Green Lawn Fertilizing Named to Philadelphia 100 List for the 2nd Consecutive Year

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Green Lawn Fertilizing celebrates at the Philadelphia 100 Awards ceremony after being named one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the Philadelphia region

The Philadelphia 100 has listed Green Lawn Fertilizing on their coveted top 100 list, which ranks the fastest growing privately held businesses in the greater Philadelphia region in terms of revenue growth from 2012 to 2014. The Green Lawn Fertilizing Senior Management Team was on hand at the 27th Annual Philadelphia Awards Ceremony at The University of Pennsylvania Anneberg Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate its inclusion as a member of the top 100.

“It’s an honor to be part of the Philadelphia 100 for the second consecutive year and to be able to celebrate local entrepreneurship at this fantastic event. To be ranked among the fastest growing private companies that are fueling Philadelphia’s economic growth is a proud achievement for Green Lawn Fertilizing” says Matt Jesson, President.

The Philadelphia 100 has been a hallmark of entrepreneurial achievement in the region since 1988. The list is compiled by the Wharton Small Business Development Center, The Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Green Lawn Fertilizing achieved its rank of 85 on the Philadelphia 100 List due to its 69% growth in revenue from 2012 to 2014.

To qualify for the Philadelphia 100, companies had to meet selection criteria that included having a full three-year sales history with sales increase from 2012 to 2014 along with sales in 2012 for a full 12 months. Qualifying companies also had to be independent, privately-held corporation, proprietorship, or partnership. For more information about the Philadelphia 100 please visit

Green Lawn Fertilizing has received several other accolades recently. In August, the company was named to the INC. 5000 list which ranks the fastest growing private companies across the US. In June, Green Lawn Fertilizing was ranked in Landscape Management’s LM150 as a top 150 company in the lawn & landscaping industry. In the same issue, Green Lawn Fertilizing was ranked as the 18th largest lawn & ornamental company in America. The company has also received the coveted “Angie’s List Super Service Award” and “Best of Home Advisor” for three consecutive years. Its customer reviews on Home Advisor, Angie’s List, Yelp and Google sites are exemplary. Green Lawn Fertilizing has now attained over 1000 reviews on online reputation sites!

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Green Lawn Fertilizing and Green Pest Solutions is an independent lawn and pest control company that was founded in 2004. Under the leadership of Matt Jesson, President and Owner of Green Lawn Fertilizing Green Pest Solutions, they are dedicated to becoming an industry leading company in the Lawn and Pest Industry. In 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 the company has received the Inc. 5000 award for being recognized as one of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the America. Both companies are A-rated and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. They perform lawn fertilizing and integrated pest management service for residential and commercial clients. They are active members of PLANET, National Association of Landscape Professionals and NPMA. In 2014, the company received the “Best of Philly” award – which has been the recognized mark of excellence in the Philadelphia tri-state area.

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