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About Us

Michael Turner founded Heart of Georgia Landscaping in 2008 to provide professional landscaping services to commercial and residential clients in Houston County and surrounding communities. Our team has over 70 years of combined experience in the industry.

Our research-based landscape maintenance solutions are designed to give you a healthy and luscious lawn. Our professional landscape design team is widely known for our outside-the-box, creative approach and attention to detail that sets our work apart from others.

We work closely with the UGA Cooperative Extension Service for agricultural and environmental sciences to continue our education and training and to offer you the best and most current information available.

Heart of Georgia was chosen to do landscaping for the New Perry Hotel when it was featured on the Travel Channel show Resort Rescue.

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Michael Turner

Owner

Michael’s daily responsibilities at Heart of Georgia include landscape design, sales, and being the “company busybody.”

A native of Perry, Georgia, Michael graduated from Perry High School in 1981 and the University of Georgia in 1984. He has over 26 years of experience in the industry and has loved growing and caring for plants for as long as he can remember. In high school, he began growing and selling potted plants and competing in state-wide horticultural competitions.

He is a certified arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture and is the arborist for the City of Perry.

Michael is also a Certified Landscape Professional with the Georgia Green Industry Association and a Certified Irrigation Contractor with the Irrigation Association. He served for six years on the board of the Georgia Green Industry Association, and is a frequent guest speaker on landscaping topics.

Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He and his wife LeAnne have two sons, Brian and Silas. Michael is a country boy through and through, and his music playlist includes George Strait, Neil Young, REM, Jason & the Scorchers, the Allman Brothers, and Keith Whitley, among others.

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