The Yards team of Horticulturists, Landscape Gardeners, Greenkeepers and Designers love what they do. They personally strive for perfection in achieving your beautiful garden.
Our team have 120+ years of combined knowledge, skills and experience in the industry and value the long-term client and especially getting to see these gardens evolve and thrive under our care.
Proudly introducing the Yards’ dedicated team of specialists that deliver exceptional gardens.
Founder | Horticulturist | Landscape Designer
With 24+ years industry experience in landscape design and construction, Ben is driven to create gardens and spaces that allow people to enjoy their home and their downtime. From a personal perspective, one of his greatest joys is helping others achieve their dream lifestyle and he is committed to offering practical and hands-on advice. In his spare time Ben loves being out in nature, camping, mountain biking and cooking for his family using his home-grown produce.
Operations Manager | Turf Specialist
With 25 years experience in Golf Course Turf Management in both Australia and overseas, Damian is driven to transform turf and green spaces. Growing up with the love of freshly cut grass, due to his Greenkeeper father, together with his interest, knowledge, and skill has driven Damian to pursue a career in supporting clients with magnificent lawns. Damian has a passion for perfecting lawns and overcoming the challenges associated with lawns in Queensland. On the weekends, you’ll find Damian enjoying a round of golf or two.
Growing up with parents in the industry, Morgan was destined to follow in their footsteps. Now with over 20 years experience, Morgan continues his love of being outdoors and applying his knowledge, creativity and attention to detail in his clients’ gardens. He gets great satisfaction in creating welcoming environments for people to enjoy as an extension of their homes. Morgan has a passion for drawing, garden and graphic design, painting as well as being in the great outdoors.
Horticulturist | Landscape Technician
Frans has been working in the Horticulture / Landscaping industry for 17 years and has established himself as a hedging specialist. Frans has a passion for tropical plants found in South East Queensland and loves sharing his knowledge and experience with his clients and industry network. His greatest job satisfaction is achieved when seeing the gardens he works in flourish under his care. Frans loves being active and exploring the mountain bike trails across Australia.
A desire to work outdoors drove Megan to transition from the medical industry. With four years Landscaping and Horticultural experience, Megan loves applying her organisation and skills to her portfolio of clients. She loves the diversity in gardens she cares for and takes great satisfaction in leaving a beautifully presented garden for her clients to enjoy. Megan is a self-confessed perfectionist, is well known for her vegetable garden and success with watermelons.
Landscape Technician | Irrigation and Garden Lighting Specialist
With ten years Landscaping experience, Sam is our lead installer of irrigation and garden lighting. Well regarded for his problem solving ability and creative flair. He loves working outdoors, with a particular passion for bush regeneration. Sam also has his own ever-expanding private collection of Orchids. Sam takes great pride in watching our client’s garden installations evolve and thrive over the years.
George is a Registered Landscape Architect, who has ten years experience in the industry, completing degrees in both Landscape Architecture as well as Urban and Regional Planning. With the love of the outdoors, design and helping people, through his work, George loves making a positive difference in people’s lives by creating spaces and environments that further enhance their lifestyles. On a weekend you will find George on his motorbike exploring the great outdoors, seeking natural landscapes he can photograph.
Customer Care | Administration
Penny is an adaptable, energetic customer service-orientated person, who’s attention to detail is second to none. She is extremely creative and has an extensive background in event styling for both business’ and private settings, including floral works from simple arrangements to large entry arches. Penny has a love and admiration for the Chinese language and culture, having lived and studied in Beijing. Growing her own fresh produce is something that gives Penny a real sense of accomplishment and she is also an avid indoor plant enthusiast.
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