Solid Ground Landscape Services

Our People

Joe Christenberry Joe Christenberry President
Joe is from Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University in ’91 with a degree in Ornamental Horticulture/ Landscape Design. Joe moved to Atlanta in 1991 and worked for Environmental Design Group until EDG was bought by TruGreen LandCare in 1998, where he was a branch manager in Norcross for two years until Joe & Andrew created Solid Ground in 2000. Joe and his wife of 18 years, Laura (a UGA horticulture graduate), have four children.
Andrew Kursted Andrew Kurstedt Vice-President
Andrew is from Virginia and he graduated in ’94 with a degree in Horticulture from Virginia Tech, while he spent time in school managing a Bed & Breakfast and a small tree farm. Andrew moved to Atlanta in 1995 and worked for Environmental Design Group until it was bought in 1998 by TruGreen Landcare. He then was the branch manager at Stone Mountain until he & Joe started Solid Ground in 2000. Andrew has been married to his wife, Rebecca, for 21 years.
Ernesto Cano Landscape Management Field Supervisor
Ernesto was born in La Oroya, Peru. Ernesto moved to Atlanta in 2003 and has gained extensive experience in landscape installation and management. Ernesto came to work at Solid Ground in 2005 as an assistant supervisor. He has grown with the company and is now in charge of managing the Landscape Maintenance Operations on a daily basis. Ernesto and his wife of one year, Yessica, have one child.