The Staff and Team

We are pleased to introduce our staff and team below!

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Tim Langletz

Tim Langletz

President, 46 years

Tim studied Horticulture at Longwood Gardens.

He loves golf, cars, his new little Grandson and vacationing.

He has been with the New Cumberland Fire Department for 44 years. He has also been a soccer and baseball coach as well as a board members for numerous charities.

Certifications: CDL, PCH, Cert. Commercial Pesticide App.

 

Brendan Hoover

Brendan Hoover

COO Design/Build, 12 years

Brendan got a BS in Landscape Contracting with minor in Horticulture from PSU and also has a PA Teaching Certification in Agricultural Education.  He spent 2 years teaching Vo-Tech, 7 years post secondary education, 15 years in green industry and currently is a HACC Adjunct Instructor.

He loves spending time with wife and two daughters, working on his own home/landscape and listening to bluegrass music.  He is involved in the Purple Feet Foundation.

Certifications: ICPI, PICPI, NCMA, CLT, PCH, Pesticide Applicators License.

Kevin McKee

Kevin McKee

Operations Manager, 15 yrs

Kevin is an RIT Graduate, with a BS in Engineering and has 20 yrs experience in Landscape /Nursery.

In his spare time he enjoys refinishing vintage guns, running and is a soccer coach.

Certifications: ICPI, CLP, NCMA-SRW, CDL, (2) Certificates of Merit in Ornamental Horticulture from Longwood Gardens, CLT- Installation, Maintenance, CTP-CSL.

John Otterson

John Otterson

Landscape Architect, 8 years

John went to PSU and studied Landscape Architecture.  He has 30+ yrs in Green Industry.

He enjoys fishing and wood turning artist and has been a soccer referee for 18yrs. He is on the Hershey Garden Advisory Board and Hawk Mountain Development Committee.

Certification: ICPI.

 

Burton W. Lamens

Burton W. Lamens

Irrigation Supervisor, 25 yrs in Irrigation

Burt went to Mansfield University and studied Geology.

Owned EZeeBore Irrigation.

He likes working in his greenhouse, moss gardens, and cooking.  He is on the Halifax Ambulance Board of Directors and is an EMT.

Lori Burris

Lori Burris

Office Manager, 14 years

Lori studied at the Hicksons School of Floral Design and was in Floral Design for 20+ yrs.

Mother of 3.  She loves long hikes with her Labrakita, collecting stones for jewelry, crafts and gardening.

Christopher Primo

Christopher Primo

Construction Foreman, 4 years in Design/Build

Chris studied Landscape Architecture at PSU. He has over 10yrs in the Green Industry.

He enjoys playing softball and hanging out with his little girls.

Certifications: ICPI, NCMA-SRW, CLT, CPA, CDL.

William Eppley

William Eppley

Foreman, 40 years

Bill is in the Landscaping Division.

He enjoys camping and has been a Scout Master for 15yrs.

Certifications: Cert. Mason, CDL.

Burton J. Lamens

Burton J. Lamens

Irrigation Foreman, 2 years

Burt studied at HACC and has 14 yrs in Irrigation.

He likes hiking and is a Certified Wilderness Guide and Rescue.

Kurt Gayman

Kurt Gayman

Foreman, 20 years in Maintenance

Kurt studied Horticulture at PSU. He has over 22 yrs Landscape/Hardscape.

He loves to Golf.

Certifications: ICPI, NCMA-SRW, CDL.

Here are some of the certifications and accreditations we have.

Most of them require continuing education.  We believe education, especially professional education, is the key to success.

Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association

Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist, PCH

Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

Certified Installer, ICPI

National Concrete Masonry Association

Certified SRW Installer, NCMA-SRW

Professional Land Care Network

Certified Landscape Technician-Exterior, Certified Landscape Professional, Certified Turf Professional, CLT, CLP, CTP-CSL

PA Dept of Agriculture

Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator

Certificates of Merit in Ornamental Horticulture from Longwood Gardens

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