TAG: The Landscape Partners

Aspen Grove debuts as a national alliance of 10 landscape firms

April 5, 2018By

A holding company for 10 commercial landscaping firms with a combined $180 million in annual revenue has rebranded as Aspen Grove Landscape Group. The holding company, based in Willow Grove, Pa., was previously known as Five Seasons Property Management. President David Fleischner says the alliance “brings together the best landscape professionals from across the country.” The Aspen Grove companies include:... read more

25-year industry veteran shares lessons learned

October 22, 2015By

“The bottom line is the bottom line,” said David Minor, CEO of The Landscape Partners and a professor at Texas Christian University, during his presentation, “25 Years of Lessons Learned,” at Landscapes 2015. Drawing from his 25 years of experience in the green industry, Minor shared lessons learned from pitfalls and triumphs while running his successful businesses. His tips focused... read more

Productivity & Profits: Here and there

June 11, 2015By

How three LM150 firms are becoming more profitable by being more productive. “Doing more with less” has been a mantra among successful landscape company operators since the Great Recession. To some, it may feel like a cliché by now, but it’s not to companies who’ve seen their 
bottom lines improve. At least three firms on this year’s LM150 list have... read more

‘Partners’ inspire growth, goodwill

September 4, 2014By
(From left) David Minor, CEO, and Rick Onstott, president, opened Fort Worth-based The Landscape Partners in 2003.

A Texas company’s focus on partnerships inspires growth and goodwill in the communities it serves. To Rick Onstott, president of The Landscape Partners, a company is a lot like a three-legged stool. “If one of the three legs is broken, the stool will fall down,” he says. It’s that mentality that inspires The Landscape Partners’ mission to deliver great quality,... read more

2014/2015 PLANET AEF board of directors in place

May 8, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) named members of the 2014/2015 PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) board of directors. They are as follows. Officers: President—Tom Fochtman, Ceibass Venture Partners, Arvada, Colo.; VP—Miles Kuperus Jr., Farmside Landscape & Design, Sussex, N.J.; Immediate past president—Jim McCutcheon, HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga.; and Secretary/treasurer—Mark Meister, John Deere, Cary, N.C. Directors at large: Ed Castro,... read more

PLANET doles out awards to top companies at annual ceremony

November 11, 2013By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) held its PLANET Awards and AEF Recognition Ceremony, sponsored by Caterpillar and attended by 175 industry leaders, during the Green Industry Conference (GIC) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 25. PLANET’s Awards program recognizes the best work in commercial and residential landscape design, installation and maintenance as well as interior plant work and the best in safety... read more