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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.

2020

With over 1700 employees and 26 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.

2020

With over 1700 employees and 26 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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Six Tips to Improve Communication

Instead of pointing the finger at the other party for a poor interaction, consider it an opportunity to improve your own communication skills.

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Adrian Karver Promoted to Region Safety Manager

In this capacity, he will support the Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia branches to create a safer work environment for the company’s maintenance operations.

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The De-Mulching Process on Trees

We are seeing an epidemic of over-mulched landscapes that pose a serious health risk to plants. This is why, as contradictory as it sounds, de-mulching is a very necessary service we offer our customers.

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Ruppert Landscape Employees Enhance the Landscape of Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

This community service event included $175,000 in materials & 1100 labor hours donated.

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HR Highlight: Recruiting Season is in Full Swing

By focusing more on our recruiting efforts year-round and having a solidified plan in place at the beginning of the year, we are better able to identify more opportunities to engage with potential applicants and ensure we have a smooth interview and onboarding process.

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Drew Dummann Promoted to Raleigh Branch Manager

Ruppert Landscape recently promoted Drew Dummann to lead the company’s Raleigh, North Carolina location as branch manager.

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Safety Spotlight: Recognizing Safety Company-Wide

We are proud to congratulate several employees and branches for excellent safety records in 2020. Thank you for making your workplace a safe environment for our people and for providing a quality, safe service for our customers!

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Ruppert Landscape Opens New Location in Durham, NC

The Durham branch joins two existing landscape management branches in North Carolina, located in Raleigh and Charlotte, and will serve existing customers as well as support new growth in the region.

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Overcoming Challenges and Looking Ahead to a Promising Future

While this year’s Management Development Day (MDD) and Awards Ceremony was different than years past, we didn’t want to miss an opportunity to get together—at least virtually—to look back on our year, celebrate our accomplishments and align our plans for the future.

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2021 Ruppert Landscape Company Scholarship Awarded to Penn College’s Nick Bianchi

The NALP Foundation has awarded the 2021 Ruppert Landscape Company Scholarship to Nick Bianchi of Pennsylvania College of Technology.

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