As stewards of the campus landscape, Landscape Services personnel endeavor to provide a safe and attractive outdoor environment that enhances the learning and working experience at Clemson University.
Tillman Violas Landscape Services provides a number of specialized services to the campus.
Maintenance of the Campus Landscape and Developing New Surroundings
Our campus landscape crews are responsible for routine maintenance such as mowing, pruning, mulching, weeding, irrigation, soil testing, cleaning surfaces, leaf removal, and pesticide application.
In addition, landscape crews restore older plantings and prepare and plant new ornamental plantings.
Managing and Maintaining Campus Trees
Landscape's arbor crew implements and maintains a comprehensive tree inventory of approximately 7000 trees. Preventive arboricultural maintenance and tree removals are also the responsibility of the arbor crew.
Providing Plants for Campus Use
Our greenhouse provides foliage plants for the President's home as well as administrative offices on campus and bedding plants for outdoor seasonal use around campus. The greenhouse staff also maintains palms that are available to rent for campus events.
Providing Irrigation Installation, Maintenance, and Oversight
Landscape's irrigation specialists perform vital tasks such as designing and installing irritation systems as well as additions to existing systems, scheduling irrigation maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing irrigation systems, overseeing irrigation system plans, and determining the water requirements for specific areas on campus.
Heavy Equipment Services and Roadway Repairs
Landscape's heavy equipment crew assists with equipment operation for departments around campus, repairs campus roadways as needed.
Landscape Services provides litter control to the entire campus promoting a safe and clean learning environment.
Snow and Ice Removal
During snow and ice emergencies, Landscape personnel are responsible for keeping the campus safe and accessible for those living and working on campus.
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