Lew Boyer II established Boyer Landscapes, Inc. in August 1987. The company was located on Aylor Road in Stephens City at Lew's grandfather's house, Paul Cadwallader. The first commercial jobs sold were the Marathon Bank in Kernstown and McDonalds in Winchester. In 1992, the company moved to its current location on Fairfax Pike and added Brent Ebeling. Brent was named Vice President of Sales and Glen Baker was named Vice President of Operations in 1998. Dave Sims was added to the staff in May 2006. We currently staff 3 designers, an office manager, and 18-20 employees in the field. On average our employees have 9 years experience with our company.
Over the last 28 years Boyer Landscapes, Inc. has been a community partner with other businesses and organizations to work on community projects like Habitat for Humanity. We usually work on 2-3 houses per year. We have also sent crews to Biloxi, MS on two different trips. The crews worked on cleaning up after Hurricane Katrina. Boyer Landscapes, Inc. has also supported mission trips to Haiti and Africa, led by Brent Ebeling.
We have been fortunate to work with several clients, in which our projects were chosen for magazine articles and covers. Our projects have also been nominated and won best in show in Parade of Homes.
Lew Boyer is a graduate of James Wood High School, where he received the Anderson scholarship to study at Virginia Tech and graduated with a degree in horticulture and landscape design in 1986. After graduation Lew began work at Monrovia, the worlds largest container grown nursery. After working for various landscape companies, he established Boyer Landscapes, Inc. in the summer of 1987. Lew is married to Dr. Jamie Clark and has 3 children. Lew was a member of Frederick County Rotary and Paul Harris Fellow from 1990-2009, a past Eagle Scout and a Habitat for Humanity volunteer. Lew enjoys home building, cooking, beach sitting, and golf. Lew has organized and participated rebuilding trips to Biloxi, MS in 2008 and 2009.
Brent Ebeling received his B.S. in Landscape Architecture from West Virginia University in 1986. Throughout five years of college he worked at various landscape companies during the summers and throughout the school year. His first job upon graduation was at a design / build firm in Bridgeport, WV where he worked for four years. During his time in Bridgeport, Brent was lead designer and manager of installations. Brent began his career at Boyer Landscapes, Inc. in the spring of 1992. He has continued his professional career by receiving multiple cerifications at both state and national levels in irrigation, hardscapes, building construction, as well as various landscape items. Brent obtained his National Registry Paramedic in 1996 and volunteered with the Middletown Fire and Rescue Department for several years. Brent has done multiple missions trips to Kenya and Haiti doing construction with a push towards agriculture. Both locations have installed new farms with drip irrigation and fertilzation injection. Training classes have been conducted to teach people to take ownership of the project. Brent is proud to report that as of April 2010, both sites are producing their own crops with only the supervision of the locals.
Dave Sims is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School in Quicksburg, VA. After high school Dave attended West Virginia University and earned a B.S. in Landscape Architecture in 2006. He interned with Boyer Landscapes in the summer of 2005 and accepted his current position with the company in May 2006. Dave is a Level 1 ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installer and also has a Hardscape Chemical Certification from the School for Advanced Segmental Paving. Dave lives in Martinsburg, WV with his family. Dave enjoys spending summer vacations at the beach, gardening, and playing golf.
Patti Payne, Office Manager, began her career at Boyer Landscapes, Inc in the summer of 2005. Patti's responsibilities include managing and coordinating the office on a daily basis. Patti is a Notary Public and has over 20 years experience in bookkeeping. Patti's enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, walking her dogs, and visiting with friends.