Paul holds a BS in Biology from Union College in Schenectady, New York and has two years of study towards a Doctorate degree in Plant & Soil Sciences/Botany from the University of Massachusetts. He trained in landscape design at The Landscape Institute of the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University and has taken Plant Propagation classes at Logee’s Greenhouse.
Certifications and Accreditations
NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional
Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist, Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association
One of four nominees selected by Union College for the Thomas E. Watson Fellowship
Edith Emily McCoy Prize for excellence in botany
Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve undergraduate research grants
Paul has many years of experience in the field while working as the designer/project coordinator at a Western Massachusetts design/build firm as well as operating his own business. He also worked for two years as the horticultural manager for a large central Massachusetts landscape construction firm.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys hiking and backpacking, vegetable gardening, constructing terraria, and tending to the eclectic collection of oddball plants round and about his house.