Month: August 2010

It’s time to register!

You may think I’m jumping the gun, but I’m not. As we all know, time flies during the busy season. Before you know it, October will be here and the Green Industry Conference (GIC), to be held October 27–30, would only be a few short weeks and away. For most PLANET members, attending GIC is […]

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Attending GIC and becoming certified upped my game ten-fold!

As a fellow green industry professional, I urge you to do both. Personally, I can’t afford missing the best show in our industry and I took that important step years ago of getting my certification. Now, you can do both and save money. PLANET is offering the Landscape Industry Certification Manager and other select exams […]

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Interiorscapers Heard Loud and Clear by IGCC

Several months ago, PLANET, Green Plants for Green Buildings, and several other organizations made an attempt to influence the LEED and carbon research data being gathered on a project that the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) was spearheading. Through a call to action sent out by the Interiorscape Industry Coalition members of these organizations flooded […]

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The accomplishment countdown

Since our inception in 2005, PLANET has been working to make positive changes for our members and the industry, as a whole. Our committed volunteer leaders, working alongside of staff, have helped to reach our goals and foster the results we seek. The past five years have gone by quickly, and we have some great […]

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Let’s play offense for a change

Last month, I mentioned how important it is for PLANET members to be more aggressive about marketing our association. I also implied that one of the challenges we all face in doing this is our need to stay focused on our businesses. You don’t need to be reminded how difficult and time-consuming being an entrepreneur […]

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