Who Are We?

We’re the real deal. A company you can count on to deliver extraordinary outdoor living environments. A preferred partner of discerning homeowners, residential communities, and commercial properties alike.

Why trust us?

We’ve been around for over half a century! We’re decorated landscape veterans with badges of beautiful gardens and outdoor designs. Our reputation for quality plant material, workmanship and customer satisfaction is well-earned and well-recognized.

What’s more, we’re locally-owned and full-service. Our passion is only rivaled by our expertise. With exclusive nursery offerings and mature tree transplanting, we create unique landscapes others can’t accomplish.

At every juncture, your happiness is king. (Or queen, as the case may be.) It’s no coincidence our clients adore us and the work we do.

You will too!

Give us a call and let us show you how we bring the beauty of nature home.

Our People

Ted Carter

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Ted is a MD certified professional horticulturalist with a Masters in Landscape Architecture. He grew up on the nursery farm and worked as a Foreman over his summers in high school before receiving his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. He is an active sponsor/member of the MD Hort. Society, ASLA, Ladew Gardens and other local organizations that promote horticultural and environmental stewardship and education.

Ted is a board member of the Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association and sits on the Advisory Committee for the Horticulture Program at the Community College of Baltimore County. He is also a board member of the Long Green Land Trust, concerned with the preservation and stewardship of farmland in the Long Green Valley. When not at the farm, he loves to travel to exotic gardens with his wife and son and search out great barbecue.

Sarah Gross

Landscape Designer


Sarah is a landscape designer, enthusiastic about design and its potential to both beautify a home or property and enhance the natural environment. Sarah is interested in working with clients on project large and small and her aesthetic and interest ranges from modern landscapes to traditional english gardens to naturalistic native plantscapes.

Sarah received a Masters degree in architecture at the University of Oregon where she studied environmental design and spent a semester in Kyoto, Japan studying Japanese gardens. As a registered Architect, she brings a holistic sensibility to projects and master plans. An avid traveler, Sarah has studied and observed beautiful gardens and landscapes in India, Belize, northern Germany, Denmark and throughout the western US and Canada.

Dan Melnykevich

Production Manager
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Dan has over 10 years experience in the landscaping/nursery industry, having managed projects both large and small for Pinehurst. He is CLT and CBLP certified as well as a licensed pesticide and fertilizer applicator.

Dan is a graduate of Loyola University, MD and a decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Away from work Dan enjoys cooking and traveling with his wife. He is also an avid runner and proud father of a newborn daughter.

Cheryl Leftwich



While new to the landscape industry, Cheryl has 30+ years’ experience in the Office Management/Administration/Human Resources Field.

Chances are if you call our office, Cheryl will be your first point of contact that will team you up with the perfect project manager within our professional staff of designers.

When Cheryl is not at Pinehurst you will almost certainly find her tending to her own vegetable and flower gardens and spending time with her husband Brian and grandson “Jim Bug”.

Kate Towne



Kate’s love for landscaping began as a teenager while working part time jobs gardening and caring for plants.  She has a degree from Penn State University in Landscape Contracting, and interned at the historic Winterthur Gardens and Museum in Wilmington, DE.

Kate has several years of experience in the landscape industry throughout the Baltimore and Washington DC metro areas.   She also explored desert landscaping while living in Tucson, Arizona, and most recently worked in the wedding floral design industry in Baltimore.


Office Ambassador


Gabby is our newest addition to the Pinehurst Team serving as Office Ambassador.

A Bernese Mountain Dog born in July of 2019, Gabby enjoys running in the nursery and greeting everyone that comes into the Pinehurst Office.

She loves a good treat and scratch behind the ears!


Our Story

Established in 1964, Pinehurst Landscape Company is a locally-owned, full-service landscape design/build firm located in Baltimore County. For over 50 years, we have developed an integrated practice that incorporates client goals and designer vision with skilled craftsmanship and quality material. The resulting landscapes enrich the character of the surrounding environment and continue to improve the beauty and value of the property through the years.

Let's Design Together

Our team of talented landscape architects, foreman and crewmembers are committed to customer satisfaction. For our clients this translates as exceptional service from a dedicated team that has worked together effectively for years and can efficiently complete a project to the highest standards.
Contact Us
4809 Long Green Road
Glen Arm, MD 21057
(410) 592-6766
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