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TAG: Landscape maintenance

The Big One: A corporate retreat

March 10, 2020By
Landscape maintenance project (Photo: Ruppert Landscape)

Company: Ruppert Landscape Location: McLean, Va. The goal of this financial institution’s corporate campus is to create an environment for both work and relaxation. Ruppert Landscape works to maintain a variety of outdoor spaces removed from the hustle and bustle of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The campus is always expanding, and ongoing construction is a challenge for the maintenance... read more

Recovering a property after Hurricane Harvey

December 18, 2019By
After Hurricane Harvey, the office building closed due to flooding and other issues, which affected the retention of tenants. The client's intent was to renovate the landscaping as quickly as possible. Photo: Bryan Malloch

Location Sugar Land, Texas Company Lawn Management Co. In 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Sugar Creek on the Lake office complex received severe rain. “We had a year’s worth of rain in three days,” says Adam Purnell, branch manager at Lawn Management Co. (LMC). The property was underwater for six days, he says. Due to flooding, the building... read more

The Big One: No small feat

March 25, 2019By
The Domain (Greg Yount, Native Land Design)

Company: Native Land Design Location: Austin, Texas With 800 luxury residential units, 120 stand-alone landscape containers, 100 high-end retail stores and two acres of turf, The Domain poses several maintenance challenges. Based in Cedar Park, Texas, Native Land Design is up to the task and has been since it started maintaining the popular retail center and “hangout” space in June... read more

The Big One: Out of the Blue

March 20, 2019By
Blue Skies of Texas lake (Photo: Clean Scapes)

Location: San Antonio Company: Clean Scapes A call out of the blue was what it took for Clean Scapes, a landscape firm in San Antonio, to win the maintenance contract for the Blue Skies of Texas retirement community in 2009. Clean Scapes Principal Brett Nichols says he made the cold call after he found out that a fellow Clean Scapes... read more

The Big One: Class A act

January 16, 2019By
PCT walkway (Photo: LandCare)

Location: El Segundo, Calif. Company: LandCare, Culver City Originally a strawberry patch, Pacific Corporate Towers (PCT) is a Class A commercial office space, located between the Los Angeles International Airport and the Pacific Ocean. The LEED Gold property is home to more than 90 tenants. LandCare has maintained the site since November 2009. It secured the deal after PCT’s chief... read more

ONLA to host high school olympics

September 11, 2017By

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) will welcome 200 students on Nov. 2 and 3 for its second annual Ohio High School Landscape Olympics, a competition at The Ohio State University Agriculture Technical Institute (OSU ATI) in Wooster, Ohio. Educators and students from 20 schools and career centers across the state will travel to this year’s event. Additionally, more than... read more