MEET OUR TEAM
President / Principal – Nursery Department
Pete is the president of Passiglia’s Nursery as well as the principal leader of the nursery department. His hands-on approach and careful inspection of our plants insures the best quality and selections our customers expect. Pete’s hard work and dedication is evident in the support and leadership he imparts to his staff. With over three decades of experience he has seen trends in horticulture come and go. Pete knows what it takes to build a great business, making Passiglia’s the premier nursery in St. Louis.
Co-Owner / Landscape Director / Landscape Designer
Chris, Vice President of Passiglia’s Nursery and a seasoned landscape professional has over 27 years of design and installation experience. Chris gained insight from his father on the importance of bringing quality product to market and earning the respect of his clients. His creativity and forward thinking approach will bring your landscape project to the next level. Chris works closely with his design and landscape team ensuring every aspect of the installation fulfills his meticulous quality standards. The dedication and long hours Chris gives each project creates a beautiful paradise that compares to no other.
Senior Designer / Design Sales Manager
Christine has over 13 years of Landscape Design experience and an Associate’s degree in Landscape Horticulture. As the Design Sales manager Christine helps foster a creative and learning environment for her team.
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Julie Evans Straatmann
Manager / Buyer
Julie has been a horticulturalist in Missouri for more than 30 years. She started in the industry with two retail locations growing much of her inventory. To spend more time with family, she accepted a retail management position which developed into landscape design and consulting. this is filler a long filler.
Mike’s 35 years’ experience in the horticulture industry includes landscape and irrigation design as well as turf and ornamental pest management.this is filler a long filler
Anita has more than six years’ experience as a landscape designer, though her appreciation for plants began while working nine years on a produce farm in Milwaukee.this is filler
Elizabeth takes pride in creating beautiful designs that will stand the test of time. Interpreting the client’s vision and applying it to paper is a challenge that Elizabeth does not back away from.
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