Michele Langone holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Sustainable Landscape Horticulture from the University of Vermont. She got her start working at both retail and wholesale nurseries in her home state of Massachusetts, and has been designing landscapes in Westchester and Fairfield Counties since 2013. 

Michele is an Instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, where she teaches classes on topics ranging from container plantings to designing with perennials. She is passionate about sustainable gardens, and loves finding creative design solutions to craft beautiful, useful spaces for her clients.

Michele loves to exercise, discover new gardens both near and far, and is an avid baker - banana bread and cheesecake are her specialties!


matthew McMillan - Landscape designer

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Matt left a successful career on Wall Street to focus on his true passion for garden design as an art form. He holds a Master’s degree in Landscape Design from Columbia University, a BA from College of the Holy Cross (Economics, Studio Art), and had extensive coursework in Landscape Design and Horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden.

Matt specializes in New Perennials and natives-focused design layouts as well as large tree plantings and more traditional formal arrangements. He designed his first garden professionally over 20 years ago and has been working exclusively in this industry since 2012. Prior to joining Pound Ridge Nursery he worked at several high-end nurseries in Fairfield County. His designs have been selected for the GEC Grandiflora Tour in 2017 and 2018.

Matt sits on the Village of Larchmont Parks and Trees Committee and the Long Term Shade Tree Replacement Committee for Winged Foot Golf Club. He is an avid Yankees, Rangers and Giants fan. He enjoys visiting parks, gardens and museums, as well as sketching, reading and playing very mediocre golf. Follow him on Istagram @immortal_tardigrade