Peter Co-founded the design / build firm Oriole Landscaping in 1986.
Oriole quickly built a reputation of high-quality work and superior customer service. Oriole has won dozens of awards including the Casey Van Maris award twice for most innovative design in Ontario, and the Dunnington Grubb for best overall landscape in Ontario.
Peter has given back to the industry over the past 25 years by serving as Chair of Canada Blooms, Chair of the contractors Sector Group in Ontario, and currently is Vice Chair of Landscape Canada for the Canadian Nursery and Landscape Association and on the Board of Directors at Landscape Ontario. Peter has been working this spring on a Covid-19 Task Force with Landscape Ontario to bring guidance to members and advocate for the industry with government and regulatory bodies.
Peter has made it his mission to bring excellence to the landscape industry in any way possible. Peter has volunteered with many community projects and has led seminars at industry events to share what he has learned. Peter has recently added consulting to his business services so he can mentor other landscape professionals directly.
Peter currently lives in Toronto with his wife Alana and their two boys. He has had a lifelong interest in running, skiing, canoeing, hockey and mountain biking.