Mark Fockele Has Retired from Fockele Garden Company

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 25, 2020) — After building the Fockele Garden Company into a nationally-recognized residential and commercial landscape design, install and maintenance company, co-owner and creator of the company Mark Fockele has retired.

Julie Evans, who has been with Fockele Garden Company since 2000 and co-owner and vice president since 2005, has become president and owner of the company.

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Julie Evans and Mark Fockele

Fockele began the company in 1990 after working as an attorney for 10 years.

“I always enjoyed working on projects and in the garden,” he said. “And at that at point in my life, I wanted to find work that incorporated the pleasure I experienced in doing landscape projects. I’ve enjoyed developing relationships with clients and helping them build a garden and landscape they desired. I can step into retirement knowing Julie will keep the company moving forward and growing.”

“It has been an honor to work alongside Mark for the past 20 years and he will be greatly missed. We will continue to focus on the qualities that have made the company successful for three decades,” Evans said. We work on projects of all sizes and budgets and provide all services with our own staff. We listen to what our clients want then work hard to make it happen. We spend a lot of time working out the details, so our customers will have a satisfying experience and result.”

Based in Gainesville, Ga., the Fockele Garden Company serves clients throughout North Georgia. The company focuses on the design, installation and maintenance of residential gardens and commercial landscapes. In addition to regular landscape services we also provide irrigation systems, outdoor lighting, custom water features, and stonework. For more information about the Fockele Garden Company, please call 770-532-7117 or visit www.fockelegardencompany.com.

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FGC Honored with NALP Gold Award

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 22, 2018) — The Fockele Garden Company earned a Gold Award in Landscape Management in the National Association of Landscape Professionals Award of Excellence Program.

The Fockele Garden Company won the award for its outstanding work with the Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).

Each year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation. This year, 161 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects.

The Fockele Garden Company has worked with the Northeast Georgia Health System for more than 10 years. The company partners with The Medical Center Foundation and with HGOR Landscape Architects to create and manage specialty gardens on the hospital campuses of NGHS.

Based in Gainesville, Ga., the Fockele Garden Company serves clients throughout the Southeast. The company focuses on the maintenance and installation of commercial landscapes and residential gardens, and provides services such as irrigation systems, cisterns, outdoor lighting, rainwater harvest systems, custom water features, and stone work. For more information about the Fockele Garden Company, please call 770-532-7117 or visit www.fockelegardencompany.com.

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Fockele Garden Company Names Irrigation Technician

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (July 31, 2018) — The Fockele Garden Company has named Antonino Martinez as its Irrigation Technician.

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Antonino Martinez

As irrigation technician, Martinez installs, maintains and renovates our customers’ irrigation systems. He incorporates new and efficient irrigation products as they become available on the market.

Martinez, who has worked in the landscape industry since 2008, also has experience installing landscape lighting.

A Texas native, Martinez’s family moved to Gainesville when he was 14. He and his wife, Miriam Liliana, have a daughter, Leah Antonella.

Based in Gainesville, Ga., the Fockele Garden Company serves clients throughout the Southeast. The company focuses on the maintenance and installation of commercial landscapes and residential gardens, and provides services such as irrigation systems, cisterns, outdoor lighting, rainwater harvest systems, custom water features, and stone work. For more information about the Fockele Garden Company, please call 770-532-7117 or visit www.fockelegardencompany.com.

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