The grass is greener at The Growing Company.

About The Growing Company

When we opened our doors in 1988, our team had a clear vision for the company: deliver creative, cost-effective solutions with extraordinary service at a competitive price.

Today, The Growing Company is Northern California’s premier commercial landscape maintenance company.

We never stand still – we work continuously to improve our knowledge, skills and systems. Ongoing education keeps our people at the forefront of new information and technology. We value long-term relationships – our connections with clients, vendors and staff often span years, even decades.

Company-wide, we remain firmly committed to our founding vision. We love what we do, and it shows in every landscape.

Linda Cardenas

Branch Manager

Linda joined The Growing Company in 1998 and has been part of Interior Plant Company since its inception. She manages the day-to-day customer service, accounting, and human resources for both companies. Over the course of her career, Linda has become instrumental in establishing the high-quality customer service that both companies are known for, and that clients expect. Her extensive background in customer service, coupled with her enthusiasm for her work, makes her a key leader in the daily operations for The Growing Company and The Interior Plant Company.

Carson Schardin

Branch Manager

Carson Schardin has been with the company for 5 years. His vast experience in all aspects of landscape maintenance and landscape construction make him a very valuable asset on our California team. Carson is currently a Branch Manager that brings strong leadership through mentoring of his staff and providing expertise to his clients. Carson’s strong communication skills provide clients and team members a cohesive forum for solving problems, creating opportunities for client enhancements and continued growth for the California team.

Edith Piña

Client Services Supervisor

Edith has worked for the company since 2005, and has since become an integral part of the administrative team. As our Customer Services Supervisor, Edith provides daily support to our office staff. With her fluency in both English and Spanish, Edith facilitates all communications between The Growing Company team and our valued clients. She has maintained an excellent track record for fulfilling client requests and continually exceeding expectations.

Nohemy Gutierrez

Human Resources

Nohemy joined The Growing Company in 2021. She brings several years of HR experience in where she has been involved in various interviewing, onboarding and training campaigns. Nohemy prides herself on her hands-on approach, and ability to effectively facilitate all aspects of employee communication and requests.


Jessica Ramos

Human Resources

Jessica joined The Growing Company in 2019. Her ample experience in customer service coupled with exceptional, interpersonal expertise makes her a key component in the day to day activities of our HR department. Her love for helping people and creative, proactive thinking expedites all facets of employee communication and requests.

Jesus Figueroa

Budget Coordinator

Jesus joined The Growing Company team in 2018. With a background in business administration Jesus has a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from California State University, Stanislaus. He oversees all of our property budgets and campaigns, working in conjunction with our area supervisors to streamline client communication. Jesus is an avid sports fan with strong roots in Northern California. On the weekends, you can find him spending time with family while cheering on the Sacramento Kings and Oakland Raiders.

Modesto Gonzalez

Account Manager

Modesto joined The Growing Company in 2003. An expert in irrigation systems, Modesto supervises The Growing Company crews in Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova and Folsom. Modesto is a Certified Maintenance Landscape Technician and Certified Pesticide Applicator.

Dionisio Corona

Production and Enhancement Manager

Dionisio currently oversees all renovation, annual color change projects, and water conservation management. He has worked for The Growing Company since 1997, and is an irrigation systems expert. Dionisio is a Certified Landscape Technician, Water Auditor, and Pesticide Applicator.

Guadalupe Rodriguez

Warehouse and Equipment Maintenance Supervisor

Guadalupe joined The Growing Company in 1991, making him the longest serving employee for the company. As head of equipment maintenance, Guadalupe works “behind the scenes” to ensure that all our workers’ equipment functions efficiently and safely.

Arturo Torres

Area Supervisor

Arturo serves as the company’s Seasonal Color and Pesticide/Herbicide Supervisor, overseeing the company’s displays of brilliant flowering plants and Pest Control and Fertilizer programs. Arturo has been with The Growing Company since 2002.

Humberto Zambrano

Area Supervisor

Humberto joined The Growing Company in 2012 where he worked as a driver and landscaper for one of our crews. Shortly after, Humberto took on the role of Area Supervisor within the company, where he now overlooks our landscaping crews in West Sacramento, Yolo County and Solano County.