This September, 1776 Grounds Maintenance ( is celebrating 21 years in business! 1776 Grounds Maintenance started out in Des Moines, IA in 2001, and later moved to Lincoln in 2008 to continue to offer lawn care, landscape maintenance, and snow removal services.

Owner Roger Berte grew up on a grain farm in northern Iowa and has worked with weather, soil, plants, and products his entire life. This knowledge and experience turned into owning and operating 1776 Grounds Maintenance. Roger’s wife Angie has been a part of the company’s history as well. She served as office manager/company representative for a couple of years to assist with office management, hiring, and building and maintaining connections and relationships as 1776 grew. Both Roger and Angie are Veterans via the United States Air Force and United States Army National Guard (Nebraska).

1776 Grounds Maintenance continues to learn and innovate new processes to improve the grounds care industry. They provide grounds care services such as lawn care, landscape maintenance, weed control, and snow removal to commercial properties and acreages in or near Lincoln. They are committed to performing excellent grounds care for the Lincoln area, year-round. 1776 serves commercial properties and acreages, are licensed and insured, and have the experience and equipment to do the job right. For more information, visit or contact Roger at (402)