TAG: North Carolina

SiteOne acquires Carolinas-based Evergreen Partners

May 26, 2017By

SiteOne Landscape Supply, a national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the U.S., acquired Evergreen Partners, which has two locations in Raleigh, N.C., and Myrtle Beach, S.C. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Evergreen is a terrific fit with SiteOne as they expand our existing nursery presence in Raleigh, N.C., and is the clear market leader for nursery products... read more

Yellowstone expands to N.C. with Ecoscape acquisition

April 26, 2017By

Yellowstone Landscape, a national full-service landscape company headquartered in Bunnell, Fla., acquired Ecoscape Solutions Group, a commercial landscape company based in Huntersville, N.C. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ecoscape was No. 107 on the 2016 LM150 list of top revenue-generating firms with $15,964,220 in annual revenue. The company performs maintenance, lawn care, floriculture, irrigation, snow, lighting, installations and snow... read more

Raleigh-based Canopy expands, moves into Charlotte

March 8, 2017By

Canopy Lawn Care, a tech-enabled landscape startup in Raleigh, N.C., has entered the Charlotte, N.C., market by acquiring the residential maintenance segment of Huntersville, N.C.-based Southscape Landscaping. “We couldn’t be happier to now be serving customers in Charlotte,” said Keith Freeman, COO for Canopy Lawn Care. “Southscape has built a reputation of providing dedicated, high quality landscape management service for their customers... read more

Project Evergreen, Ruppert upgrade NC community park

December 8, 2016By

As part of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project Evergreen partnered with Ruppert Landscape and Habitat for Humanity to makeover Reid Park Community Playground in Charlotte, N.C. The face-lift included the planting of more than 300 ornamental shrubs and several Maple Shade Trees, weeding, mulching and installing walkway edging and kid-safe rubber playground mulch. The goal was to enhance... read more

NCNLA shares resources to aid businesses affected by Hurricane Matthew

October 13, 2016By

Many green industry companies in eastern North Carolina are still reeling in the destruction and persistent flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. Many operations remain under several feet of water, and businesses that have seen floodwater recede are dealing with catastrophic structure, crop and equipment damage. “The damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew on our members is absolutely devastating,” said North Carolina Nursery &... read more

NALP Foundation names board of directors

May 10, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2016-2017 Foundation Board of Directors. The NALP Foundation works to advance professional careers in the landscape industry through public education and other efforts, such as scholarship programs. The NALP Board of Directors also took office last week. The following members were chosen: Officers President—Mark Meister of John Deere in Cary, N.C.; President-Elect—Jerry Grossi of ArborLawn... read more