The Gooding's Nursery Family
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
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.
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.