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Jan Bicknell, General Manager
Jan is our general manager and our garden crew foreman. She has a 1986 AAS degree in Horticultural Technology at the University of New Hampshire, Thompson School of Applied Science.  In Jan’s last year of school she worked on the grounds crew of UNH where her duties included grounds maintenance, flower beds, mulching, pruning and watering.  Following graduation Jan was employed as caretaker at the Balmoral Estate in North Hampton for 19 years. Her duties there included overall garden design, flower arranging, and maintenance of the grounds, buildings and equipment.  Hiring seasonal employees and contractors were also included in her responsibilities.  A year before coming to Carroll County Landscape Jan was self employed doing landscape work that included planting, fertilizing, watering, deadheading, weeding and pruning.  Jan has also been a member of the Herb Society of America Northeast Seacoast Unit and was their president from 1993-1995. In 2011 Jan passed the NHLA exam to become one of New Hampshire’s NH Certified Landscape Professionals.  She maintains credits each year to retain her certified status.

Tyrrell Nickerson
Tyrrell Nickerson has been with Carroll County Landscape, Inc. since 2005. Tyrrell worked as an assistant foreman for CCL until being promoted to foreman of our installation crew in 2012. He has been instrumental in creating some of our most beautiful landscapes. His many landscape skills and years of installation experience enable him to manage the execution of a landscape plan from start to finish.  Tyrrell is also expertly skilled in pruning techniques and drip irrigation design and installation. In 2008 Tyrrell passed the NHLA exam to become one of New Hampshire's NH Certified Landscape Professionals. He maintains credits each year to retain his certified status. He also graduated from the UMass Green School program in landscape horticulture. Tyrrell is a graduate of Avon Old Farms in Avon, CT. An expert skier, he spends his winters instructing at the Cranmore Mountain Resort in No. Conway.  Tyrrell is also a Meister clinic coach and runs the Cranmore Mountain Meister Race Series.

Tim Ross, Grounds Maintenance Foreman

Tim has been employed at Carroll County Landscape, Inc. since 2016.  His initiative and commitment to quality has made him a valuable addition to our staff.   Demonstrating both leadership and work ethic he quickly transitioned to landscape maintenance foreman.  Tim currently holds a NH operational level pesticide license that allows him to responsibly apply products for turf and ornamental care.  Tim joined us after moving back East from California.  His most recent previous position was with the city of Santa Barbara where he worked in the grounds maintenance department.  There he was part of a team that worked on 30 parks including the Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens that featured drought tolerant show parks.  He also had an active role in maintaining the Mission Rose Garden. Prior to that Tim worked for the Utah Conservation Corps and the Teton Science School. In the spring of 2019 Tim passed the NHLA exam to become one of New Hampshire’s NH Certified Landscape Professionals.  Through industry related courses and events Tim accumulates landscape education credits each year to maintain his certified status.  Tim enjoys activities with his wonderful family and is also an avid sports enthusiast. 

Jacques Steyn, Pruning, Bark Blowing and Lawn Renovation Division Foreman
Jacques Steyn has been employed at Carroll County Landscape, Inc since 2015.  Prior to working for us his most recent positions were on the staff of Spider Web Gardens, Ledgewood Farms and Bald Peak Colony Club.  Since his arrival Jacques has made a large contribution to both the experience level and horticultural knowledge of our staff.  His wide range of horticultural skills have made him a versatile asset.  It is for that reason that he was promoted to foreman and now runs three crews.  Jacques begins his season as foreman of the bark blowing crew.  His foreman activities then transition to pruning during most of the second third of the season.  He spends the fall aerating, de-thatching, topdressing and slice seeding as part of our organic program for our lawn maintenance accounts. In between all of this he can be found assisting the installation crew on one of our many projects. Jacques holds a NH operational level pesticide license that allows him to responsibly apply products for turf and ornamental care. In the fall of 2018 Jacques passed the NHLA exam to become one of New Hampshire’s NH Certified Landscape Professionals.  Through industry related courses and events Jacques accumulates landscape education credits each year to maintain his certified status. When not at work Jacques enjoys hiking, camping, fishing and vegetable gardening. 

Mike Novotny, Landscape Installation Foreman
Mike Novotny joined our staff in 2016.  Mike made an immediate impact and has been an outstanding member of our team.  His role as landscape installation crew foreman allows him to use his knowledge of planting and irrigation techniques as well as his leadership skills in managing a crew and the many functions of a project.  Mike holds a NH operational level pesticide license that allows him to responsibly apply products for turf and ornamental care.  Prior to coming to Carroll County Landscape, Inc. Mike worked as a mechanic at Wolfeboro Power Equipment and as a safety instructor and assistant manager at a high rope and zip line facility.  Mike earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.  The many experiences and exceptional habits he has learned in scouting are exemplified every day in the workplace.  Outside of work Mike enjoys hiking and camping. In the spring of 2019 Mike passed the NHLA exam to become one of New Hampshire’s NH Certified Landscape Professionals.  Through industry related courses and events Mike accumulates landscape education credits each year to maintain his certified status. He is also an avid woodworker.

Tom Brown, Landscape Installation Foreman
Tom Brown has been employed with Carroll County Landscape since 2016.  Prior to coming to work for us Tom worked at the Strafford Regional Planning Commission in Rochester.  While there he was responsible for leading field work and managing data collected in the field.  Before that Tom was a construction site coordinator for Americorps in Tacoma Washington and a planning intern at UNH Campus Planning in Durham.  On two of Tom’s previous jobs a portion of his responsibilities related to safety equipment and field protocols.  That experience has translated to one of his duties at CCL, that being our Safety Officer.  Tom also acquired landscape related experience while working for Tri-City Lawn Care and Landscaping.  More recently he has been promoted to our Winter Shop Foreman where December through March he manages daily activities involving every facet of preparation for the upcoming season.  He also serves as one of three landscape installation foremen during the regular season.  Tom holds a NH operational level pesticide license that allows him to responsibly apply products for turf and ornamental care.  In the spring of 2019 he passed the written portion of the NH Certified Landscape Professional exam administered by the NHLA.  He will be attending a plant identification review this summer after which he will take the plant ID portion of the exam and become a NHCLP.  When not at work Tom enjoys hiking, working on his garden and discovering new antique stores.

 

Carroll County Landscape, Inc.   P.O. Box 237  Wolfeboro Falls, NH  03896   Phone:  (603) 569-2013  Fax:  (603) 569-2013