Kokopelli Landscaping Inc. is a full service landscape company that was started in 2003 by Kelby Hughes and his sons Wade and Shane. When Kelby Hughes retired in 2009 he sold his interest to his nephew Rusty Hughes. Kokopelli grew from a single employee to the current 120 employees and relocated from a 600 square foot adobe house on Mesquite Boulevard to the current property on West Pioneer Boulevard.
The Hughes family has been a stalwart in the community since the 1800’s and when Kelby saw the need for residential landscaping, both installation and maintenance, Kokopelli Landscaping, Inc. was born. Kelby was the construction superintendent at several of the local golf courses including the Palms, Palmer, Vistas, Wolf Creek and Falcon Ridge. When he was asked about his success, his response has consistently been “growing grass is growing grass”.
Kokopelli has been involved in landscape construction and installation in several commercial projects including the Exit 122 off ramp, Mesquite Boulevard medians,
a number businesses. A host of local private and HOA yards,
Kokopelli services include lawn and yard maintenance, landscape installation including irrigation, sod, landscape rock, plants and trees, patios, ponds, fire pits, outdoor BBQ’s, stone work, pavers, block walls, privacy fences, awnings, water features and more. Kokopelli Landscaping hopes to be an integral part of the future growth and maintenance that keeps Mesquite beautiful for all to see.