People often ask, "How many people work here?" They're surprised to learn - given the sheer size of our nursery - that it's maintained by a small number of hardworking and dedicated people. Burnett's Wholesale Nursery employs some of the most knowledgeable people in the nursery business. And our team works hard to make sure our plants are healthy and our customers are happy!
Mike is the owner and operator of Burnett's Wholesale Nursery. Mike Joined his Dad in 1995 and since that day he is been is a very important part of the business growth. He created a new location in Palmetto, recently added new green houses and a pottery house to the main location.
Chris is one of our two Sales Associates. Working along side his Dad since 2009 Chris has a wide range of knowledge of plant material and experience with landscaping and design work.
Michael is the newest member of the Sales Associates team. Michael Joined his Dad's business in 2016 and is currently floats between our main location and our Moccasin Wallow location.
Debbie is our office manager, her experience includes almost 36 years in the plant industry. She brings to Burnett's her skills in administration, purchasing, production and customer service. Debbie is also our plant finder, she helps our customers finding plants we don't have in stock and try to bring them in within one week.
Sandy is our new manager assistant. She brings all her years of experience and office administrating skills to Burnett's, helping Debbie answering phones, taking care of customers and all of the the office daily needs.
Scott is one of our most knowledgeable sales representative with 9 years of experience in the industry. He has a Botany degree and counts with a FNGLA (Florida Nursery Grower and Landscape Association) License. Look for Scott Monday to Saturday at our regular hours.
Mona is our latest addition to the team, she has a degree in Landscape Nursery & Design with many years of experience in the industry. From small to big jobs Mona will assist you in whatever project you have in mind. Look for her Tuesday to Saturday at our regular hours.
Chase is one of our sale representative support on Saturdays, she is the author of Snowbird Gardening book "A Guide for South Florida's Winter Residents", she has a wide range of plant knowledge to share with our customers. Ask for Chase on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sandra is our Marketing Administrator, she created Burnett's identity designing our new logo, business card, website and social media, she is maintaining the content of them and managing our monthly specials and e-marketing. Sandra is also providing gardening event services with her own business tinyartfactory.com
Snowbird Gardening by Chase Landre
Member of Manatee Chamber of Commerce and Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association