June 2020 - Page 2 of 3 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Month: June 2020

Recruit and Retain with Rossen Landscape: Episode 4 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the fourth episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast,  hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape spoke with Jeff Rossen, founder and CEO of Rossen Landscape, and his colleague Lauren Webster, […]

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NALP Members in the News: Massey Services Partners with BioAssured

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Massey Services Partners with BioAssured Massey Services, based in Orlando, Florida, has partnered with BioAssured to launch a long-lasting disinfecting system for buildings. BioAssured was created in response to COVID-19 and creates a standard of sanitization across all industries and markets. Massey Services technicians […]

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How to Foster a Positive Company Culture

Having a positive company culture can sometimes be thrown around with other business buzzwords, such as synergy, but you shouldn’t write off the importance of company culture. A positive company culture can attract new employees and foster loyalty with your existing ones. It can result in higher levels of productivity as your employees are more […]

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The Big Green Podcast: Britt Wood and Mike Bogan Chat about Operating in This Unusual Year

In the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, CEO of LandCare Mike Bogan talks with NALP CEO Britt Wood about how LandCare has responded to a pandemic they never planned for. Bogan says communication is key and they’ve segmented all customers by market segments and put different risk factors on them. They communicate with […]

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Level Up: Hidden Creek Landscaping Inc. Says the Bigger the Better

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. When asked what ideal company size he’d like to reach for Hidden Creek Landscaping Inc., based in Hilliard, Ohio, CEO Jason Cromley simply answered, “Bigger. Always bigger.” Founded in 1998, along with co-owner Matt Seiler, Hidden […]

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Jumping In and Giving Back: Episode 3 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the third episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape spoke guest student speaker Jack Pohutsky, a recent graduate of the College of Agricultural Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University. […]

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Level Up: StayGreen Lawn Services Shares How It Became a Million-Dollar Company in Two Years

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. StayGreen Lawn Services (now known as MissionGreen Services), based in Chicopee, Massachusetts, has only been in business since 2018 but in that time, it has grown to an annual revenue of $1.3 million. Owner Mark Kelbacher […]

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National Safety Month: Recommit to Driver Safety

June marks National Safety Month and one safety aspect to consider is refocusing efforts on making sure that your fleet is practicing safe driving. According to the National Safety Council, every seven seconds someone is injured in a car crash and every 15 minutes someone is killed in one. Workplace policies and employee education can […]

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Industry Growth Council Shares HOA/Commercial Landscape Market Survey Report Results

The Industry Growth Council of the National Association of Landscape Professionals conducted an HOA/Commercial Landscape Market Survey in partnership with the Community Associations Institute to gauge the perception of commercial landscape professionals by Community Associations managers. 568 Community Association managers responded to the survey. Below are some of the takeaways from the survey. As for […]

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In Memoriam: J. Landon Reeve IV, a Gentleman of the Industry

J. Landon Reeve IV, founder of Chapel Valley Landscape Co., passed away on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. He was 79 years old. Growing up, Reeve, LIC, spent five years working a part-time job at Bluemount Nursery, a perennial grower and wholesaler in Maryland, and his love for horticulture grew from there. He earned a […]

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