Meet Gairad DeCastro & The Team

A passion for landscaping at a young age fostered the realization of Gairad DeCastro’s dream to start a
top-rated landscaping company on Aquidneck Island.Gairad DeCastro from Premier Landscape

Gairad founded his company in 2007 and it has grown from humble beginnings to being consistently voted “Best of Newport” by Newport Magazine multiple years in a row.

With numerous residential and commercial clients who span throurghout Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts, Premier Landscape has become recognized as a leader in providing professional, quality landscape design and landscape construction services.

Gairad’s Landscape Business Philosophy

Gairad knew landscaping was in his blood from an early age. While in high school, he began mowing lawns with a friend. Soon after, he launched his own landscaping company, DeCastro Landscaping LLC. in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The company has since changed it’s name to Premier Landscape in 2015.

Gairad’s corporate philosophy and mission statement remain exemplary and steadfast: Always give the utmost in client satisfaction – and always provide a quality service. Period.  His goal is to exceed every client’s expectations.

This philosophy and acumen for landscaping principles and design has turned Premier Landscape into one of the most respected landscape construction companies in Rhode Island.

Premier Landscape Today

Today, Premier Landscape is made up of an arry of qualified, experienced individuals. These individuals include bachelor degrees in landscape architecture, plant and soil science, construction management, turf management as well as certified installers by ICPI, NCMA, PICP and the list goes on.

Gairad credits his father as a mentor, his mother and grandmother for their encouragement from an early age and every day support, and his longtime girlfriend, Christina, for her unwavering support. His work ethic and commitment to the company’s clients are strong values, which have resulted in the establishment of one of the most well-respected landscape firms in Newport County.

Exceeding client expectations is not the exception but the norm, and Gairad looks forward to exceeding yours. Call or email him today and see how Premier Landscape can give you the landscape you always imagined.

What makes our landscaping team unique

Premier Landscape team

Our landscape design and installation staff includes a certified horticulturist, arborist, CRMC invasive managers and multiple qualified individuals with extensive plant knowledge including degrees in horticulture, and plant and soil science.

Premier Landscape headquarters in Portsmouth RI

Our hardscape design/installation crew includes ICPINCMA and PICP certified installers.  These staff members consistently continue their education to be sure their knowledge in the industry is up-to-date.


Premier Landscape's equipment

Premier Landscape is large enough to service anyone and small enough to care for everyone within the Newport County RI community and beyond.