Graczyk Lawn & Landscape has been serving customers in the lawn and landscape industry since 1998. In the company’s first years, lawn maintenance was the primary business.

Since then, we have expanded to every facet of the landscaping industry while keeping strong ties with the maintenance aspect of the business. We are your “one-call-does-it-all” business, providing lawn and landscape maintenance, landscape installation, sprinkler maintenance/installation, snow removal, retaining and freestanding walls, pavers, and concrete curbing.

Josh Graczyk is the owner of Graczyk Lawn & Landscape and, along with his highly-qualified staff, is key in the growth of the business and its successful role as a full-service company that provides the highest quality lawn and landscape services in the tri-city area. Josh is very proud to say that he employs several long-term and professional employees, including four with college degrees in the lawncare or landscaping industry, as well as a full-time office manager, spray technician, and underground sprinkler crew.

We strive for excellence, and we desire to be the best in the industry.  As a company, we are constantly evolving to fit our customer’s needs and the demands in the industry. Graczyk Lawn & Landscape welcomes you to come and discover what many families, businesses, and associations have already discovered: We deliver excellent service with quality products at competitive prices.

Meet Our Team

Josh & KristenJosh & Kristen Graczyk

Josh is a graduate of Southeast community college’s Turfgrass program and Kristen, an accounting graduate of Bellevue University. They enjoy working together as a husband & wife team. Josh began mowing lawns in 1998 and has grown the company into Graczyk Lawn and Landscape (full service lawn care), Grindstone Hardscapes (Outdoor paver patios and kitchens), and Curb-it. He spends his workdays managing crews and the company, along with most days being spent in the field during the summer. Kristen works as the office manager, does all of the marketing and some sales. She also oversees the rest of the office staff and schedules the curbing crew. Josh and Kristen have 3 children, ages 5, 2, and 1 month. In their spare time, they love to travel and spend time together!

Joey DallmannJoey Dallmann
Lawn Maintenance Director

As Graczyk’s longest employee of 8 years, Joey is in charge of the day to day operations, organization, and implementation of all lawn maintenance procedures. He does everything from overseeing the mow crew, to spreading fertilizer, and measuring/estimating lawns for future care. He spends the winters managing the holiday lighting crews and is key to snow removal operations. Joey is married with two beautiful daughters, ages 9 and 8 months. In his spare time Joey likes to do anything outdoors. He is an avid hunter and enjoys helping his dad on the farm.

Josh VeskernaJosh Veskerna
Hardscaping Foreman

Since he began here in 2010, Josh has become the lead Foreman on the Grindstone crews. Knowing all of the ins and outs of the Hardscaping industry, Josh is a leader among all leaders. He is trained and certified in all things hardscaping and leads his crew daily, installing outdoor paver patios, kitchens and retaining walls. Josh has taken the role as our Snow Operations Manager in the winter. He has a wife and two beautiful daughters, ages 6 and 4. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, camping, and spending time with his girls!

Brady Metz

Brady Metz

Brady has been with Grindstone/ Curbit for 3 years and has transitioned from a Curbit Crew member to taking the lead on our Grindstone 3D designs, sales, and estimates. He also is still very active with the estimating and install process of the Curbit crew. Brady is married and will soon be a father. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, being outdoors, and watching the Huskers!

Kelsey EmptingKelsey Empting
Mow Crew Foreman

Kelsey has been with Graczyk’s since 2010. He is our Full time mow crew foreman during the summer months and then leads his lighting crew and snow removal during the winter months. Kelsey’s evening and weekends are filled with adventure as he is also a professional bull fighter for the National Rodeo Association. He travels the country fighting bulls for riders at all your local and national rodeos.

Stanley DornhoffStanley Dornhoff
Graczyk Mow crew

With over a year and half on the Graczyk mow crew, Stan’s straight lines can be seen all over town. He also helps with Curb-it holiday lighting installation and snow removal in the mowing off season. Stanley enjoys racing and his pup Mac.

Zach LongZach Long
Grindstone Foreman

Zach has been with Grindstone/ Graczyk for just over a year. He is our plant expert and handles all things related to plant installation and maintenance. He leads our landscape maintenance crew to keep all our commercial properties in tip top shape. He is also a strong leader on the Grindstone crews, taking charge of a crew and installing several projects in 2015. If Zach could choose one passion, he would choose traveling.

Ashlyne Meseure Ashlyne Meseure
Office Staff

Ashlyne has been with Graczyk’s a little over one year. Ashlyne handles the day to day operations of answering the telephone, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and anything else that is requested of her many talents. Ashlyne is a full time student at UNK with an aspiring future in Business.

Jeff Pickenpaugh
Grindstone Foreman

Jeff began with Graczyk’s/Grindstone since 2015.  He has taken on the Foreman role after a year of being a crew member learning, training, and mastering his skills.  Jeff enjoys spending his evenings and weekends with his German Shepherd Dansby sitting by the pool watching baseball.  Jeff is also a twin!

Janet Hadwiger
Administrative Assistant

Janet started with Graczyk’s in September of 2016 as the full time administrative assistant. Janet and her husband Randy have been married over 35 years and have 3 grown daughters. Away from work she enjoys being a grandma and spending time with family and friends.

Shawn Austin
Grounds Maintenance Manager

Shawn comes to us from the northern front range of Colorado, where he worked as a grounds maintenance manager for two large landscape companies and also spent 15 years as the owner of his own lawn maintenance company.  He grew up on a farm and ranch south of Julesburg, Colorado and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Elementary Education.  Shawn helps to manage Graczyk’s mowing, maintenance, and weed control teams. Shawn relocated to Kearney with his wife Dani and son, Keegan.  Their oldest son, Dane, is attending Colorado State University.  He enjoys motorsports, Denver Broncos football and traveling with his family.