Heritage Landscapes is WLAF’s business of the week. Check them out for all your landscaping needs! From left to right is John Thacker, Nate Hatfield, owner Chris Thacker and Stewart Thacker.

By Charlotte Underwood 

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Heritage Landscapes is this week’s featured business. The Landscape business celebrated one year in business last week.

Locally owned and family operated, Heritage Landscapes offers a variety of services including landscape design, maintenance, irrigation, stone work, patio installations and more!

Chris Thacker started the business a year ago and said the “Lord had been very good to him.” Thacker has over 21 years in the landscaping industry. He is also the local Boy Scout leader of Troop 310. 

A self described “plant geek”, Thacker said he “specializes in the botany of things, proper pruning and plant maintenance.”

A family business, his son Eagle Scout Stewart Thacker also helps on the crew as does Chris’s older brother Air Force Veteran John Thacker. Nate Hatfield is also part of the team and has 10 years experience in the lawn care business. Chad Roberts also works part time and Chris Thacker’s wife Chrystal also helps with the bookkeeping end. 

“I have a great family and a great crew. Everyone is dedicated to the job and we do our best to make it look better than when we got there,” Thacker said. 

He also wanted to say thank you to his customers. 

“It’s the community that has allowed me to get back into this. Since I started back, we’ve not run out of work and I just want to say thank you to all of our customers. We appreciatethem so much.” 

For more information, contact Heritage Landscapes at 423.494.6221. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/12/2022-6AM)