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TAG: Ohio Landscape Association

LM Gallery: November 2018

November 8, 2018By
Vince Torchia, Seth Jones, Marty Grunder, Bill Roddy (Photo: LM Staff)

Check out a few of the places where the LM team made its rounds last month. 1. LM Publisher Bill Roddy (right) and incoming Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones (second from left) took a peek behind the curtain at Grunder Landscaping Co. for its Fall Field Trip in Miamisburg, Ohio. Here they are with new LM columnist Marty Grunder (second from right)... read more

Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction opens its doors for OLA facility tour

September 21, 2017By

The Ohio Landscape Association (OLA) welcomed more than a hundred landscape professionals to Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction in Lorain, Ohio, for a facility tour on Sept. 20. The family-owned and operated company was founded in 1988 by Doug Maurer after merging the two companies he started and named after his sons: Brian Builders and Kyle’s Landscaping.  The company became second generation when Doug’s... read more

Behind the scenes of Schill Grounds Management

September 21, 2016By

Schill Grounds Management opened its doors to Northeast Ohio landscape professionals Sept. 15 for an evening of learning, insight and networking. The Ohio Landscape Association tapped the North Ridgeville, Ohio-based company to host its 2016 facility tour because of Schill’s 20-year reputation of eco-friendly, innovative and profitable business practices. With three locations, Schill provides year-round services to its commercial clients in the Northern Ohio market. The facility... read more

OLA offers landscape design workshops

January 5, 2016By

The Ohio Landscape Association (OLA) is offering four workshops to help landscape professionals develop and strengthen design skills. Instructed by Kathy Stokes-Shafer, APLD, and Kevin O’Brien, APLD, these workshops offer attendees the opportunity to improve design abilities, boost confidence and gain the tools necessary to create better designs. Workshops will be held at Indiana Wesleyan University, located in Independence, Ohio.... read more

Man with a plan

March 12, 2015By
Bill Dysert, owner, Exscape Designs, Chesterland, Ohio. Photo: Laura Watilo Blake

In seventh grade Bill Dysert wrote an essay about what he wanted to be when he grew up. His dream? It wasn’t to be a pro athlete, doctor or teacher, like a typical kid. He wanted to own an excavating company. After all, one of his first work experiences was helping out at his neighbor’s excavating business. Moving dirt seemed... read more

Bremec bares facility to OLA

September 23, 2013By

The Ohio Landscape Association hosted a landscape facilities tour of the Bremec Group Sept. 19, drawing more than 50 attendees to the facility in Chesterland, Ohio. In addition to its landscape business operations, Bremec houses a greenhouse and nursery, garden center, pond shop, fountain studio and pottery chalet at its locale. Owner Bob Bremec said having multiple services in one... read more