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Landscape Pro insights and three Bay Area winners.

2018 Landscape Pro Survey Winners | Pacific Nurseries
Pacific Nurseries recently conducted a confidential survey with Bay Area Landscape Professionals to learn how we can help them succeed.

Our survey was intended to help us better understand some of the unique challenges that you face and what we can do to help you to address them

Three Bay Area winners.

To thank our customers for their time and effort in completing and submitting the 2018 Landscape Pro Survey between July 1 and July 31, 2018, we automatically entered every respondent in our random prize drawing.

And on August 24, 2018, we notified the three pros below that they were the lucky winners:

  1. FIRST PRIZE | Greg Spry | Spryscapes Construction
  2. SECOND PRIZE | Ledia Carrol | Ledia Carroll Gardens
  3. THIRD PRIZE | John Laikin | Lakian Landscape and Design

When we contacted the winners, each of them asked us to share their comments and a summary of their business.

1st Place Winner | Spryscapes Construction

San Francsisco
Spryscapes Construction | Pacific Nurseries
Examples of Spryscapes Construction projects | Pacific Nurseries


  • | Design + Installation
  • | Decks
  • | Retaining Walls
  • | Hardscapes
  • | Irrigation
  • | Planting
  • | Remodels + Additions
  • | Consultations

Spryscapes Construction, Inc. is a full-service, Bay Area, design, build, and installation resource that is owned and managed by principals, Greg Spry and Michael Galousin.

When Greg learned that he was the FIRST PRIZE winner of an Apple iPad Mini, he added:

Greg Spry | Spryscapes Construction

“I don’t think I’ve ever won a prize in my entire life. And I’ve been thinking about getting an iPad. Thank you so much!”
Greg Spry | Spryscapes Construction, Inc.

Spryscapes provides experienced professional services for residential clients in the Bay Area including San Francisco, Southern Marin, and Northern San Mateo Counties. As licensed general and landscape contractors, their landscaping capabilities include the design and installation of decks, retaining walls, patios, fences, fountains, irrigation, and planting.

They also build additions, remodel kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, and repair dry rot/water damage, and much more. They are licensed in arboriculture consultations with certifications and credentials including:

  • | AS Landscape Horticulture
  • | Cal Poly Certified in Water Management/Master Auditor Member
  • | American Society of Consulting Arborists
  • | State Pest Control | License QL 50956
  • | Certified Arborist | License WE-0332A + WE-6711A

To learn more about Spryscapes Construction, call Greg at 415.242.1196 or just click the button below.

2nd Place Winner | Ledia Carroll Gardens

San Francsisco
Ledia Carroll Gardens | Pacific Nurseries
Examples of Ledia Carroll Gardens projects | Pacific Nurseries


  • | Horticulture + Design Consultation
  • | Garden, Fountain + Low-Water Design
  • | Container Planting Design
  • | Drip Irrigation Systems
  • | Tree Care
  • | Installation + Maintenance
Ledia Carroll is a landscape artist, designer, and professional gardener based in San Francisco. She grew up gardening and is influenced by Permaculture, Earthworks, and Biodynamic Gardening that focuses on healthy soil to provide essential nutrients to plants.

When Ledia learned that she will receive 15% off her next plant order at Pacific Nurseries, she added:
“Thank you Pacific Nurseries! I’m looking forward to some savings on my next plant order.”
Ledia Carroll | Ledia Carroll Gardens
As a recognized artist, her work has included fountains and earthworks exhibited at the Austin Museum of Art, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Center for Contemporary Art Santa Fe, and the SFMOMA. Ledia’s creativity, focus, and talent result in beautiful landscapes and garden spaces that families, children, and pets enjoy throughout the seasons.

Her diverse group of clients look to Ledia for:

  • | Guidance on plant selection
  • | Consultation on new landscape + makeover
  • | Greenspace maintenance
  • | Regularly scheduled pruning + fertilization

To learn more about Ledia Carroll Gardens, just click the button below.

3rd Place Winner | Lakian Landscape + Design

San Francsisco
Lakian Landscape and Design | Pacific Nurseries
Examples of Lakian Landscape and Design projects | Pacific Nurseries


  • | Garden Design
  • | Installation
  • | Carpentry, Fencing + Arbors
  • | Stonework, Patios + Retaining Walls
  • | Maintenance Services
For nearly two decades, Lakian Landscapes and Design has created beautiful landscapes and garden environments in the Bay Area.

When John learned that he was our THIRD PRIZE winner, he added:
“What a pleasant surprise! You’ll save me a lot of time by delivering my plant order right to my job site. Thank you.”
John Lakian | Lakian Landscape + Design
Owner and principal, John Lakian, uses his extensive horticultural knowledge and expertise to design and maintain a garden landscape that meets the unique needs and requirements of discerning clients throughout San Francisco and Marin County.

To learn more about Lakian Landscape and Design, call John at 415.608.4983 or just click the button below.

Valued insights from our community of pros.

The results of the survey met our expectations and provided some valuable insights from our community of Landscape professionals. A few of the findings include:

  • Sourcing + buying plants is a challenge
  • Large plant selection is important
  • Pros look to a wholesale nursery for guidance on plant selection + options
  • They want to share their work with other pros
  • Pros are interested in learning + events
  • They prefer email as the best way to stay connected

We will be addressing the results of your input in future posts on this blog. And we look forward to implementing some of the great suggestions that all of you provided to us.

Serving Landscape Pros for nearly 150 years.

As both a grower and a plant broker, we’re ready to work with you to provide just the right ground covers, grasses, shrubs, and trees that will make your project a success. We can also provide an Estimate for one item to an entire installation just by attaching your plant list to our convenient online estimate form.

Contact any of our experts online at Pacific Nurseries or just call 650.755.2330.

What’s in season and looks great right now?

Want to know what’s in bloom and looking great right now for your project?

Our Prime Plant List is an easy-to-use summary of items we have in limited availability and prime seasonal condition. All of them are available for immediate purchase or delivery
Growing Plant List for fire-resistant landscape | Pacific Nurseries
Learn what we’re growing right now in available sizes | Pacific Nurseries

Thanks for your input and for taking our survey!

We want to offer our special thanks to all of you who took the time to share your views in the 2018 Landscape Pro Survey. Please join us in celebrating with Greg, Ledia, and John by sharing their win with others in our Bay Area Landscape Pro community.

Just click on the social media icons on the left margin of this page. Or leave a comment on this post. We look forward to hearing from you.

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