Universities & Schools Landscaping

For universities and schools, satisfactory landscaping is essential. Studies show that prospective students value campus appearance when deciding where to enroll. A well-manicured landscape can make a difference when it comes to attracting students, gaining alumni support and retaining faculty. Whether you’re upgrading your school landscape or creating completely new outdoor areas for your university, a school landscape should be attractive and safe.

For more than 75 years, Rice’s has been providing commercial landscaping services throughout the Canton and Akron areas. We also provide continual maintenance as well as new installations for your campus grounds.

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Universities & Schools Landscaping Installations

Our expert design team offers a variety of outdoor features, sure to provide a welcoming atmosphere for your school or university. Rice’s works with you to make sure your landscape reflects the caliber of your Northeast Ohio school.

Some of the outdoor enhancements we offer for universities and schools are:

Outdoor Spaces – Create inviting outdoor courtyards and patio areas for students and faculty to socialize, eat lunch and study.

Structures – Install gates, fencing or privacy barriers to create private gathering areas for your university grounds.

Steps and Sidewalks – Add a striking entry for your university with custom walkways and steps.

Seasonal Color – Perk up your school’s landscape by adding colorful blooms. Container gardens, annuals and perennials will provide a bright atmosphere for students and faculty to enjoy.

Mulch Blower Installation – Efficiently install mulch in your school’s hard-to-reach areas with our state-of-the-art pneumatic air technology.


Universities & Schools Landscape Management

Looks matter! While your university is the ultimate focus, you shouldn’t let your school’s landscaping become an afterthought. A well-maintained landscape can not only draw more prospective students, but also improve grades. Each season brings new challenges when it comes to landscape maintenance. Call Rice’s to handle your landscape management needs throughout the year and leave your landscape worries behind.

Some of the landscape management services we offer include:

Lawn Care & Weed Control – Make sure your university’s green spaces are kept well-manicured and free from stubborn weeds.

Fall Cleanup – Don’t worry about leaves on your school grounds. Rice’s will remove leaves from the property and prepare for the winter.

Mid-Summer Pruning – As seasons change, Rice’s will keep your school top of mind by pruning and cutting back new growth, so your landscape is in tip-top shape when school starts again in the fall.

Weekly Service Our professional team will visit your university campus for regular landscape maintenance to keep your grounds looking great.

Snow and Ice Management When winter weather arrives, Rice’s will handle the snow and ice to keep students and faculty safe at your school with plowing and salting.


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