Our staff strives to stay on top of the latest trends and developments in the landscape and hardscape industries. Take a second to meet us and find out why we can offer a high level of education and experience to help you develop your landscape.
Carl Figgins – University of Illinois, Class of 1986, Horticulture
Carl attended Oswego High School and went on to attend Joliet Junior College before transfering to the Univeristy of Illinois where he earned his degree in Horticulture. He is one of the founding members of Figgins Trees & Turf, Inc., and has been doing landscaping in the Oswegoland area since the early 1980’s. Carl is the person that most homeowners deal with and will meet with when looking to get work done at their home. He combines his education in horticulture and his 30+ years of experience to help customers with their landscape needs both small and large. To stay on top of industry standards, Carl attends yearly seminars and conventions to provide the most up to date information to customers and clients. He returned to Joliet Junior College to teach landscape design, landscape estimating and landscape construction classes on a part-time basis during the 1990’s and early 2000’s. Carl enjoys working outdoors and getting the chance to build new relationships with new customers.
Steve Figgins- Franklin College, Class of 2013, Business Management
Steve graduated from Oswego High School and went on to school at Franklin College in Indiana. There he earned his business degree in management. Steve has been working for Figgins Trees & Turf, Inc. since 2006 during the summers and breaks from school and is now working full time with the company. His main duties include working with crews to complete projects and performing the duties as the business manager. In the future, Steve plans to return to school to learn more about horticulture to help provide an additional knowledge base for homeowners.