Richard A. McCoy Horticultural Services, INC







Richard McCoy, Principal

richard mccoy, horticultural servicesWith over 25 years experience, education and training in the field of Landscape Design, Maintenance and Installation, Richard is the visionary behind Richard McCoy Horticultural Services. His expertise, attention to detail and ability to develop an instant rapport with clients is only a portion of what sets this company apart from others. With a strong commitment to client satisfaction and the environment, Richard's motto is "make the homeowner's wishes a priority and do the job right the first time to ensure customer satisfaction.” In 2013 Richard became one of the first 27 original graduates of The Rutgers Organic Land Care Certification Program. With that he became a Rutgers Certified Organic Land Care Provider and New Jersey DEP Certified Natural Turf and Landscape Manager. Currently Richard is a member of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Organic Land Care Working Group to form New Jersey’s state standards for organic land care and the coordination of the five-day Organic Land Care Certification Course.

Richard works side-by-side with his clients and employees to design and construct the most distinctive and environmentally-friendly landscapes. His clients continually praise him for both his knowledge of landscaping and work ethic.

Richard has proudly worked with clients to show their gardens on The Garden Club of America Tour 2010 and has been a featured speaker at the Morris County Park Commission's Organic Lawn Care Seminars, Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown, NJ, Stony Brook–Millstone Watershed Association and many other Garden Clubs and associations throughout The State. He has hosted homes shown with the Princeton Environmental Commission's Green Home and Garden Tours and has contributed to the Sustainable Lawrence Green Everything yearly event. During the Fall of 2013, McCoy Horticultural Services welcomes The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for a garden tour. In addition, Richard A. McCoy Horticultural Services Inc. Properties are utilized as field training for continuing education organic land care certification credits.

Josh Herremans, Landscape Team Leader

josh herremans, landscape servicesJosh comes to us after studying Biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He literally brings a lifetime of experience in landscaping to our company. As a child, Josh’s family operated a nursery where he worked for most of his life and his knowledge of landscaping coupled with an intense work ethic makes him an excellent leader.

“Seeing a final project upon completion” is what Josh likes most about his job. His passion for natural elements gives him an unyielding commitment to the environment and a unique perspective on landscape and garden projects. Clients and co-workers alike enjoy working with Josh.

In his spare time, Josh enjoys snowboarding, hiking, fishing, rock climbing, archery and martial arts.

Robert Watrous, Landscape Architect

Robert Watrous enjoys designing landscapes that reflect the local character and culture whether on a regional scale or a tiny courtyard scale. Robert’s education includes a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from Cook College, Rutgers University, a semester of Urban Planning Graduate study, and numerous other courses in Wetlands and Stream bank design, Pond Design, Native Plants, and Deer Management Issues. Other influences include numerous tours of European gardens, three years in France and four years in Oregon. Robert believes being away from New Jersey for a while helped hone his appreciation for the unique character of the New Jersey landscape. Robert’s environmental and ecological approach to garden design is often balanced with a sense of whimsy. Some examples of Robert’s work can be found on his web site:

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Richard McCoy, Principal

Josh Herremans, Landscape Team Leader

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Robert Watrous, Landscape Architect

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