ABOUT

Our Company

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Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control transforms Inch’s Landscaping into a full-service outdoor living company. Now, an Inch’s outdoor living space consists of not only beautiful hardscaping, trees, shrubs and flowers, but also thick, dark green and healthy lawns that are environmentally-friendly.

OUR HISTORY

The owners of Inch’s Natural Fertilization & Pest Control live outdoors and know you do, too. Proprietors Luke Zimmerman, John Inch, Jr., Jeffrey Inch, and Brennan Inch developed Inch’s Natural to provide outdoorsmen and women with environmentally friendly and sustainable lawn care and pest control solutions. Inch’s Natural is proud to provide superior results at competitive prices to our customers.

OUR CULTURE

Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control is rooted in sound agronomics, the pursuit of being the best stewards possible for our environment. For this reason, we have developed custom fertilizer blends that reduce impact and keep the nutrients where you want them, in the soil; slowly feeding the lawn and its roots. Even though it costs us more to purchase these products while still maintaining competitive prices, we believe it is worth every penny to play our part on your property reducing its environmental impact as much as possible while creating amazing outdoor living spacing for your family to enjoy.

OUR VALUES

Given our love for living outdoors, Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest promises to overlook chemicals that are harmful to the environment. Our mission is to be better stewards of the environment through the selection of products that will not only enhance lawns, but in a manner that is safe for your outdoor living space.

Hear from our Customers!

“I just wanted to reach out to you and comment on how well my lawn is doing. It’s nice and green and I’m noticing sprouting of new grass in areas I could never get grass to grow before. I am overly pleased with the results I am noticing by only using your services for a few times after I had a previous vendor for many years. I am looking forward to next season. I’ll just take this time you wish you and your team happy holidays in the coming months and keep up the exceptional work!”

Matt Ilgenfritz
“You can trust the team at Inch’s! The before and after proves great results!”
Ray Schroeder

“For years I’ve spent the money to fertilize and seed my lawns, but after seeing the video that was posted regarding Inch’s Natural, I decided to give it a try. In less than one season, my lawn is in the best shape ever. The great service and knowledge of the staff is second to none. My neighbors now ask me what I did to make the lawn look so nice. I highly recommend Inch’s Natural services to anyone looking for an awesome lawn!”

Kevin Mitchell

“We are very pleased with the yard this year. It’s the best it has ever looked. After three other lawn services in 14 years it’s really nice to see improvement and employees who are conscientious about their work.”

Tom and Judy Harbaugh

“The owner of a large estate I manage expects his property to be in pristine condition. He prefers only the most reputable and reliable companies to work on his property. I trust Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control to provide the superior quality work that the property demands. Luke custom blends fertilizer specifically for the property to help it thrive. Since working with Inch’s Natural, the owner has seen a notable change in the health and appearance of his property. I will depend exclusively on Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control for all of the estate’s lawn care needs.”

Andy Mikos, Estate Manager

“From looking at our lawn, you would never know that our house is a fairly-recent construction. We are proud to entertain in our lush, green, healthy outdoor living space. The service from Luke at Inch’s Natural never interferes with our entertaining. The office staff calls before treatment and arrives at the promised time. The natural treatment is also family and pet-friendly. We recommend Inch’s Natural to anyone with a new construction who is looking to establish a beautiful yard.”

Keith and Alison Brandstedter

“Living in a rural setting with a ton of exposure to pests, we didn’t think it was possible to get control of the ticks and mosquitoes surrounding our property. When we started seeing ticks on our kids and animals we called Inch’s Natural. They were extremely professional and knowledgeable. The office staff is phenomenal, they always call ahead! All of the team members have experienced backgrounds and the results prove it. Since then we haven’t seen any ticks on our family!”

Alli McCurdy
“I am really impressed with Luke and the company. I have high standards and Inch’s Natural has lived up to every one of these. Luke came and met with me the very same day we contacted him and continues to show a genuine interest. The pricing is fair, the knowledge is incredible, and the quality can’t be beat. My yard looked as good as a golf course after the rain! The relationship we’ve built has been amazing.”
Tim Asbury

“We liked the idea of a ‘natural’ company and using a local business. When we moved into our new home our yard needed a lot of work. Everything that Luke told us would happen is happening, and we are so excited to see our yard improving and looking great! The customer service is amazing. Luke responds in record time and is extremely knowledgeable, informative and friendly. The neighbors are noticing and we are constantly reassured that we made the right decision with Inch’s Natural.”

