Meet The Baseline Family


Bill Groenewegen

Bill Groenewegen

Hired: May 1989, Owner since 1999
Hometown: Delaware Ontario
Education: Niagara College- Horticultural Technician
Favourite Season: Fall
Favourite Tree: Sugar Maple
Hobbies: Fishing, Downhill Skiing


Marcia White

Marcia White

Hometown: Parkhill, Ontario
Education: Business Accounting, Fanshawe College
Favourite Season: Summer
Favourite Tree: Weeping Nootka Cypress
Hobbies: Scuba Diving, Skiing, Gardening and Cooking


Riley Irwin

Riley Irwin

Hired: September 2009, Assistant Nursery Manager
Hometown: London, Ontario
Education: Fanshawe College, Horticultural technician
Favourite Tree: Northern Catalpa
Favourite Season: Fall
Hobby: Crocheting, aviary identification, camping, gardening


Cindy Buelow

Cindy Buelow

Hired: May 2013
Hometown: Trenton, Ontario
Education: Biochemistry degree from Brock University, Landscape Design from Fanshawe College
Favourite Season: Fall
Favourite tree: Sweetgum
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, baking, hanging out with my dog


Jaimi Uram

Jaimi Uram

Hired: April 2014
Hometown: Thornbury, Ontario
Education: Horticulture Technician from Fanshawe College
Favourite Season: Fall
Favourite tree: Red Maple
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking


Collette Boussey

Collette Boussey

Hired: June 2012, Sales Associate
Hometown: London, Ontario
Education: Fanshawe College- Horticultural Technician
Favourite Tree: Tulip tree
Favourite Season: Fall
Hobbies: Hunting, crocheting


Ben Gleiser

Ben Gleiser

Hired: April 2002, Landscape Designer
Hometown: Owen Sound, Ontario
Education: Humber College- Horticultural Technician, CHT, ICPI certified
Favourite Tree: Gingko
Favourite Season: Spring
Hobbies: Carpentry, Downhill skiing, running


Dan Widmer

Dan Widmer

Hired: April 2011- Planting Crew
Hometown: Luzern, Switzerland
Education: Fanshawe College- Horticultural Technician
Favourite Tree: Kentucky Coffee tree
Favourite Season: Fall
Hobbies: Soccer, Curling


Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Hired: June 2000, Planting Crew
Hometown: London, Ontario
Education: Lakeland College- NFPA 1001, 1002
Favourite tree: Chanticleer Pear
Favourite Season: Fall
Hobby: Hunting


Corbin Puhl

Corbin Puhl

Hired: May 2006, Planting Crew
Hometown: London, Ontario
Education: Queens University
Favourite Tree: Autumn Blaze Maple
Favourite Season: Summer
Hobby: Golf, running


Gus DeMelo

Gus DeMelo

Hired: May 2009, Field Production
Hometown: London, Ontario
Favourite tree: White Pine
Favourite Season: Fall
Hobby: Hunting