden organization, serving as an extension master gardener volunteer, and leading numerous workshops in the Triangle area. I am also an educator and have worked with youth for more than 20 years. My specialties include edible gardens, plant propagation, house plants, living art installations, and garden/nature programs for youth. Urbane Terrain is a solo operation and I thoroughly enjoy the community of fellow plant lovers that I meet through this journey. Looking forward to sharing more botanical beauty with my community!
Aisha Sanders, Botanical Curator and Living Art Designer