Career Path: Irrigation

Carl Gothberg

Q: Describe the path that brought you to the landscaping industry?
A: I’m the youngest of seven. Two of my brothers started a landscape company in the late 80s. They got out of it but I’ve been doing this since 1989.


Q: What brought you to Outerland?
A: It’s just a good company to work for, it’s a good environment. I love the people I work with and there’s a lot of movement and potential with the new brand.


Q: What do you tell your friends you do for work?
A: Honestly? Dig holes.


Q: What is your favorite part of the job?
A: Installing sprinkler systems.


Q: What do you find most challenging about your job?
A: Employees


Q: What’s one thing people might not know or expect about your job?
A: The knowledge it takes to be good at what you’re doing and to give a good product.


Q: What skills or characteristics do you think your job requires?
A: Good work ethic. ….. That’s about it really. Anybody can do what we do as long as you have a good work ethic and drive. You can do anything you want to do as long as you have the work ethic.


Q: What do you like about working in the landscaping industry?

A: Being outdoors.


Q: What advice would you give someone who’s looking to get into our industry?

A: Educate yourself.


Q: What makes you proud to work at Outerland?
A: The people that I work with.

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Our team brings together dedicated landscape design, maintenance, property management, and garden specialists with more than three decades of local experience. We value hard work, personalized care, and the unique ways that outdoor spaces frame our days.

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