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Katie Merrifield

Owner, Operations Manager


Ellen Mackey

Fine Gardening

Division Manager


Tracy van Schouwen

Project Manager


Lisa Wozny

Office Manager


Laura Craig-Comin

Crew Leader, Plant Health Care Technician


Matt Kustra

Lead Landscape Professional


John Lysak

Lead Garden Professional, Plant Health Care Technician


Kellin VanNorstrand

Landscape Professional


Brenda McDonald

Garden Professional


Sam Silverman

Landscape Professional


Joe Zanchi

Landscape Professional


Our Team

(617) 913-0628

Laura Craig-Comin



Laura has over 10 years of experience in the landscape field and serves as our Crew Leader and also as our Plant Health Care Technician.  She can be found performing a wide range of landscape and gardening tasks and has been an important part of our team since 2015.


Laura’s career began in college when she worked as a Forest Management Intern at the New York Botanical Garden and also as a student worker for her colleges Arboretum.  After graduation she worked full time as a residential gardener and landscaper, performing a wide range of tasks including garden maintenance, masonry installations, invasive species removal and ornamental pruning work. During her first year with Merrifield Laura became a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist, a designation four other

Merrifield staff members currently hold.


In her free time Laura enjoys working on her truck, spending time with friends and family and seafood and Thai food.



B.A. Wellesley College, 2008



Massachusetts Certified Horticulturalist (MCH)



Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License, License #45355, since 2016


Advanced Landscape Integrated Pest Management Short Course, University of Maryland – 2017


Hoisting License – 2017


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Landscaper serving: Framingham, Natick, Weston, Lincoln, Wayland, Wellesley, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Needham, Waltham, Southborough, Milton, Marlborough, Westwood, Dover, Sudbury, Stow.