Meet the Team
Terry Hastreiter: Owner
With over 40 years in the nursery industry, Terry has loved running NE Nursery & Color Gardens with his family best. Terry’s role in the company is focused around growing the best quality plants, shrubs & trees our clients can find. Outside of the business, Terry loves to fish, hunt and play with his grandchildren.
Pat Hastreiter: Owner
Pat and Terry have been married over 40 years, so you can imagine the experience she has, working hand-in-hand with Terry over the years. Pat’s role in the company is focused on customer relations and accounting. Pat loves gardening, reading, and as with Terry, she can’t get enough of her grandchildren.
Ben Hastreiter: President
Ben has been in the industry for over 20 years, working in landscape, retail, as well as commercial and residential bidding. He has taken on the role of President, as he now oversees the company while maintaining sales. Ben has a beautiful wife, Charity, twin boys, a girl and one more boy to make 6! Ben loves to hang out with his friends, modify his landscape, and spend time with his family.
Angie Vandersnick: Manager
With 15 years under her belt in the horticulture industry, Angie currently heads up the retail division of NE Nursery & Color Gardens. Angie enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, and their two, wonderful children.
Jim Woodard: Landscape Architect
Jim Woodard, a registered landscape architect in the State of Nebraska, has been practicing in the design-build industry for 32 years and in the Lincoln area for 22 years. He creates unique designs on both residential and commercial projects. His hobbies include sports, i.e. golf whenever he can find the time, D.I.Y projects where there is never enough time, as well as traveling. He also enjoys and spending time with his family and grandson.