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Award-Winning Projects

Posted on: December 18, 2019

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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Safety Spotlight: Celebrate Responsibly

Posted on: December 18, 2019

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

Posted on: December 18, 2019

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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Anti-icing and De-icing: A Scientific Approach

Posted on: December 18, 2019

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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A Holiday Message from Craig Ruppert

Posted on: December 18, 2019

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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Facility Fitness

Posted on: December 18, 2019

We have recently set out to establish a long-term plan for maintaining our facilities to keep up with the Ruppert standards.

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Ruppert Landscape Language: “Close the Loop”

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Chances are you have heard someone here at Ruppert ask you to “close the loop.” Also known as A Process of Continuous Improvement, we learned about it many years ago from a guy named Clyde Vadner and it has become part of our language and part of our culture.

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Intern Day 2019

Posted on: October 16, 2019

With a strong desire to attract the industry’s best and brightest into our ranks, we actively recruit select students from a variety of universities. This year, Ruppert’s summer internship program welcomed 20 students assigned to various branches.

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Safety Spotlight: Think Blink

Posted on: October 16, 2019

For six years, we have been partnering with Dr. Robert Blink and Worksite Partners Medical Group to be our on-call 24/7 resource for any work-related injury. This service helps to ensure we take the correct steps for our people.

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Ruppert Culture: Help Us Hold The Line

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Our unique company culture is one of the things that not only sets us apart from our competition but provides a compass by which we guide our decisions and lead our team—and we need your help to protect it!

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