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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.

2017

With over 1300 employees and 20 branch locations in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, 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.

2017

With over 1300 employees and 20 branch locations in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, and TX, Ruppert Landscape is one of the largest commercial landscape companies in the industry.

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Customer Service: A Basic Refresher Course

Building successful customer relationships is the cornerstone of any service-based business. Here are a few basic rules of customer service that will help us put our best foot forward.

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Paul Pestun Promoted to Director of Business Development

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Paul Pestun to the position of director of business development in the company’s landscape construction division.

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Fleet Speak: Before (and after) The Storm

In order to serve our customers to the best of our ability and make sure that all of our snow equipment is in top operating condition, our branch and fleet teams take special precautionary measures.

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Career Fair: Forestville, MD

Our Forestville, MD landscape management branch will be holding four career fair events throughout January and February.

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Effective Management: An Art Form or a Science?

There are certainly enough theories to suggest that management is a science, but the human factor frequently throws a wrench into pre-conceived notions when it comes to managing people.

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Rob Groves Promoted to Richmond Branch Manager

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Groves to the position of branch manager in our northern Richmond landscape management branch.

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Coach’s Corner: Prepping for Snow

One way to take the stress out of a snowy forecast is to plan ahead. By asking yourself these simple questions, you’ll be better prepared to take on the wintry weather.

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Dave Sharry Promoted to Branch Manager in New Southern Richmond Branch

Ruppert Landscape has expanded its Virginia landscape management operations to include a new branch in southern Richmond, which will be overseen by Dave Sharry.

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Safety Spotlight: Snow & Ice Safety

In our line of work, winter weather brings big opportunities but also many hazards that we must be prepared for. Prior to the first snow event of the winter, proper training is essential for safe operations.

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New Corporate Position And Branch Manager Promotion

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Felts to corporate administrative manager and the promotion of Sean Davitt to branch manager in our Maryland landscape construction branch.

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