Author Archives: National Association of Landscape Professionals

IGI Researches Homeowners’ Usage of Lawn and Landscape Services

NALP’s Industry Growth Initiative commissioned research from Harris Poll to better understand homeowners’ usage of professional lawn and landscape services and to learn about consumer buying behaviors and perceptions about the industry. The survey was conducted online within the United … Continue reading

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NALP Hosts Workforce Summit

NALP hosted 40 association leaders and industry professionals October 3 and 4 for a Workforce Development Summit designed to identify ways trade groups can work more collaboratively and effectively together to attract men and women to industry careers, minimizing duplicating, … Continue reading

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Top CEO’s Featured at LANDSCAPES 2017

We are excited to bring together some of the most successful CEO’s in the industry at LANDSCAPES 2017. On October 20th, 2017 we will be holding a power session called “CEO’s Unplugged” from 9:45am- 11:15am where attendees will have the … Continue reading

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Legislation in New Hampshire Could Limit Pesticide Use on Sports Fields

At NALP, we scour the fifty states looking for proposed legislation that might affect your business.  Some of these bills are authored by legislators whose heart is in the right place but their ideas are misguided.  Others, however, are the … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Ask to Get the Right Customers

Article Author Alison Blobner is the Director of Marketing & Sales for LandOpt, an NALP Consultant Member firm. Even though some buying experiences are happening more and more on the web these days, that isn’t as true in our industry.  … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself From Employee Embezzlement

Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  How safe is your business from fraud? While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee.  About 28% of … Continue reading

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Display Ad Retargeting is Better

Author, Alain Parcan, Director of Marketing for Market Hardware, Inc., and NALP consultant, shares his advice on digital advertising.  In the constantly evolving world of Web Marketing, can your business really afford to overspend on an outdated Web Marketing strategy … Continue reading

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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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