Lightning Landscape's Jim Schlagel Becomes Licensed Landscape Architect in the State of Kansas

Lightning Landscape and Irrigation would like to congratulate Jim Schlagel as he has become a Licensed Landscape Architect in the State of Kansas by completing the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Board Exams in April 2013. Jim graduated from Kansas State University and received a Bachelors Degree in Landscape Architecture with a Minor in Community and Regional Planning in 2001.

After graduation, Jim spent the first ten years of his professional career working in two local Kansas City Engineering and Architectural firms. From zoo animal exhibits to sports field design, his experience of working on a wide variety of projects is vast.

Jim joined Lightning Landscape and Irrigation in the Spring of 2011 and is the Landscape Sales Division Manager. He shares over 15 years’ experience in the landscape design industry and oversees many projects from design through construction to completion. Through his education and professional experience, he has an extensive amount of knowledge in landscape construction and a genuine passion for functional planting design.

Lightning Landscape and Irrigation is a full-service landscape and irrigation contractor serving the Kansas City Metro area since 1994 and the Lake of the Ozarks since 2004 and is owned by Chris and Marla Edin. Our services include complete landscape design, installation and maintenance, along with hardscapes (including fire pits, patios, and retaining walls), irrigation services, residential lawncare and maintenance, turf solutions, commercial maintenance, low-voltage lightning design and installation, water features, and drainage solutions.

Lightning provides services in the following areas: Basehor, Bonner Springs, De Soto, Edwardsville, Gardner, Kansas City, KS and MO, Lansing, Leavenworth, Leawood, Lenexa, Mission, Mission Hills, Olathe, Overland Park, Paola, Prairie Village, Shawnee, Stillwell, and Tonganoxie.

Lightning is dedicated to providing the highest customer satisfaction where experienced professionals ensure outstanding results. If you are interested in receiving a quote or speaking with Jim or any of our other landscape and irrigation professionals, please give us a call at 913-441-3900 or 573-372-3400 or visit

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