Visterra Landscape Group named 2024 Best Places to Work for Lawn and Landscape

Established in 2022 by Lawn & Landscape magazine and Best Companies Group, the comprehensive survey and awards program identifies, recognizes and rewards the best places to work in landscape architecture.

CHICAGO, IL / ACCESSWIRE / June 11, 2024 / Visterra Landscape Group, a leading commercial landscape architecture platform, today announced it has been named a winner in the category Lawn and landscape 2024 Best Workplaces. Visterra and its peers rank sixth in the Large Employer category and are spotlighted in the June 2024 edition of Lawn & Landscapeand will be formally recognized on Lawn and landscape Executive Summit and Awards Dinner on July 23 in Atlanta.

Participating companies were evaluated on workplace policies, practices and demographics, approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation, and a comprehensive employee survey to measure employee experience, worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. Best Companies Group managed the entire registration and survey process, analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

“This competition once again shows how many fantastic and professional companies the lawn care and landscaping industry has to offer,” said Brian Horn, editor, Lawn & Landscape magazine. “These entries get better and better every year, and we are excited to share these stories.”

Visterra CEO Alan Handley heralded the announcement as an important and early validation of employee satisfaction, culture and purpose within Visterra’s growing commercial landscape platform.

‘Earning a place Lawn and landscape The coveted Best Places to Work ranking serves as a valuable gauge of the workplace culture we build at Visterra, affirming to our employees, customers and stakeholders that Visterra not only provides an exceptional workplace, but also an excellent path to a successful career in commercial landscaping,” Handley said. “We are grateful to receive such a high-profile honor and thanks from the industry Lawn & Landscape and Best Companies for their independence and strict due diligence in the selection process.”

To qualify, companies had to meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Ensure that 50 percent or more of sales come from landscape services, including maintenance, chemical lawn care, irrigation, design/build, hardscapes, tree care and indoor planting, landscape lighting
  • Be a public or private company
  • Be a for-profit or non-profit business
  • Be based in the US or Canada
  • Have at least 15 full-time or part-time employees working in the US or Canada
  • Must be active for at least 1 year
  • Be willing to be included in it Lawn & Landscape magazine in print and/or online, if your company is on the list Best Landscaping and Lawn Care Companies to Work For lists.


Visterra Landscape Group is a leading commercial landscape platform that safely provides expert landscape maintenance, improvement, construction and critical winter services with a reputation for customer service excellence. With established partner leaders guiding day-to-day operations, Visterra continues to expand its platform with a team that prioritizes employee well-being, safety and career advancement. Visterra partner companies include Riverside Services serving greater Boston; Dyna-Mist serves North Texas; and Oberson’s and GroundsPRO serve Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. For more information, visit

For more information about the 2024 The best workplaces for lawn and landscape program, visit or contact Madelyne Barroso at (email protected).


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SOURCE: Visterra Landscape Group