The Parker Homescape Story

The Parker Story

Looking ahead to the future, but always remembering where we came from.

1948

Len and Bea Parker, Scott Parker’s grandparents, enter the landscape field by leasing greenhouses in Central New Jersey. Through their decades of innovation and dedication, the company grew into one of the largest plantscape firms in the country.

1971

Steve Parker, Scott Parker’s father, joins the family business and finds great success in related ventures, such as greenhouse production, landscape services and retail landscape sales.

1975-1993

Owner of Parker Homescape, Scott Parker is born, and he spends much of his childhood learning about plants and trees from his father. Growing up, Scott and his sister quickly realize that they need to learn the names of plants if they want to be treated with ice cream!

1997

Scott Parker graduates from Tulane University – A.B. Freeman School of Business with a Finance and Business Management degree.

1997-2006

Scott Parker continues to expand his knowledge of the horticultural field by working in his family’s business and by attending Rutgers University, where he studies Horticulture, Landscape Design, Landscape Construction, Turf Management, Outdoor Lighting, Hardscaping, and more.

2006

Picture of Scott's Truck for History Page_1With humble roots in Scott Parker’s truck, Parker Homescape, LLC is born. He started the company with hopes of improving the landscape industry by providing superior products and services, and offering a customer service experience unmatched in the landscape design and construction industry.  By the end of 2006 Parker Homescape moves into its first design studio in Fanwood, NJ.

2007-2009

Parker Homescape deftly navigates the economic downturn and housing crisis through an intense focus on what it does best – landscape design and construction.

2008

USA Today names Parker Homescape one of the top firms in the U.S. for craftsmanship and quality work.

2010

jon circa 2011As the team grew, so did the space. Parker Homescape moves their design studio and offices to Basking Ridge, NJ. That same year, Jon Mercer joins Parker Homescape as Lead Designer/Salesman.

2012

Design NJ Magazine and New York Spaces Magazine both recognize Parker Homescape for various projects in Somerset County.

2012

Parker Homescape is published in an inspiring book, “Landscape Ideas You Can Use: How to Choose Structures, Surfaces & Plants that Transform Your Yard” by Chris Peterson.

2014

Parker Homescape is proudly name “Best of Houzz 2014” for superior customer service.

2015

Parker Homescape is once again named “Best of Houzz 2015” for superior customer service.

2016

For the third consecutive year, Parker Homescape is named “Best of Houzz 2016” for superior customer service.

Today

The Parker Homescape team continues to innovate and create outdoor living spaces that are truly unique. Constantly striving to improve the customer service experience, Parker Homescape will never lose sight of its main goal – exceeding customer expectations, each and every time.