In January 1979, a first-class stamp was 15 cents, The Bee Gees topped the music charts with “Too Much Heaven,” and the Chicago Cubs were 70 years into a World Series drought.
And locally that same month, McAdam Landscaping was launched by two brothers in their early 20s: my father, Scott Sr., and my uncle, Rob.
Since then, while countless competitors have come and gone, four keys have been essential to McAdam’s success: service, professionalism, loyalty and community.
Led to this day by my dad and uncle, we have thrived as a full-service contractor for thousands of residential, commercial and municipal clients. Along the way, we have played an industry-leading role across the region, state and nation.
Whether it’s landscaping, snow and ice management, or Nursery & Garden Center needs, we have cultivated relationships of mutual trust and respect. It all starts with delivering outstanding service, which has enabled us to have many customers for over 20, 30 and (nearly) 40 years.
To all who have been a part of our journey so far, thank you! And with the same passion and dedication that has brought us this far, we look forward to serving even more of you in the years ahead.
This installment of "Ask the Plant Expert" will be published in the January 16, 2019 edition of the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest, the Forest Park Review and the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark.