TAG: Lawn Butler

Companies in the News: Lawn Butler named best of Utah; more from Deere, Case, Akehurst

June 21, 2017By

Best of State, a Utah organization that recognizes the top businesses and people in the state, selected Lawn Butler as the Best Business Service Provider in Utah. It was the first time a landscape contractor won the award. Lawn Butler, which is currently growing organically at a rate of 320 percent per year, also brought home three more awards. “Our team has worked... read more

Risk vs. reward

May 12, 2017By

Lawn Butler leverages its conservative, debt-free philosophy for steady growth. Zero-debt disciples say your home’s grass feels better under your feet once your mortgage is paid off. There is something to the emotional and psychological effects of having no debt—or in Seth Kehne’s case—running a debt-free company. You sleep easier at night. You make better long-term decisions. Essentially, you’re free.... read more

Backstory: Rudy Larsen

June 6, 2016By
Photo: Rudy Larsen

Rudy Larsen Owner, Lawn Butler Salt Lake City, Utah Education Woods Cross High School Woods Cross, Utah Class of 2006 Work Experience Staffer Marshall Radio Telemetry Salt Lake City, Utah 2004-2005 President Lawn Butler Salt Lake City, Utah 2006-2010 “I didn’t go to college. A lot of students ask me if they should just drop their college courses and start... read more

NALP honors Young Entrepreneur, Outstanding Educator of the year

March 30, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professional’s (NALP) National Collegiate Landscape Competition, held at Mississippi State University March 16-19, wasn’t only about recognizing the student competitors. The association also named the 2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Outstanding Educator of the Year. Rudy Larsen, owner and CEO of Lawn Butler in Utah, received the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, which... read more

Companies in the News: Lawn Butler, Landscape Concepts Management, TruGreen

September 24, 2015By

Lawn Butler won Utah Business magazine’s Fast 50 award, which names the 50 fastest-growing companies in Utah. It won this award with a 500 percent growth rate and by adding 115 new jobs over the past five years. It’s the company’s third time being honored. Landscape Concepts Management is donating nearly $25,000 in landscape maintenance services this landscape season to... read more

Inc. 5000 list ranks 18 landscape, snow firms

September 10, 2015By

By LM’s count, 18 landscape and snow industry companies earned spots on the 34th annual Inc. 5000 list, the magazine’s yearly list of the 5,000 fastest growing, privately held companies in the U.S. Companies apply to be considered for the list, then Inc. ranks them according to their revenue growth over a three-year period. Last year, 10 companies from the green... read more