Akehurst Landscape Service


Akehurst Landscape Service, Inc. has built a legacy of satisfying a discerning, prominent clientele for 140 years, providing commercial grounds maintenance, interior plantscaping, snow and ice removal and more. The family owned and operated company continues to employ the same high standards of quality, expertise and integrity to exceed your goals and expectations today, offering you the best materials, latest techniques, expert knowledge and state-of-the-art equipment together with six generations of passion and professionalism.

Serving Maryland, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, Harford and Howard Counties; Southern PA and MD/DE line and Washington DC.

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Our Mission

A company’s mission reflects the standards set by its chief executive officer and top-level managers. At Akehurst Landscape Service, Inc., the members of the leadership team maintain stringent standards of business ethics and strive to demonstrate them by example in all of their business dealings and personal lives. In the Akehurst Mission Statement the leadership team details the way in which the business is to be operated with regard to the Akehurst family, employees, clientele, the environment and the public.

Create, enhance and maintain landscapes that are aesthetic, functional and environmentally friendly for the benefit of all. It is our special task as professional landscapers to protect the natural environment in which we live.

Honor God by holding to the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism in all we do.

Respect everyone with courtesy and dignity to develop and maintain unity and goodwill.

Inspire each employee to perform his or her job with the care, concern and expertise to insure quality service and workmanship.

Satisfy our clientele by utilizing the best materials, latest techniques, knowledge and equipment to accomplish the landscape they desire.

Together, as a team, provide the best service for our clientele, while insuring the financial stability of the company, a secure working environment and a higher standard of living for our employees and their families.

Our History

The century and a half long history of the Akehurst company began with the dreams of one young man, Charles A. Akehurst. Born in Sussex, England in 1828, Charles moved with his family to the United States when he was just ten years old. The family settled in the Mt. Washington area of Baltimore where Charles worked with his father, Henry, in farming until 1848 when he moved to Perry Hall to start his own farm… Click here to read the full Akehurst Story.