Canopy Acquires Grass Monkey

RALEIGH, NC – January 25, 2017 – Canopy Lawn Care ( today announced the acquisition of Raleigh, NC based residential lawn care company, Grass Monkey. The acquisition, which includes Grass Monkey Owner Kevin Moser joining the Canopy team, is one of many recent moves announced by Canopy as they continue to make their mark on the lawn care industry.

“I am thrilled to have a long-time friend and colleague join the Canopy mission and what we are creating.” Says Ben Wright, Director of Operations for Canopy “Kevin’s vision for providing high quality landscape management services, his progressive thinking in delivering the service, and above all his deep desire to provide an unparalleled customer experience, is exactly in line with what we are building at Canopy. As we grow, Kevin’s role will undoubtedly prove to help us realize the vision we’ve set before us.”

Seeing exponential growth in 2016, the Raleigh startup has added more than 30 new employees, as well as numerous self-contained landscape maintenance trailers to their fleet. The company also recently took on an additional $2 million of funding during a late 2016 fundraising round. Next steps for Canopy include further growth throughout the Triangle area of NC, as well as expansion into the greater Charlotte metro market and future expansion throughout the Southeast.

“At Grass Monkey my goals were to provide exceptional landscape services, focused on agronomic principles, attention to detail, and personalized customer service.” Says Moser. “I feel that Canopy shares these goals and also has the talent, vision and ambition to improve upon them by uplifting the experience for consumers. I am excited to join the Canopy team and play a role in transforming the landscape industry for the better.”