Meet The Team

Your Local Landscape Experts

What sets Kent Greenhouse & Gardens apart is our people. Meet our team and see for yourself!


Darrell Cherniske

Landscape Sales
Senior Designer

Debra Woodhouse

Landscape Sales
Senior Designer

Stephanie Barlow

Outdoor Construction Manager

Property Care

Rick King

Landscape Sales
Arborist / Horticulturist

Patrick Lalor

Property Manager

Jason Springer

Irrigation Manager

Garden Center

Nick Russo

Garden Center Manager

Audrey King

Melanie Forstmann

Alicja Gibson

Leadership & Administrative

Brian Cossari

Branch Director
Landscape Architect

MaryAnn Baccash

Office Manager

Victoria Kennedy

Contract Administrator


About Us

Kent Greenhouse & Gardens provides exceptional Landscape Design, Installation and Garden Maintenance to clients that require quality and lasting value in Litchfield County, Fairfield County, Dutchess County and the surrounding areas. Our Garden Center & Nursery provides beautiful annuals, herbs, perennials, shrubs, large & small specimen trees to the public as well as associated professionals. Our gift shop is filled with seasonal items of garden interest and home décor to add to your home or gift to another’s. Since 1973, we have been proudly serving the residents of Kent and the surrounding areas. Our garden center and gift shop is a landmark in Kent, frequented by residents, weekenders, and visitors regularly.

We're pleased to offer a full-service property maintenance team to handle all your property care needs - from weekly lawn mowing, to perennial care and bed maintenance, to lawn and plant health care programs! Kent Greenhouse & Gardens is one provider to manage all aspects of care for your property.

In addition to our talented garden center and property care teams, we are also a full-service, design/build firm, specializing in all aspects of landscape architecture and garden design. Our experienced team includes landscape architects, landscape designers, and our talented craftsmen. We develop and install innovative landscape designs that utilize the highest quality materials, backed by sound construction principles and proven methods.