Big Tree named 2010 Landscaper of the Year

Updated Jun 7, 2013

Total Landscape Care has named Kit Bock and Big Tree in Fort Myers, Florida, the magazine’s 2010 Landscaper of the Year.

Sponsored by Case Construction Equipment and Quali-Pro Turf & Ornamental, this annual program recognizes 12 finalists as the best and brightest in the landscaping industry. On November 6-9, the finalists and their guests enjoyed an all-expenses-paid cruise to the Bahamas, where Big Tree was names the winner during a gala banquet.

Kit Bock (second from left) accepts the 2010 Landscaper of the Year award from Russ Mitchell (left), director of marketing and products for Quali-Pro Turf & Ornamental; Joyce Szulc (second from right), marketing manager for Case Construction Equipment; and Glenn DiNella (right), Total Landscape Care editor.

Big Tree received an award and will be featured on the cover of and within the January 2010 issue of Total Landscape Care. Each of the 11 finalists will be featured in a story about their business in the magazine during 2010.

Nominations for the 2011 Landscaper of the Year program will be accepted starting in February 2010. Visit for updated information.

LOY finalists are:

Gene Grant, Grant & Power Landscape, West Chicago, Illinois
Allen Sweeney, Al’s Complete Lawn Care, Frankfort, Kentucky
Rick Armet, Armet’s Landscaping, Atascadero, California
Larry Dixon, Dixon’s Landscaping, Brewton, Alabama
Eric Murray, ECM Enterprises, Raleigh, North Carolina
Steve Hill, Turftenders Landscape Services, Raleigh, North Carolina
Shaun Shepherd, One Degree Lawn Care & Landscaping, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Tom Grosh, Grosh’s Lawn Service, Clear Spring, Maryland
Karen and Maur McKie, Green Oak Garden Center, Jackson, Mississippi
Mark Borst, Borst Landscape & Design, Allendale, New Jersey
Steven Hansen, Hansen’s Landscape Services, St. George, Utah

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