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Proudly serving our community
for more than four decades.


About Us

Our professional staff of maintenance, installation, irrigation, tree work and many other services, focuses on providing the highest level of quality & service.. From design & construction to year around maintenance, we offer personal attention & professional follow through at great value. We are members of several trade associations including Planet, MLP, IA, IANE, ICPI, AVCC and MRCC.

Dave Rykbost, MCLP, ICPI, CIC

Dave has owned & operated Dave’s Landscape Management Company since he was 11 years old. He incorporated in 1989, earned an associates degree in Horticulture, a bachelor’s in Business Admin in 1987, was president of The Associated Landscape Contractors of Massachusetts in 1998, is a MA Certified Landscape Professional (MCLP), a Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC), A certified paver installer (ICPI), & has a pesticide license & a hydraulics license. He was the recipient of the Beacon award, the highest honor award in the Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals, & the entreprenuer of the year award from the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerse. Dave grew up in Framingham & lives in Hudson with his wife & 2 boys.

Tyler Garsic – Tree expert

Tyler completed his bachelor’s degree in arborculture at U mass in 2005. He has served in many roles in the company for over 10 years now. He is currently getting our in house tree division off the ground. His favorite thing is being 50’ high in the bucket truck or in a tree when he’s not plowing snow.

Ron Outen – Maintenance Manager

Ron has a degree in Communications; he moved to the area from Florida 2 years ago and came to work for us. He started working as a laborer and quickly learned the business of landscaping. With his technical knowledge he is helping our company stay efficient and cutting edge. He currently manages the maintenance crews and is our IT specialist in the office.

Mike Veseskis – Irrigation expert, CIA

Mike has been working on & off with Dave’s Landscape for over 12 years. In the spring of 2013 we are happy to announce that he has returned to lead our irrigation division. He is a certified irrigation auditor & you will see him doing service, installation, sales & estimating for irrigation projects. Welcome back Mike!

Mike Rykbost – Construction Foreman

Mike, Dave’s little brother, was the first employee at Dave’s Landscape & has been here consistently for over 33 years. He had held most every position in the company at 1 time or another & currently has the most fun when he’s on the tractor running landscape construction project

Jeanne Lapidas – Office Manager, Controller

Jeanne started as a client in 1994. She started her career as an accountant & CPA at a big 8 accounting firm before leaving to raise her boys. She started with Dave’s part time & grew her hours into full time work in the office with in a couple years. She does all the accounting, HR, insurance & manages the office. With 19 years and counting, she is a wealth of knowledge.

Kathy Flynn – Office Manager

Kathy has been with Dave’s for about 11 years now. She handles customer service, work orders, billing, receivables, etc. and is the backbone of paper flow in the office.

Kim Hart – Office Administration

Kim started in the fall of 2014. Her main responsibilities at Dave’s are receptionist, billing, accounts receivable and Christmas Decor.