Category Archives: Landscape Crew

Jaime Vestergaard

Foreman of Installation Crew Natureworker since 2005 Lead Pesticide Applicator Ct. Accredited Nursery Professional MY SPECIALTY: I have a knack for masonry. FUN FACT:  I love gardening, hiking, snowboarding, camping, anything outdoors.  I collect interesting pieces of wood and rocks and build tables and benches out of them. NANCY ADDS…“Jaime is a man of many talents. […]

Maria Shaw

Landscape Crew Natureworker since 2016 Plant Conservation Volunteer for the New England Wildflower Society. I have a BA in Art specilizing in sculpture, woodcarving and jewelry making. MY SPECIALTY: I specialize in medicinal herbs for making my own medicine (tinctures, elixers, infusions, flower essences…) and herbal infused organic soaps. Also in growing veggies and GARLIC!!! […]

Collen Hutchinson

Landscape Crew Natureworker since 1997 NANCY ADDS…“I have known Colleen since I started Natureworks. She is an amazing gardener- everyone who sees her home gardens goes away in awe. She is a really hard worker, raising the bar for all who join the gardening crew with her skill and knowledge. She is a perfectionist, which […]

Kyle Elmer

Landscape laborer Natureworker since 2016 CT Accredited Nursery Professional I have a B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Connecticut. I was a farmhand from 2011-2014 and a section grower for a wholesale greenhouse in 2015. FUN FACTS:  I build computers and enjoy fishing. NANCY ADDS…“Kyle is a trusted member of our installation and maintenance […]

Lisa Elder

Landscape Maintenance Team Leader Natureworker since 2002 Certified Forklift Operator CT Accredited Nursery Professional Certified DEEP Pesticide Supervisor I was a garden helper at the Hay House Organic Farm in Old Saybrook and I have taken classes that focus on native plants and pollinators. MY SPECIALTY:  Herb gardens, native plants/habitat planting, veggie gardens and pest […]