William G.Tormey, A.A.S.
Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #33973,
Mauget Certified Applicator
“Integrated Pest Management for Herbaceous Perennials” 1/07
"The Mauget Advanced Level Symposium” (tree infusion /micro injection) 3/07
Has received the followings certificates/degrees:
*State University of New York, Canton, New York. Associated Applied Science
*Certificate Landscape Graphics, Harvard University Graduate School of
Design, Office of Special
Programs. Cambridge, Ma.
*Certificate CFO Empowerment Conference: E-Commerce Answers, CFO Seminars Boston, Ma.
Additional formal studies at the following
*Nursery Management, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York.
*Environmental Design, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
Awards: for Various Garden Exhibits:
*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Award for First Place.
*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Silver Medal for Suitability and Quality of
*The Boston Society of Landscape Architects Award for an Exhibit of Excellence in
*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Award for Best Use of Color.
Horticultural Society Award for Diversity of Plant Material ...
* People's Choice Award....
*The International Plant Propagators Society
*American Nurseryman’s Assoc.,
*The American Horticultural Assoc,
*the New England Rock Garden Assoc,
*American Conifer Society
* Professional Perennial Growers Assoc.
I have been fortunate to gain experience not only at my small nursery, but
from past experience at; Hudson Pines Farms (David Rockefeller's Estate) North Tarrytown,
N.Y. under the inspirational direction of Gill Martin, and at
Arbor Gardens of
Jackson, Michigan where I had the pleasure of workings with James Verhovan, LA
|Arbor Day 4-10-81
left to right, William G. Tormey, Landscaper , Thomas Taylor, Parks Commissioner
City Manager Francis J. McGrath
Tree: Pyrus calleryana (Bradford Pear),Reprinted with the permission
of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette
90's left to right,
Mike Brown, Staff Commonwealth Nurseries,William G. Tormey, Owner/Manager
Commonwealth Nurseries,and students from the University of Massachusetts Medical College,
Environmental Group, Tree: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula' (Weeping Alaska Cedar)
Photo by Kerry Monihan, MFA,Staff Commonwealth Nurseries