Washington, D.C.

Overview

Washington, D.C.

Serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.

Our D.C. branch offers a wide array of landscape management services, including:

Grounds management

  • Mowing
  • Mulching
  • Edging
  • Pruning
  • Leaf removal
  • Green roofs
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • Dog parks

Turf & arbor care

  • Sod installation
  • Turf treatments
  • Aerating
  • Tree pruning

Integrated pest management

  • Monitoring
  • Identifying
  • Weighing treatment options

Holiday lighting & décor

  • Evergreen trees and lighting
  • Poinsettias
  • Wreaths, bows, banners, and garlands
  • Pole-mounted decor
  • Hay bales and pumpkins

Pond & lake management

  • Algae and aquatic weed control
  • Invasive species control (mosquitoes, midges, and geese)
  • Fountains and aeration systems
  • Shoreline erosion management

Landscape Design & Enhancements

  • Seasonal flowers, planters, pots & hanging baskets
  • Patios & walkways
  • Entry enhancements
  • Hardscape & carpentry
  • Retaining & garden walls
  • Decorative fountains & sculptures
  • Benches & amenities
  • Drainage correction
  • Relocation of plant material
  • Cutback or removal of overgrown plant material
  • Holiday decorations
  • Playground installation and repair
  • Artificial turf & dog parks
  • Landscape lighting

Irrigation & Water Management

  • Highly Trained/Certified irrigation technicians
  • Spring start-up and winter shut-down services
  • Regular routine inspections & annual audits
  • Irrigation head & line repair or replacement
  • Customized irrigation zones
  • ROI and cost analysis
  • Sustainable water management budgeting
  • Cloud monitoring solution
  • Smart controller installation/upgrade

Snow & Ice Management

  • Extensive site planning & risk assessment
  • Flexible contract options
  • Anti-icing and de-icing with liquid brine or rock salt
  • Snow plowing & hauling
  • Sidewalk clearing (hand shoveling & mechanical removal)
  • Proactive communication before, during & after weather events
  • Certified snowfall totals

Branch Leadership

Chris Bixler

Branch Manager, Washington (DC)

Chris oversees all landscape management operations at our branch in Washington, D.C. His responsibilities include planning, budgeting, and personnel development within his region as well as ensuring customer satisfaction. Chris has been with Ruppert for over 10 years and has almost 15 years of industry experience. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture Production from the University of Maryland.