Heritage acquires Green Velvet

Headquartered in Bellbrook, Ohio, Green Velvet was founded in 1959.

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February 7, 2022

Heritage Landscape Supply Group, Inc., has acquired Green Velvet, a wholesaler of fertilizer, seed, sod, and other turf & ornamental products.

Headquartered in Bellbrook, Ohio, Green Velvet was founded in 1959 by Ray & Mary Tischer and is run today by their son, Randy Tischer, and his wife, Beth. The company employs a team of over 40 professionals and operates out of four locations throughout Southwest and Central Ohio. Randy will continue to lead the company’s dedicated employee base going forward alongside General Manager, Nick Janovich, ensuring continuity and consistency for customer and supplier partners.

“We are honored to welcome the Tischer family and the entire Green Velvet team to the Heritage family of companies,” said Matt McDermott, president of Heritage. “Green Velvet is a perfect complement to our existing Wolf Creek branches in Ohio and greatly increases our presence in the agronomics / turf & ornamental product categories. The Tischer family has built an outstanding family business that embodies loyal customer service with operational integrity, and we are delighted to have them on our team.”

 “For the last 63 years Green Velvet has earned a reputation for providing exceptional service, trusted advice, and dependable products to landscape professionals, sports turf managers and golf course superintendents throughout the Midwest,” added Randy Tischer. “As we look towards the future, our newfound partnership with Heritage will allow us to continue doing what made us successful while providing growth opportunities for both our company and our employees. We are thrilled to have found a partner in Heritage that shares our commitment to customer service and will protect the legacy our dedicated team has created over the years.”