Pugh’s Earthworks is a Premiere Customer First Commercial Landscaping Business

Pugh's Earthworks I recently ran across an article from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) that spoke to the importance of proper etiquette when it comes to Commercial Landscaping. Like any industry, treating customers like they are the most important is critical to any sustainable business model. Pugh's Earthworks is a premiere Commercial Landscaping Business in the Mid-South. Customers that utilize our services not only receive top quality services, but they also receive the respect and proper manners they deserve. The article was a good reminder that manner's matter. When you read the testimonials from the Pugh's Earthworks customers, it is clear our team fully embraces that fact. Below is an example: Testimonials “Act of Kindness.  So much of the time we only complain, but today I want to let you know of an extreme act of kindness expressed to me.  I was blowing the leaves off my carport and off my driveway when all of a sudden 8 young men with leave blowers came over and they blew the leaves off my entire front yard and added them to the ones they were cleaning up.  It took them less than 5 minutes, but I will remember this for the rest of my life.  We are elderly & my husband is a disabled veteran so I am sure you can tell how much this helped me.  Kudos to Pugh’s for hiring such compassionate & hard-working young men!” P. Harper Greenbrook The Pugh's Earthworks management team organizes periodic training classes for all employees. These cover the basics of safety, equipment handling and of course the proper interaction with all valuable customers. According to the NALP article, below are some of the basic principles a well-run service company like Pugh's Earthworks always follows: Commercial Landscaping Business Be Courteous This is the most basic level of etiquette all your employees should practice. Teach them to always be aware of people and train them to wave or smile at the customer or even passersby. Throttling down a blower or string trimmer as a neighbor walk by is a sign of respect. Your crews should know to behave on jobsite and refrain from horseplay or obscene language. Body language is also important. Teach your team members to make eye contact with the client when they’re speaking. This lets the customer know you are giving them your full attention. Discourage fidgeting or having a closed-off stance as this gives off the impression that you are not engaged in the conversation. Be Personal It means a lot to be known and taking the time to address your customers by their names when you are on their property helps them feel like they are not just a number in your book of business. If your crews struggle to remember all the names, provide them a cheat sheet they can look at before starting a job. Taking the time to look over the property and inform the client of any potential issues you see also shows you care about [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Applies Mulch to Protect Shrubs and Trees During Winter

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is the most trusted Mid-South Commercial Landscaping Business. With offices in Memphis, Nashville, Jackson TN, Littlerock and Southaven MS, we keep all types of Commercial Properties in tip top shape.  Now that we are into fall and looking ahead to winter, it is that time of year where temperatures start to decrease and eventually will dip well below freezing. For many plants and flowers, those frigid conditions can lead to damage unless they get an extra layer of protection. That is where the Pugh's Earthworks team introduces mulch as part of regular fall landscape maintenance services. In fact, mulching serves as one of the best blanket covers for things like strawberries, some perennials, and many other types of plants during cold conditions. Winter mulch helps stop soil from either freezing or thawing conditions. It is the repeated freezing and thawing that can force stems, roots, and bulbs/tubers to come out of the ground. Plus, this can severely damage or kill plants. Mid-South Commercial Landscaping Business There are different types of mulch to consider. Straw is one type. The benefits are that straw offers good insulation, encourages sufficient air movement, and does not smother plants or flowers. Just one bale of straw can cover 100 square feet to a depth of at least three inches. Other types of winter mulches to consider include bark chips, hay, chopped corn stalks, pine needles, or shredded leaves. Those mulches to avoid include whole leaves, sawdust, or grass clippings because they can form a thick mat and suffocate the flowers and plants. Wood chip mulch is ideal for the root zone areas of trees and shrubs. However, plants like hardy shrub roses don't need any winter protection like mulch. Yet, other types of rose plants may need a double layer of protection in the form of mulch and potting soil. Leave the mulching to us. Contact us today for a monthly service plan that includes mulching for the winter of all your commercial landscape areas. We can ensure your plants, flowers, and shrubs make it through the winter while keeping a beautiful view for your customers. Pugh's Earthwork is one of the largest landscape design, installation and maintenance firms in the Mid-South area. Our clients include some of the premier office buildings, hotels, hospitals, churches and cemeteries in the cities we operate. In addition to the commercial customers we serve, we also provide landscape services for Homeowners Associations (HOA’s), Condo Owners Associations (COA’s) and individual residential homeowners as well. Our staff has years of experience and can handle projects of any size.   Click Now to Contact The Pugh's Earthworks Pros     Pugh's Earthworks operated five Commercial Landscaping Offices in Three Key States Mid-South Commercial Landscaping Business Our headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee. We also operate landscape offices in Nashville, Jackson TN, Southaven MS and Little Rock AR. Our firm provides monthly grounds maintenance services for commercial clients. If you are seeking assistance with Landscaping or Lawn [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Keeps Nashville Tennessee Beautiful for the Holiday Season

