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Beth Riley has earned a reputation for horticultural know-how, creativity and above-and-beyond service.  She hears heart-felt thanks from clients with each project she completes, whether designing a garden, maintaining one, creating special occasion floral arrangements or leading a garden workshop.  But some clients have been so kind as to put their appreciation into words.  Please read a few below.

Beth's thoroughness, knowledge, plant sourcing ability and skill to see the potential beauty in the new garden are what I like best about The Potted Garden. Beth and her staff are professional and get the job done correctly the first time.” Maureen, Madison

I wanted a traditional, unique garden that would make our new build feel homey and complete.  I love the plant selections - especially the variety of texture and shades of green - the gardens have interest without looking too busy.  And Beth put a lot of thought into mixing in flowers, berries and colors that would unfold throughout the year ." Wendy, Florham Park

What I like best about The Potted Garden and why I would recommend Beth is her complete involvement in our project. Hands on is always good service." – Luis, Morristown


Beth takes extra efforts to review every detail and to make clients feel well taken care of. She accommodates her clients’ busy schedules, follows up faithfully and returns regularly to ensure the gardens are functioning at the level they should be.” – Danielle, South Orange

"From design to installation, the whole process was thoroughly pleasurable.  We were so excited to see our finished garden."  Sunday and Art, Parsippany

"The gardens are beautiful and I'm so happy to have your help and garden expertise in our life."  Jody, Maplewood

As I was raking and smiling at the beautiful fall we are having, I was thinking of you and all the help you have been in making the property so special.”  Janet, Chester

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Historical Society of Plainfield- Drake House Museum, I appreciate all your time, talent and effort in creating a beautiful landscape design around the Drake House. The Arbor Day event was wonderful and your work makes this fine old home a highlight of the surrounding neighborhood.” -- Nancy Piwowar, President Historical Society of Plainfield