ALPHARETTA, GA – September 24, 2014 – John Deere Landscapes, LLC has acquired The Stockyard Horticultural Supply, Inc. The Stockyard is a retail and wholesale nursery located in Arlington, Tennessee, a Memphis suburb.
“The acquisition of The Stockyard allows John Deere Landscapes to increase our presence in the Memphis metropolitan market. The Stockyard has been providing high quality nursery material to landscape contractors for 25 years,” said Doug Black, CEO of John Deere Landscapes. “We welcome our new employees and look forward to expanding our offering in the Memphis area.”
Since private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice acquired a majority interest in John Deere Landscapes in late 2013, it has completed a number of acquisitions expanding its distribution network.
John Deere Landscapes has over 400 locations across North America and is the leading distributor of wholesale irrigation, landscape lighting, nursery, and turf and maintenance supplies for green industry contractors. Dedicated to becoming the distributor of choice for landscape, irrigation and turf care professionals, John Deere Landscapes also offers additional services that support its core businesses.