Our Staff

Peter and Leslie
Van Berkum
Started the nursery in 1987 and still crazy after all these years

John Gedraitis
Operations Manager
Leading all nursery operations with style and efficiency

Carol Johnson
Inventory Control
At the hub of the nursery,
juggling many balls

Perry McLellan
Head Propagator
Down to earth, organized, cheerful and a super propagator.

Tobey Ring
Head Grower
Meticulous about details and grows beautiful healthy perennials

Gayle Robbins Monteith
Office Manager
Keeps us all organized
and the finances on track

Shanda Grover (Loading Dock Supervisor)

Apr 1 Karen Olsen
Karen Olson
Special Customer Representative
She comes to us with vast experience and a passion for perennials.

Office Manager and order taking
She is often one of the first friendly voices
you hear when you call.

Mike Driscoll
An artist AND our truck driver

Scott Boisvert
Our amazing potting supervisor

Judy Warren
Catalog Cover Artist
Leslie’s mom and the best there is

Kate Fox

Assistant Grower
Years of experience with perennials and a great spirit.

Our Staff Eric (1)

Eric Banaszewski
Head Driver
With one of the most ‘can do’ attitudes we’ve ever seen.

Monique Cantara
Order Pulling

Experienced and steady
Kristina Allard
Loading Dock
Organized and hard working, a ‘go to’ person.

Our staff at our Education Day in 2014.

This production crew gets it done.

These hard-working folks organize orders,
groom the perennials and rack them for delivery.