About Us

DSCN1893J&M Landscape Services is a full service landscaping design, construction and maintenance company serving the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. We offer professional services from dedicated, knowledgeable owners who work hard to communicate with our clients.

In order to gain an understanding of your precise landscape requirements, an onsite meeting is the most direct way to communicate. We will be happy to meet with you when you are on Island or visit your property per your request.

Our year-round, full-time staff is increased in the busy season, to accommodate all of our clients and their needs. We recruit students from landscape programs of various universities.

In 2007 the company was awarded with Honorary Medal of the University of Forestry, in recognition of its contribution to the practical training of the students and successful cooperation.

Meet the Owners


Jivko Kalpazanov

Jivko is a native of Velingrad, Bulgaria and a graduate of the University of Forestry with a Master of Science degree in Forestry, and has been landscaping since 1998. Before coming to the Nantucket in 2000, he worked for two years as a Landscape architect at the Council of Ministers’ Residence “Lozenets” – Sofia, Bulgaria. He manages client’s landscape maintenance with an accent on construction projects. Jivko also holds a construction supervisor license in Massachusetts.

Every year, Jivko travels to Bulgaria to find and recruit new employees. J&M Landscape services hires students from various universities, but our main contact is University of Forestry-Sofia, Bulgaria.

Jivko, a year-round Nantucket resident, is married with two children and enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, hunting, fishing, and restoring vehicles and vintage European motorcycles.


Michael Misurelli

Michael is a native of Saratoga Springs, NY and graduate of SUNY Cobleskill’s Landscape Development program. A year-round Nantucket landscaper since 1990, he is Landscape Maintenance oriented with an accent on turf grass management and most current turf practices.

Michael has recently contributed his time and turf knowledge developing a Best Management Practices document specifically for Nantucket as a member of the Article 68 Workgroup. He is also a board member for Pallaitive & Supportive Care of Nantucket and is a member of Nantucket’s Tree Advisory Committee. Michael has received awards from SUNY Cobleskill associated with his years in the horticultural industry.

Michael is year round resident of Nantucket, and is married with two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, fishing, hunting, and golfing.