Chad Beidel, owner of Outside Solutions, Inc. in Sykesville, Maryland, has been in the landscaping business for more than 18 years. He works with mostly residential properties. Projects include landscape maintenance, hardscaping and build and design.
William Dickerson, owner of WT Dickerson Enterprises in Monticello, Florida, has been in the landscaping business for 19 years. Dickerson offers a variety of services including landscaping, installation of patios, decks, walkways, arbors, pergolas, water features, softscaping, hardscaping and drainage solutions.
Gene Ebertowski Jr., owner of FloraTerra Landscape Management in San Jose, California, has been in the landscaping business for 28 years. He works with large properties including retail, commercial and medical office buildings offering maintenance, landscape construction, irrigation conversions, tree care and water management.
Steve Emmerson, owner of Royal Landscape and Maintenance in Gotha, Florida, has been in the landscaping business for 20 years. Typical clients include residential and commercial. He owns a nursery, boasting the area’s largest outdoor display of brick pavers. Royal Landscape’s paver projects include installations for The University of North Florida and The National Shrine of Mary Queen of the Universe.
Matthew R. Esch, owner of Esch Landscaping in Pigeon, Michigan, has been in the landscaping business for 15 years. His projects include installation of irrigation systems, tree moving, hardscaping and the design of outdoor living spaces.
Shayne Newman, owner of YardApes Landscaping, Inc. in New Milford, Connecticut, has been in the landscaping business for 23 years. Projects include new design and build as well as lawn treatment and maintenance.
Thomas Nierman, owner of Nierman Landscape and Design in Woodstock, Illinois, has been in the landscaping business for 30 years. He works with residential and commercial properties. Projects include landscape design, installations and maintenance.
Chris Okeson and Chris Songstad, owners of Luxury Landscaping and Lawn Care, of Audubon, Minnesota, have been in the landscaping business for 13 years. They focus on design, installation and maintenance of irrigation and landscape on residential and commercial projects.
Doug and Carol Rowald, owners of Heart of Texas Landscape and Irrigation in Belton, Texas, have been in the landscaping business for 21 years. Projects include commercial and residential properties, including “stay-cations” where clients spruce up their outdoor living area rather than taking an out-of-town vacation.
Jeff Schwartz, owner of Greenskeeper Environmental in Burtonsville, Maryland, has been in the landscaping business for 11 years. He works with high-end residential properties incorporating hardscapes and landscapes. Projects include tree work, storm clean up, stream bank stabilization and snow removal. He was recently awarded the largest reforestation project in his area.
Jay Townsend, owner of J.W. Townsend, Inc. in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been in the landscaping business for 35 years. His typical clients include high-end residential, small commercial and municipalities. His group specializes in landscape installation and maintenance, hardscaping, holiday lighting and irrigation management.