Our History

Mission: Bring natural beauty to residential and commercial properties through designing, installing, and maintaining diverse landscapes that get more people living outdoors.

 

Tesh-Troxler is more than just a regular landscape company. Our small business has been providing exquisite outdoor environments and excellent customer service since 1986. We have become trusted experts in everything landscape through servicing Concord, NC and surrounding areas for over thirty years.  Above all, our work is always guided by our core mission - to get more people living outdoors!

Our Staff

Our staff is therefore dedicated to making your dream landscape a reality. We are fully insured and Licensed NC Landscape and Irrigation Contractors and certified Commercial Ground Applicators. In addition, we are members of the NC Landscape and Nursery Association and the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Our shared passion for horticulture, design, and customer satisfaction provide us with the vision, knowledge, and tools to create innovative landscape solutions for everyone.

Phillip Tesh

CO-OWNER,

PRESIDENT,

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Phillip is President, Co-owner, and Landscape Designer of Tesh-Troxler. He started the business with Gray Troxler and has worked in the business for over 33 years. His responsibilities include selling, installing, following up on jobs, and supervising landscaping crews. He has an eye for design and enjoys creating custom landscape solutions that exceed each client's expectations. He is a NC Licensed Irrigation & NC Landscape Contractor.  He particularly enjoys working on hardscape projects such as patio and walkway installations. 

 

After graduating from NC State University with a degree in Horticulture, he returned to Concord to build a landscaping business. He is also our go-to person for any and every question pertaining to golf!

Gray Troxler

CO-OWNER, 

VICE PRESIDENT, 

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Gray started the business with Phillip over 33 years ago. He is Co-owner, Vice President and Landscape Designer for the business. His responsibilities include bidding jobs, designing, sales, installation and customer service. He is a NC Licensed Landscape Contractor and a NC Commercial Ground Applicator.

 

He brings creativity to the designs he develops and enjoys working with customers and seeing the final product. He enjoys playing golf and spending his free time lakeside with friends and family.

 

Gray studied biology at Greensboro College and graduated from CPCC with a degree in Horticulture.

Lynn Tesh

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Ashley Edwards

OFFICE MANAGER

Lynn is a Landscape Designer and Salesperson. She has been with the company for 17 years working with her husband Phillip Tesh. Prior to Tesh-Troxler, she worked at another landscaping firm, a greenhouse, and a floral shop. 

Lynn's responsibilities include meeting with clients, creating estimates, designing, and supervising job implementation in the field. She is a NC Licensed Landscape Contractor and NC Commercial Ground Applicator.  She enjoys creating living art within the landscape and leading clients through the process of making their landscape visions become a reality.

 

Growing up in an agricultural area, she graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. in Agribusiness/Horticulture Sequence. If she isn’t at the office designing landscapes, she’s out gardening, creating floral arrangements, or participating in community projects.

Ashley is Office Manager and has been with Tesh-Troxler for 4 years. Her responsibilities include bookkeeping, client communications, scheduling, and working with vendors.

 

What Ashley really enjoys about her position with Tesh-Troxler is that she is able to work both in an office setting and out in the field when needed. Prior to Tesh-Troxler, Ashley was a manager at a gas station for 10 years.

As a member of the team, she brings a positive attitude, sense of humor, dedication, and reliability. She loves spending time with her family and traveling.

Amanda Villa

MARKETING &

DEVELOPMENT 

DIRECTOR

Amanda is Marketing & Development Director and has worked with Tesh-Troxler for over 2 years. Her responsibilities include identifying ways to improve work flows, client relations, and company culture. She manages the company's social media platforms and coordinates the company's marketing efforts. 

 

Amanda loves plants and working in the green industry. The small, personal nature of this type of business allows her to really get to know the clients and coworkers she works with on a daily basis.

 

Amanda received a BA in Spanish and Interdisciplinary Studies. She is experienced in management, sales and customer service, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

In her free time she enjoys gardening, reading, painting, traveling.

Marty Weaver

MAINTENANCE

SUPERVISOR

Marty is Maintenance Supervisor and joined the team to work on building the Specialty Lawn Care program. He has been employed with the company for over 6 years. 

 

Marty manages and assists the maintenance crews, as well as coordinates communication with clients. He is an NC Commercial Ground Applicator.  What he enjoys most about the position with Tesh-Troxler is serving the community and the camaraderie he has with his coworkers.

Marty has a BA in English, and is experienced in business administration.

When he is not working, he enjoys reading and studying about NASA and the Space Race.

