Who We Are

Susan Harvey
President and Founder

Susan Harvey is the founder and president of Plantwerks, Inc. in Salisbury, MA. Founded in 1984, Plantwerks provides interior landscaping services to the Boston and Metrowest areas, Eastern Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, and Southern Maine.

Susan has a degree in Floriculture from Essex Agricultural and Technical Institute and a degree in Urban Planning from Salem State College. She completed graduate studies at Harvard University and recently completed her LEED certification. Susan is a registered educator for continuing education programs for the American Institute of Architects and is a member of the Building Owners & Managers Association, the American Society of Interior Designers, the U.S. Green Building Council, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, and Green Plants for Green Buildings. 

Please contact Susan if you are interested in having her speak to your group.

Patti Trickett
Office Manager

Patti Trickett is the office manager for Plantwerks. She manages the day-to-day operations of the office and maintains Plantwerks accounts payables and receivables.

Please contact Patti with any inquiries you may have regarding your account. She will be happy to assist you.

Lynne Petty
Sales/Design Consultant

Lynne Petty is the sales and design consultant for Plantwerks. She has more than 25 years of sales and design experience with 10 years of experience in the horticultural industry. She believes the best greenery designs include discerning taste, emotion, a dash of adventure, and intuitive touch. Lynne clearly understands how the implementation of biophilic design aesthetically improves the interior environment.

As a Registered Trainer for Green Plants for Green Buildings (GPGB), Lynne offers CEU training for design professionals to earn continuing education credits required to maintain their state and national licenses. She holds a dual degree in Marketing and Management from Northeastern University. She currently serves as President of the Plum Island Beautification Society. 

Please contact Lynne if you would like to schedule a free consultation for greening your environment.


Taylor Korfhage-Poret
Regional Operations Manager

Taylor Korfhage-Poret is the regional operations manager at Plantwerks. Taylor has more than 15 years of experience in designing, managing, and installing projects in the interior and exterior landscape industry. With his experience in project management and horticulture, Taylor brings a diverse skill set to our team. He leads our operations team in the field and manages our horticultural technicians.

Taylor has a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University with a major in Landscape Architecture and a minor in Horticulture and Urban Planning.

Please contact Taylor for any questions or concerns related to account maintenance, field staff, and/or installations.

Linda Higgins
Quality Control and Assurance Supervisor
Emily Metcalfe
Senior Horticultural Technician
Deanna Suzor
Horticultural and Installation Technician
Cerrina Balfour Horticultural Technician
Anthony De Dominicis
Horticultural Technician
Barbara Kenney Horticultural Technician
Rachel Le Bel
Horticultural Technician
Jeffrey Ruby
Senior Horticultural Technician
Jonathan Yasuda Horticultural Technician
Donna M. Keefe
Marketing Manager
Aida Vaugh Gross
Student Intern
Bella Rose
Plantwerks’ Mascot