Mercia Invests in UKLandscapes


Mercia Asset Management has made a significant  investment in UKLandscapes, a landscaping business which maintains sites throughiut the United Kingdom for leading supermarkets and utilities companies, though its private equity funds. UK Landscapes, a family business which founded in 1997, now employs over 175 staff at its headquarters in Middlewich, Cheshire and regional depots throughout the UK including Leeds, Glasgow, Cardiff, Reading and Harlow. The company serves blue-chip customers such as Asda, John Lewis, Waitrose, Shell, and Santander. The funding will enable it to step up its organic growth and pursue a ‘buy and build’ strategy in the sector. UK … Read more

Earth Property Holdings Acquires Austin Landscape Supplies

Earth Property Holdings LLC has acquired Austin Landscape Supplies, with operations in Austin, Texas. ALS is a manufacturer of compost, soil products, and mulches. It sells its eco-friendly products and aggregates to landscapers and the general public through its 8-acre retail site. “The acquisition of Austin Landscape Supplies supports Earth Holdings’ strategy of growing our specialty soil and organic waste businesses by diversifying our product offerings into mulch and aggregates, as well as adds a significant retail presence in strategic markets,” stated Earth Holdings’ CEO Kevin Bolin. “Our plans for ALS include integrating the company into our Organics by Gosh operations … Read more

Landscape Workshop Acquires Images Landscape in Chattanooga

Landscape Workshop

Landscape Workshop has acquired Chattanooga-based Images Landscape Service.  Chattanooga is Landscape Worksop’s fourth Tennessee market and eleventh market in the Southeast. Images Landscape Service and Landscape Workshop have been working together for more than six years, developing a relationship built on shared values of providing quality landscape services with a proactive management approach. After 16 years in business, owner Ruben Viva is excited for the next steps of the company he and his family built from the ground up. “After partnering with Landscape Workshop for many years it was only natural that Images Landscape Service and Landscape Workshop joined forces. … Read more

Urban Life Solutions Merges with Forest Ridge Landscaping in Toronto

Urban Life Solutions Inc., has merged with  Forest Ridge Landscaping Inc. in Tor0nto.  Urban Life Solutions is a Canadian national outdoor maintenance company headquartered in Calgary with its Eastern Head office in Ottawa, Founded over 22 years ago, Forest Ridge Landscaping is one of the most respected landscape entities operating in the Greater Toronto Area. With three separate operating hubs Forest Ridge Landscaping provides comprehensive coverage to the north of Toronto and connected areas. Forest Ridge provides year-round maintenance, snow & ice management, landscape enhancements, and several other specialized outdoor property services. “When we first met with the current management of Urban Life Solutions and … Read more

Valley Landscaping Acquires Tuckahoe Landscaping in Vuirginia

Valley Landscaping of Christiansburg, Virginia, has acquired Tuckahoe Landscaping and Lawn Care of Rockville, Virginia. Tuckahoe Landscaping and Lawn Care of Rockville, Virginia, provides an array of landscaping services to both commercial and residential customers throughout the greater Richmond, Virginia area. Founded in 1990 by CEO Todd Walton, the company has grown from a single employee to 100+ employees, adding a variety of service offerings and maintenance options during that time. Valley Landscaping, of Christiansburg, Virginia, is a regional leader in full-service commercial and residential landscaping. Through the acquisition of Tuckahoe, Valley establishes a key position in the quickly growing … Read more