January 17, 2024 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: January 17, 2024

Inside Landscape Workshop’s Acquisition Strategy Across the Southeast

If you keep an eye on industry news, chances are you’ve read a press release about one of Landscape Workshop’s recent acquisitions. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Landscape Workshop is one of the larger commercial landscaping companies in the U.S. They have also doubled their size in the past five years through organic and acquisitive growth. […]

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Talking with Titans: Phil Key

Phil Key is the CEO of Ruppert Landscape. He recently assumed this role in June 2023 after serving as Ruppert’s president since 2013. He has been working for the company for over 24 years and has over 30 years in the industry. When you first started as an intern at Ruppert, did you ever think […]

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Faces of the Industry: Eddie Ramirez

“Yeah, why not?” was Eddie Ramirez’s response to Mark Chaffin when he suggested Ramirez join him as he started his own landscaping company. That was in 1979, when the two were working together at a restaurant. Chaffin left the restaurant industry and started EarthWorks, Inc., based in Lillian, Texas. Ramirez started as a laborer, then […]

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