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Prescott Landscape Professionals

Formerly known as JC Clean Up, is a locally based team of licensed, bonded, and insured landscaping professionals servicing the Prescott and Prescott Valley communities. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality service available for property maintenance and landscape design. Owner, Josh Crothers, personally oversees all aspects of the business, from initial consultation and estimates to project implementation, crew supervision and followup. As a small company, we recognize the value of our customer relationships and do whatever we can to ensure that your project goals are translated into a finished product you love.

Josh Crothers

After earning his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and Turf Grass Management from the University of Rhode Island, Josh started his landscaping career in 1994 as a Project Manager for a Phoenix based golf course and landscape contractor. This experience led him to a position in Prescott where he was project manager on the development of the subdivision Stone Ridge from 1999 to 2010. At this project he helped build and design the golf course, parks and landscapes. This experience led him to open his own company and started as JC Clean Up in 2010 until he changed the name in 2016 to Prescott Landscape Professionals. Today, the company has grown from three employees to more than 30. Josh oversees all projects and enjoys developing lasting relationships with his customers while proudly serving his local community.

Laura Crothers

Laura has been an integral part of the success of Prescott Landscape Professionals. She is co-owner and helps in all areas of the business whenever she is needed. She assists in all areas of marketing for the company. Her number one job is raising the couple’s two children, Grace and Matthew and keeping them involved in community activities.

Bob Vastine

Bob Vastine is Prescott Landscape Professional’s Director of Landscape Design. He is the former owner of Nature West for 18 years, before joining forces with Prescott Landscape Professionals. He also worked at Watters Garden Center for 8 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management Northern Arizona University, which is an asset for all customers wanting to create patios, gazebos, and other outdoor construction projects. He can provide a set of architectural drawings for clients, and even a computer rendering of before and after images for viewing how a landscape will look with suggested plants. Bob also comes onsite to do estimates and oversees all projects being built.

Josh Francis

As PLP’s Construction Field Superintendent, Josh Francis oversees every construction style project that comes into the company. He meets with employees and homeowners to make sure the work is on schedule and supplied with everything to get the job completed. From patios and BBQ pits to retaining walls and outdoor kitchens, Josh is always on hand at the project to make sure it’s done just right. He started in the industry more than 20 years ago as a lawnmower, then maintenance at a family-owned landscape businesses, then we were lucky enough to get him onboard. His love of the outdoors, working along with employees and in different environments every day, is his favorite part of the job. He and his wife are recent empty nesters, with his two boys off to college, so they enjoy getting to travel new places.

Jake Florian

Jake started with Prescott Landscape Professionals at an entry level position with an interest in learning all about the landscaping business. His interest and enthusiasm for the job quickly moved him from a landscaper to a crew leader, and then estimator. The experience he received in all departments has helped make his curiosity of landscaping into a full-time career. He is grateful for the on-the-job training that was afforded to him here at PLP. In his off time, he enjoys getting out in nature on his bike or trekking the backwoods of Arizona and California on his quad.

Miranda Vazquez

Miranda Vazquez’s background in the Army helps keep our back office running efficiently. She handles all aspects of accounting from bookkeeping to purchasing. Always helpful and efficiently, Miranda can be counted on to get the job done!

Melody Hughbanks

Every company needs a cheerleader, and Melody Hughbanks is just that for us here at Prescott Landscape Professionals. Melody handles our Human Resources Department and helps with everything from recruiting new team members to celebrating our staff’s Birthdays. She also handles getting our projects on social media. And if there’s a team party at our place, which we enjoy celebrating our team often, Melody is most likely behind its fun success. On her time off she enjoys golf, camping, and home time with her husband, two German Shepherds and her cats, Laverne & Shirley.

Melissa Dupree

If you call our office, most likely Melissa Dupree will be the cheery voice on the other end of the phone. She is our Girl Friday, handling many office duties throughout the day. From invoicing and payments, to scheduling irrigation visits, Melissa is a very important helper around the office. On her off time, she’s a busy mom to her five-year-old and two-year-old twins.

Bo Nilsson

Bo Nilsson is one of Prescott Landscape Professionals outside sales people. He started in landscaping in the field, learning his skills hands on, and has been in the industry for more than ten years. Bo currently manages coming on site to review clients landscape needs, and from there, he works up an estimate of what a project will cost. He truly enjoys the one-on-one relationships he develops with clients and is proud to be a part of the team at PLP.

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Every customer and project is different. The first step in determining a price for your project is to schedule a free initial consultation. During this meeting, we take time to understand your project needs and goals and provide you with a free estimate for going forward.