Month: April 2009

Liberty Memorial in Kansas City Receives a Landscape Makeover courtesy of PLANET Day of Service

I remember it like it was yesterday – yet it was last year.  Richard Heller, our PLANET Public Relations Committee Chair was talking to me about the not-yet-launched PLANET Day of Service idea.  As I heard his forward thinking vision of uniting the green industry for one day – to accomplish amazing tasks for our […]

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Fisher House Gets A New Look

 It rained. It hailed. There were wild temperature swings. But that wasn’t enough to stop the Allentuck Landscaping crew from their mission; give Fisher House at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland a new look. Fisher House provides a home away from home to to injured soldiers and their families while they are […]

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Day of Service – Day of Opportunity

When we had first read of our national organization’s idea of the “Day of Service”, it was never a question of if we would participate as a PLANET member firm in this activity. The quandary for us was in deciding what would be worthy of this special day for our community and in representing PLANET. […]

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Day of Service

The PLANET Day of Service (April 22nd 2009) is rapidly approaching, and those of us who have been involved from the get go are really excited. Though many folks do service in their communities, the Day of Service is unique in that landscape professionals across the country will for the most part do service on […]

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What a Great Time at Student Career Days

I am back home, I’ve caught up on some much needed sleep, and I am getting our landscape season started here in New York, but I often find myself thinking about this past Student Career Days in sunny, I mean SUNNY, California. It has been six years since I have last attended SCD and that […]

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