Joe McDermott, owner/operator – Joe started his career in landscaping at the age of 16 working at a garden center while in high school in Nashville, TN. Joe graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design in 1995. He managed a mulch distribution business in Nashville before moving to South Carolina in 2002. He started as an assistant manager for Skinner Nurseries in Hardeeville in 2003 and rose to manager and then vice president of operations by the end of his tenure in 2010.
Kathy Boerner, owner – Kathy has been involved in the local landscape industry for more than 30 years and has been a Certified South Carolina Nursery Professional since 1993. She started her career working for a nationally recognized landscape company on Hilton Head Island. After 11 years working in their retail division and managing a local garden center, Kathy left the retail landscape industry to manage an 11 acre oceanfront property for a AAA 4 Diamond rated resort on Hilton Head Island. Kathy’s career evolved into green goods distribution with Skinner Nurseries in 2003.