Month: July 2015

National Honey Bee Day is a Time for Customer Education

As a steward of the environment we know that you, like other National Association of Landscape Professional members, have a vested interest in protecting pollinators which are essential to our nation’s food supply. Accordingly, in recognition of National Honey Bee Day on August 22, we encourage you to bring attention to the important role bees […]

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Advocacy Needs to Continue After Legislative Day on the Hill

It was wonderful to see such a strong showing of landscape professionals on Capitol Hill last week.  Members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals are well aware of the benefits the landscape industry brings to our environment and our communities: clean air, safer communities, beautiful neighborhoods, and jobs. “Ours is a $175 billion industry […]

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The ROI more than makes up for it

As part of our#NALPKnows series, we talked to Shayne Newman, Landscape Industry Certified, President of YardApes in New Milford, Connecticut, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. Sports analogies often hit home in the business world, and that’s how it is in our company. When someone mentions leaving […]

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What it takes to LEAVE IT ALL ON THE FIELD

As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Brett Lemcke, Landscape Industry Certified, vice president of R.M. Landscape, Inc. in Hilton, New York, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. Our commitment to and relationship with our employees and our customers helps define us and what our […]

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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). The lime and gypsum has arrived, the trees are being tagged, the Children’s Planting area […]

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