TAG: James Martin Associates

The Big One: A tranquil retreat

June 19, 2019By
Front view of house (Photo: James Martin Associates)

Location: Libertyville, Ill. Company: James Martin Associates This property’s landscape was originally designed and built by James Martin Associates, and created a restful environment where guests could view the water feature, flowers and outdoor elements from a variety of vantage points. After the design/build project was completed, the company’s maintenance team took over the upkeep of the project. Account Manager... read more

People on the Move: Altmaier to retire from Exmark in 2019; James Martin Associates adds one to leadership team

November 14, 2018By

Judy Altmaier, vice president and general manager of Exmark, will be retiring on Jan. 4, 2019. Daryn Walters has been selected to succeed Altmaier as general manager for Exmark. Altmaier has been with The Toro Co., the parent company of Exmark, since October 2009. After nearly four years in operations at Toro, Altmaier returned to her native Nebraska to take over... read more

Party on: The scoop behind plant potting parties

September 10, 2018By
Potting partygoers learn about creating attractive containers. (Photo: James Martin Associates)

James Martin Associates (JMA), a landscape firm headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., has found a unique way to apply its in-house expertise to give back to the community through“potting parties.” The company donates these parties to nonprofits who can then auction them off to raise funds for their causes. Over the last 15 years, the company has donated more than... read more