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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.

2018

With over 1300 employees and 23 branches located 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.

2018

With over 1300 employees and 23 branches located 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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Fleet Speak: Owning the Tools

Owning our vehicles and equipment has proven to be more cost-efficient and beneficial in the long run, and it allows us to take ownership and harbor a sense of pride and responsibility for our equipment’s life cycles.

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Ruppert Landscape Expands into New Pennsylvania Market with Camp Hill Location

Ruppert Landscape recently expanded its service area in Pennsylvania with an additional location in Camp Hill.

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Talent Talk: How to Translate your Love of Science to a Career in Landscaping

We know that people who are able to apply their passions to their profession are happier and more likely to stay on as long-term employees. One area of interest that translates well to the landscape industry is science.

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Ruppert Landscape Employees Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

Twenty-three Ruppert Landscape employees were honored recently as the company presented its annual awards at a banquet held at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA.

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Training Tract: Onboarding is a Two-Way Street

Onboarding, the process of acclimating a new hire to your organization, sets the tone for what type of relationship your new hire will have with the business; but in reality, it actually goes beyond that.

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Ruppert Landscape Acquires Classic Landscaping

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the acquisition of Classic Landscaping, a grounds management company headquartered in Frederick, MD with a second location in Camp Hill, PA.

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What I’ve Learned

As we enter into a time of year marked by graduations, internships, and rites of passage, I thought it might be a good time to share a few things that I’ve learned over the years.

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Ruppert Landscape Promotes Damien Barber and Mike Fleming

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Damien Barber to region manager and Mike Fleming to branch manager in Baltimore, MD.

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Coach’s Corner: 3 Enhancement Ideas to Improve Safety, Security, and Maintenance

In this issue of Coaches Corner, I hope to share some ideas that will help property owners and managers spend money in order to save money with enhancements that keep properties safe and secure for tenants and the general public.

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New Landscape Management Division Position and Branch Manager Promotion

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Monde to director of culture and procedures and the promotion of Tim Schofield to branch manager in King of Prussia, PA.

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