Landscape Industry Size

  • What is the size and growth of the U.S. landscaping industry?
    • In 2018, U.S. landscaping services generated around $99 billion in revenue. The industry employs close to 1 million people and includes about 500,000 companies.
    • From 2015 to 2020, the growth of the landscape industry has been about 3.8% per year.

Typical Landscape Company Profile

  • What is the average revenue and number of employees in a U.S. landscaping company?
    • The largest company is about $2.3B with 20,000 employees.
    • The 100th ranked company is $21M with 375 employees.
    • Over 50% of companies have less than 10 employees, 90% of companies are less than 50 employees.
    • Over 50% of landscape companies are less than $500,000 in revenue, over 35% are between $500k and $2.9M, and only 10% are over $3M in revenue.
  • What are the major services that make up the landscaping industry?
    • Commercial and residential landscape maintenance,
    • Landscape construction,
    • Chemical lawn care and pest control,
    • Irrigation systems,
    • Tree services,
    • Clearing or branch removal around utility lines.
  • What are the tasks performed by landscaping employees?
    • Workers in the landscape industry perform a variety of tasks including mowing, trimming, planting, watering, sod laying, seeding, fertilizing, digging, raking, and installation of irrigation systems, block walls, patios and walkway

Landscape Industry Employment and Wages

  • What is the average wage of U.S. Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers?

What are the largest expenses for a landscape company?

  1. Wages & compensation
  2. Insurance
  3. Fuel for operations
  4. Equipment purchase
  5. Equipment maintenance
  6. Other


Trees in August 2023

About 50% of the trees are doing good. Voles destroyed most of the other trees, but I am working on a plan to replant them.

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