TAG: The Fockele Garden Co.

The Big One: Peace of mind

May 10, 2019By
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The Northeast Georgia Health System regional medical centers include gardens that provide places of hope and healing for visitors and patients. read more

People on the Move: Former Stihl president dies; Primera appoints interim CEO; Kawasaki Engines names vp; and more from Fockele, Ruppert, Douglas, K-Rain, Bayer CropScience

July 18, 2017By

Fred Whyte, former president of Stihl, died July 7 in Virginia Beach, Va., after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Whyte began his Stihl career in 1971, working as a regional manager for Stihl American, following in the footsteps of his father, who also worked for the company. Whyte moved up the ranks and eventually took over Stihl’s expansion and operations in... read more

People on the Move: Davey adds business developer, Spring-Green hires director of business development and more

September 7, 2016By

Esterline Landscape, based in Central Florida, named Geeta Singh-Knight CEO of the company. She replaces Dan Esterline, who has served as CEO since 2006. Singh-Knight has 25 years of experience, previously serving as CFO, COO and CEO at Clico Life and General Insurance Co. in Georgetown, Guyana. She also served as chief accountant at Beka Casting in Ontario, Canada. She holds a Master’s Degree... read more

People on the Move: Stark, Porter, Sims

October 8, 2015By

Bruce Wilson & Co., an industry consulting firm, hired Pam Stark. Stark, a 40-year veteran of the green industry and a professionally trained horticulturist, is the former senior vice president of ValleyCrest Cos. In her new role, Stark will oversee large projects and assignments focused on operations management, customer loyalty strategies, leadership coaching, team training and professional development. Bruce Wilson & Co. was launched in... read more

Georgia company designs sensory garden for speech center

May 19, 2015By

The Fockele Garden Co., based in Gainesville, Ga., designed and built a sensory garden at the Northeast Georgia Speech Center in Gainesville. The garden stimulates each of the five senses: sound, smell, site, touch and taste. The sensory garden is designed to give the Speech Center another way of assisting students with speech and hearing developmental issues. “Sensory gardens engage... read more

Fockele Garden Co. earns Georgia Urban Ag Council award

April 7, 2014By

  The Fockele Garden Co., located in Gainesville, Ga., received a grand award for commercial landscape maintenance from the Georgia Urban Ag Council. Presented in the 2013 Professional Landscape Awards Program, Fockele Garden Co. received the award for its work at Magnolia Trace in Huntsville, Ala. The company has managed the 43-acre landscape since 2009, conducting landscape renovations, new installations... read more