Educated, Experienced & Excited About What We Do!

The Official Landscape Company

of Mystic Seaport

Landscape Services
Design, Installation, Maintenance

Lawn Care Services
Mowing, Trimming, and Organic Lawn Care

Stonework Services
Patios, Walls, Walks

Tree Care Services
Installation, Pruning & Removal

About / Meet Our Team

Linda Lillie, President & Senior Landscape Designer, AOLCP

  • BA, Botany, Connecticut College
  • NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP)
  • Connecticut Master Gardener with more than 42 years' experience

Bill Lillie, CEO, AOLCP

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering with more than 52 years' experience
  • Landscape Industry Certified Manager
  • NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP)

Robin Pelletier, Office Manager

  • More than 17 years in Office Management

Stephanie Gaston, Graphic Design and Marketing Manager

  • BA, Digital Art and Design, Eastern Connecticut State
  • More than 8 years' experience in graphic design, photography and marketing

Susan Heller, Associate Landscape Designer

  • BA, University of New York; Metropolitan Institute of Design
  • More than 10 years' experience in design, landscape and holiday décor

Susan Goodall, Associate Landscape Designer

  • BA, Smith College
  • Landscape Design Certificate, New York Botanical Garden 2020
  • Connecticut Master Gardener
  • Over 30 years' experience in publishing, fashion, and sustainable landscape design

Landscape Division

Pat Willis, Field Operations Manager

  • NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP)
  • More than 12 years' experience in horticulture
  • BS, International Business, Johnson & Wales

Kyle Wheeler, Landscape Division Facilities Manager, AOLCP

  • More than 20 years' experience in horticulture
  • BS, Horticulture, Delaware Valley College
  • NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP)

Colleen O'Reilly LaMarche, Landscape Maintenance Manager

  • Montana State University
  • Certified herbalist, organic gardener, native plant gardener and naturalist
  • Long term experience working with and studying plants and spaces

Evan Bensko, Landscape Specialist and Sales

  • University of Rhode Island, BS, Environmental Horticulture & Turf Grass Management
  • Over 5 years experience in landscape industry

Bruce Bennett, Senior Landscaper, AOLCP

  • More than 27 years' experience in landscape industry
  • BS, Forestry, University of Massachusetts
  • Licensed Arborist, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Lawn Care Division

Lacey-Ann Parker, Organic Lawn Care and Mow & Trim Manager

  • Over 10 years experience in landscape management

Michael Reedy, Organic Lawn Care Program Specialist

  • NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP)

Tree Care Division

Jon Laput, Senior Tree Care Division Manager

  • Over 12 years' experience in tree care
  • BS, Geology (in progress)

Chris Mikkelson, Senior Bucket Operator/Climber, Licensed Arborist

  • Licensed Arborist (S-5902), Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • More than 20 years' experience in tree care

Related Information

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Our Values & Principles

Sprigs & Twigs was founded on and operates by a set of Values and Principles which all of our employees embrace. We are a family company and are committed to show dignity and respect to all of our customers and staff. We strive to build life-long relationships with customers and employees. At Sprigs & Twigs, one person's success is everyone's success. We support one another and exhibit a positive attitude at work - everyday! We continuously work to improve our quality and efficiency and are always open for thoughts and feedback from our customers and team members.

Insurance & Licenses

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» Arborist License
» Home Improvement Contractor License
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