About Earthworks Land Care

Our History

Earthworks Land Care is a small south Seattle landscaping company that offers residential and commercial lawn care and landscape services, including tree and shrub pruning, mulch and compost applications, natural weed control, organic fertilizer applications, seasonal clean-ups, lawn care, lawn aeration and thatching, plant installations, irrigation design and installations, hardscapes (retaining walls, patios and walkways), power washing, rain gardens, cistern installations, and other landscape design and installations.

Earthworks Land Care, LLC was started in the summer of 2011 with the intention of creating a new, environmentally sensitive and professional landscape maintenance company. Focusing on a holistic and all natural approach to landscape management. Using only certified organic fertilizers, no pesticides and old fashion manual weeding. We create and maintain healthy landscapes through “Plant Health Care” practices that takes an ecosystem approach to land care and emphasizes working with nature instead of fighting nature.

We remain committed to the values from when we first founded.  Earthworks Land Care is an environmentally sensible landscape maintenance and construction company that uses eco-friendly practices to limit our environmental impacts.

Over the years, we have expanded our services to include patio and walkway installations, retaining walls, lawn renovations, irrigation design and installations, and tree care. Currently, we only service the following neighborhoods in Seattle: Seward Park, Columbia City, Mt. Baker, Beacon Hill, Hillman City, Leschi, Madrona, Capital Hill, Central District, West Seattle, and Mercer Island.

Our Team

Ryan started Earthworks Land Care, LLC in the summer of 2011 with the mindset of creating a new, environmentally sensitive and professional landscape maintenance company.

He is an ISA Certified Arborist and is pursuing a degree in landscape horticulture at South Seattle Community College. He has over 12 years of landscaping experience, has a certificate in irrigation design, and is also a Master Composter through Seattle Tilth.

Ryan is originally from Eau Claire, Wisconsin and has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He enjoys pretty much any outdoor activity (snowboarding, hiking, running, fishing, ultimate frisbee, football and is currently taking flying lessons).



Jeff has been working for Earthworks Land Care since 2012 and now oversees many of our landscape maintenance accounts. He has over 10 years of landscape maintenance and landscape construction experience.  He is known for his creativity and little artistic touches when transforming a yard.

He is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and has been living in Seattle since 2009.  When Jeff isn’t grilling/smoking some amazing food, you can find him camping, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.




Dave has been working with Earthworks Land Care since October 2016.  He is originally from Fort Worth, Texas and has lived in Seattle since 2014.  Dave has over 5 years of experience working and volunteering in the land care industry, and is also an ISA Certified Arborist.  Dave is a baseball guru and a cigar aficionado.  There is a good chance you will see him at a Mariners game, or checking out live music around town.