September 28, 2021 - National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: September 28, 2021

In Memoriam: Janet Henderson Cole

Janet Henderson Cole passed away on Sept. 27, 2021, at the age of 62 after a long battle with breast cancer. Cole was a retired Regents Professor Emeritus from Oklahoma State University (OSU). As a valued NALP member, Cole served as the Educator representative on the International Certification Council (ICC) from 2015–2021 and was a […]

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Developing a Strong Second in Command

To scale your business and improve your use of time as owner, your business needs a strong leadership team, and ideally for many owners: a second in command (2IC) A second in command can be an Operations Manager, a General Manager, a COO, or a Chief of Staff.  There are different reasons to employ a […]

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Ruppert Landscape Helps Install Exhibit Highlighting Pandemic Toll

Over 350 employees from Ruppert Landscape’s Maryland, DC and Virginia branches came together from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16 to bring a public art installation to fruition, commemorating all the Americans who have died due to COVID-19. Maryland artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg conceptualized the installation, In America: Remember, to be a memorial that is also […]

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Lawn Care Corner: Controlling Fall Armyworms

Sponsored Content Fall armyworms are stout-bodied, hairless, striped caterpillars that feed on grass foliage in turf and crops. While Fall armyworms are more often associated with agricultural crops but they can be quite damaging to turfgrasses as well. Host grass species include Poa spp., bermudagrass, ryegrass, fescue, bluegrass, and Johnson grass. Lawn care operators are […]

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