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From our executive officers to our branch managers, the Ruppert Landscape management team is comprised of experienced landscape professionals.

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OUR COMPANY HISTORY

1971

At age 18, Craig Ruppert creates Ruppert Lawn Service, a residential lawn and garden maintenance operation that he runs from his family’s backyard with one used pick-up truck.

2021

With over 1800 employees and 29 branches located in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, TN, and TX, Ruppert Landscape is one of the largest commercial landscape companies in the industry.

1976

Ruppert Landscape Company is incorporated and focuses primarily on commercial landscape maintenance and installation.

1998

Ruppert Landscape Company’s services and equipment are sold during a period of industry consolidation. Ruppert Nurseries remains and continues to operate under Ruppert management.

2003

The sale’s non-compete agreement expires. Ruppert re-enters the commercial landscape market from its Laytonsville, MD headquarters.

1971

At age 18, Craig Ruppert creates Ruppert Lawn Service, a residential lawn and garden maintenance operation that he runs from his family’s backyard with one used pick-up truck.

1976

Ruppert Landscape Company is incorporated and focuses primarily on commercial landscape maintenance and installation.

1998

Ruppert Landscape Company’s services and equipment are sold during a period of industry consolidation. Ruppert Nurseries remains and continues to operate under Ruppert management.

2003

The sale’s non-compete agreement expires. Ruppert re-enters the commercial landscape market from its Laytonsville, MD headquarters.

2021

With over 1800 employees and 29 branches located in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, TN, and TX, Ruppert Landscape is one of the largest commercial landscape companies in the industry.

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Timely Reporting of Injuries & Incidents

Reporting any injury or incident claims timely and accurately ensures we get the right treatment for our employees and repair any damages for our clients and the public.

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Craig Ruppert Inducted into the Washington Business Fall of Fame

Craig Ruppert, Founder and Chief Executive of Ruppert Companies, was among the 2021 Laureate class inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.

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A Scientific Approach to Snow Preparation

When it comes to winter weather, having a solid game plan in place is critical.

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Ruppert Landscape Employees Enhance the Landscape of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington

From November 11-13, 2021, 25 Ruppert employees came together to put the finishing touches on the grounds of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington’s newly renovated headquarters.

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What Now?

As we look towards another year of uncertainty, the question becomes, “What do we do now?”

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Update Following 9/7 Gas Leak Explosion at Corporate Headquarters

This press release provides an update on our team and our campus following the gas leak explosion at Ruppert Landscape’s corporate campus on September 7, 2021.

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Why Do We Maintain our Fleet In-house?

There are many ways for a company to manage their fleet, from leasing equipment to owning and maintaining their own assets. While leasing has its advantages and disadvantages, we have always chosen a strategy that involves owning and maintaining our own vehicles and equipment.

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Grant McCarthy hired as Director of Tax and Compliance

Ruppert Companies recently named Grant McCarthy to the position of Director of Tax and Compliance. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the income tax and compliance process and related financial oversight for all Ruppert Companies’ entities.

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A Holiday Greeting from Craig Ruppert

"As we head into the holiday season, I wanted to take a few minutes for reflection..."

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Sam Wells Promoted to Region Manager in Landscape Management Division

Sam Wells was recently promoted to the position of region manager in the company’s landscape management division.

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