With Christmas now past, we’re all eager to turn the calendar to a brand new year. But before we do that here at Yellowstone Landscape HQ, we wanted to take a few moments to revisit 6 big events that we shared with you in 2016.
Safety Works! Program Launches
In April, we announced the launch of our Safety Works! program. This program features team members out on our front line who are “caught in the act” of working safely. Since launching, we’ve recognized dozens of our Landscape Pros and rewarded them for keeping themselves, their colleagues, and our customers safe.
Lucky Number 13
In June, our industry trade magazines published their annual listing of the largest companies in the country. We were ranked number 13 this year, up two spots from where we’d been for the past two years. Growth is exciting for us, but it wouldn’t be possible without the hundreds of clients who trust us to care for their landscape service needs.
Why We Decided to Join Instagram
Instagram’s become the fastest growing and most popular social media platforms over the past few years. We’ve always tried to keep a presence on the social platforms relevant for our clients, and Instagram seemed a natural place for us to share the hundreds of great photos we’ve accumulated over the years. While we’re still figuring things out and building our following, we have really enjoyed all the support from those of you who’ve checked out what we’ve been sharing on our Instagram profile.
Yellowstone Landscape Brings Home 3 National Landscape Awards
Having our work recognized by our industry is always a thrill for us. We’ve been fortunate to have several of our clients’ properties earn Awards of Excellence from our national trade association. In 2016, three properties were presented with national awards. The Cane Island Amenity Village earned honors in the Landscape Installation category, while World Golf Village was recognized in Landscape Maintenance. The Swan and Dolphin Resort was given the awards program’s highest honor, a Grand Award, for Landscape Maintenance.
On 1000 Followers
In November, our company LinkedIn page passed a major milestone – 1000 followers, something we never expected when the year began. A year ago we had just over 300 followers, and most of those were employees. The interest that so many of you have taken in our company this year is truly humbling. We’ll strive to create more and better content to share with you in 2017.
This was an absolutely amazing honor to end a remarkable year in the history of Yellowstone Landscape. Our industry’s leading trade magazine, Lawn & Landscape, wrote a feature cover story about our firm for their December year-end edition. They did a great job telling our story, highlighting how we are a company built from the collaboration of several successful companies and owners, who have come together to create a company that offers comprehensive landscape services across the South.
2016 was filled with some great moments, but as we turn the page to 2017, we can’t help but feel very excited about all that is to come for us in the New Year.
Thank you all for being a part of our story in 2016. Without our clients, employees, vendors, and supporters, Yellowstone would not be able to deliver our mission:
Creating premier properties.
Building lasting relationships.