Company History

The Beginning of Southern Landscape Professionals
Southern Landscape Professionals, Inc. was established as a family enterprise in 1987. The business began under the direction of Bill Adams, Jr. with the assistance of his father Billy and sister Sarah.

Southern Landscape Professionals OfficeBeginning with just five employees in 1987, Southern Landscape Professionals started its tradition of commitment to excellence and quality of work. Respect for the customer and a strong commitment to the community have always been important values of the company.

As our company matured over the years, so did the quality and integrity of our work. Southern Landscape Professionals has developed the ability to create superior landscape value for our clients by combining expert training, horticultural knowledge, craftsmanship, and a commitment to safety.

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Growing to Better Serve our Customers
Today we have more than fifty employees performing duties in multiple divisions:


We aggressively seek new opportunities to satisfy the personal needs of each customer by using innovative techniques, products, and equipment. We strive for a level of satisfaction which truly exceed the goals and expectations of our clients.

Southern Landscape Professionals enjoys knowing each of our customers individually and believes this helps ensure our continued success. Our work force is dedicated to our professional growth as Licensed Landscape Contractors.  We realize that our reputation is based upon good relationships. Our entire family of experts from office staff to architects and production staff is dedicated to serving our customers. All employees are covered by Workman's Compensation insurance and a two million dollar liability policy. Our employees are also provided with retirement and health insurance benefits.

Certifications and Memberships
Southern Landscape Professionals is a full service landscape, design, construction, maintenance, and consulting firm for residential and commercial properties. We are proud to note that two of our employees have passed the nationally-recognized Certified Landscape Technicians program. We have received industry certifications and are members in good standing in the following organizations:

  Professional Memberships

Landscape Industry Awards
We submitted our first Environmental Improvement entries to the North Carolina Landscape Contractors Association in September 1995. Only 25 projects were eligible in the entire state of North Carolina. We were awarded that year with a Merit Award and a Distinction Award. Our company has entered every year since and has been awarded each year with one or both awards. In 1999 and 2000, we were awarded the Grand Awards. These are the most prestigious of our awards, and we are proud to have earned them.

The Associated Landscape Contractors of America have also recognized us with various safety awards. Within the last ten years, we have also received safety awards from our workman's compensation insurance company for our safety record.

We have also been recognized for special projects in periodicals such as:

  • Better Homes & Gardens

  • Southern Living

  • The Raleigh News & Observer

  • The Alumni Magazine for NC State

Safety Initiatives

Southern Landscape Professionals takes it commitment to safety very seriously. We hold monthly safety meetings at our office with an interpreter present for our non-English speaking associates. All employees are trained to properly use all of the necessary protective gear available at each job site including back belts, eye protection, hard hats, dust masks, chaps, gloves, and ear protection. In addition, all employees must wear steel toe work boots.


Southern Landscape Professionals has the experience and dedication
to transform customer and designer ideas into reality!

Call us Today for your next landscaping project
at (919) 552-1156

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