Kenneth Whitley

LANDSCAPE CREW LEADER

Kenneth is Landscape Crew Leader and came to Tesh-Troxler through a recommendation from a friend. That move paid off well for him as he's worked with the company for over 29 years. His variety of responsibilities include irrigation and hardscape projects and leading crews on the job site. 

Working in the green industry for over three decades has allowed Kenneth to get to know people in the community and make lasting friendships. His patience with others and his positive attitude have been a real asset to the business and  have strengthened the cohesiveness of the Tesh-Troxler team. Plus, his in depth knowledge of mechanics and tools comes in handy on the job. 

 

When he's not working in the field, Kenneth is working on automobiles and racing.   

Mike McDowell

SPECIALTY LAWN CARE DIRECTOR

Mike is Specialty Lawn Care Director and was hired to ensure that the lawns and properties we design, install, and maintain flourish all year long. 

Mike enjoys working with people and being outdoors. He has been involved in the green industry for over 35 years, with 15 years managerial experience. He was certified in Florida as a Commercial Landscape Maintenance Operator for 9 years and has been Licensed as a Commercial Ground Applicator in North Carolina for 13 years.

 

Mike brings to Tesh-Troxler his depth of knowledge of the industry and his enthusiasm for the work he does.

When not at work, Mike enjoys being with his wife and grandchildren, going to restaurants, and watching baseball.

Compton Hawker

LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN

Compton is Landscape Technician and has been with the company for over four years. His responsibilities include installing landscapes and hardscapes, and taking care of equipment and tools. He brings with him knowledge and experience in masonry and this can be seen in the variety of hardscape projects he has completed with the company. 

What Compton likes about working at Tesh-Troxler is that everyone is friendly and nice to one another. His easy-going nature fits in perfectly with the other members of the team.

When not at work, Compton enjoys hiking, swimming and dirt biking.

Matt Whitley

MAINTENANCE AND LANDSCAPE

TECHNICIAN

Matt is Maintenance and Landscape Technician and came to Tesh-Troxler through his father Kenneth. He has been with the company for over six years and performs maintenance services and assists with landscaping projects. 

Matt enjoys working on residential yards and keeping homeowners happy. He has years of experience in customer service and brings high motivation, honesty, creativity, and a positive attitude to the team.

When not working at Tesh-Troxler, he enjoys sports, gaming and going out with friends. 

Brent Corl

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Michael Whitley

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Brent is Maintenance Crew Leader and came to Tesh-Troxler because of the great things he heard about the company. He has been an important part of the team for over 10 years, and continues to perform maintenance services for both commercial and residential properties. 

What he enjoys most about his job is working along side other members of the team and helping customers maintain the beauty of their properties. 

 

When not at work he likes to spend time with his family.  

Michael is Maintenance Crew Leader and has been with the company for over three years, performing various maintenance services. He really enjoys working with other members of the team and has a background in customer service.

He brings to the team qualities such as stability, reliability, patience and an easy-going nature.

When he's not at work, he enjoys reading, sports, and playing games.

Aaron Tesh

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Aaron is Maintenance Crew Leader and came to the business through his father, Phillip. He's been with the company for over five years.

 

Aaron's responsibilities include ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and meeting customers' specific needs for lawn maintenance. He's a genuine leader, works very hard in the field and gets along well with clients and coworkers. 

When not working, Aaron enjoys combat sports and other athletic activities, learning guitar, and social events. 

Danny Shoe

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Danny is Maintenance Technician and has been with the company for six years.

 

He is responsible for providing excellent lawn care services on both residential and commercial properties. He enjoys working with the people at Tesh-Troxler and has a desire to learn more about chemical applications to lawns. 

In his spare time, he spends time with his family and likes to collect objects. 

Daniel Whitley

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Daniel is Maintenance Technician and was recommended to work here by other members of his family. He has been employed with Tesh-Troxler for over two years. His responsibilities include providing commercial and residential maintenance services. 

Daniel enjoys working outdoors and being in nature. He has a great sense of humor and is interested in mechanics.

Aiden Stiles

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Aiden recently joined Tesh-Troxler as a Maintenance Technician.  He performs lawn maintenance services with various crews as well as assists on some landscaping jobs.  He excels in anything that is hands-on, which makes him a great fit for our company.  He's easy to work with and brings lots of energy to the team. 

His love for the outdoors extends beyond work.  He enjoys being outside and pursuing his hobby of fishing.

CONTACT US:

Let Us Know How We Can Make Your Ideal Landscape a Reality! 

PHONE: 704-782-2277

EMAIL: Landscaping@TeshTroxler.com

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ADDRESS:

3130 Heglar Rd. Concord, NC 28025 

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