ABOUT THE BUSINESS
Horticultural Services has provided design, consulting, and construction
services in the Greater Boston area for over 30 years.
We design naturalized gardens and approach projects looking for site-specific
and innovate landscapes. From deigns for new homes, to property management,
to complete rejuvenation of existing gardens,
our company provides excellence
in service for discerning home owners.
Founded in 1980 in Swampscott, Mass, the business.. originally went under
the name Stentiford Landscaping.
In the 1980s, we developed our design repertoire as a corporate member of
the Massachusetts Horticultural Society exhibiting at the Boston Flower
& Garden Show where we received numerous design awards.
Today our aim is to provide clients with naturalized garden designs
crafted from experience.
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
For over thirty years, Chet Stentiford has designed individualized landscapes
that cut against the grain of conventional gardens. Focusing primarily on
natural design concepts,
his approach breaks with the traditional gardens created today by most
Chet holds a degree in ornamental horticulture and has worked in design,
construction, and in the retail and wholesale nursery trades enabling him
to work efficiently with clients and contractors.
Chet is an event speaker, available to talk to garden clubs and similar
His writing about New England gardens appears in local magazines.
Member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts
AS Degree in Ornamental Horticulture & Turf Management