R&A Landscaping is proud to serve as a water feature and landscaping company in Otsego, MI. Our team is dedicated to providing the best in customer care, and offers a unique landscape design experience with 3D color visualizations. We have experience in creating outdoor living space solutions to fit your needs and lifestyle.

Andy Northey At R&a Landscaping

Andy Northey

Andy is the owner of R&A Landscaping. As such, he manages, oversees, and participates in all facets of the company. R&A started with Andy and his brother Randy in 2004 and has experienced 11 successful years in the landscape and water feature industry.

Andy’s professionalism has been recognized as being a leader in the industry by NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals, formerly PLANET). He is also a member of the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association, Home Builders Association of Western Michigan, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Wayland Chamber of Commerce, Otsego Chamber of Commerce, and BNI Leading Edge.

Andy was born and raised in Kalamazoo, which is where he currently resides.

“I really enjoy designing and building water features. It has become my passion in life. The best part about water features is that each creation is unique and different, each suited to the client’s taste. We are building pieces of art that are interactive, eco-friendly, and that bring people together…yet they are different every time. This isn’t just my passion; it’s my lifestyle.”

— Andy Northey

Andy Timmins At R&a Landscaping

Andy Timmons
Head Foreman

Andy is our water feature construction craftsman, and is responsible for building all the water features. Along with constructing water features, Andy also installs landscapes and hardscapes. He has been with R&A for over six years. Prior to joining our team, he worked for 12 years as a carpenter. Andy was born and raised in Kalamazoo, and is a die-hard Michigan fan. He also has a big soft spot for his fun-loving dog named Marty.

“My favorite part of the job is that I get to be creative everyday. We’re doing different things than most landscaping crews in the area and I really have a passion for water features.”

— Andy Timmons

Rachel At R&a Landscaping

Rachel Ribeiro
Project Lead

Rachel is the landscape construction supervisor, overseeing sales, construction, and design. Originally from Detroit, MI, she moved to Grand Rapids in 2010. Rachel received her bachelor’s degree from Aquinas College in public relations. She has received formal training from the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association.

Having grown up attending primary and secondary schools specializing in environmental science, Rachel is an avid designer who uses both her environmental and creative backgrounds to help our clients visualize and make the most of their outdoor living spaces.

Rachel currently lives in East Grand Rapids with Lucas and their two dogs, Luna and Sol.

“The most gratifying aspect of my work here at R&A is being part of a process that does nothing but add happiness and help express a family’s lifestyle. I am grateful for the chance to implement landscape elements that emphasize family togetherness and an appreciation for the outdoors.”

— Rachel Ribeiro

Austen At R&a Landscaping

Austen Hokanson

“My favorite part of my work is that I get to use my creativity and construct really unique spaces. I feel that I am able to have a lasting impact on my clients and their families by being able to create beautiful outdoor spaces that bring people together.”

— Austen Hokanson

Travis At R&a Landscaping

Travis Waldo
Crew Leader

Audra At R&a Landscaping

Audra Reyes
Office Manager

Andy and his team did a great job with our outdoor kitchen. Rachel B. was involved from the beginning of the project, through to the end. Thanks R&A
Glen G.

My husband and I are so happy we hired R&A for our Christmas decorations. They turned out amazing! We have really enjoyed working with them.

Danyelle W.

The team at R&A are excellent. Their landscape designs are top notch. Their hardscapes are one of a kind as well. If you want the landscape that really stands out don’t hesitate using them.

Char S.

They do it all and the pricing is extremely reasonable and competitive. The customer service is second to none and they are very respectful of property.

Jacque J.
They are caring and thoughtful in the way they conduct their business. Outstanding quality craftsmanship with fantastic designs and outcomes.
Chuck K.