Our Team

Meet Our Team


Andrew Blanchford


Andy grew up in southeast Pennsylvania.  He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Pennsylvania State University in Landscape Contracting.  He is a Certified Plant Professional and is the only Certified Landscape Industry Manager in Montana. When not at work he has fun with his family. He also enjoys travel, trail running, skiing, and the great Montana outdoors.


Mason Shaffer

Landscape Designer

Mason has earned both a degree in Ornamental Horticulture and a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture prior to joining our team in 2011.  Outside of work, you will find Mason spending quality time with his wife and two little girls.  They will likely be exploring the outdoors, camping, fishing, golfing, planting, or just playing in the dirt.


Stacy Kersens

Garden Services Operations Manager

Stacy is actively engaged in the continuous journey of gardening while exploring her artistic inclinations though a focus on perennial and container plantings.  Stacy is a Certified Plant Professional and is currently one of MNLA’s Integrated Pest Management Practitioners.  If Stacy is not tending or harvesting, she can be found in awe along the waterways and trails of this stunning region.


Tara Wirtz

Garden Services & Holiday Decor Account Manager

Tara was born and raised in the Gallatin Valley and has a natural affinity to the outdoors.  Her love of nature led her to advance her education in landscape design at Montana State University.  Tara enjoys furthering her skills in landscape water management and takes pride in her work ethic and customer service.  Outside of work Tara likes to spend her time with her two beautiful girls.


Darin Sabers

Garden Services & Holiday Decor Account Manager

Originally from Rapid City, SD, Darin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Design with an emphasis on Horticulture from South Dakota State University. His passions lay in sustainable growing, irrigation and lighting techniques. Darin enjoys getting his hands dirty at work and at home, constantly looking to better whatever project he is working on. When not at work you can probably find him on the ski slopes or exploring beautiful Montana with his wife and dog.


Abby Dobson

Business Manager

Abby grew up in Nome, AK. She attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins where she received her BA in Communication Studies. Abby began her career in administration and accounting in Denver before moving to Bozeman in early 2016.  She enjoys cooking, gardening, and getting out in the great Montana outdoors with her husband and their two dogs.

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