Lesli Larmon, President, is a native of Florida and grew up in St. Petersburg. She founded the company in 1987 as Lesli Larmon Landscape Design, Inc. The DBA Accent Trees & Nursery was born soon after that. Lesli graduated University of Florida with a B.S. in Environmental Horticulture. She was one of five of her class chosen to do an internship at Walt Disney World. She also taught Plant Identification as a student teacher at University of Florida. Her special talent is in Landscape Design and has several award-winning landscapes, including three City of St. Petersburg Beautification Awards.