Family Owned and Operated Serving The Greater Melbourne, Florida Area Since 1981 (321) 768-7746

    About Tropic GreeneryDate Palms

    Tropic Greenery has been designing, installing and maintaining classic landscapes in Central Florida since 1981. Our expertise is in proper plant selection and unique design layouts to provide sustainable and functional landscapes that last. Each landscape is developed to suit the needs and desires of the client while incorporating existing architecture and the sub-climate of the location. Our father and sons team are all Florida natives who have grown up in the landscaping field in our area. The knowledge and experience we bring to every job has only been earned through years of experience and hard work. At Tropic Greenery we understand that a well maintained property needs more than just one aspect of lawn care. For this reason we offer an array of services from landscape design, installation, excavator service, land clearing, grading, landscape lighting and maintenance to fertilization, seasonal cleanups, mulching and more. Call today for a free consultation and estimate. 321-768-7746 Tropic Greenery is fully  licensed and insured.We are licensed with the city of Melbourne and Brevard County. We have Liability,, Workers Compensation and Automobile Insurance. We are licensed with the State of Florida as a Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control Company, a Florida Plant Bonded Dealer and the new Best Management Practices Program. We hire employees that are hard workers, polite and we would be comfortable working around our own home.We have a drug free work place policy, anti-discrimination policy, employee conduct  and safety program. However, we do require proof of U.S. citizenship or valid U.S. work visa.

    Business Office

    Tropic Greenery has an operational office to fax, scan, email or send you proposals, estimates, invoices and annual statements. You can contact us by phone, email or text message.

    Joe Alf… The founder of Tropic Greenery, Joe, is our CEO and Plant Specialist. He is a Florida native. Former caretaker of the Florida Institute of Technology Botanical Garden he has represented them on PBS and the American Association of Botanical Gardens at the Center for Urban Horticulture, University of Washington. He is the past president of the Central Florida Palm Society and has been the guest speaker for the Rare Fruit Growers and numerous other garden associations.Joe Alf has a vast knowledge of local horticulture. He has an extensive  private collection of palms, ornamental plants and turf varieties. Through trial and error for over thirty years he has seen what plant varieties survive and  flourish in Central Florida’s  various climate conditions and terrains. He considers the micro-location of the plant, wind blocks, salt tolerance, known pests, new pest infestations, soil quality, water requirements, sun/shade tolerance and over thirty years of knowledge are all put into determining the correct selection, placement and care of plants.

    dad and dan Dan Alf… Chief Operating Officer. Also one of the top designers in the area. Specializing in modern layout, Lagoon Friendly, Zero scape, landscape design, horticulture, and local plant knowledge. Dan is our heavy machine operator as well as our resident imaging software technician. With a photo of your house and his expert design talent he can create a visual picture of what your landscape will look like before you make a decision. 

    See the “About Us” page for more bios.