Landscaping and Grounds

Campus Grounds

Grounds maintenance is the recipient of the PGMS Honor (1999) and Grand (2006) awards for excellence in urban university landscape maintenance. 

Following is a list of services provided by the Campus Grounds Services Department: 

  • Plants and maintains all landscape beds, flowers (perennials and annuals), shrubs, and trees.
  • Cuts grass, mulches, removes leaves, empties outdoor recycling and trash containers, picks up litter and trash. 
  • Operates and maintains irrigation systems, maintains all athletic fields and provides critter control.
  • Performs snow and ice removal from sidewalks, parking lots, and driveways during the winter.
  • Has participated in the development of Project Search students since 2005. 
  • Appreciation of Grounds Crew by Trudelle Thomas, English Professor at Xavier.
  • Walt Bonvell's Keynote Address - Project Search Graduation

                                     
           Dave Bryant and Rob Cain of the Grounds crew rebuilding a retaining wall behind
                                   the rental house located at 3836 Ledgewood.


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Jerry Wolf planting Coleus around Hinkle Hall. 

 

 

Jerry Wolf and Rex Brown working on irrigation in front of Schott Hall.

 


Rob Cain cutting grass.