The Gooding's Nursery Family

Phil Gooding, President

Phil Gooding


Phil is the voice you hear on the radio with our popular Landscape Planner series.  He has been involved with the business his entire life.  He graduated from Conotton Valley High School and continued his education at The Ohio State University.  After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in ornamental horticulture, he joined the firm full-time in 1983.

Phil currently handles all of the accounting operations of the firm and oversees the Retail Garden Store and does 90% of the CAD work for our landscape designs.

He is married to Debbie Gooding and they have 3 children, Steven, Abby, & Carly.

Phil has been active in industry associations, serving as President of The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association and was a recent recipient of the Association's Service Award for 2010.

He currrently sits on the Conotton Valley Local School Board

The Phil Gooding Family
The Phil Gooding Family
Paul Coffland, Production Coordinator

Paul Coffland

Production Coordinator

Paul Coffland worked in commercial landscape maintenance in the Columbus Ohio area for 4 years and since 1998 here at Goodings.  He is Production Coordinator handling scheduling for both the landscape installation and landscape maintenance crews. He handles the majority of our Landscape Maintenance Sales and also does landscape design & sales.

He graduated from Cadiz High School and then completed college at Ashland University. He is an Ohio Certified Nursery Technition.

Paul is an experienced wrestling official working both in Ohio and West Virginia. He has served as a Cadiz Councilman, on the Harrison Hills  School Board, and as chairperson of the Sally Buffalo Park Board.

He and his wife, Michelle reside in Cadiz with their 3 children, Allison, Kara, & Nicholas. They are involved with St Teresa Catholic Church, Harrison Central Schools, and youth sports in Harrison County.

Paul & Family
Paul & Family
Kent Lewis, Lawn Care Specialist

Kent Lewis

Lawn Care Specialist

Kent has been building green lawns throughout the valley at Gooding's Nursery & Landscaping since 1984.  He knows the lawns in this area and takes their care to heart.  He gets upset when something happens to one of the lawns he is treating. 

His experience is important itself, but he continues yearly to update his lawn care knowledge by attending turf seminars.  As members of the Ohio Lawn Care Association and the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association, we keep up to date with current materials and lawn care practices.

Roxie Graham, Retail Sales

Roxie Graham

Retail Sales

Ron Grezlik, Delivery & Equipment Specialist

Ron Grezlik

Delivery & Equipment Specialist

Mary Ellen Gooding, Payroll

Mary Ellen Gooding


Dick Gooding, retired

Dick Gooding


Dick retired ealry in 2021 and is busy with drug free task force, Promise Keepers, Tusky Valley School Board.  We wish him the best of luck with retirement and it looks like he will stay busy

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