Landscape Designer, Estimator, Sales
Don founded Baxter Gardens West in 1987. With over 40 years of industry knowledge, Don has ensured the key fundamentals of professionalism and quality that Baxter Gardens West is known for today. Don enjoys fishing with his wife and spending time with family and friends.
Landscape Designer, Estimator, Sales,
NCMA and ICPI Certified
Zach worked for the Landscape and Garden Center part time through high school. After graduating he started his own company specializing in hardscapes and equipment work. In 2008, Don and Zach merged companies. With 20 years of knowledge he is paving the way for an aggressively exciting future for Baxter Gardens West.
Luke lived across the street and joined the team 10 years ago at age 13 as a nursery helper. He has grown through the company to hold a key position as a project manager ensuring quality and timely execution in every project. In his spare time, he loves to watch sports and tinker on projects around the house.
Karen has been a team member for 13 years. She brings 36 years of experience with several award winning gardens and landscapes. Karen has made many great friends throughout her career and enjoys spending time in nature.
Retail Manager and Missouri certified Nurseryman
Joe has been a team member for 11 years and has been serving casual and more serious gardeners alike for the past 20 years. Joe has frequently been featured in the magazine, Missouri Gardeners “Ask the Experts Section” where he has shared his vast knowledge of all things gardening.
Tim has been a team member for 7 years. He brings with him a plethora of knowledge in the retail market as well as landscaping where he started out 20 years ago. He has a vast knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and landscape design. Tim is a North O’Fallon local and enjoys free time spent within the local community as well as fishing on the river.
Bob spent 8 years in the Navy, upon moving back to St. Louis he worked as an engineer in the laboratory department at Mercy Hospital. He has always enjoyed working with plants so he decided to make his hobby his career.
Gloria has been a North O’Fallon local her entire life. She has a passion for landscaping and works at Baxter Gardens West to occupy her time. She enjoys free time with her family and spends a great amount of energy engaging with the local community.
Marianne has been the financial and HR manager since the foundation in 1987. She is intensely involved in the ongoing operation of the landscape department as well as the garden center. Marianne enjoys fishing with her husband and spending time with her family.
Cheryl is a friend and neighbor to the founders, she always has been a fan of Baxter Gardens West and happily joined the team in 1999. She plays a pivotal role in managing account payables, receivables and inventory management. Outside of work Cheryl enjoys the outdoors, fishing, spending time with her family and traveling.