Our Team

At Outdoor Pride of Rye, our mission is to provide you with a fun, unique and fulfilling experience from start to finish. We pride ourselves on our skilled staff and experienced floral and landscape design teams. From the moment you bring your vision to us, we give specialized attention to the unique details of your project.

The Outdoor Pride of Rye difference is that our commitment and care for your landscaping, home décor and gift-giving needs is our pleasure; each new project on which we collaborate with you is an exciting start to another beautiful result. Stop in and say “Hello!”


Don Stockman
Specialty: Problem solver, Facilitator, Buyer, Conceptualizer, Hard worker, Educator
Family Man, Outdoor Man, Lakes Region – White Mountains, Sings in the Shower – Really Well!

Nikki Lewis
Specialty: Annual and Perennial design and maintenance, Creative container design, Organic Farming and Gardening
Personal: Happiest outside playing in the dirt, hiking with her dog Pip, and kayaking on the seacoast. Interested in repurposed design, passion for local sustainable agriculture and an appreciation of nature’s aesthetic

Debra Sleeper
Specialty: Floral designer, All aspects of floral design fresh and silk/dried materials, Gift and fruit basket making
Personal: Going to the beach, Sightseeing, Cooking, Reading, Walking, Photography, Shopping, Spending time with my husband and our three children

Stan “Sonny” Buxton
Speciality: Garden care and Design advisor, Greenhouse specialist
Favorite saying: “Listen to the children, and watch the animals, and you will learn all you need to know.” – Abenaqui nation