- Landscape Designer
- Rainwater & Stormwater Harvesting
- Registered Landscape Contractor – RGLAN-SL-A1749
- Certified Arborist – FL-0276A
- Certified Pest Operator – JF 105929
- Certified Horticultural Professional
- Certified Green Industries BMP’s
- ARCSA – AP
Education: Bachelor of Science, Horticulture – Landscape Design, Virginia Tech 1989
Grant Beatt founder of Grant’s Gardens Inc, is Managing Partner of Ceres H2O Global Technologies, LLC… Originally from Durban, South Africa, Grant earned his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and Landscape Design from Virginia Tech in 1989.
On graduating he returned to Durban, South Africa, to join Topmark Gardeners, a landscape design/build, maintenance, and irrigation firm on the Natal north coast. Grant was involved in large dune/coastal rehabilitation, hotel-resort, and residential projects. The award-winning Santorini resort in Umhlali was a personal accomplishment. In 1991, he traveled to Rochester, New York, where he grew to become the Vice-President of Oakleaf Landscape & Design. Grant was able to develop his landscape design and arboricultural skills while employed at Oakleaf. The historic renovation of the George Eastman House was the highlight of his undertakings in Rochester. In 1997, Grant moved to Sarasota and helped build the maintenance division at Hazeltine Nurseries. Grant left to start his own business in 2000. In 14 years, with the help of his partners, they have grown into a multi-million dollar company.
Grant’s Gardens, Inc. is a design/build and landscape maintenance company. In 2007, Grant’s Gardens, Inc. purchased Young’s Landscape and Irrigation, Inc., a Longboat Key based company. The two companies have vast experience in commercial and residential landscape design, contracting, drainage and irrigation.