Hoffman Tree & Landscape Service was started in 1949 by William J. Hoffman, Sr. In 1980, his son, William Jr., took over operations. As the business continued to grow, a retail garden center was added in 1985. During the 1990’s, the tree service and landscaping division were discontinued, leaving the garden center as the lone business. Over the last decade, Hoffman’s has evolved from your ordinary garden center, immersing itself in the growing water Gardening industry. Hoffman’s is well renowned for its knowledge and prowess in water gardening, drawing homeowners and landscapers alike from all over Northeast Ohio.
Bill graduated from Ashland college in 1975 with a B.A in Business Administration. After working for five years in the banking industry, he returned home to his father’s Tree & Landscape Service in 1979, eventually succeeding him the next year. Bill has been an active member of both the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association and the Ohio Landscaper Association as well as a member of the Green Chamber of Commerce.
Bill’s wife Karen is a retired nurse who comes to the ponding business like duck to water. Bill has a daughter who lives in Oregon, a son, two step sons and a step daughter that live in the area. He also is a proud, “Papa Bill” to eight grandsons!