Dennis de Zeeuw is the founder of Sustainscape, Inc. and creator of Liquid Vitae organic fertilizer. After discovering green algae covering coral off the coast in Palm Beach County in 2005, Dennis began developing a better concept to landscape and fertilize plant life. Educating himself with the benefits of native plants, edible gardens, and organic soils, he linked sustainable, organic practices to the health of our ocean and reef system. Over the last 10 years, he has dedicated his life to the importance of how we can create a better way to grow food, design landscapes and improve the quality of our ocean’s ecosystem. Dennis continuously strives to improve customer relationships by developing sustainable practices outpacing the competition. Establishing a strong customer relationship is an important aspect of the company’s mission to create a sustainable landscape in Florida. As Sustainscape continues to grow, He strives to work with other businesses to promote environmental awareness.
Tiffany Hughes is an integral part of Sustainscape, Inc. She provides creative marketing ideas and business quantification. After graduating from Florida Atlantic University with a B.A. in Sociology, Tiffany has worked for several different companies gaining experience with customer relations and purchasing.
Keeping an open mind with customer’s needs and desires, she has a strong influence on solidifying the brand image of Sustainscape, Inc. Tiffany was born and raised in New England, following the sun to South Florida. She is extremely passionate about all animal rights issues and race/gender equality.
Tristan Werning runs our nursery operations. He enjoys assisting in the spreading knowledge, producing local & healthy food, and increasing our connection to the Earth. His ultimate goal is community based self-reliance with respect for the ecosystems that support all of life.
Growing up in Northwest Florida, Tristan spent his time adventuring among oak trees and pine trees, blackberries and muscadines, clay pits and sandy streams. His love for nature and the wild has evolved during 6 years of studying and practicing the arts of plant propagation, regenerative agriculture, permaculture design, herbalism, foraging, and more.
Gerardo Sol Herodier heads our landscape services team. Gerardo is determined to make a difference in south Florida by changing outdated environmental harmful landscape practices by sustainable ones. He is specially interested in the coast of south Florida where environmental damages have occur due to intensive use of chemical fertilizers.
As a child born in Florida and growing up in El Salvador, he developed his love for farming at his grandparents dairy farms. With his Horticultural Management Bachelor’s degree from University of Florida, he worked in El Salvador´s Agricultural Sector then as a grower back in Florida in charge of ornamental plants production, before joining the Sustainscape team.