Who we are...

landscape architecture, design and build

Our Founders:

Birute and William Ziogas (1st generation) - Elementary School Teacher and Agronomist. Immigrated during WWII from Lithuania. They were sponsored, worked and eventually created Parkland Nurseries.

Our Family and Staff:

Jurate Hayes, Owner (2nd generation)- BS in Landscape Architecture from Michigan State University. She continues in her work seeing clients and overseeing the company.

Stacey E. Nash RLA, ASLA, PCH-SLC, (3rd generation) - PA State Landscape Architect License, ASLA member, Pennsylvania Sustainable Landscape Certified Horticulturist, and BS in Landscape Architecture and pursuing her MLArch both at Temple University.

Shirley Bachert, Keeper of everything office.

Timothy Nash - Project Manager - BS in Landscape Architecture from Temple University & PA State Certified Pesticide Applicator, many industry certifications including ICPI, NCMA, Aquascapes and CAST.

Amanda Moyer, Maintenance Manager - BS in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley University & PA State Certified Pesticide Applicator, an organized soul, with an impeccable work ethic, unmatched attention to detail, and more than 20 years of experience in horticulture.

Chris Lebron, Senior Landscape Foreman - a native to Puerto Rico with more than 30 years of experience in the Landscape Industry with Parkland Nurseries, LLC. He enjoys his work (and you can see it), and handles most everything especially dry set natural stone work.

Terry Stopp, Landscape Technician, equipment operator, and a right hand kind of guy that's been with us for a number of years, ICPI certified.

Chad Benware, Landscape Technician, a tall fella, who is a forward thinking individual, and beginning his niche with us.

Chad Grate, Landscape Technician, ...what else is there to say... he's great. Really great.

David Neff, Landscape Technician, new to Parkland Nurseries, and proving to be a great helper. Savvy with small engines too!

Jennifer Hayes-Hoffman, (3rd generation), BS from Millersville University.

Emily Goense, (3rd generation), BS from Delaware Valley University.


Please visit What we do to see more...


Landscape Architect, Landscape Designer, Horticulturist, Landscape techinician, garden crew, construction crew, team work Amanda Moyer, Tim Nash, Jurate Hayes, Chris Lebron, Terry Stopp, Chad Grate, Chad Benware

We are proud members of the following organizations and public gardens:

American Society of Landscape Architects

PA/DEL Chapter of ASLA

Pennsylvania Landscape and Nurserymen Association

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Lehigh Gap Nature Center

Longwood Gardens

The Wetlands Institute

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference Steering Committee member

landscape architecture, design and build since 1953