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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 1500 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 1500 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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Award-Winning Projects

Six projects were recognized in the 2019 National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and the Landscape Contractors Association (LCA) Excellence in Landscape Awards.

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Rachel Kelly Hired as Director of Quality and Efficiency, Southern Region

Rachel Kelly has been appointed Director of Quality and Efficiency for the southern region in the company’s landscape management division.

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Safety Spotlight: Celebrate Responsibly

While the end of the year brings about the merriment of the holiday season with people traveling to and from parties and vacation destinations, it’s important to be aware of the dangers of drunk driving.

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New Delmarva Branch, Branch Manager Promotion and Transfer

Ruppert Landscape has expanded its landscape management operations to include a new branch in Delaware on the Delmarva peninsula.

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Coach’s Corner: Why is dormant pruning better than gas-powered shearing?

When properly timed and executed, dormant pruning will maintain the natural shape and growth habits of the shrub with respect to its flowering, fruiting and foliage characteristics.

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Bozzuto’s Julie Smith Joins Ruppert Landscape Board of Directors

Ruppert Landscape recently appointed Julie A. Smith, Chief Administrative Officer of The Bozzuto Group, to join the company’s Board of Directors. This appointment expands the size of the board to six members.

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Anti-icing and De-icing: A Scientific Approach

When it comes to winter weather, having a solid game plan in place is critical. Understanding the difference between anti-icing and de-icing is an important first step in the process.

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Ruppert Teams Up with Associated Builders & Contractors to Host Summer Networking Event

Ruppert Landscape partnered with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Metro Washington to host their summer networking event on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Ruppert’s corporate headquarters in Laytonsville, MD.

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A Holiday Message from Craig Ruppert

The holiday season is a time of giving thanks for all the good things we have in our lives. As I reflect on all that I’m thankful for, I think of you—our team members and your families, our vendors and valued customers.

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Putting Down Roots in Texas

Ruppert Landscape has put down roots in the Houston market with the purchase of a five-acre property in Spring, Texas.

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