TAG: Gachina Landscape Management

Water World: Water-saving success

May 13, 2019By
Irrigation technology (Photo: Deborah Harkins, HydroPoint)

Location: Palo Alto, Calif. Company: Gachina Landscape Management A well-planned irrigation system is never more important than during a drought. With water conservation in mind, Gachina Landscape Management renovated Oak Creek Apartments’ irrigation system. It was California’s worst drought in decades, but the Gachina team helped Oak Creek take advantage of a $50,000 rebate from the Santa Clara Valley Water... read more

New learning center offers top-tier training

April 23, 2019By
Photo: Frank Niccoli

Foothill College launches new learning center for students and industry professionals alike to improve their hands-on skills and experience. read more

NALP names 2019 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

January 30, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has named H. Jaclyn Ishimaru-Gachina as the 2019 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year. The award recognizes a member who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, ensured advancement of the landscape industry by actions and endeavors and serves as a shining example to current and future female entrepreneurs. This award will be presented at... read more

Case Study: A matter of health

February 22, 2018By
Photo: Gachina Landscape Management

After Gachina Landscape Management Founder and President John Gachina died from prostate cancer in 2015, men’s health became a greater focus for the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company. Company leaders launched a multipronged effort to encourage the company’s employees (94 percent of which are male) to be proactive with their health care. There have been several women’s health efforts as well.... read more

People on the Move: JCB appoints president, CEO; Hohl named ASIC Fellow; TPI awards members; new hires and promotions at Aspire, Spider, Gachina, Davey

April 5, 2017By

JCB appointed Richard Fox-Marrs as president and CEO of JCB. Additionally, he is responsible for production at JCB North America’s Savannah headquarters. Fox-Marrs is a 26-year veteran of JCB. Previously, he served as JCB North America’s president of agriculture. He also held positions such as managing director of the Loadall telescopic handler business unit and managing director of JCB’s global agricultural division. Fox-Marrs also serves... read more

Companies in the News: Gachina honored as top woman-owned business; Douglas Dynamics makes Forbes list; more from Case, Akehurst, Wright

October 5, 2016By

Gachina Landscape Management, owned by H. Jaclyn Ishimaru-Gachina, ranked No. 19 on the list of top 100 Bay Area Women-Owned Business and No. 7 on the list of the Bay Area’s top 25 minority-owned companies by the San Francisco Business Times. The 370-employee company, based in Menlo Park, Calif., earned a reported $29.5 million in 2015 revenue performing landscape maintenance, enhancements and water conservation. Douglas Dynamics—manufacturer of... read more