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About James Martin Associates

Over 45 years of aligning your vision with our expertise

Our Commitment to Excellence in Landscape Design, Installation, & Maintenance

You deserve a landscape partner with a heart for collaboration and a focus on cultivating long-lasting personal relationships. Since our beginning in 1976, James Martin Associates has been dedicated to bringing your vision to reality and building connections that are life-long.
Over the years, we have received both state and national recognition for our leadership, safety, and quality of craftsmanship, which has been acknowledged through several award programs. Our company has grown and expanded, including the acquisition of LID Landscapes, a Colorado-based landscape management company and an Illinois-based stone supplier company, Schwake Stone. This growth and recognition allows for us to be a multi-specialty company that exceeds your expectations.

Experience Matters: Meet the Snow & Landscape Professionals at James Martin Associates

At James Martin Associates, we know that our team is the driving force behind our ability to transform your property. We take pride in the creativity, talent, and expertise our team members bring to every job. Our dedicated snow team and landscape professionals are highly educated, and many hold various licenses and certifications that make them uniquely qualified to provide you with the level of service you deserve.

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Join the Team at James Martin Associates

With opportunities for development and growth, you get to take the lead in your career. We are devoted to growing exceptional talent, valuing work-life balance, and compensating you well for your expertise. From our commitment to promoting from within whenever possible, to our ability to offer shareholder status to our team, we believe you deserve to be valued at your job. Learn how you can join us on our mission to create beautiful landscaping in the Chicagoland area.

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Giving Back to the Chicagoland Region

We believe it is our responsibility to not only provide excellent service to our clients, but to serve the community that we live and work in. At James Martin Associates, we offer support to both local and national charities, non-profits, and organizations through regular donations as well as annual events.
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Serving our Neighbors in the Greater Chicago Area

James Martin Associates provides residential landscape design, installation, and maintenance, as well as, commercial landscape design, enhancements, maintenance, and snow management services to the North and Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Narrowing our service area allows us to lower excess fuel usage, which saves you money and helps to protect the environment.

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Responsible Environmental Landscaping for the Chicago Area

At James Martin Associates, we not only work in the Greater Chicago area, we live here too. We are committed to enriching our environment through sustainable practices. These are just some of the ways we reduce waste and our carbon footprint:

  • Recycling both organic and non-organic job site materials
  • Selecting organic mulch instead of traditional hardwood bark, biodiesel instead of petroleum diesel, and liquid brine to reduce the use of rock salt
  • Utilizing route density to ensure our team is not sitting in traffic increasing emissions
  • Offering clients organic, environmentally friendly service options like robotic mowers and organic fertilizer

Our Commitment to Sustainability

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Landscape Maintenance

Provide excellent service! Our account manager goes above and beyond to meet the needs of our business. They have provided us with nothing but top quality plants and are always there if we need additional services or advice on how to maintain the plants and trees on site. Great team of people!