Down to Earth: Proud Business Partner of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

In the heart of Jacksonville, Florida, a hidden gem thrives – the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. With a history dating back over a century, the zoo has been a sanctuary for exotic animals and a haven for botanical enthusiasts. However, maintaining such a diverse and vibrant environment is no small feat. That\’s where Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation steps in as a proud business partner, dedicated to preserving the beauty, health, and security of this wildlife sanctuary.

A Commitment to Excellence

Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation takes immense pride in its association with Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. The commitment to creating and sustaining a thriving ecosystem aligns perfectly with the core values of both organizations. At Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation, it\’s not just about landscaping; it\’s about creating environments that allow nature to flourish while ensuring the safety and welfare of its inhabitants.

One of the projects spearheaded by Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation at the Jacksonville Zoo is clearing the perimeter fence area . This critical undertaking not only enhances the security of the zoo but also ensures the safety of the animals and visitors alike. A well-maintained perimeter is essential to provide a secure environment for everyone within the zoo’s boundaries.

Nurturing Nature with Professional Expertise

In addition to enhancing the perimeter, Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation provides vital services to maintain the lush and vibrant landscape of the zoo. Our dedicated team offers professional fertilization and pest control services, ensuring that the plants and green spaces within the zoo remain in optimal health.

Down to Earth’s Jacksonville Branch Manager, Joe Crespi, plays a pivotal role in fostering a successful partnership. Joe works closely with the zoo\’s head horticulturist, creating a seamless collaboration that ensures the zoo\’s landscape thrives. Their combined expertise and dedication result in the spectacular visual beauty that visitors and animals alike enjoy.


A Thriving Collaboration

The relationship between Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is marked by mutual respect, shared values, and a commitment to excellence. This partnership extends beyond mere business; it\’s a collaboration dedicated to the welfare of the zoo\’s 2,000 exotic animals and the conservation of its 1,000 species of plants.

As the largest botanical garden in Northeast Florida, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens holds a unique place in the hearts of the community. Its mission to inspire the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences resonates with visitors of all ages. With Down to Earth\’s support, the zoo can continue to fulfill this mission while maintaining the highest standards of animal care and ecological responsibility.

About Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

For over a century, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been a beacon of education, conservation, and appreciation for wildlife. From its modest beginnings in 1914 with a single red deer fawn, the zoo has evolved into a sprawling haven for over 2,000 rare and exotic animals and a showcase of over 1,000 plant species. What sets it apart is the remarkable integration of a botanical garden within its boundaries, making it the largest of its kind in Northeast Florida.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is more than just a local attraction; it\’s a nonprofit organization dedicated to global and local conservation initiatives. A portion of every ticket sold contributes to supporting over 45 conservation initiatives worldwide, including projects right here in Northeast Florida. Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo stands as a testament to its commitment to excellence in animal care and visitor education.

The Down to Earth Landscape and Irrigation partnership with the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens represents a harmonious blend of dedication to nature, professionalism, and a shared commitment to the community. As they continue to work hand in hand, the zoo remains a vibrant oasis in the heart of Jacksonville, inspiring generations to appreciate the beauty and importance of the natural world. Together, they are writing a story of conservation, education, and the enduring magic of wildlife.