The Plant Guys logoNick Dillon-Stout is the owner and operator of The Plant Guys, headquartered in Charlotte,  NC. This is a highly regarded Organic Landscape Design company in Mecklenburg County.

Nick was trained hands on locally and is also an ISA Certified Arborist. That pairing, with a genuine appreciation and passion have made him the go to expert when quality simply can not be sacrificed.

Some of the services The Plant Guys provides include: Landscape Design Consultation & Installation. Landscape Demolition. Small Tree Removal. Mulch Delivery and Spreading. Tree and Shrub Pruning. Organic Plant & Lawn Fertilization. Drainage. Dry Creeks. Stone Borders. River Rock Pathways.

When it comes to providing expert Landscape Design services, nothing takes the place of experience. Nick began working in Landscape Design 12 years ago and started The Plant Guys in 2014.

One of The Plant Guys’s  goals is to provide their Mecklenburg County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose The Plant Guys for the knowledge of both plant life and environment friendly options. The goal is always to merge each clients vision with a sustainable landscape design that will last beyond the ages. An extremely thorough understanding of local plants, design methods and organic farming methods, results in each project becoming something clients are completely blown away by. Whether it’s simply bringing back to life your natural landscape for you to relax in serenity or transforming your area into something visually stimulating to entertain guests in, The Plant Guys have you covered!

The result, one of the most successful Landscape Design companies in Charlotte!  


What do their customers think?

Patty Mortensen –

“We needed more privacy in our backyard as the homes in our neighborhood are close together. Nick had some great ideas and gave us a detailed estimate. We found The Plant Guys knowledgeable and quick to respond to any questions we had. The bushes and trees they supplied are healthy and gorgeous. They worked fast and cleaned up after themselves even cutting a few branches off a scraggly tree out front with no extra charge! I highly recommend and will hire them again when we need more work done.”

Hunter Nottingham –

“AMAZING! I don’t even know where to start. Nick, James, and crew were all exceptional. They use all organic products which is very important to us and our family. Nick put together a great plan for our backyard transformation. It was a complicated and detailed plan and he did a good job keeping track of my millions of thoughts for back there. James and crew worked so hard and followed exactly what I was looking for. I think what I liked best about The Plant Guys was their thoughtfulness to the project. My wife and I have worked Really hard to buy the house that we have and it’s basically our “baby.” It kills me when we hire people to help fix the house and they’re careless with it. Not The Plant Guys. They treated the property as if it was their own. I can’t emphasize how much I appreciate that! The project turned out Better than expected. That rarely happens. A shout out to Will Jackson for his help with the project! He did an awesome job with the irrigation and ideas for design. I plan on using The Plant Guys throughout the year for their maintenance program and for any other future projects. Thanks again for providing such great service. I can’t wait to watch the trees grow as my family does. ”

Having owner operated experts, like Nick providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, NC.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Nick Dillon-Stout that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Nick for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need Landscape Design service? Give The Plant Guys an opportunity by calling them at (704) 277-6624 or visiting

In addition to running a successful Landscape Design business, Nick supports World Wildlife Fund and various local charities. He strongly believes in giving back to the same communities he has the pleasure of serving.


So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Nick Dillon-Stout, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Mecklenburg County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of NC and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.


Well done Nick Dillon-Stout!


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