Stamford Landscape Industry Professional Earns Esteemed Certification

Richard J. King Receivs Landscape Industry Certified Designation

Stamford, CT, January 14, 2012 --( Richard J. King, Director of Landscape Construction at Stamford’s Eastern Land Management, has earned a Landscape Industry Certified designation.

The designation, awarded by the landscape industry trade organization, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), is nationally recognized and demonstrates the recipient’s credibility, industry dedication, professionalism, and commitment to best practices.

Mr. King completed a seven-part course of study comprised of sales and marketing; strategic planning; leadership and corporate citizenship; human resources; risk, law and contracts; corporate financial management; production operations and horticulture.


PLANET,, is a landscape industry trade association with more than 3,600 member companies and affiliates, representing more than 100,000 individual green industry professionals.

About Eastern Land Management:

Eastern Land Management, a Landscape Industry Certified company celebrating its 35th-year in business, is a full-service commercial landscape and irrigation management company. For the second consecutive year, ELM has made the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America. With 75 full-time and seasonal employees, ELM is a preferred service provider for hospitals, corporations, schools, retail outlets and municipalities in Southwestern CT, and Westchester County, New York. The company is located at 142 Hamilton Avenue in Stamford, CT, 203.316.5433,

Eastern Land Management
Shelly Marr Harvey
Bruce T. Moore: 203-316-5433