Landscape Training Solutions

   Brad Tabke

     Brad has been the President of Quercus, Inc. since

     2004 to the present.  After graduating from Iowa

     State University with a B.S. in Horticulture, he

     opened his own landscape and design company.   

     Brad has grown his company to close to a million

     dollars in sales in just five years.  He has been

     a front runner in focusing on environmental

     responsibility and sustainability in the landscape

     industry.  Brad has implemented production

     processes for reduced environmental impact and

     has taught classes for the Minnesota Pollution

     Control Agency and landscape contractors and

     municipal employees.     

     Brad is a leader in implementing technology

     through the use of podcasts and blogs to help 

     educate Property Managers and keep them

     informed.  He has also created extensive file-maker

     databases for sales and production using web tools. 


     As a Trainer, Brad is gifted in teaching interpersonal

     relationships, field techniques and cultural

     differences.  He is especially skilled at showing

     landscapers how to identify enhancement


     Brad is a certified landscape professional and an 

     active member of PLANET.  Due to his generous

     spirit, Brad has served on numerous Boards

     including the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape

     Association as Landscape Management Committee

     Chair, the Shakopee Park and Recreation

     Advisory Board Chair and the Shakopee Chamber

     and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors and Board

     Chair (2011).

Brad Tabke
Trainer & Consultant