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Made in the Shade

August 14, 2017

Trees and shrubs—what we in the landscaping business call “woody plants”—aren’t just easy on the eyes. These beauties can also reduce your utility bill, increase your property value, provide you with privacy, and shield you from the summer sun and winter wind. Really, what’s not to like? Get the Most from Your Landscape Shade trees […]
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The Way to Water

July 18, 2017

While most of us are aware that plants need some combination of water, soil and sun, monitoring your plants’ watering needs can be tricky.  Normally, around July, and increasingly in August and September, the steady precipitation in our area begins to dwindle.  That is why we thought now would be a great time to review the […]
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Grunder Says Goodbye to Shrub Roses

June 12, 2017

  Shrub roses, Knock-Out Roses being the most well-known, were an exciting discovery around Ohio.  One that we have been enjoying for more than a decade.  The plants begin blooming in spring and don’t quit until a hard frost, sometimes still producing tons of blooms through November!  They were exciting because they appeared to be […]
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Quality is Worth the Investment for Landscape Lighting

April 25, 2017

Landscape lighting fixtures are popping up just about everywhere—grocery stores, drug stores, and of course, home improvement stores.  Often these do-it-yourself (DIY) fixtures are solar-powered and tout easy installation.  However, the quality and utility of these products fall short of what a consumer can get when a professional installs their home and landscape lighting.   […]
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Grunder Designs Mary’s Garden at U.D. Marian Library

March 24, 2017

A Mary Garden is a sacred space for spiritual reflection.  They usually contain plantings and flowers that are symbolic of The Virgin Mary and often there is a statue of Mary present.  Mary Gardens began as early as the 17th Century.  However, the tradition was revived during the 1950’s in the United States by a […]
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NOW is the time for Dormant Pruning

February 24, 2017

NOW is the time for Dormant Pruning Like most people, you are probably thinking, “What in the world is ‘dormant pruning?’”  Dormant pruning is the practice of pruning shrubs in late winter while the plants are still dormant, before the plant buds have begun to swell and open.  There are many benefits to this type […]
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We Have MORE CERTIFIED PEOPLE on your job!

Did you know that when Grunder Landscaping Company designs and installs a project for you, there is always an Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (OCNT) somewhere on your job?  Most of the time, several of the Grunder team members involved with your project are certified. What that means for you, our client, is that the work we […]
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Grunder Wins Again!

January 12, 2017

Grunder Landscaping is proud to announce it has achieved award-winning status from The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) in its prestigious 42nd annual Landscape Awards Program.  The awards will be formally announced during the ONLA Landscape Awards Ceremony on January 15, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Grunder Landscaping was presented with two awards: One Award […]
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Grunder Gives Back

December 21, 2016

To maintain ties to our community, where our clients and team members live, and to provide relief to those in need, we have begun a company-wide event called Grunder Gives Back.  The Grunder Team decided that we would rather provide a helping hand during the holiday season than have a company holiday party.  For 2016, […]
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We Were There: 2016 Pet Afflaire

November 23, 2016

Kent Sholder and Grunder Landscaping team up annually to support the Humane Society of Greater Dayton (HSGD).  On November 12, 2016 The HSGD held its annual Pet Afflaire Event, a lovely evening of entertainment and fine dining—with your pet!  Our own team member, Kent Sholder, Senior landscape designer and sales professional, is a committee co-chair […]
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Grunder Wins Two National Landscape Design Awards

October 27, 2016

Grunder Landscaping Company is proud to announce it has been awarded two Landscape Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. Grunder’s Mountain Resort Project was installed in Miamisburg, Ohio and received a Merit Award.  Grunder’s Pool Addition Project was installed in Dayton, Ohio and received a Grand Award. (photos below) “We are […]
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Good News in Dayton website launched by Grunder Landscaping and Park National Bank

March 20, 2009

Thomas Gnau, staff writer for The Dayton Daily News wrote this article about Grunder Landscaping and Park National Bank teaming up to focus on the positives going on in Dayton, Ohio.  During this trying time for our local economy, Good News in Dayton, is a way to avoid focusing only on the negative aspects of […]
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Marty receives National Recognition from Lawn & Landscape Magazine

December 16, 2008

  Lawn & Landscape Magazine focuses national attention on the success of Marty Grunder and Grunder Landschaping Company.
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Marty Grunder featured in The New York Times

July 22, 1990

The early days of Grunder Landscaping Company

In an article discussing the varied summer plans of college students around the U.S., a New York Times writer discusses Marty’s early business success in the excerpt below: “Some, like Martin Grunder, a senior at the University of Dayton, are humble about their summer plans. ‘I don’t really think what I do is a big […]
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