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is a Trusted Commercial Landscaping Company in the markets we serve. Some of our markets are well known tourist destinations and depend highly on the appearance of the city. Now that the holiday season is in full swing, many tourists will be flocking to Nashville, Tennessee for the festivities, holiday lights and wonderful music. In addition to Nashville, Pugh's Earthworks also has offices in Memphis, Jackson TN, Littlerock and Southaven MS. We are a proud family-owned Landscaping Company with a great reputation for providing high quality and dependable Commercial Landscaping Services. Nashville has some of the most beautiful properties in this region. New construction in the area is at an all-time high. Homes, apartments and condo values are soaring. According to Pro Tech Valuation Services, from 2010 to 2015, the Nashville metro area’s population grew by 9.2 percent. As a result, this influx of new families has led to a rapid increase in home prices. From a price-per-square foot of living space perspective, home prices are 50 percent above pre-crash highs. Trusted Commercial Landscaping Company Pugh's Earthworks is ramped up and ready to take on commercial properties of all kinds in the Nashville area. Drew Douglas, the Nashville area manager, is happy to take a look at your property and provide you with an estimate for weekly property maintenance. He has years of experience in all aspects of the landscaping industry. Drew Douglas Our headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee. We operate other landscape facilities in Mississippi and Arkansas. The Nashville, Tennessee location is located at 2312 Winford Ave., Nashville, TN 37211. If you are seeking assistance with Landscaping or Lawn Maintenance services, please give us a call or send us a message via the contact form below. We provide FREE Estimates. We are a family owned and operated landscape and lawn maintenance firm. Our company takes immense pride in the work we do. Pugh’s Earthworks has big company size and strength, but we focus on maintaining our small company values. We guarantee the work we perform and our attention to detail is second to none. Our best source of new clients has always been via recommendations from current and previous clients. Take a look at the customer testimonials we have received. Pugh’s Earthworks offers commercial landscape design, installation and maintenance. We are one of the leading commercial landscape firms in the city of Nashville, Tennessee. You can call us at (615) 251-1700. We originally opened for business in 1992. Since that time, we have worked to demonstrate our commitment to quality, integrity and superior service. Pugh’s Earthworks specializes in commercial grounds management for office buildings, apartments, condominiums and HOA’s common areas. We handle numerous commercial clients in the Memphis area, including some notable hotels, hospitals, churches, colleges and HOA managed properties. We are a large firm and can handle projects of any size. Even though our firm has grown quickly over the past 25 years, we have always worked to maintain the same great [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Prepares Commercial Properties for the Winter

