TAG: Georgia

Massey acquires Baco, expands Georgia footprint

October 1, 2014By

Massey Services purchased Baco Exterminating Services. Baco, located in Norcross, Ga., provides residential pest control, termite protection and lawn services to 30,000 customers in the greater Atlanta area. Established in 1995, the company has more than 60 team members operating out of offices in Norcross, Winder and Dallas, Ga. “We are pleased to welcome the Baco team members and customers to... read more

Fockele Garden Co. earns Georgia Urban Ag Council award

April 7, 2014By

  The Fockele Garden Co., located in Gainesville, Ga., received a grand award for commercial landscape maintenance from the Georgia Urban Ag Council. Presented in the 2013 Professional Landscape Awards Program, Fockele Garden Co. received the award for its work at Magnolia Trace in Huntsville, Ala. The company has managed the 43-acre landscape since 2009, conducting landscape renovations, new installations... read more

1-Minute Mentor: Chris Williams

December 6, 2013By

Meet Chris Williams, owner of Landscapes of the South, Canton, Ga. Who is your mentor? There were two folks who helped me in my career. Doug Davis was the owner of the prior business that I worked for. Another fellow, Jim Lanier, worked there for a number of years as the vice president. Doug taught me the business of taking... read more

The Greenery secures Elliott’s Landscape assets

October 8, 2013By

The Greenery acquired Elliott’s Landscape of Savannah, Ga., Sept. 1, expanding its market in coastal South Carolina and Georgia, reports The Principium Group on its blog. Elliott’s Landscape is a family-owned and operated landscape maintenance company with specializations in commercial and residential landscape design/build and maintenance. “Our most recent acquisition is a small company that does high-quality work and fits... read more

United Turf Alliance adds Chattahoochee Turf Products

September 11, 2013By

Chattahoochee Turf Products, based in Cobb, Ga., joined United Turf Alliance (UTA) in an ownership position. Owned by Roger and Susan Myers, Chattahoochee Turf Products has been an independent dealer partner of UTA for three years, mainly distributing in Georgia. In its new position, the company will expand into Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle. “Chattahoochee Turf Products strengthens... read more

PLANET, UGA offer military discount for course

December 7, 2012By
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HERNDON, VA.—The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national trade association for landscape professionals, and the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education are offering a discount to military members who want to earn PLANET’s Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager credential. “We are excited to offer this military discount on our popular, long-running turfgrass management program,” says Amy Skelton, program... read more