Katsura Landscaping is a landscape services company founded by Scott Haile in 2006. Katsura Landscaping provides high-end softscape design, planting and maintenance for West Vancouver and North Vancouver. All of our workers are insured with WorkSafe BC, and we have general liability insurance. We are a proud member of the B.C. Landscape Nursery Association which sets standards for “best practices” in the industry.
Our aim is to provide professional, courteous, timely service that exceeds your expectations.
Our core values are:
- Customer service
PresidentScott, founder and president of Katsura Landscaping, has over 19 years of industry experience. He completed the Capilano University Landscape Horticulture program in 2006, and is a Certified Landscape Professional (CLP), a designation given to landscape managers through the Canada Nursery Landscape Association. He started the company in 2006 after completing the Capilano program. He enjoys snowboarding, playing guitar, and running North Shore trails. He has a wife and son. He was born and lives in North Vancouver.
Vice President of OperationsAlex completed the Capilano University Landscape Horticulture program in 2007. Alex has over 19 years of landscaping experience and brings lots of enthusiasm, reliability, and attention to detail. He has great plant identification and knowledge, and combines this with his exceptional turf knowledge. He has been with the company since 2008. Prior to that he had his own landscape maintenance business. He enjoys hiking and sports. He lives in North Vancouver with his wife and two children.
Maintenance ManagerMarcelo has a bachelor's degree in Agronomy from Brazil. As part of this he has studied plant physiology, plant nutrition, soil, and pest and diseases. He loves maintaining landscapes as he enjoys working outside and with nature. His favourite tasks are pruning and planting. He has completed the Landscape Horticulture Diploma program at Burnaby Continuing Education. He loves exploring the mountains and lakes of BC and any outdoor activities, but also likes watching movies.
Yolanda GomezYolanda has a has a certificate of distinction in Accounting and Finance, and her background is in Hotel and Tourism administration. She learnt about plants from a young age from her mother, when she assisted in planting flowers on their family farm. She likes to take care of flower pots on her balcony. She loves the landscape of Vancouver with it’s trees, mountains, and the sea. Here favorite hobbies are cooking, playing guitar, and making Christmas decorations. She lives in North Vancouver with her husband.
Vera’s expertise is to help you navigate the many options that could be used in your design and determine the style, materials and practical elements that combine to meet your wants and needs. She has been a landscape designer for over 20 years and has an extensive knowledge of plants and a creative eye for planting design layouts.