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks services many commercial landscaping clients in the mid-south. We are a Certified Commercial Landscaping Company that offers the best year-round services. The major markets we serve are Memphis, Nashville, Jackson TN, Littlerock and Southaven MS. This is the perfect time of year to have our landscape technicians spruce up your commercial property for the winter ahead. The leaves are dropping, grass is going dormant, and flowers are starting to wither. Preparing your commercial lawn and surrounding areas for winter, including flower beds, trees, and shrubs, is a critical strategy for maintaining beautiful landscapes throughout the year. So, there is much to get done in the fall season to prepare for that. Plants and seedlings need to be mulched while lawns need to be cleared of all the falling leaves. Plus, with winds and the start of rain, there is debris that should be removed plus trees and shrubs have to be pruned to get rid of any dead wood. This is also the time to winterize your commercial irrigation system to protect it from the cold elements. Certified Commercial Landscaping Company There are numerous actions that the Pugh's Earthworks team will take to ensure that your property looks clean and organized during the winter.  Below are some of the things we will address for you so that you can rest easy and know your property is well prepared. We know you want to keep your commercial lawn and surroundings looking beautiful throughout the season and into winter: Deadhead flowering plants because this will help keep them healthy. Remove all weeds and debris in the area regularly. This may be something that has to be done more frequently until the trees have shed all their leaves. Debris that also needs to be cleared includes branches and other items that get blown around during this season. Prune plants to create a tidy landscape and sense of order to your commercial surroundings. This also keeps the plants healthy, so they are ready to re-grow in the spring season. Pull all weeds that tend to make your landscape look messy and block your flowers and ornamental plants from putting on a spectacular display. Regularly check for insect damage so that no infestations get out of control. Edge and trim grass areas and mow at a height that keeps it all looking consistent. This regular mowing throughout the fall season will also help strengthen the roots and provide a way for new growth in the spring. Taking care of commercial lawn and surroundings requires a lot of time, which you may not have. Yet, you want your office building, apartment complex, or other commercial structure to look pleasing to the eye as well as neat and tidy. After all, it reflects on your business and impacts those that visit or use these commercial areas on a daily basis. Contact us now to get started with our commercial lawn service for the fall and every season!   Click Now to Contact Us [...]

Protect Your Trees from the Cold Winter with the Help of Pugh’s Earthworks

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is a top tier Commercial Landscape Company in the Mid-South. Our home office is Memphis, and we have other offices in Nashville, Jackson TN, Littlerock and Southaven MS. We have many satisfied customers as our mission is to make the customer's needs, the top priority. It is not too soon to start thinking about cold weather proofing your commercial property. This includes valuable trees. These are expensive to replace and take years to grow. Unlike humans or wildlife, trees are stationary. There is no place for them to go to get warm. Nature did provide them with the ability to shed leaves. This allows them to require less water. Then nature does allow them to go through some cell changes but at the end of the day, they count on humans to take care of them. That is where a professional and certified landscape technician can assist. Pugh's Earthworks employs a talented team of experienced and certified landscape technicians. Below are some of the important steps our team will address to protect your trees: Root Protection - Watering is a crucial step. Prior to first ground freeze, our team will be sure that ample water is applied around the tree soil. After the ground freezes, it is not necessary to water and the water applied prior to the freeze allows the tree to absorb and retain lots of moisture. The second step is to mulch around the tree. Roots can be damaged if temperatures drop to low like 15 degrees Fahrenheit for example. Pugh's Earthworks will apply mulch where needed. In addition, during the sidewalk and road clearing process for deicing, they will take extra precautions to ensure road salt does not get into the area that could be absorbed by the tree roots. Salt is bad for the roots and if absorbed into the trees structure can severely stunt the tree or kill it. Wrap the Trunk - A unique problem is something called sunscald. This occurs when the daytime temperature is warm, but the nighttime temperature is freezing or below. This can cause damage to the tissue of the tree. Pugh's Earthworks will use a special commercial grade plastic tree guard wrap to protect your trees from sunscald. Another benefit of the wrap is that it keeps deer from damaging the tree trunk when they use it to smooth their antlers. There are lots of deer in the markets Pugh's serves. Pruning - Late Fall and Winter is a great time to prune trees. One thing you do not want is for ice to build up on weak or damaged limbs. They will surely snap under the weight of the ice and that can cause damage to the tree. The Pugh's Earthworks team will carefully examine each tree on your property and remove dead or weak branches that could be problematic during the harsh cold winter.   Shop Now for Gallery of Services     Pugh’s Earthworks is strongly committed to [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Offers Commercial Snow and Ice Treatment Services

