Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Gold Award Honoree Two Years Running!


Who We Are

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We are designers, landscapers, carpenters, masons and gardeners. We take pride in our custom workmanship and our experience level in the many trades associated with our industry. The Ground Crafter employs the critical skills necessary for advanced landscape projects, including both code compliant electrical and plumbing work. Our staff members are design thinkers who believe strongly in the establishment of an optimum comfort level among everyone on the team. Crew leaders are true craftsmen, talented and solution oriented. THE GROUND CRAFTER MISSION is to create healthy, beautiful environments that enhance the quality of life.

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Why Choose Us?

The Ground Crafter strives to be the “go to” design-build firm recognized for its excellence and trustworthiness. Our goal is to provide the utmost in client satisfaction through strong communication, serious commitment and unparalleled attention to meeting needs and expectations.

We put our clients first, listening carefully to ensure we understand their needs.

We are solution-oriented and offer truly unique ideas.

We have seasoned team members that offer years of experience and take great pride in their work.

One of our primary goals is to make the process enjoyable and exciting without worry or hassle.

We like to make people happy.

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Who's In Charge

Tom Auer, ASLA
Landscape Designer/Owner

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGraduating with honors from Purdue University’s Landscape Architecture Program, Tom Auer, ASLA, has excelled in designing environments that people of all ages and aspirations can enjoy. Over the course of his career Tom has collaborated with home and business owners on projects ranging from small garden plots to multi-million dollar master plans. He has been able to pair his love of nature and the outdoors with his career path and truly enjoys helping people create spaces that make life more enjoyable for them, their families and friends.

What We Believe

The Ground Crafter’s unwavering team is dedicated to excellence and has a proven record of success. Our references will verify that it’s easy to get in touch with us to discuss any questions or concerns that might arise. They have also expressed that their experience was professional yet fun, and that they appreciate the ongoing partnership after project completion.  We take great pride in the number of referrals our clients have generated for us!  Their friends and neighbors calling to get on board with us is great affirmation that we accomplished what we set out to.