Crawford Expands Accounts on the Cape

Crawford Expands Accounts on the Cape

Crawford is pleased to announce it's been awarded two new sections of Sandoval, a large Taylor Morrison development in Cape Coral.  Earlier this year Crawford secured the master association maintenance.  

"Dustin, Leo, Miguel and the rest of the team have done an outstanding job at Sandoval, and we've been rewarded with more work," comments Jeff Balyeat, Business Development Manager.  "We look forward to continuing our march onto the Cape."

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Gerardo Becomes Owner

Gerardo Becomes Owner

Crawford Landscaping is very pleased to announce Gerardo Regalado has become part owner and partner at Crawford Landscaping.  Having been with Crawford since 2011, Regalado has proven worthy of such a distinction.  

"I am very proud and excited to add another partner in Gerardo.  He embodies everything we believe and stand for at Crawford, and I am honored to have him as a partner," commented Blake Crawford.

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Crawford Secures NCH Portfolio

Crawford Landscaping is pleased to announce that it has expanded it's maintenance contract to include all of NCH Healthcare System's medical facilities.  Crawford has had a long-term relationship with the hospital and have maintained 4 of the hospitals 9 sites, including the beautiful Garden of Hope and Courage since 2007.   "We've enjoyed our relationship with the leadership of Naples premier hospital group and are delighted to add the remaining campuses to our portfolio," adds Blake Crawford.  

Garden of Hope & Courage

Garden of Hope & Courage

NCH Baker Hospital Downtown and NCH North Naples Hospital provide personalized care for over 40,000 patients a year in our two-hospital, 716 bed system. NCH's outstanding reputation is confirmed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), in its award of accreditation to both NCH hospitals.

In August 2012, the NCH Healthcare System became a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. NCH is the first member of the network in Florida and the Southeast region of the United States.  For more information on the NCH Healthcare System, visit http://www.nchmd.org

Crawford Awarded Classic Plantation Estates

Crawford Awarded Classic Plantation Estates

Crawford Landscaping is proud to announce it has been awarded the Horticulture Maintenance contract for Classic Plantation Estates, a 247 upscale single-family community located at the beautiful Lely Resort.  Situated on 40 acres, Classic Plantation Estates boasts of high-end single family homes and several common elements.  Crawford will service the nearly $600,000 contract with two full-time maintenance crews.

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Crawford Awarded Sandoval Master Association

Crawford Awarded Sandoval Master Association

Crawford Landscaping continues it's march north with the award of the Sandoval Master Association, a beautiful HOA situated on 524 acres in Cape Coral.  The community boasts of four home types: twin villas, detached villas, single family homes, and estate homes.  The community also features a water park, fishing areas, sports facilities, and several dog parks.  

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Balyeat Joins Crawford

Balyeat Joins Crawford

Crawford Landscaping Group today announced that it has hired Jeff Balyeat as its business development manager.  Jeff joins Mike McNeill, a 10-year Crawford Landscaping veteran, to help expand Crawford's footprint northward.  

"I am thrilled to add someone of Jeff's experience and knowledge to our team," remarked Blake Crawford.  "We were successful in achieved our 5 and 10-year growth goals, and now as we set out to achieve our ambitious 15-year growth goals, we felt we needed to add another experienced Business Development Manager."

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HOW WE DO IT - Setting Standards at Crawford Landscaping

HOW WE DO IT - Setting Standards at Crawford Landscaping

When we started Crawford Landscaping Group in July 2004, I had never heard of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification for a landscape company. But, as we started developing systems to make every operation and procedure run as smoothly as possible, I thought about my years in the automotive field where ISO is the quality benchmark. I figured if it could work for that industry, maybe it could apply to ours as well. And even if we couldn’t secure certification, we’d have developed solid systems and quality control measures for operating a successful landscape business.

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Common Weed Story Extra - Doing Business

Common Weed Story Extra - Doing Business

In addition to its regular maintenance crews, Crawford Landscaping employs a flower technician, who strictly performs flower bed installation and maintenance. The technician visits every property with flowerbeds on a biweekly basis to take care of deadheading, replacements, and pest and weed control. A former member of the lawn maintenance crew, the technician receives additional training on various types of annuals, weed controls and chemical safety, says Blake Crawford, CEO of the Naples, Fla.-based company. 

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Crawford Lands Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Crawford Lands Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Crawford Landscaping is proud to announce that it's Arbor Department has been awarded the Arbor Care Maintenance contract for the Edison & Ford Winter Estates.  

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates boasts over 20 acres of botanical gardens, nine historic buildings including Edison’s Botanic Research Laboratory and the Edison Ford Museum which contains an impressive collection of inventions, artifacts and special exhibit galleries.  Today, the gardens contain more than 1,700 plants representing more than 400 species from six continents.  Our most famous tree is the banyan, a four foot tree planted around 1925 that now covers almost an acre of the grounds.  The Estates collection also includes the sausage tree, tropical fruit trees including mango and citrus, orchids, bromeliads, cycads, and more than 50 species of palms.

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