Experienced Arborists and Horticulturists

The professionals at Gardens of Grace

utilize technical, aesthetic and ecological training to help you realize the full potential of your outdoor space.​

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Rita Diekemper

Education:

  • AS Horticulture - Meramec Community College
  • Certified Arborist -International Society of Arborculture (MW-5725A)
  • Certified pesticide applicator
  • BS Accountancy - University of Missouri Columbia
  • Certified Public Accountant

Specialties:
Design, plant selection, maintenance, supervision and client service

Why I like my job:
I enjoy the challenge of creating unique gardens to reflect the individual style and needs of each client.

 

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Craig Schrock

Education:
Studied Horticulture at Meramec Community College

Specialties:
Design, Accounts Receivable, Stone Installation, Crew Leader and Equipment Maintenance

Why I like my job:
 I like the satisfaction of the before and after effect of our work. Every day and every client is different. I love all of my coworkers.

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Zach Guilliams

Education:
Studied Horticulture,­ Nursery and Landscaping at Southern Illinois College

Specialties:
Accounts Payable, Payroll, Hardscape and Lighting Installation, Equipment and Vehicle Maintenance 

Why I like my job:
It is rewarding leaving a job site knowing that we made an impact on the appearance of the house. Plus, I like working outdoors.

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Henry Sundermann

Education:
AS Horticulture - Meramec Community College
Certified pesticide applicator
Certified Arborist -International Society of Arborculture (MW-5720A)

Specialties:
Maintenance, Pest and Disease Diagnosis.

Why I like my job:
Each of our clients landscapes are unique so everyday is different. I enjoy caring for plants and there is no better way to do so than with our hands on approach.

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Adrienne Roberts

Education:
BS Political Science, Spring Hill College
MS Supply Chain Management, Fontbonne University
Studied horticulture at Meramec Community College

Specialties:
Office management, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Purchasing.

Why I like my job:
It’s never boring, every day I get to do something different.

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Mark Brady

Education:

BS Plant Science, emphasis in Turf Management- University of Missouri, Certified Commercial Pesticide, ApplicatorGCSAA (Golf Course Superintendent Association) class A Certification

Specialties:
Plant Selection and Maintenance Practices, Irrigation and Drainage Design, Soil Characterization and Erosion Management, Advanced Weed Management, Integrated Pest Management, and Practices, Buying Smart and Selecting Alternative Methods, Supervision and Client Services.

Why I like my job:
I enjoy building client relationships, working with my hands, and having my office outdoors. 

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Gardens of Grace provides the St. Louis area with a broad-range of Landscaping Services.

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