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks provides Commercial Landscape and Maintenance services throughout Tennessee, including Memphis, Jackson, and Nashville plus Little Rock, Arkansas and Southaven MS.  Our monthly seasonal landscape care for lawns includes professional lawn care, including irrigation and sprinklers, fertilizing, reseeding, aeration, and pest control. According to this year's Farmer's Almanac, which has been published since 1818, the upcoming winter is expected to be wetter with more snow in Tennessee.  Historically winter conditions in the Volunteer State have been somewhat sporadic. This winter appears to be a little more predictable and with more precipitation. While the really colder temperatures may not occur until mid to late January, now is a great time to visit with a Pugh's Earthworks Certified Landscape Technician regarding our full scope of services which include snow and ice treatment. Our all-inclusive services focus on addressing specific seasonal landscape issues. In winter, the seasonal issues involve snow and ice. We often experience sidewalks and walkways that are covered in snow or that have iced over. The last thing we want is to have someone fall on the way to our business because of these inclement conditions or feel like they cannot get to our front door. And, for those with residences, we want to help those who cannot take care of these winter issues. Our snow and ice treatment plans include a range of treatments. These include a salt application prior to an impending storm. This strategy can help prevent the snow and ice from sticking to the roads. Once the snow and ice hits, then we switch to snowplows that can help move snow. While we can't clear all the snow, our services enable more people to use your parking lots and the area surrounding your facility. Our goal is to make this snow and ice treatment program as affordable as possible. We offer it as an add-on service to your existing monthly landscape and lawn maintenance program you have with us, which allows us to keep the price low for all customers. The snow and ice treatment program are available to residential clients as well as commercial clients throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. This includes HOAs and COAs as well as shopping centers and institutional facilities. Contact Pugh's now regarding Commercial Landscape and Maintenance services be prepared when winter strikes! Contact Us for Free Consultation     Pugh's Earthworks is a Premier Mid-South Commercial Landscaping Company Pugh’s Earthworks has grown from a one-man mowing and mulching crew into a full-service Commercial Landscape and Maintenance contractor. “We do basically everything,” says president/owner Mark Pugh, who co-owns the business with his brothers Tim and Michael which are older brothers. “Typically, our package includes weekly mowing, chemicals, mulching, seasonal flower displays, leaf removal and irrigation maintenance.” Pugh's Brothers Actually, Earthworks used to do basically everything, until four years ago, when the company reined in its design/build division to focus on maintenance. “Design/build was difficult on our maintenance side, because you can never staff properly [...]

Hire Pugh’s Earthworks and Start Fall Landscape Maintenance on Your Commercial Property

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is a trusted and top-rated Mid-South Commercial Landscaping Company. We provide year-round service and a complete program for every aspect of Commercial Landscaping. Now is the time to start Fall Commercial Landscaping Service so that your property will look sharp and be healthy throughout the winter. Pugh’s Earthworks has been providing commercial landscaping services since 1992. We specialize is landscape and lawn maintenance for commercial customers. Currently we serve more than 300 commercial clients. Our firm is one of the largest landscape and lawn maintenance firms in Memphis. We also operate similar operations in Nashville TN, Southaven MS, Jackson TN and Little Rock AR. Our award-winning team services apartments, condominiums, shopping centers, office buildings and complexes, cemeteries, hospitals, hotels and motels and other commercial facilities. The majority of our clients have opted into a comprehensive landscape and lawn maintenance program with a trusted Commercial Landscaping Company. Our programs can be tailored to meet the specific and unique needs to each property. They are affordable and ensure that the appearance of your property will always be fresh and beautiful. Preparing your commercial lawn and surrounding areas for winter, including flower beds, trees, and shrubs, is a critical strategy for maintaining beautiful landscapes throughout the year. And there is a lot to get done in the fall season to prepare for that. Pugh's Earthworks Commercial Landscaping Company Plants and seedlings need to be mulched while lawns need to be cleared of all the falling leaves. Plus, with winds and the start of rain, there is debris that should be removed plus trees and shrubs have to be pruned to get rid of any dead wood. This is also the time to winterize your commercial irrigation system to protect it from the cold elements. Here are some of the things you'll need to do to keep your commercial lawn and surroundings looking beautiful throughout the season and into winter: Deadhead flowering plants because this will help keep them healthy. Remove all weeds and debris in the area regularly. This may be something that has to be done more frequently until the trees have shed all their leaves. Debris that also needs to be cleared includes branches and other items that get blown around during this season. Prune plants to create a tidy landscape and sense of order to your commercial surroundings. This also keeps the plants healthy, so they are ready to re-grow in the spring season. Pull all weeds that tend to make your landscape look messy and block your flowers and ornamental plants from putting on a spectacular display. Regularly check for insect damage so that no infestations get out of control. Edge and trim grass areas and mow at a height that keeps it all looking consistent. This regular mowing throughout the fall season will also help strengthen the roots and provide a way for new growth in the spring. Taking care of commercial lawn and surroundings requires a lot of time, which you may not [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks is the Best Mid-South Licensed Commercial Landscaping Company

