Picture Perfect Landscape

Picture Perfect Landscape

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first_img Top of the News In the Garden Picture Perfect Landscape From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | 2:25 pm 13 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment The Pasadena area is renowned for its inordinately large number of beautiful estates. Homeowners take pride in their abodes, which means that a hard-working, no-nonsense landscaper like Tom Tuzzolino is in great demand. Californian as he is, Tom represents all the characteristics of his Italian immigrant heritage –entrepreneurial, naturally artistic and creative, honest, and old-world hard-working.Tuzzolino started his business, “Tom’s Picture Perfect Landscape,” in 1986, which has at different times been based in Pasadena, San Marino, and now Arcadia.He’s a no-nonsense kind of guy who gets down to the brass tacks of what his success was all about:“We’re one of the very honest companies out there,” he tells Pasadena Now. “We do it one time and we do it right. We bring honesty, quality, and hands-on attention.“We do landscape design and construction. We do a lot of water features, driveways, patio covers, fireplaces, fire pits, barbecues, basically complete remodels.”How did Tuzzolino get started in the landscaping business?“I grew up in Arcadia. I started mowing lawns right after high school and that’s how I got in. I just started learning this stuff and using the right people – the right subs and just doing all quality work.”A big part of Picture Perfect’s quality assurance is that Tuzzolino, besides designing, works personally on all of his jobs. That’s a lot of time spent outdoors. What is the attraction in being a hands-on boss?“I just love being outside,” he says. “Not having to deal with the same place, same thing, everyday. I haven’t worn a tie probably since my wedding twenty years ago.“Stuff takes a little longer because I don’t have 20 guys. But it’s really satisfying when it’s done.”Tuzzolino sounds a little like a workaholic. Does he ever relax?“I’m a softball manager with my daughters,” he tells us. “I spend half my time doing that. I like fishing and camping when I have free time. I’ve never skied or snowboarded or any of that stuff because I was always afraid of getting hurt because I don’t have a bunch of employees. I bought my first house when I was twenty-two, my buddies were all busy having fun, and I was out working hard.“When my grandpa came over from Italy, he was all about working hard and being honest,” Tuzzolino explains. “Don’t ever cheat anybody and you’ll always have work. My Dad was a fire chief in LA; always had a side job, worked since he was 15 years old. He retired at 47, which is crazy. But I don’t have any plans to retire. I love what I do!”For more about Tom’s Picture Perfect Landscaping, call (626) 443-3131 or visit www.tomspictureperfectlandscape.com. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community Newscenter_img Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty6 Signs You’re Not Ready To Be In A RelationshipHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKate Beckinsale Was Shamed For Being “Too Old” To Wear A BikiniHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautylast_img

 

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