Awards & Mentions


MNLA Merit Awards


The Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA), established in 1922, is the largest and oldest statewide Green Industry trade association. The MNLA Industry Awards Program is intended to increase the awareness of quality landscape design and its role in the improvement of the environment. Through this program, outstanding landscapers, designers, installers, and owners are recognized and honored.



Featured in Lawn & Landscape Magazine


Lawn & Landscape magazine offers landscaping contractors and lawn care operators the latest industry information on business management and landscape design and trends. In 2015, Esch Landscaping was featured in an article titled, Haute Hardscapes. The article is about capturing the summer cottage market on northern Michigan’s lakeshore, and highlights Matt Esch and his team as they create high-end outdoor living spaces that garner industry attention. Read the full article below.



HNA Hardscape Project Award Winner


In 2013, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) with the Brick Industry Association and National Concrete Masonry Association announced Esch Landscaping as one of the 6th Annual HNA Hardscape Project Award winners. The Hardscape Project Awards recognize outstanding hardscape projects by contractors building residential walkways, patios, driveways, and commercial plazas, parking lots, and streets.



Landscaper of The Year Finalist with Total Landscape Magazine


After going through all of the applications, calling references, checking safety records and doing background checks, TLC picked the 2011 Landscaper of the Year finalists. Finalists are from all across the country and offer a variety of services — from maintenance and irrigation to design/build and snow removal. But they all have one thing in common: They have created a successful, thriving business.

Landscaper of the year finalist