About E&M Outdoor Services

Started in 2015 by local residents Edward and Melissa Arens, E&M Outdoor Services has evolved into one of the fastest growing lawn care providers in the Wright County area. Built on communication and customer service, this is "Where Lawn Care Meets Excellence."


Our Motto

Our mission at E&M Outdoor Services is to provide quality and dependability in everything that we do. Our commitment to service goes above and beyond your expectations. We believe in a customer satisfaction approach to provide a quality service at an affordable price.

Meet The Owners

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Edward Arens

As Owner and Managing Partner of E&M Outdoor Services, Edward is always engrossed in every aspect of the business. With his extensive knowledge in landscape management and design, as well as a true love for the outdoors, he enjoys working with clients and developing partnerships with many other business owners in the green industry. You can always find Ed enjoying golf, fishing and spending time with his family.

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Melissa Arens


Born and raised in Buffalo, MN; Melissa received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Christopher Newport University in Virginia. After graduation, Melissa returned home to Minnesota where she earned her Master's in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Having had an illustrious career with such large corporations as Target and Cargill, she wears many hats at E&M from accounting and payroll, to office management. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys cooking and being a mother to their four wonderful children.

Meet The Team


Mitch Hanson

Lawn Care Team Lead

Mitch started at E&M in April of 2021 and comes with an extensive background in turf maintenance. As a graduate of Buffalo High School as well as earning his degree from Rasmussen College, Mitch has dedicated many years of service to the Wright County area. He is married and has two lovely children. When Mitch is not working hard for our customers, he enjoys golf and spending time with his family. If you see Mitch on your property in the near future, be sure to say "Hello!"

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Ezra Emons

Ezra is currently a senior at Buffalo Sr. High School. After graduation, Ezra will be attending St. Cloud State University. He helps out during the summer months and enjoys working outside. In his free time, Ezra enjoys hanging out with his friends, updating on his car and working out.

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