— About Carolina Greenscapes

Meet Our Leader

Ben is a native Charlottean and enjoys spending free time playing with his kids, boating, golfing, working in the yard, woodworking and almost anything to do with cars!

Ben is an active member in his local church, sitting on the service committe helping plan service projects to help those in need around the community.

Giving back to those in need is important to Ben. He has a strong working relationship with Habitat for Humanity where he is able to provide many services including grading, lawn installation, plant design and install for their homes. He has collaborated with teachers from his local high school to create a much needed garden for the horticulture students.

Looking forward to connecting with you!

Ben Rippy, Owner of Carolina Greenscapes



Meet Our Team


Dennise Myers

Office Assistant and Client Relations

Dennise specializes in client relations and is our office assistant. Dennise has a beautiful 8 year old son, Ian and is the wife of Colin who also works with us! Dennise enjoys spending time with her friends and family most when she has free time.


Project Lead

Colin is another project lead that loves what he does. He has been with Carolina Greenscapes for almost 5 years and has an eye for design.Colin is very detail oriented and insists on perfection. He loves woodworking in his down time and is into cars - Mustangs, Miatas and Jeeps to be exact. HIs son is a miniature version of him - energetic and social!


Project Lead

Ryan is one of our project leads and specializes in hardscapes but also leads landscaping projects as well . He has been with the company since the spring of 2012 and enjoys riding motorcycles and spending time with his 2 kids on his days off.



Project Technician

Darius is also a project technician and began working with us in June of 2017. He is a hard worker and a great asset to his community. He is originally from Cleveland, OH and is a huge movie and video game fan. He is also a huge fan of the Cleveland Indians!


Project Technician

Devon is another project technician and is the brother of Darius. He began his journey with us in May of 2019 after he got home from college. He is simultaneously working and playing baseball in hopes of returning to school to play baseball in the future.


Project Technician

Mike is a project technician and started with our company in the summer of 2018. He's originally from Brooklyn, NY and always wanted to try out his hand in landscaping and hardscapes. He loves creating and playing music and is an amazing photographer of nature.


Maintenance Lead

Abe is our maintenance lead and has been working here for 4 years. He is very personable and kind and you'll usually find him with a smile on his face. He has an infectious laugh and great sense of humor. He loves spending time with his kids and watching his son play football on his time off.


Maintenance Technician

Julius is a maintenance technician and began here in March of 2016. He is 34 and is a proud father to 2 sons, ages 10 & 6. He is the brother of Abe and is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan! He also really enjoys making music is his off time.


Maintenance Technician

Coty is a maintenance technician and began with us in March of 2019. He has 2 beautiful girls ages 10 and 12 who he loves spending time with on his days off. Coty also enjoys playing Chess in his free time.


Maintenance Supervisor

Jamie is our maintenance supervisor and has had ( 30 ) years of experience in the field. He began working with us in the spring of 2019. He is a very focused and driven individual and always has our clients best interests in mind. He enjoys relaxation and working in his lawn in his down time.

Professional Memberships

Carolina Green Industry Network

Member for 5 Years and now President. CGIN is a local group for Charlotte and surrounding communities which is comprised of Landscape companies from small to large who join monthly to discuss pressing topics, learn and network together. We also hold a large trade show each year with vendors who showcase products and services related to the industry. The Tradeshow is also a all day training seminar for individuals to learn and get needed credits for their Landscape Contractors License, Pesticide License and Arborists License.

NC Licensed Landscape Contractor – Corporate License # CL0370

Carolina Greenscapes strives for the highest standards. By being a licensed landscape contractor, we are required to attend regular education events keeping us up to date on proper practices and industry standards. You are required to carry a Landscape Contractors License should you work on projects of $30,000 value or higher billed in one calendar year.

NC Nursery and Landscape Association

The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association is a 501 (c)5 non-profit membership organization of firms interested in the welfare of North Carolina's green industry, with emphasis on the nursery and landscape industry. NCNLA's vertically-integrated membership includes growers, landscape firms and retail garden centers. Additionally, NCNLA has membership categories for industry suppliers, horticulture students and educators.