Our Staff


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

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

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

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

Rebekah McCarthy
Accounting Manager
Keeps us all organized
and the finances on track

 Scott Boisvert
Potting Supervisor
No job is too big or too small for him.


Office Manager
Making sure everything runs smoothly behind the scenes at the office

Carol Johnson
Purchasing and Inventory
Gets us great plants every year and knows a LOT about perennials
Apr 1 Karen Olsen
 Karen Olson
Sales Representative
She comes to us with vast experience and a passion for perennials

Mike Driscoll
Delivery Driver
An Artist AND our Truck Driver

Kate Fox
Assistant Grower
Years of experience with perennials
 and a great spirit

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


Nena McIntosh
Order Specialist

Efficiently pulling together orders just for you 

Lee Davidson
Delivery Driver

Great Personality, willing to go that extra mile

Monique Marchand

Experienced and steady

 Ali Ahmad
All Around Guy
If it needs doing, he’s happy to help get it done

 Heather Butler

She is often one of the first friendly voices you hear when you call

Rick Wilox

  Bala Dhakal

Gumizana Tuylisurge ‘Tuyi’
Growing Crew

Richard Lutz
Inventory/ Evaluation

A diligent working rating our plants

Marie Smith

Simply the best coming in after hours to keep our nursery in tip-top shape

Our Production Crew gets it done:  Veronike Baseme, Nyirabora Nyiragirisoni, and Tuyisunge  Gumizana
Our hard working Order Pullers get your plants pulled fast: Johanna Clark and Danielle Willette