Jim Bingham has been working in the green industry for 36 years, In the early 1980’s Jim and his older brother Bob installed some of the larger commercial landscapes in the Aspen Colorado area at that time such as the Aspen Airport Re-vegetation (160 acres), the Snowmass Conference Center and the Centennial Condominiums (20 buildings). In 1986 Jim helped to start the landscaping division and build the tree and shrub nursery for Planted Earth in Carbondale Colorado. Jim was the foreman for the landscaping operations at Planted Earth for several years and Planted Earth became one of the larger landscaping companies in the Roaring Fork Valley at that time. In 1994 and 1995 Jim reunited with his brother Bob in Fernley Nevada and built the Desert Lakes Golf Course. Jim’s brother Bob designed the golf course and Jim was in charge of the shaping of the course with heavy equipment, the irrigation system, numerous water features, boulder placements, building of the greens and seeding. In 1996 Jim with his partner Patricia Moss started Rocky Mountain Gardens LLC in Carbondale Colorado and focused on custom residential landscaping in the Aspen, Snowmass Village and surrounding areas. Today Rocky Mountain Gardens continues to do business as a sub chapter s corporation with Jim Bingham serving as president.