Beautify Your Landscape with Phipps-Accredited Professionals

If you are a home or business owner looking for a professional to design, install or maintain your yard or landscape, consider a Phipps-accredited Sustainable Landcare Professional. You can have a beautiful lawn that is healthy for you, your children, your pets and the birds, bees and butterflies.


Demand for Sustainable Landcare

To meet the increasing demand for sustainable landcare, Phipps offers training for landscape and lawncare professionals who care about their work and know that a healthy and beautiful home landscape is directly related to human health and the health of our environment. The local landcare professionals listed below have attended an extensive course and have pledged to provide the standard of excellence that you expect from Phipps.


Sustainable Landcare Accredited Professionals

Green Fox
(The Gentle Earth Division of Blue Fox Landscape Design)
Service area: 15-mile raidus of Gibsonia
724/444-5700
info@bluefoxlandscape.com
Accredited professional: Benjamin Binus
Specialties: Aquatic/ponds; garden or ornamentals; landscape construction; naturalized areas; outdoor lighting; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; stormwater; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat; yardwork

Natural Garden Design
Service area: Allegheny County
412/913-0643
ngdbill@gmail.com
Accredited professional: Bill Lucki
Specialties: Aquatic/ponds; garden or ornamentals; landscape construction; naturalized areas; outdoor lighting; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat

Nurture the Nature Lawns & Landscapes
Service area: Eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, including Fox Chapel and Murrysville
724/635-5296
nurturenaturelawns@gmail.com
Accredited professional: Mark Winski
Specialties: Garden or ornamentals; lawns or athletic turf; mowing; naturalized areas; planting/transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care; whole landscapes

Sunshine Organic Lawns
Service area: Pittsburgh, Oakmont, Fox Chapel
412/980-6664
bsteele@sunshineorganiclawns.com
Accredited professional: Brian Steele
Specialties: Lawns or athletic turf

Sylvan Gardens, Inc.
(installation division)
Service area: Greater Pittsburgh area
412/716-3411
brianfriend@sylvangardenslandscape.com
Accredited professional: Brian Friend
SpecialtiesGarden or ornamentals; landscape construction; lawns or athletic turf; mowing; naturalized areas; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care

Wild Rose Landscape Design, LLC
Service area: Greater Pittsburgh area, primarily South Hills and Gibsonia
412/508-2066
wildroseld.plgb@gmail.com
Accredited professional: Patricia Beck
Specialties: Garden or ornamentals; outdoor lighting; tree or shrub care; whole landscapes; hardscaping

Dancing Bee Garden Designs
Service area: North Hills
412/996-7032
lisa@lisabernardo.com
Accredited professional: Lisa Marie Bernardo
Specialties: Garden or ornamentals; garden design

Supporter Level Accredited Landcare Professionals:
Kathleen A. Hrabovsky 
Keith McNeish
Nathan Resnick-Day

 

Specialized Training

Accredited Landcare Professionals are trained in soil ecology; site analysis and design; organic pest, weed and disease control; storm water management; native plants of Western Pennsylvania; invasive plants; and more. To learn more, see our complete Sustainable Landcare standards and curriculum.

Our Accredited Landcare Professionals have a deep understanding of what makes a landscape both beautiful and sustainable, and will work with you to help you make the best decisions for your property. From soil testing to plant placement, our professionals have the hard skills and critical thinking to make sure you are satisfied with your landscape for years to come.

For even more resources on establishing a beautiful, healthy lawn, check out our Phipps Safe Lawn and Landscaping archives.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman