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Welcome to Hively Landscapes

At Hively, our mission is to enhance the beauty and value of your property while exceeding your expectations every step of the way. A full range of landscaping services is available for any size residential or commercial property in south-central PA. We invite you to contact our professional landscape design consultants. Click here to meet them.

- Ted Ventre, Owner, General Manager



  • What is the Remodeling Awards of Excellence?

    The Remodeling Awards of Excellence (RAE) reflect the professional brilliance of the residential remodeling in York County. It is a competition highlighting all aspects of renovation. Categories include: Kitchens, Bathrooms, Residential Interiors, Commercial Interiors, Residential Exteriors, and Outdoor Living. Scroll through this section to view our award-winning videos.

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    People's Choice Award: Favorite Interior/Exterior Specialty Project

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    People's Choice Award: Favorite Outdoor Living Project

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    Grand Award: Outdoor Living $65,000 - $85,000

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    Grand Award: Outdoor Living $95,999 - $125,000

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    Grand Award : Residential Exterior Specialty $5,000 - $15,000

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence

    John H. Myers & Son Choice Award

  • Jeff Bollinger is awarded 2014 RAE Grand Award

    December 22, 2014

    Jeff Bollinger is awarded 2014 RAE Grand Award for the Nature Center at York Day Nursery and The 2014 RAE People’s Choice Award for the Nature Center as well!

  • Brian Waltersdorf is awarded People’s Choice Award

    October 2, 2014

    Brian Waltersdorf is awarded People’s Choice Award for the 2014 Parade of Homes by York Builders Association!

  • Wyndridge Farm

    September 19, 2014

    Brian Waltersdorf designed the landscape around the new Wyndridge Farm facility in Dallastown, PA! A rustic, elegant countryside venue for outdoor events and corporate meetings with crafty beverages brewed on-site!

  • Hively Landscapes Donates Playground Wood

    Hively Landscapes recently donated playground wood cover to the Alexander D. Goode Elementary school in York city as part of the “Good for Goode” volunteer program at Temple Beth Israel. “Our work at the playground would not have been possible without the generous donation of material by Hively”, said volunteer coordinator Anita Strong. With the new playground wood cover installed, the playground is once again a safe play area for the over 500 students at Goode Elementary.

  • Hively Landscapes takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 26, 2014

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been all the rage on social and mainstream media recently. At Hively Landscapes, we are proud of our involvement in the local community through our charitable donations of both treasure and time and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was a natural fit. The Challenge provided us with a chance to include our team members, give back and have good fun for a good cause. Enjoy!

    Hively Landscapes ALS Bucket Challenge Video
  • Best of York County


    Hively Landscapes VOTED One of the Best of York County!

  • Central Penn Business Journal


    Recently featured in Central Penn Business Journal.

  • Brian Waltersdorf


    Brian Waltersdorf R.L.A. featured in SMART Magazine and York Daily Record

  • Remodeling Awards of Excellence.


    James Theisen and Jeff Bollinger win 2013 York Builders Association Remodeling Awards of Excellence.

  • Outdoor Living


    James receives Grand Award (1st place) for Outdoor Living $45,000-$75,000.

  • Specialty Construction


    Jeff receives Honorable Mention for Interior/Exterior Specialty Construction.

  • Best of York


    Hively was awarded Best of York by Susquehanna Style Magazine.

    Susquehanna Style's Best of York 2014 badge for Hively Landscapes
  • Recognized by YCCD


    Hively Landscapes is proud to announce that our own John Zielinski has been recognized by the York County Conservation District as an Outstanding Environmental Educator for his work leading Envirothon Teams in the Northeastern school district over the past decade.