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was established in 1996 by its current president and owner, Troy Gormally.
In 1997, with few financial resources, we purchased our first computer
and work truck. In 1998, we expanded beyond our landscape design and
contracting business by offering landscape management services. Also
in 1998, Natural Creations was incorporated. In 2003, we moved our
crews from their storage unit in Bonner Springs to the new farm in
Bucyrus, KS, called The Ranchito (small ranch in Spanish). In 2004,
Natural Creations began growing trees for future sales. We now employ
10-15 people, supporting the operation of three crews on a daily basis,
and provide landscape management services for 30+ residential and commercial
Please take a few minutes to
meet our personnel:
TROY M. GORMALLY
Troy is very proud to be a product of the mid-west, having lived in Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma as a child. He graduated from Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita, Kansas where his parents, Sherry and Richard Gormally, reside. Troy has lived in the Kansas City area since he graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design.
Currently, he spends most of his time managing the daily operations of Natural Creations, Inc. He acts as President of the company. His numerous responsibilities include designing and selling work, overseeing employees, scheduling work and managing the finances of the company. Troy enjoys fishing, working on his record collection and playing his old jukeboxes. He is a big nostalgia buff. His favorite TV show is “Leave It To Beaver” and his music idols include Buddy Holly, Bobby Darin and Neil Diamond. He is also a die hard Kansas State football and basketball fan.
Troy has been fortunate over the past several years to work for some very special clients and to have the privilege to landscape numerous upper scale, million dollar + homes. Troy will continue nurture Natural Creations’ growth. He takes great pride in maintaining relationships with existing clients, and he looks forward to meeting new ones. Simply stated, his goal is to exceed his clients’ expectations.
planted tree at his Paola
Troy in a grove of Red Pines, at Boot Lake north of Park Rapids,
Troy and the dogs
go fishing in Minnesota
Troy at Red Rock Canyon in
Troy with a well aged Live Oak
while vacationing in the hill country
of south central Texas
Jerry Lehmann was born in Chicago, Illinois. His family moved to Manhattan,
Kansas when he was ten. He later attended Riley County High School
and Kansas State University. He once lived close enough to Fort Riley
to watch the tanks from his parents deck.
He graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture in
1989, and his M.S. Degree in Horticultural Sciences in 1991. Following
graduation, he was employed as Assistant Greenhouse Manager at Family
Tree Nursery in Overland Park, KS. Four years later, he moved to Champaign,
Illinois, to become manager of the greenhouses for the Department of
Plant Biology. In 1997, he moved back to Kansas City to become Vice-President
of Natural Creations.
Both of Jerrys parents, Tom and Martha, currently reside in Manhattan,
KS. Jerry has one brother who resides with his wife in Delaware, with
his two beautiful nephews, Connor & Parker. Jerry spends most of
his free time caring for his succulent collection comprising of approximately
380 species. His entire indoor plant collection (roughly 525 plants)
consist of numerous cactus, caudiciforms, true succulents, orchids
and bulbous type plants. If he has any spare time, Jerry is usually
found gardening, and playing with his gardening buddy, Bailey Dog.
Jerry has been called on, over the last several years, to take on a
wide variety of responsibilities. He currently manages Natural Creations'
accounting. In addition, he designs and oversees the installation of
all season color projects including annuals and flower bulbs. Be sure
to check out some of his seasonal color displays pictured on the website.
his small trees at his Minnesota property
Fishing at Book Lake, MN,
with Troy-- I caught the big one!
Jerry borrowing time at Troy's computer - go K-State!