Author Archives: National Association of Landscape Professionals

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Efficiency

In August, the NALP Field Trip with Marty Grunder headed to Atlanta to HighGrove Partners where 135 landscape and lawn care company leaders got together for 3-days of networking, education and a facility tour at HighGrove Partners. There were so … Continue reading

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How to Reverse Employee Burnout

Author Glenn Bertha, is a Success Coach with LandOpt an NALP consultant member.  It is estimated that the mental and physical effects of burnout cost employers between $125 billion and $190 billion annually. There’s no doubt: employee burnout is a problem. And, … Continue reading

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Palm Springs to Ban Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

After considering a complete ban of leaf blowers in the city, the Palm Springs City Council instead elected to ban gas-powered models. The move will force the areas landscapers, to purchase battery-operated machines if they wish to continue using leaf … Continue reading

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Landscape Industry Comes Together to Grow Industry

The National Association of Landscape Professionals is committed to growing the industry and its workforce though the Industry Growth Initiative.  At recent meetings during Legislative Days in Washington D.C., NALP’s leadership celebrated positive steps forward toward the work that is being … Continue reading

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Landscape, Lawn Care Pros Giving Back

July 17, 2017, was the 21st year that the National Association of Landscape Professionals members came together for the largest volunteer landscape project in the United States – Renewal & Remembrance. Normally held solely at Arlington National Cemetery, this year, … Continue reading

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The Landscape Industry Worked the Room in DC

To say there was a lot going on during NALP’s annual Legislative Day on the Hill, on July 18, 2017, is an understatement. There was a political storm brewing on the Hill as the Senate’s health care reform bill was … Continue reading

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8 Non-Traditional Ways to Find Landscape Employees

Author Jenn Myers is NALP’s Director of Workforce Development and she spent years recruiting candidates for placement in the industry’s top firms.  The search for landscape and lawn care employees can feel like it is a 24/7 job.  Are you … Continue reading

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H-2B Survey Confirms Need for Cap-Relief

For nearly two months, NALP and our H-2B Workforce Coalition partners have been aggressively advocating for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kelly to provide immediate cap relief. Our effort has emphasized the significant impact that the H-2B cap has … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Email Newsletter

Author Alain Parcan, NALP consultant member, and Director of Marketing for Market Hardware, Inc., shares his reasons why you should be sending out an email newsletter. Since its introduction, email has evolved from an efficient form of online communication to … Continue reading

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The Industry Growth Initiative Crushed it in May

By now, I am sure you have heard of the Industry Growth Initiative, and if you haven’t, we’d be happy to fill you in on our marketing and public relations campaign to grow the industry and its workforce! The spring … Continue reading

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