Tom and Carol Benjamin
“Inch’s Natural has been nothing short of spectacular! We purchased our new home last July and there was more than enough work that needed to be done to our lawn. Within 30 minutes of calling Inch’s Natural one of the owners was at my front door and started work the next day! Our lawn is a work in progress but we have a top-notch specialist working on it in phases and we couldn’t be happier to date with the results. My wife and I are so impressed with this company that we have started working with them on a brand new landscaping project for our home. If you’re looking for a company to provide top notch service, is responsive to your needs, has tremendous attention to detail, and extremely competitive pricing then you need to look no further than Inch’s Natural! You won’t be disappointed!!”
Smoke Dehoff
Luke Zimmerman
General Manager
At a young age, Luke Zimmerman developed a passion for the agronomy field after spending a summer working at Miller Plant Farm. From there, Luke’s passion further grew via another summer job on a professional golf course. After these experiences, Luke earned his bachelor’s degree in turf grass science from The Pennsylvania State University. In pursuit of this degree, Luke gained additional, industry-specific experience through a summer internship at Regent’s Glenn Country Club. Upon conferment of his degree, Luke spent two years working as the assistant to the superintendent at the Country Club of York, developing a keen eye for details. Luke then transferred his eye for details to the Outdoor Country Club where he worked for five more years as the assistant to the superintendent. Luke then transferred the knowledge he gained from the golf industry to a sales position with Turf Trade. While working at Turf Trade, Luke developed a vast knowledge of products and product application practices that he used to advise lawn care operators and townships. Luke’s true passion is working with customers in the field to achieve desired results and to provide solutions for underlying issues. As general manager, Luke looks forward to directly advising commercial and residential customers as to how Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest services can make their grounds aesthetically pleasing in manner that is safe for the environment.
Brennan Inch
Commercial Account Manager
Growing up in the Inch family, Brennan knows no other live than the outdoor life and how to respect and preserve it. Brennan has been with the Inch’s outdoor living company from its inception. After working in the business all through high school, he attended Bloomsburg University to study biology. This major taught Brennan a lot of practical and useful information related to plant and ecosystem interaction. Although he ended up graduating with a business management degree, his love of nature and the green industry never waned. Since graduation, Brennan has been managing the maintenance sector for Inch’s Landscaping. Brennan prides himself on developing strong customer relations, offering quality work, and building the reputable Inch’s name. It is only fitting that he heads the pest control sector of Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control, offering the same quality and passion the Inchs’ always have.
Jay Koller
Operations Manager / Senior Agronomist / Director of Safety Board
Working at the Berkleigh Country Club in Kutztown part-time while in high school ignited a passion for agronomy within Jay Koller. This passion led Jay to purse a bachelor’s degree in turf grass science from The Pennsylvania State University. Since earning his degree, Jay has worked full-time in the green industry for over 22 years in various managerial capacities. He has also continued his education, earning PA commercial pesticide applicator certifications in categories 6 (Ornamental & Shade Tree), 7 (Lawn & Turf), 9 (Aquatic), 10 (Right of Way/ Industrial Weeds), 11 (Household Pest Control), 15 (Public Health – Vertebrate), and 16 (Public Health – Invertebrate). Jay also has been an ISA Certified Arborist since 2006. As operations manager and senior agronomist of Inch’s Natural Fertilization and Pest Control, Jason offers an exceptional knowledge of herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, and fertilizers that enable him to provide expert tree, turf grass, and vegetation management and pest control services to our customers. As director of the Inch’s Natural safety board, Jay also leads our team in implementing the best industry safety and agronomy practices through field training days. Jay Koller shares in our commitment to providing superior service and outstanding results that are environmentally safe for your family’s outdoor living space.
John Zielinski
Turf and Plant Health Care Sales / Consultant
Caring for our environment and plants has been a life long journey for John. From taking care of neighborhood lawns when tall enough to see over the mower handles and growing over 150 houseplants as a kid, John’s love of nature grew into a B.S. Degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley University, a commercial applicators pesticide license, and becoming a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist. Job opportunities led John to New England where he managed a landscape nursery, worked in a high-end firm, and married his college sweetheart. For the past 30 years John has been working in the York—Lancaster—Harrisburg area helping people enjoy their landscapes and lawns. He is an expert in tree, shrub, lawn & bare ground maintenance and landscape design, as well as a mentor to others in the industry. In 2015 the York County Conservation District named John “Environmental Educator of the Year” for his 13 years teaching and coaching Envirothon in the public schools. John and his wife, Chris, are the proud parents of 3 daughters who have blessed their lives with aspirations in Southeast Asia and around the world; sports achievements such as Academic All-American, MAC Tennis Champion, and Keystone Figure Skating Gold Medalist; and studies of the Environment, Entomology and the Arts.
Hunter Ressler
Specialty Sports Turf Manager
Hunter is a 2015 graduate from Coker College in Hartsville, SC with a B.A. in Sports Management. He was a pitcher on the collegiate team and that is where he found his passion for sports turf. During the summer’s away from school, Hunter worked for Ripken Baseball in Aberdeen, MD as a Sports Turf Supervisor. After graduating college, he was hired as an Operations Coordinator for Ripken Baseball from 2015 to 2017 where he continued to grow his passion for sports and facility management. Having over 6 years of experience in sports turf maintenance and management, Hunter is now Inch’s Natural Fertilization’s Speciality Sports Turf Manager where he oversees the Lancaster Barnstormers home field, Clipper Magazine stadium. Hunter enjoys working directly with professional athletic organizations, school districts and municipal townships to ensure their standards are achieved in a wide range of budgets. Hunter’s true passion for sports turf along with his hard work ethic, provides Inch’s Natural Fertilization athletic division customers with the highest quality conditions expected on a daily basis.
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