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Horticultural and Maintenance Services Division

Mendon, Missouri

660-973-5672

Roster of Completed Landscape Maintenance Services

Hedge Trimming and Shaping

Ice Storm Damage Hauling

Foundation Planting Rhododendron Hedge

 

Custom Hand Pruning

 

Bark Mulch Hauling and Application

 

 Delivery

Application

 

4 cubic yard load of splinter free hemlock bark delivered

 

 Loading

9 cubic yards of  bark delivered and applied

The grand entry; improved version

                                                          

Roster of Spring Cleanups

 

Santa Clara/River Road Cleanup

 

Santa Clara Before

Santa Clara After

Hauling railroad ties

Load of bark mulch to San Francisco!

Santa Clara

River Road Cleanup: Before

Before Mess

Before overgrowth

Then...Hauling off debris

Cleanup After

 

Lawn Before Lyme Application

After 100 lbs Lyme Application

 

Eugene Before

Eugene After

Vegetable Garden Prep

3/4 Minus Gravel & Blended Mint Compost from Lane Forest Products

 Roster of Summer Cleanups

Eugene Cleanup Corner Garden

Flower Beds

Front Stairs with boxwood

 

And yet another cleanup...

 

Lawn edged, hedges trimmed, beds weeded and bark mulched

Meticulous in paying attention to details

Creative parking to get the job done right...

 

Recycling yard debris at Lane Forest Products

 

Fall Leaves

 

 

Fall Cleanup Eugene University Area: Before

Before (picture 2)

Fall Cleanup : After

 

 

Tilling

Planted with grass clippings mulch between the rows

Growing

Summer Growth

Results in July; same garden plot

August bumper crops

 

8 foot tall sweet corn (2 ears each plant) and 12 foot tall popcorn (with 4 ears each); all natural

 

Mint Compost Hendricks Park area Eugene

 

Mint compost from Lane Forest Products applied as mulch to the semi-wild portion of the forest garden under the flowering dogwoods and rhododendrons

Monarda Didyma growing in the hillside garden retreat

Blended mint compost added to garden planter

 

Fertilizing/Lyming

 

Hauling a Wood-Permit load for a customer out of Hendricks Park, Eugene for home winter heating

 

Aerating a lawn

 

Removing a photinia hedge in River Road area.

 

Thatching Lawns

 

Here raking up the grass thatch to be hauled away

Hauling off thatch to be composted at Lane Forest Products

Thatched lawn

Thatched Lawn Recovering Nicely

 

Santa Clara Spring Cleanup

Before

After

 

 

 

Residential Frontage Before

Residential Frontage After

 

Fruits & Berries

Grape Pruning

Hand weeding strawberries

Gem-Metro prunes a lot of Blueberries, and gets these results

Dwarf Apple Before

Dwarf Apple After

 

 

Raspberries too

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Currants summer ripening after spring pruning

 

Lawns: Mowing, Edging, Fertilizing, Lyming

 

 River Road Before

River Road After

Eugene University area

Santa Clara area

Eugene Hendricks Park Area

Wild forest birds meet on the lawn at the bird bath sanctuary under the shade of the Japanese Maple

 

Many of our weekly route customers have been inspired to complement and, if you wil, improve on nature by building contemplative quiet retreats for wildlife and birds.  Here again, a good example being our client's garden bordering Hendrick's Park in Eugene.

 

Rental Property Cleanups

 

River Road frontage before

River Road frontage after

Backyard Before

Backyard After

 

Brush Removal and Hauling

Clearing a private road  in Lane County Oregon

 

Rose pruning and cultivation

Pruned Rose

 

Hybrid Tea cultivar "Brandy," on its own roots and RMV (Rose Mosaic Virus) Free!

 

 


 

Resume

D

ouglas Berry                                                          

                                      Douglas @ Gem-Metro.com

 

 

 

 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST

 

Making connections that count

 

EDUCATION, COURSEWORK & HONORS                                                                    

 

B.A., Communication Studies, with Honors, The University of Montana, 2010

A.A,. Education Degree

 

 

BUSINESS PURSUITS                                                                                                          


Prior Businesses:  Prairie Gem Farm Holdings, Douglas Yard Service: Eugene, Oregon, Gem Apiaries: Eugene, Oregon 1990-2011-

Consultancy:         Chief Principal at Gem-Metro 

 

 Agricultural Production

 Landscape (Maintenance) Industry

 Marketing design and implementation

 Strategic business promotions

 Website Copy and SEO

 Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)

 Direct selling, client scouting, and CRM

 Interstate sales and supply chain maintenance

 

 

PUBLIC SERVICE CAREER                                                                                               


U. S. Navy, Company Commander / Intelligence and Operations, 1983-1990

Five Commanding Officer’s Letters of Commendation, Sailor of the Quarter, Expeditionary Medal Recipient

 Company Commander, Fleet Combat Training Center / U.S.S. Horne, Guided Missile Cruiser CG-30

 

 

 

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