History In 1974, Bill Trimmer, President and CEO, started operating Professional Grounds, Inc. as a maintenance company. Several years later the Landscape Design & Install division was opened, servicing residential and commercial clients for all their landscape needs. Today, the family-owned and operated business has grown from two to over eighty employees. Professional Grounds, Inc. has two facilities in Northern Virginia. Experience Over the past three decades, Professional Grounds, Inc. has acquired some of the most experienced and specialized professionals in the industry. Quality service and customer-focused thinking have earned us a reputation for excellence. Professional Grounds, Inc. has consistently been awarded the highest credit rating by Dun & Bradstreet since 1974, making us one of the most financially sound landscaping businesses in the area. Our customers can be assured that when they contract with us, we have the necessary resources, equipment and stability to stay on their job from start to finish. Design & InstallOur Landscape Design & Install division specializes in creative designs involving the use of stone, brick, water features, outdoor lighting and plant material, all selected with location and long term maintenance in mind. This division is capable of serving both commercial and residential customers. We have the experience and skills to handle anything from small-scale front or back yard projects as well as larger commercial installations. Property ManagementOur Property Maintenance division specializes in complete grounds maintenance for both commercial sites and neighborhoods/HOA communities. Within the Maintenance division there is a Horticulture department, an Enhancement department and a Snow Operations department. Our Horticultural department implements our Integrated Pest Management Program and is responsible for all applications of pesticide, fertilizer, seed, and lime. This department is also responsible for our plant health care program. Our Enhancement department designs and installs flower rotations, performs small-scale landscape improvement projects and is our “rapid response team” to customer concerns.
Our Landscape Design & Installation Services include: • Landscape design, planting and construction • Outdoor kitchens, grills and fire pits • Patios, walkways & driveways • Pergolas, trellises & gazebos • Retaining & seating walls • Drainage systems • Specialty lighting • Water features • Masonry work