Murfreesboro TN Landscape Design, Irrigation, Landscaping Services


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Dean Higbee started Quality Land management back in 1992 with $1500, a beat up ’58 model tractor and a prayer. Today, QLM employees 65 well trained, certified professionals who will do their very best to make your lawn and landscape the envy of your neighborhood.

Our state of the art hiring practices and employee relationships have helped us to maintain the best staff in the industry. Many of our employees have been with the company since the very beginning. We value our people and do everything possible to make sure they will be with us for a very long time.

Meet the Quality Land Management – Management Staff

Dean Higbee, Owner
Dean founded Quality Land Management and our sister company SouthBranch Nursery Company in 1992. Dean is the driving force behind QLM and still maintains a hands-on approach to business today.

Clint Hester Vice President
Clint has been with Quality for over 11 years. A Shelbyville native, Clint has a degree in ornamental horticulture and landscape design from UT. His responsibilities include landscape design, consultation and sales for both residential and commercial accounts. Clint has designed 1000s of landscapes across middle Tennessee. Chances are if you see a landscape you like, it’s probably one of Clint’s designs.


Brent Fogle, Operations Manager
Brent is the glue that keeps QLM rolling. With over 18-years experience, Brent jokes that he picked up a Weed Eater when he was five-years-old and hasn’t laid it down yet. A Quality veteran of 10-years, his responsibilities include scheduling for weekly landscape maintenance, crew management and most importantly customer service. Brent is a Native of Murfreesboro and a graduate of Eagleville High School.


Travis Rudolph, Operations Manager
Travis is originally from Fayetteville, TN. He attended  Motlow State Community College and transferred to MTSU in July of ’99.  Travis worked for Quality Land Management while attending school and has been a full-timer for the past 10 years .  Travis’s Job at QLM is to assist in the production department, provide estimates, supervise landscape cleanups & small upgrades and provide comic relief. You will also find him suited up doing field work when needed.


Randy Page, Building and Equipment Manager

Certified in multiple fields of mechanics, Randy can fix or build anything he can get the material by which to do so.  

Randy oversees the maintenance and repair of everything from wheelbarrows up to backhoes at Quality Land Management.



"Congratulations to you and your team for a job well done on our residential community. I'm glad to see that we were the first to be recognized with the award for "best landscape in the city" but no doubt it won't be the last for QLM. You folks do a wonderful job of caring for our community. A big "THANKS" to each of you."
Bill, Stratford Hall HOA

"Dean and Quality Land Management have been trusted friends for years. I couldn’t imagine tackling a project without them."
John Floyd
, President/CEO
Ole South Properties

"Running a chain of restaurants in the mid-south leaves me little time to mess around with the lawn. That’s why I leave it to the pros at Quality Land Management"
Wade Hays, Owner
Toots Restaurants