And the winner is …

Total Landscape Care has named Roger Grothe and Aloha Landscaping in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, the magazine’s 2009 Landscaper of the Year.


Sponsored by Case Construction Equipment, this annual program recognizes 12 finalists as the best and brightest in the landscaping industry. On November 14-17, the finalists and their guests enjoyed an all-expenses-paid cruise to the Bahamas, where Aloha Landscaping was named the winner during a gala banquet.


Aloha Landscaping received a plaque and will be featured on the cover of and in the January 2009 edition of Total Landscape Care. Each of the 11 finalists will be featured in a story about their business in the magazine during 2009.


Nominations for the 2010 Landscaper of the Year program will be accepted starting in March 2009. Visit for updated information.