Staff

Owner
As a kid, Butch started a landscape business with his brother, John. They bought the Farmingdale property on Main St.

Owner
After raising their four kids, Patti joined the company in 2013 and works alongside her husband and son.

Owner
Hank recently received his Bachelor’s Degree in Ornamental Horticulture Technology and has now “officially” joined forces with his Dad.

Nursery and Store Manager
Jim joined the company in 2004 and came to us with 30 + years’ experience in the Garden Center business.

Store Manager, Bookkeeper
Veronica has been with the company since 2005 and, alongside Jim, runs the day to day operations of the store. She also manages our office operations.

Pond Dept. Manager
Lori is the Fish Whisperer and the expert in pond care. She runs a tight ship and keeps our Pond Dept.

Outdoor Nursery Manager
Tomas has been with the Starkie boys since the beginning! His knowledge of trees, shrubs and seasonal plants is endless.

Outdoor Nursery Dept.
Tomaso is the newest member of our staff, joining us in 2015, but no less dedicated.