History

1984

Joey Dobbs founds Landscape Workshop in 1984. He and his four employees operate out of a small office located in the Cahaba Heights section of Birmingham, Alabama.

1990

Joey hired 60 additional employees and moves his growing team into an expanded office in Pelham, which features a shop and warehouse.

1995

The LW team doubled in size, growing to over 125 employees and moves into an even larger space.

1999

The team of 200+ employees move for the final time and settle into their new (and larger) home in Bessemer, which remains the location of our Birmingham branch to this day.

1999

Joey and the team had their sights set on expanding the footprint. They open their second location in the Gulf Coast of Alabama.

2003

The LW team expands to the north and opens the Huntsville, Alabama branch.

2004

LW opens their fourth branch in Montgomery/Auburn.

2011

Landscape Workshop acquires Memphis-based Environmental Landscape Services and opens their first location in Tennessee.

2012

Landscape Workshop is acquired by McKinney Capital, a family-owned company in Birmingham, Alabama. Landscape Workshop Inc. becomes Landscape Workshop LLC and Joey Dobbs remains onboard.

2013

Landscape Workshop acquires Birmingham-based Grounds Unlimited. Grounds Unlimited Founder Johnny Mabe stays on board and joins the Landscape Workshop team.

2014

Landscape Workshop expands into Knoxville with the acquisition of the Knoxville and Birmingham assets of TruGreen Landcare.

2015

Landscape Workshop acquires the Montgomery and Birmingham landscape maintenance assets of Vision Landscapes.

2015

Landscape Workshop acquires the landscape assets of Chemscapes and opens the Nashville branch, the third location in Tennessee.

2016

Landscape Workshop acquires the landscape assets of Birmingham-based Gro.

2018

Landscape Workshop expands into Kentucky with the acquisition of Lexington-based Henkel Denmark, which features landscape maintenance and design/build divisions.

2019

Landscape Workshop acquires Bayou Lawn and Landscape Services in Valparaiso, Florida and opens our Emerald Coast branch.

Today

Landscape Workshop has 9 branch locations across 7 states, over 500 employees, and is one of the largest landscaping maintenance companies in the US.