Venice, FL, April 9, 2014 – Joe Mantkowski, LICHT, LEED GA and landscape designer with ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design, has joined the ranks of Florida Water Star℠ Landscape Accredited Professionals by earning the designation from the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA). The accreditation now makes ArtisTree the longest-serving, independent landscape firm offering a full spectrum of design and maintenance services in Southwest Florida.
“Joe’s newest credential as a Water Star℠ AP expands our ability to serve a growing community of water-conscious consumers and builders,” said Joe Gonzalez, ArtisTree CEO. “His accomplishment adds significantly to our roster of award-winning services.”
ArtisTree’s eight-member design team also includes a registered landscape architect, an ISA-certified arborist, a degreed landscape architect, a CAD technician and a dedicated, full-time scheduler.
Founded in 1990, ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design specializes in planned community/commercial maintenance and landscape design/installation. Services include community maintenance, pest control, irrigation, tree service, landscape design and installation, hardscape installation and landscape lighting. ArtisTree is a privately held company headquartered in Venice, FL, with satellite locations in Sarasota and Port Charlotte.
FNGLA is Florida’s oldest and largest association targeting the needs of Florida’s environmental horticulture industry. The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) is a vibrant network of professionals that works in unison to shape the future of Florida’s nursery and landscape industry.