Sam Eashum is from Wyoming, Delaware. He attended The University of Delaware, where he studied Landscape Horticulture and Landscape Design.
During Sam’s time at University of Delaware, he participated in UD’s first two appearances in the PLANET Career Days and Student Competition in California and Georgia. He was a member of UD’s D.I.G, Design Interest Group, and also played intramural lacrosse. Sam volunteered to design and help install a native rain garden for the parking lot of Lum’s Pond Dog Park in Delaware. He also spent time volunteering at The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Newark.
After an internship with The Brickman Group, Sam moved on to a full time position there, leading his crew on commercial maintenance contracts for three years. Knowing that landscape maintenance wasn’t the career path he wanted, Sam moved on to a landscape installation company in Wilmington, Delaware. After being offered a landscape designer position for a company in Chester County Pennsylvania he gladly accepted. His designs were selected for the company’s advertising materials. Evo, a grill manufacturer, featured his design of an outdoor kitchen using their product, on their official Facebook page.
After marrying his wife Marvina (A fellow UD Blue Hen) in February of 2016, Sam accepted the position of Landscape Designer for Grigg Design and moved to Ashburn, VA. He brings 10 years of experience in the landscape industry to the Grigg Design team.