Nov. 1 2021 05:51 PM

The company employs about 30 people near Baltimore.

Heritage Landscape Supply Group Inc., McKinney, Texas, acquired Wirtz & Daughters Landscape Supply, a family-owned distributor of bulk materials, hardscapes, natural stone, landscape lighting and other complementary landscape products.

Headquartered in Joppa, Maryland, the company was founded more than 25 years ago by Gary Wirtz and is led today his daughter, Jessica Schaum. Wirtz currently employs a team of nearly 30 people and operates out of two locations northeast of Baltimore. Jessica will continue to lead the company’s dedicated employee base going forward, ensuring continuity and consistency for customer and supplier partners.

“We are pleased to welcome Gary, Jessica, and the entire Wirtz team to the Heritage family,” says Heritage President Matt McDermott. “Wirtz has a reputation for first-class

customer service, which has enabled the company to cultivate long-term relationships with the area’s leading professional landscape contractors. Wirtz operates from a prime location on the I-95 corridor and we are looking forward to continuing our expansion across the Eastern Seaboard.”

“My family and I are extremely proud of the company and, most importantly, the relationships we have built over the last 25 years across our markets,” says Gary Wirtz, owner of Wirtz & Daughters. “Jessica and our team have bold plans for expansion and we felt it was a natural time to find a partner with the resources and experience to help our loyal customers and employees continue to grow. We were fortunate to find a partner in Heritage who shares our passion for people and we look forward to our next chapter of growth together.”