Jay’s passion for horticulture bloomed when he was a young teenager working at the local golf course. At 18, his hard work was met with a promotion, and Jay was hired as the golf course superintendent.
After graduating with a degree in Horticulture from Guelph University, Jay continued to work as a golf course superintendent, building his portfolio in property maintenance and irrigation. As his skills and experience developed, he took a keen interest in developing his own company in the property maintenance and irrigation fields of landscape.
Jay has extensive experience in all facets of golf course, commercial and residential irrigation systems. He is continuously improving and developing his skills to ensure customers are provided with high quality landscape solutions. Jay is a Garden Light LED preferred contractor, Kichler certified landscape lighting installer.
In 2013, two local landscape companies noticed consistent signs of change in Muskoka; landscape lighting and irrigation were becoming increasingly sought-after services. After 20 years of successful business ownership, and as one of the original founders of MLI Solutions, Jay assumed full ownership of the company in 2020 to fill this niche: providing Muskoka clientele with a highly effective landscape irrigation and lighting with aesthetically pleasing results.
Jay’s expertise in horticulture and irrigation were a perfect fit for the company’s goals, and the outdoor lighting aspects of the business
Over the years, MLI Solutions has worked closely with Muskokans to improve the experience of their outdoor space. Creating safe and beautiful landscapes has proved rewarding for MLI’s clientele and created opportunity for the business to grow. Through reliable customer service and the exceptional execution of installations, MLI Solutions continues to be a leader in the landscape lighting and irrigation industry.