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Teams have to work together to win games

As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Scott Jamieson, Landscape Industry Certified, NALP president and vice president of Bartlett Tree Experts in Chicago, Illinois, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. … Continue reading

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You can’t leave it on the field if you don’t have a successful business

As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Joy Diaz, Landscape Industry Certified, executive vice president of Land Care, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. The … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Renewal & Remembrance

Have you ever wondered what takes place the days leading up to our annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery? Let’s see… The equipment began trickling in on Thursday (and will continue to do so through the weekend). … Continue reading

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Survey Says…Americans Love Their Yards!

              Even in the age of the smartphone and T.V. show binge watching, the love affair with the American yard is not over, and we for one are not surprised! According to our online … Continue reading

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Relax. Recharge. Renew. That’s the Great Escape Experience

I understand- I really do. There is family, there are friends, there is your health, then employees, payroll, jobs, clients, budgets, meetings, reports, equipment, quotas, tasks, to dos, the never-ending lists—and therein lies my point. The list and the responsibilities … Continue reading

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Myths vs. reality: How to get your lawn in top shape this spring

Have you ever wondered when the right time to apply fertilizer to your yard is or whether it’s ok to cut the grass really short? To celebrate National Lawn Care Month in April we are sharing these myth-busting tips. Myth … Continue reading

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What is the biggest change you’ve made since the downturn? – Part 1

PLANET recently interviewed a few of our members on how they were surviving in these tough economic times. Here is one of those interviews from Gerry McCarthy of Mac’s Landscaping in Burlington, MA. “I know we’re not alone when I … Continue reading

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Green Space by Total Landscape Care

Total Landscape Care editor, Glenn DiNella reflects on PLANET’s 2009 Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Day on the Hill events. “…I’m glad we have an organization like PLANET to promote the causes of the green industry. I hope you will … Continue reading

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