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is one of the largest landscape design, installation and maintenance firms in the Mid-South area. We are a Licensed Commercial Landscaping Company. Our clients include some of the premier office buildings, hotels, hospitals, churches and cemeteries in the cities we operate. In addition to the commercial customers we serve, we also provide landscape services for Homeowners Associations (HOAs), Condo Owners Associations (COA’s) and individual residential homeowners. We are very proud to be one of the Mid-South’ s leading commercial landscape installation and maintenance companies. Our company has earned this reputation because we are committed to quality, integrity, and superior service, and we deliver that for every commercial client we have. Mark Pugh started the lawn business in 1992 in Memphis. Pugh’s Earthworks has now expanded its markets to include Nashville, Tennessee and Little Rock, Arkansas. We now operate multiple trucks while still retaining the very first commercial account we ever contracted with, which is Memphis Hunt and Polo Club. They and our other clients have provided numerous testimonials about why we are the best commercial landscape and maintenance company around and how they love our customer-first attitude. From HOA common areas to office buildings and retail centers, we focus on giving our customers the best service and value. We also service hotels, motels, hospitals, schools, apartments, condominiums, and other commercial accounts. Licensed Commercial Landscaping Company We also say we offer the best commercial landscape and maintenance service because we have over 200 employees all with certification and educational degrees in horticulture as well as years of experience. Here are some of the credentials and licenses our team holds: Tennessee Department of Agriculture Chartered/Licensed Mississippi Bureau of Plant Industry licensed Arkansas State Plant Board Licensed Master of Business Administration Bachelor's of Science in Agronomy Bachelor's in landscape Contracting Management Associates of Applied Science in Landscape Management Associates of Applied Science in Turf Grass Management Dynascape Certified Planet Professional Network Landscape Industry Certified Our mission statement shows our commitment to our customers: We strive in all we do, to achieve total customer satisfaction. Our team works to not only meet, but exceed, the expectations of those we serve. We are flexible in our services with free quotes and monthly programs that deliver the best value across Memphis, Nashville, Jackson, Southaven and Little Rock. Contact us today to see how we can help improve your commercial landscape!   Contact Us Now   Pugh's Earthworks offers premier Commercial Landscaping Services We are a family owned and operated landscape and lawn maintenance firm. Our company takes immense pride in the work we do. Pugh’s Earthworks has big company size and strength, but we focus on maintaining our small company values. We guarantee the work we perform and our attention to detail is second to none. Our best source of new clients has always been via recommendations from current and previous clients. Take a look at the customer testimonials we have received. This sense of pride and accomplishment runs [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Creates Beautiful Commercial Landscapes in Littlerock

