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About Us

Dan Spears started Mackinaw Landscaping in 1996 to service the Grand Rapids, MI, area. Dan is a 1985 graduate of Michigan State University with a BS in Landscape Horticulture.

During college, Dan worked at an internship program with Theodore Brickman & Co., in the Chicago area, working in the landscape maintenance division. After graduation, he worked for many years with several of the largest landscape design construction companies in Grand Rapids. He honed many valuable skills in numerous landscape operations.

Beginning humbly, on a part-time basis serving primarily residential customers, the company now services both residential and commercial customers, and has been operating full-time since 2002.

As Mackinaw Landscaping continues to grow, it holds to its mission to stay “small enough” to be responsive and give personal attention to every job, ensuring quality customer relations and the high standards and details in workmanship to which the company is committed.