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

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Month: November 2020

The Easy Way to Be Socially Responsible with Warren Gorowitz: Episode 24 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 24th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talked to Warren Gorowitz, director of corporate social responsibility with Hunter Industries. Gorowitz is […]

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How People Management Software Helps Teams Maintain a Strong Culture

During the NALP Innovation and Tech Forum on Nov. 18, Pam Dooley, owner of Plants Creative, will be presenting on people management software and its benefits. “An engaged and aligned team doesn’t happen by accident, it takes a lot of work and focus to ensure everybody is moving in the same direction,” Dooley says. “People […]

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Safety Advice from the Best of the Best Award Winners

Having a safe company does not only mean fewer accidents and lower insurance and workers’ comp costs. Being a safe organization helps retain and attract the right people to your company. “No one wants to come to work and have the risk of being injured,” says Paul Lutz, director of safety and fleet operations for […]

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Content Marketing: Generate & Nurture Ideal Leads

Tony Ricketts, owner of Lawnline Marketing, presented in a webinar how content marketing can help generate and nurture ideal leads. Content marketing can help with the problem of having no leads, or only bad leads. “In a digital world, content is king,” Ricketts says. “Content is everything. They’re going to only see your content before […]

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Pay Close Attention to CFR 1926.1053: This Safety Standard Is Often Cited by OSHA Inspectors

  • November 3, 2020
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Year after year, inspections involving unsafe ladder use makes it to the top 10 list of most often cited workplace violations that are written up by OSHA inspectors. And, once the citation has been written, next comes the monetary fine for a serious violation. At just under $14,000 per violation, the unsafe practices that were […]

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Business Smarts: Operating as a Debt-Free Company

Debt is often a natural aspect of running your company, especially when you’re first getting started, but it is possible to operate as a debt-free landscape business. Lawn Butler, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has operated debt free since the company started, aside from two notes for larger equipment over their 20 years of business. “It’s […]

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White House Rose Garden Renovation: Bringing a Design into Reality

First Lady Melania Trump announced a significant renewal of the White House Rose Garden this summer. The design was a collaboration by two landscape architecture firms, Perry Guillot, Inc. and Oehme, van Sweden & Associates (OvS). Walnut Hill Landscape Company, based in Annapolis, Maryland, was brought on to install the project, thanks to their strong […]

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