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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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Financial Audit Recap

During the second quarter of 2022, Ruppert Landscape wrapped up its financial statement audit for the 2021 calendar year. This is an important annual accomplishment for the company, and accounting in particular, and concludes an effort several months in the making.

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Ruppert Landscape Employees Team Up with Montgomery County to Restore the Landscape of Long Branch Community Center

Employees from Ruppert Landscape’s Maryland and DC branches came together for a day of service to help restore the grounds of the Long Branch Community Recreation and Senior Center in Silver Spring, MD.

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Contract Your Fall & Winter Services in Summer

Given the current environment of supply chain and transportation challenges, it’s more critical now than ever to be in front of traditional schedules.

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Ruppert Landscape Honors Employees at Virtual Awards Ceremony

Ruppert Landscape employees were honored recently as the company presented its annual awards during a virtual ceremony.

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KASH Recollections

A recent KASH graduate reflects on what he learned during his training and which concepts and lessons he has now begun to apply to his everyday operations and has shared with his team.

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Ruppert Landscape Promotes Greg Franklin to VP of Fleet, Facilities & Safety

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Greg Franklin to vice president of fleet, facilities, and safety.

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Heat Stress, Dangerous Plants & Pests

With our team members’ safety top of mind, here are just a few brief tips to stay safe this summer.

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Ruppert Landscape Announces New Alpharetta Location, Promotes Stephen DeWeese to Branch Manager

Ruppert Landscape has expanded its landscape management operations to include a new location in Alpharetta, Georgia. This new location will be led by Stephen DeWeese, who has recently been promoted to branch manager.

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Stronger Together: The Family Advantage

Working with family members can be challenging, but when practiced fairly with some parameters, hiring family members can be an asset.

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Kevin Wetzonis promoted to lead Durham, NC Branch

Ruppert Landscape recently promoted Kevin Wetzonis to lead the company’s Durham, North Carolina location as branch manager.

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