Our Company History
We are not a fly by night operation. We have
been in the same location for over 30 years, and we plan to stay.
Feel free to look over our Company
History. contact us for any further questions you may have.
We have a proud and strong history. Here are a few letters, documents and news
paper clippings from our past.
Due to admirable taste
and professional outlook, the company has flourished. The landscaping personnel
take great pride in their work. Many projects have been completed and are a
source of pride for Company as well as for the client. Since 1974 our work has
been awarded many times for design and professional
Jaromir and Maria Zabehlicky carry their business
under the name "Stray's Nursery and Landscape Services". The name
Stray derived from the translation of the of the original surname.
Jaromir was the son of a Czech farmer and horse breeder.
Maria was born in Poland, the daughter of a lawyer and aristocratic family. In
Czechoslovakia she received training in horticulture and landscape architecture.
She worked in agricultural research and later she was involved in parks
designing and supervision in Teplice, a spa city. Teplice is situated in a
valley, surrounded by mountains with numerous streams, rivers and mountain
lakes. It was here where Maria developed her ability to work with natural
The city itself, with its centuries old
structures, gave her the opportunity to work with formal settings.
The year 1974 brought the first recognition of
capability in the area of design in landscaping.
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winning Landscape Architect, trained behind the Iron Curtain*
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