Morrisville, NC (January 11, 2024) – Yardnique, the fastest growing full-service landscape company in the nation, continues to expand its North Carolina and South Carolina operations with the promotion of Troy Taylor to District Manager at Landmark, one of the company’s wholly owned landscape brands. In this Role, Troy will be responsible for managing landscape maintenance customers in the Charlotte, North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Greenville South Carolina markets.
Troy joined Landmark in August 2019 as a part of its core management team and has continued to play an essential role managing many key customer relationships since Landmark was acquired by Yardnique in 2021. Troy has spent his entire 13+ year career in landscape management with prior experience to yardnique as Branch Manager at the Greenery, Inc, a full service landscape company also in Hilton Head, South Carolina and Superintendent for all grounds maintenance at Haig Point Club also in Hilton Head.
“Troy has excellent communication skills and a superior command of landscape maintenance and customer management,” commented Mark Thelen founder of Landmark Landscapes and now serving as the company’s General Manager. “His (Troy’s) exceptional management skills will serve our company and customers well across the Carolinas.”
Troy is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and Turf Management and a Masters of Science in Plant and Turf Pathology. Landmark Landscapes, as part of the Yardnique family of companies, specializes in multifamily community landscape maintenance in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Yardnique began operations in 1997 when Brian DuMont, the company founder and CEO, was a junior at North Carolina State University pursuing his horticulture science degree. Today, Yardnique stands as one of the fastest growing landscape organizations in the nation, currently ranked 23rd by Lawn and Landscape magazine. Specializing in commercial landscape maintenance, design, and installation, the company operates under its flagship brand Yardnique as well as through various wholly owned landscape brands including Landmark, Naturescapes, Phoenix, NativeGreen and Creative.
Headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina, the company has established operations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Tennessee. The company employs over 2,500 grounds care, design, and horticulture professionals with its trademark orange trucks delivering quality landscape maintenance service for commercial properties, HOAs and multifamily communities across the southeastern United States. Future plans are to expand southwest from Alabama to Texas and north to Virginia and Maryland. All in the Yardnique family of companies share common goals and values with an unyielding commitment to protect the quality and environmental standards of the communities where we operate.