about ken thomas

About Us

Envisor Consulting provides professional business and landscape consulting services to green industry business owners and professional property managers. With 30 years of experience building businesses and providing landscape solutions, Envisor is focused on providing you with expert analysis, a greener approach, and bottom line solutions.


Ken started his first business fresh out of college with $1,000 and a pickup truck. From there, he grew to $5 million before selling to LandCare in 1998. Ken is also the former owner and managing partner of award winning Scapes Landscape, which was one of the top 100 landscape companies in America. Scapes was acquired by ValleyCrest in 2008. Ken spent 2 years in leadership at ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance as Sales Leader for the southeast region. During his 30 year career, Envisor founder Ken has owned three of Atlanta’s most successful landscape companies. An astute businessman who’s not afraid to dig in the dirt, Ken knows the secrets and systems of thriving landscape operations. A long-standing member of PLANET/ALCA and past president of the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association, Ken is a true visionary with a down to earth approach.

“ Anyone can learn to be a great landscaper. The key to success in this industry is to become a great landscape businessman or woman.”

Ken Thomas

Some of Ken’s Accomplishments:                                                                  

  • Ken has grown several successful landscape business
  • He is published in Lawn and Landscape and Landscape Management
  • Ken Speaks regularly across the country


Ben has developed operating systems and implemented key strategies that have propelled several businesses to profitability, market leadership, and successful transitions including Scapes Landscape, one of the top 100 companies in the US.

Ben’s lean production expertise is unparalleled, having spent several years working with the nation’s largest landscape provider deploying their lean initiatives on a national level. He has been to virtually every landscape market in the US implementing lean on a cultural and practical level.

A long time PLANET member, Ben has a down to earth, practical approach. He is committed to simple solutions that drive results.

With a passion for operations; systems based management strategies and lean thinking, Ben is positioned to guide others in pursuit of their vision.

“Anyone can make things more complicated, real genius is in making things simple. Complex solutions are hard to communicate, implement or sustain. Only simple solution work”

Ben Gandy


Envisor is uniquely positioned to help others nourish and grow their businesses. We are operations experts who know more than “what” to do; we know “how” to get to the next level. Creating positive change for our clients can position owners and managers to gain control over results.

Our goal at Envisor Consulting is to help other green industry business owners to envision and achieve their greatest success.


We have worked with many of Atlanta’s top property management firms over our years in business. We are committed to helping real estate professionals achieve the greatest value on every landscape dollar invested. At Envisor, we believe that old fashioned relationships and loyalty will return the greatest value in today’s business environment. Our goal is to help build “win/win” relationships that bring out the best from your service provider. Envisor offers our combined expertise and a team of industry specialists to all of our clients. Envisor currently provides expert landscape advice, negotiating services and regular landscape service monitoring to property management firms throughout the southeast. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a landscape expert on your team?