LM150: Way to grow

July 15, 2019 -  By

2018 was a big year, with 66 firms on the LM150 reporting double-digit growth. Here are some of the steps they took to accomplish this feat. To learn more about the companies in bold, scroll to the bottom of this page.

LM150 Graphic and Logo (Graphic: LM Staff) (Logo: John Deere)

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Growth Rank Overall Rank Company % Change
Over 2017
1 22 Juniper Landscaping 42%
2 72 Impact Landscaping & Irrigation 40%
3 60 SiteWorks 39%
4 70 Berghoff Design Group 35%
112 Service Direct Landscape 35%
6 23 Rotolo Consultants 33%
148 Saluda Hill Landscapes 33%
8 5 Yellowstone Landscape 32%
9 127 Cherrylake 30%
10 105 Unlimited Landscaping 29%
14 SavATree 27%
12 82 M. Neves 25%
109 Level Green Landscape 25%
119 Greenscape 25%
15 62 Russell Landscape Group 24%
104 Conserve LandCare 24%
17 55 EarthTones Design 23%
18 95 Earthworks 22%
117 Texscape Services 22%
20 79 Bland Landscaping Co. 21%
45 Greenscape 21%
47 R.P. Marzilli & Co. 21%
100 Complete Landsculpture 21%
149 Drost Landscape 21%
25 25 Acres Group 20%
6 Gothic Landscape 20%
41 Landscape Workshop 20%
52 AAA Landscape 20%
53 Landscape Services Inc. (LSI) 20%
30 8 Ruppert Landscape 19%
31 110 Perficut Cos. 18%
130 Lambert’s 18%
131 Nanak’s Landscaping 18%
34 20 Clintar Commercial Outdoor Services 17%
35 35 Sebert Landscape 16%
118 American Landscape Systems 16%
134 Lifescape Colorado 16%
38 42 Pierre Landscape 15%
65 Landtech Contractors 15%
124 Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting 15%
138 Brilar 15%
142 Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions 15%
43 18 LandOpt 14%
74 Harvest Landscape Enterprises 14%
115 Crystal Greens Landscape 14%
129 Hoffman Landscapes 14%
82 Superscapes 14%
48 33 HeartLand 13%
114 Santa Rita Landscaping 13%
46 Ryan Lawn & Tree 13%
51 108 John Mini Distinctive Landscapes 12%
17 The Grounds Guys 12%
34 Lucas Tree Experts 12%
54 Creative Environments 12%
102 Moore Landscapes 12%
3 The Davey Tree Expert Co. 12%
57 27 Metco Landscape 11%
143 ASI Landscape Management 11%
87 Pacific Landscape Management 11%
60 10 LandCare 10%
40 Signature Coast Holdings 10%
49 D Schumacher Landscaping 10%
97 Cutting Edge Landscape 10%
135 North American Lawn & Landscape 10%
140 New Way Landscape & Tree Service 10%
4 Bartlett Tree Experts 10%

Saluda Hill Landscapes

A newcomer to the LM150, Saluda Hill implemented new technology, including GPS apps on mobile devices and tablets to help improve accuracy in the field. The company also implemented GoCanvas, a mobile form-filling app, to increase productivity and accuracy and gauge quality control.

Brilar

The Oak Park, Mich.-based company focused on its people in 2018 by proactively recruiting, expanding its benefits and rolling out a new profit-sharing program.

Signature Coast Holdings

The company began a safety training program and implemented a training program to strengthen its focus on horticultural knowledge and empower crews. Additionally, many staff members have achieved their landscape industry certifications.

Yellowstone Landscape

Read “Growing, growing” for the full story.

Cherrylake

Read “Branching out” to learn more.

Complete Landsculpture

The Dallas-based company moved up from No. 115 in 2018 to No. 100 this year. It standardized its onboarding and recruiting procedures and created a “welcome to the team” video outlining expectations, benefits, culture and more. The firm also took its development tour on the road, visiting two other landscape businesses to review their best practices.

Landscape Workshop

To achieve 20 percent growth, the Alabama firm began operations in Lexington, Ky., and Little Rock, Ark., which contributed to its 2018 revenue by $4.7 million and $400,000, respectively.

Santa Rita Landscaping

In Tucson, Ariz., Santa Rita Landscaping implemented the Entrepreneurial Operating System to improve clarity, simplification and focus among team members.

To view the complete list, breakdowns and company profiles, check out a PDF version here.

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