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Level Up: Mainely Grass Is All About Their People

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Mainely Grass, based in Bedford, New Hampshire, is focused on providing the best experience for both their customers and their employees. The company was acquired by Chenmark in 2017 and has been growing steadily year after […]

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Level Up: Growth Is Ingrained in Crystal Greens Landscape

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Usually, buying something at a garage sale doesn’t culminate in a $30 million business, but that was the case for Pat Murphy after he purchased a lawn mower at one. Murphy founded Crystal Greens Landscape, based […]

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Level Up: Everyone Rows the Boat at GreenSweep, LLC

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Kyle Narsavage, president and owner of GreenSweep, LLC, based in Silver Spring, Maryland, started mowing when he was seven years old. “By middle school, I knew I wasn’t going to work for anyone else and this […]

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Level Up: Nothing Is Impossible for Local Roots Landscaping

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. The landscape industry was accessible, attractive and profitable to Patrick Murray from an early age, as he had a passion for the outdoors and an entrepreneurial spirit. Murray’s childhood best friend, Kenneth Deemer, helped him run […]

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Level Up: Koehn Outdoor Focuses on Becoming a Market Leader

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. “Business is full-time, not part-time.” David Koehn’s father told him this when he said he wanted to start his own landscaping business on the side. Koehn had grown up working for his father’s construction business in […]

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Level Up: MSNW Group, LLC Thrives With a Culture of Caring

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. MSNW Group, LLC, based in Ferndale, Washington, started in 1995 as a small janitorial company. As their clients kept asking them to do more and more services, they ended up adding on landscaping services. Now as […]

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Level Up: Expanding Services Helps Nasim Landscape Double Their Growth

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Niwar Nasim was 10 years old when he moved to the U.S. along with his five siblings and parents as refugees from Kurdistan in Iraq. Nasim’s father was a veterinarian and wanted to get re-established, but […]

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Level Up: Rebranding Aids Aphix, LLC’s Expansion in the Southeast

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. From 2020 to 2022, Aphix, LLC, based in Frankfort, Kentucky, grew from a $9 million company to $18 million. They also experienced 80 percent growth from 2021 to 2022. Allen Sweeny, president and CEO of Aphix, […]

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Level Up: Milosi’s Strength Comes From a Growth-Minded Team

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. It was the beautiful stripes professional mowing services created that first attracted Taylor Milliken to the landscape industry. He started out mowing lawns with his friend at 15 years old. “I always knew I wanted to […]

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Level Up: ExperiGreen Lawn Care Grows Organically and Through Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. ExperiGreen Lawn Care, based in Mishawaka, Indiana, was founded in 2016, and since then, the company has grown to around 350 employees. Dana Irwin, vice president of ExperiGreen, has worked for several different lawn companies, including […]

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