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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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What I’ve Learned: Writing Goals Helps Make Them Happen

One of the tools that I’ve found helps me to prioritize what’s really important in life is to write down my goals for the coming year.

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White House Welcomes the National Association of Landscape Professionals to Support America’s Workforce

As part of the Pledge to America’s Workers, the association is committing to expanding training opportunities for 150,000 professionals in the next five years

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Safety Spotlight: Distracted Driving

It may not seem like a big deal to take a quick glance at your phone to check an email or respond to a text, but every time you do so you are greatly increasing your chances of getting into an accident.

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Ruppert Landscape Employees and Parishioners Transform the Grounds of Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Field Day event included $100,000 in materials & over 800 man-hours donated

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Coach’s Corner: A Proactive Approach to Snow and Ice Management

In this edition of Coach’s Corner, Regional Snow Manager Josh Nichols is subbing in for Coach K (Joe Ketterer, Director of Quality and Efficiency) to talk about his area of expertise.

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Ruppert Teams Up with Landscape Contractors Association to Host September Meeting

Ruppert Landscape partnered with the Landscape Contractors Association MD•DC•VA (LCA) to host their September meeting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Ruppert’s corporate headquarters in Laytonsville, MD, with over 100 people in attendance.

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Fleet Speak: Keeping Snow Equipment in Top Shape

Most of you are already familiar with our reconditioning program, but what may not be obvious is the amount of time and effort that is invested in our snow removal equipment.

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Collin Fadrowski and Ryan Rote Promoted to Branch Manager

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Collin Fadrowski and Ryan Rote to the position of branch manager in the company’s landscape management division.

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IT Update: Quick Tips for Identifying Spam Emails

Follow these tips on to quickly identify a spam email trying to pass itself off as legitimate and to prevent becoming a victim.

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Ruppert Landscape Welcomes Josh Nichols as Regional Snow Manager

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to welcome Josh Nichols as regional snow manager in the company’s landscape management division.

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