Tom is the guy with the cowboy hat- he won't ask anyone to do something that he is not willing to do himself (unless it has something to do with computers).
She makes us all look good. Elaine is the head honcho in the greenhouse. She is a perfectionist and it shows. She grew up in Coudersport, PA and moved to Hermitage when she and Tom decided to open Cottage Gardens not knowing a thing about plants!
Has great eye for design and can make any space look welcoming and stylish. She even makes muck boots look good! When she isn't at the Greenhouse she is probably working in her yard or redecorating a room in her own home.
Erin keeps us all in line. This mother of 3 is the one that keeps us all organized. Her favorite pastime is enjoying a roaring fire on her back patio with her husband.
If you can't find her just look for a hat! She manages to get every shirt dirty in the first hour of work. She is the jack of all trades.
You wont see this guy around much, Ben is in charge of our drone footage and keeping our country safe. He may look serious but he keeps the family gatherings light!
Our Director of Landscape Operations. He has been in the Green Industry for 33 years and with Cottage Gardens for 7 years. Corey is a 4th generation Nursery Man, he’s the recipient of multiple National and Local Landscape awards and originally came from Dubois, PA.
The Best Chef we know.
Our office manager has been with us for 8 years. She is the friendly voice who answers the phone when you call and is happy to help you with all your questions. When she is not singing she keeps us laughing with her garden joke of the week. firstname.lastname@example.org
New to the team this year is Purdy. She keeps Melissa in line (and her feet warm in the winter).
Landscaping crew leader, has been at Cottage Gardens for 21 years! He is the face of perfection - except when it comes to his paperwork at the end of the day. Brian's attention to detail is unmatchable.
aka "Silver Fox' is a Landscaping crew leader. He has been at Cottage Gardens for 15 years now. In the off season Ron is an avid hunter and enjoys working on old cars.
He originally came from New Castle, PA.
Has been here for 5 years. A talented guitar player and a prize winning fisherman! Brad is the only employee to ever bowl a 300! He hails from Sharon, PA.
Has been with Cottage Gardens for 7 years now and originated from Canton, OH. Steve is a master with the sewing machine. He designs and sews bags from recycled materials in his spare time.
Sean hails from Mercer and we are looking forward to having another smiling face on our team this year.
James has mad skills!
Always ready for anything, Karl has been our reliable driver since 2016. This is the guy you call if you lock your keys in your car!
Jeff has been at Cottage Gardens for 9 years now. Jeff really loves Walt Disney World and superheroes! He comes from a planet far far away...
Margaret, better known as Andi, is the most stylish of the greenhouse ladies! She has been in the Green Industry for 20 years now. Her life motto is “Embrace life, it’s not a dress rehearsal”. Andi is from Jamestown, PA.
One of the friendly faces you will spot in the Greenhouse. If you need your landscape redesigned she is your girl!
Pat is the friendly face you see at the checkout counter. She keeps everyone well fed and on time!
New to the team this year! She has been in the green industry for over 20 years. She has lived in Texas and Florida and has recently moved back to PA and we are thrilled to have her here again. She is also a Master at Pottery.