Rob founded Landcare in 1991 with one truck and one lawnmower. Since that time he has continued his education and training in horticulture, design and construction and has built his business to over 25 strong with a roster of happy clients.
While the work speaks for itself, Rob is often called upon to share his expertise in seminars through Landscape Ontario (www.landscapeontario.com), most often to speak about organic landscaping. Rob received his Green Roof Professional Accreditation in March 2010 and his Certified Landscape Professional designation in April 2011. He has a business degree from Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec and is an avid skier and fisherman. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children
Nancy’s passion for gardening and keen interest in design and construction led her to choose Landscape Design as her second career. She is a certified Landscape Technician (Humber College, top of her class in 2006), but Landcare has also benefited from the experience she gained in her first career in IT. After three years with Landcare, she stays up to date with seminars and courses through Landscape Ontario. When not working in her garden, she can be found at the cottage, on the golf course, or curling at the Royal Canadian Curling Club.
Lana brings over 15 years of customer service experience to the table at Landcare. In addition to her ability to keep the office and staff operating smoothly, Lana is also an accomplished writer and communicator with an Editing Certification from George Brown.
Ted, along with being Rob’s younger brother, is also an accomplished account manager with over a decade of experience servicing customers and clients. He has a background in finance and computer science and has been with the company for over five years. When he’s not handling accounts and making sure the business is running smoothly, Ted can be found on the golf course.
Stuart Borthwick heralds from Ottawa where his love of landscaping arose from helping his parents turn their all lawn backyard into a blooming and beautiful garden. Years have passed he has earned an honours diploma in Horticulture from Algonquin College and a degree in Landscape Architecture from University of Guelph. He is driven to give every client the individual attention they want and the respect they deserve.
Todd started in construction at an early age and found his calling. For over 20 years, Todd has been involved in all aspects of residential, commercial and municipal landscape construction. Todd developed a wealth of experience running his own landscaping business, managing projects of all sizes, and working closely with clients to realize their vision.
Eric holds an advanced diploma in Landscape Design from Fanshawe College. Before joining Landcare, Eric was the Junior Designer at a landscape architecture firm that specialized in healing gardens for public institutions. He also has owned and operated his own design build and maintenance company. Since the age of sixteen, he has worked with stone masons, home builders, contractors, landscapers, and architects, which inspired him to pursue a career in Landscape Design. He is a member of APLD (the Association of Professional Landscape Designers) and is working towards accreditation.
Graeme's extensive experience in landscape maintenance and planting makes him the perfect technician for all your gardening needs. Utilizing these skills and his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, he designs all of Landcare's Urns and Annuals.
Marietta has a good grasp of colour, structure and composition which she attained while completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at Ontario College of Art and Design. She then attended Humber College, where she received a Landscape Technician diploma and developed a love of plants. Having the artistic and landscaping backgrounds, she designs beautiful, vivid landscapes for Landcare’s clients.