NATS Nursery Ltd. - Native Plants

  • About NATS

    We offer professional facilities and year round growing.

Meet Our Staff

Abi - Starter Plant Sales Manager (Email Abi)   Abi graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from Trinity Western University in 2018 and this helped grow her passion for native plants and their importance in the environment. She has been a part of the NATS team for the past three years where she has been the Inventory Manager & Sales Assistant and now holds the position of Starter Plant Sales. Through her position in inventory, she has gained the necessary knowledge of native plants and the habitats in which each of them thrives. Abi will be happy to assist you with all of your starter plant needs!” Abi is pleased to assist with selecting the right plants for your application!
Dean Villaceran - LiveRoof & Permaloc Sales (Email Dean) Dean works in conjunction with architects, installers, and our team of growers at NATS Nursery to turn your green roof vision into a beautiful reality. Whether it's sedums, bulbs, grasses or perennials, the diversity is limitless. Dean will coordinate the custom growing of your LiveRoof, the delivery and installation of your modules, and plan for the ongoing maintenance. Have you considered a LiveRoof for your house, garage or next development? Contact Dean and start your green roof today.    
Shailesh Patel - Grower/ Integrated Pest Management Our intrepid IMP Manager is adept at handling all manner of nursery pests with minimum chemical controls. Shailesh earned a BSc. in Agriculture, specializing in horticulture and plant pathology, and his skill at managing the greenhouses has enabled NATS to produce superior products. Shailesh enjoys working with the plants everyday.
Rod Nataros - Principal (Email Rod) Rod founded NATS in 1988 and has carefully assembled a top-notch employee team. He is committed to improving the world in which we live through the use of native plants to restore habitat corridors.  NATS' mandate is to work towards sustainability in our daily operations.
Michael Campbell - Container and Permaloc Sales (Email Michael) Michael joined the NATS team in 2007 and brought with him his passion for native plants and edible landscaping. He has a B.A. in Archaeology from SFU and an honors Diploma in Business from BCIT and has previously managed Garden Works Ocean Park, West Coast Seeds and was the gardener and volunteer coordinator for a small heritage garden for the Historic Stewart Farm in Surrey.  Michael works with landscape architects, installers and designers along with various community groups and municipalities to provide them with plants and advice for all their native plant needs – small and large projects alike.  Working with a top notch team of growers and shipping staff enables Michael to provide you  quick, dependable service and high-quality native plants for your project needs.
Ron Jacobson - Business Development Manager (Email Ron) Ron joined NATS in the spring of 2014 after spending the previous 10 years as Marketing Manager for Pelton Reforestation and PRT Growing Services Ltd., the largest grower of container seedlings for reforestation in North America.  With over 30 years of marketing, sales and new business development experience, Ron is helping NATS grow it's business for both native plants and NATS LiveRoof.
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