Pugh’s Earthworks is proud and honored to serve our customers in Little Rock AR Pugh’s Earthworks provides professional commercial landscape design, installation and maintenance. We are one of the leading and most trusted Commercial Landscape Services companies in the Mid-South Region. We originally opened for business in 1992. Since that time, we have worked to demonstrate our commitment to quality, integrity and superior service. Pugh’s Earthworks proudly serves Little Rock Arkansas. Bill Clinton truss bridge in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our Commercial Landscaping Company specializes in commercial grounds management for office buildings, apartments, condominiums and HOA’s common areas. We handle numerous commercial clients in the Memphis area, including some notable hotels, hospitals, churches, colleges and HOA managed properties. We are a large firm and can handle projects of any size. Even though our firm has grown quickly over the past 25 years, we have always worked to maintain the same great values we had, when we were just a small, up and coming landscape company. All of these types of businesses can be found in the Little Rock metro. Pugh’s Earthworks offers commercial and residential landscape design, installation and maintenance. We are one of the leading commercial landscape firms in the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. Our Little Rock facility is located at 8950 Commerce Cove, North Little Rock, AR 72113. You can call us at (501) 562-0275. We originally opened for business in 1992. Since that time, we have worked to demonstrate our commitment to quality, integrity and superior service. Little Rock is the capital of the state of Arkansas. It has a population of 202,591 at last count so this makes it one of the largest markets for Pugh's Earthworks. Strategically located along the main thorough fare of Interstate 40, many travelers and commuters' travel through the city. The city of Litte Rock has much to offer in terms of cultural, commerce and governmental activities. The city is the headquarters of Dillard's, Windstream Communications, Stephens Inc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Heifer International, Winrock International, the Clinton Foundation, and the Rose Law Firm. Other corporations, such as Amazon, Dassault Falcon Jet, LM Wind Power, Simmons Bank, Euronet Worldwide, AT&T, and Entergy have large operations in the city.     Pugh's Earthworks Commercial Landscaping Services Little Rock AR The team at Pugh's Earthworks is proud and honored to serve our customers in Little Rock AR and in all the markets we serve. When we complete a landscaping project, whether it is Sprinkler Installation, Landscape Design, Snow and Ice Treatments, Lawn Maintenance etc. we love to stand back and admire our work. Our hope is that our customer will be as proud and delighted as we are. Of course, if not, we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee so will not stop until our customer is happy. Though we serve five different cities in three states, one thing all of our customers share is the deep meaning for the value of their commercial property. It is a [...]

Pugh’s Earthworks Prepares Commercial Properties for the Fall Season

Pugh's Earthworks Pugh's Earthworks is a premier Commercial Landscaping company in the Mid-South. Our markets include Memphis, Nashville, Jackson TN, Little Rock and Southaven MS. With Summer winding down and Fall starting later in September, now is the time to address Fall Commercial Landscaping Service. The hot summer has taken its toll on commercial landscaping, including lawns, flowers, shrubs and trees. In order to help these valuable assets, sustain the harsh winter, hiring the experts at Pugh's Earthworks is a smart move. There are many steps we will take to prepare for the winter. Each one is a critical element to protect you commercial landscaping investment. Below are some of the items our team will focus on. Aeration - This process is something that not everyone thinks about, but the process is so beneficial. Over the long hot summer months, typically the temperatures and the dry conditions have caused your soil to compact and harden. When this happens the roots of the grass and shrubs find it difficult to grow and thrive. The Pugh's team using special equipment will break up the soil and allow moisture and nutrients to flow freely so that the plants can once again establish strong root systems. Plant - Fall planting is an important part of preparation for the season. For example, the hot summer may have killed certain spots in the lawn or shrubs in the flower beds. Unless you want bare spots in your commercial property lawn, it is a necessary to reseed of sod these areas before the really cold weather sets in. Same is true for dead shrubs in the flower beds. The Pugh's team will cut back Perennials like peonies, iris foliage, Hosta foliage, and daylilies. Other types of perennials should not be cut back and our team while know which those are. We will also plant new perennial bulbs and shrubs. Fall is a great time because the soil is still warm, but the air is cooler. This creates a better environment to stimulate growth. Of course, we will encourage that you continue to water all new and existing plants and grass throughout the fall season. Mowing and Fertilizing - Fall is a great time to fertilize. The Pugh's Earthworks team has the experience to know the specific chemical balance to apply and the tools to do it properly. This is important because the lawn is hungry for nutrients as during the hottest days of summer, no fertilizer may have been applied. In addition, when our team mows, we will adjust our commercial grade lawn mowers to a lower height. This is necessary as keeping the grass too high can cause it to mat during winter and consequently die. Clean up - Now that the temperatures are starting to drop, so will the leaves from the trees. It is important throughout the Fall to keep dead leaves and other fallen debris off of the lawn. Clearly this debris can add to trapped moisture which often causes fungal diseases that [...]

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