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1313 N County Road 250 E

Frankfort, IN 46041

Tel: (765) 654-7087

Fax: ​(765) 654-7275

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About Us

Gary Crum founded Lawn Tamer LLC in 1988 while studying Turfgrass Management at Purdue University. He received his B.S. in Agronomy in 1989.  

Gary specializes in soil fertility.  He has years of experience helping thousands of homeowners and commercial properties with proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment programs.

Our approach is to build fertile soils and a healthy root system to ensure that the turf grass plants will thrive in all environments.

Owner/President

Gary Crum

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Background:  Gary grew up on his family farm and has experience in livestock and row crop management.

Experience:  31 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  B.S. in Agronomy from Purdue University, State Certified Supervisor license in categories: 3B-Turfgrass, 3A-Tree & Shrub, 6-Right of way/Open drains, 7A-Structural Pest Control

Strengths:  Customer Service, Diagnosing Pest problems, Purchasing Agent, Estimates/Sales

Awards/Honors:  MRTF Board of Directors 2007-2013, Frankfort Building Trades Board of Directors, 2018 MRTF Award of Achievement

Production Manager/Supervisor

Tom Cole

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Background:  Tom grew up on the family farm and worked in his family's greenhouse business.  He also has experience with landscape design and installation.

Experience:  34 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  B.S. from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, State Certified Supervisor license in category 3B Turf Care

Strengths:  Production Manager/Supervisor, Vegetation Management, Weed and brush control on open drains and non-crop areas, Problem diagnosis and troubleshooting turf pests

Senior Lawn Technician/Vegetation Control Expert

Brent Eaton

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Background:  Brent grew up on the family farm and has experience with landscape design and installation.

Experience:  26 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  Studied Landscape Management at Vincennes University, State Certified Supervisor license in 3B Turf Care

Strengths:  Vegetation Management, Weed/brush control on open drains and non-crops areas, Problem diagnosis and troubleshooting turf pests, Landscape design and installation, Shop mechanic, Ride-on specialist

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Background:  Kyle has been involved in golf course management and lawn care.

Experience:  14 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  Graduated from Boone County Law Enforcement Academy, State Certified Supervisor license in 3B Turf Care

Strengths:  Lawn Technician, GPS Specialist, IT Technician

Senior Lawn Technician

Kyle Hodges

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Background:  Randy grew up around agricultural farming and has experience with landscape installation with emphasis on warm and cool season grasses.

Experience:  37 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  State Certified Supervisor license in 3B Turf Care, 3A Tree and Shrub

Strengths:  Tree and Shrub pest diagnosis, Perimeter pest control specialist

Senior Lawn Technician/Tree & Shrub/Pest Control Expert

Randy Hill

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Background:  Brock grew up with an interest in horticulture, golf course management, and soil science.

Experience:  2 years in the Green Industry

Endorsements:  B.S. in Turf and Landscape Management from Purdue University, State Certified Supervisor license in 3B Turf Care, 3A Tree and Shrub, 7A Structural Pest Control

Strengths:  Pest diagnosis in lawns, trees and shrubs, Landscape design and installation, Computer and IT Technician

Awards/Honors:  9th place in 2018 GCSAA Turf Bowl, 2018 MRTF Dan Weisenberger Scholarship

Senior Lawn Technician/Tree & Shrub Expert

Brock Neff