Author: PLANET Administrator

Flat Rate Friday – July 16th!

I want to personally invite you to GIC this year, PLANET’s Green Industry Conference, and to tell you about our lowest discounted price ever! This Friday, July 16th, for one day only, we are offering GIC registration for a flat rate of $200 per person. You pay $200 and you get full registration including access […]

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TCIA and PLANET pursue partnership opportunities

The following press release was issued yesterday, 2/25. ******************************* The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) announced today that the organizations have decided to defer continued discussions on unification at this time. They will continue to pursue partnership opportunities and explore ways to work together to further the interests of […]

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What is the biggest change you've made since the downturn? – Part 4

“We’ve pounded our financials.”

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What is the biggest change you've made since the downturn? – Part 3

PLANET recently interviewed a few of our members on how they were surviving in these tough economic times. Here is part 3 (of 4) from interviewee, Landon Reeve, Landscape Industry Certified Manager, from Chapel Valley Landscape Co. located in Woodbine, MD. “Our company is divided almost equally between commercial and residential landscape construction and maintenance.  […]

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What is the Biggest Change You've Made Since the Downturn? – Part 2

PLANET recently interviewed a few of our members on how they were surviving in these tough economic times. Here is another interview from Chris Senske of Senske Lawn & Tree Care in Kennwick, WA. “Our lawn care and pest control business has been stable, but we’re down a bit in commercial maintenance, primarily because of […]

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What is the biggest change you've made since the downturn? – Part 1

PLANET recently interviewed a few of our members on how they were surviving in these tough economic times. Here is one of those interviews from Gerry McCarthy of Mac’s Landscaping in Burlington, MA. “I know we’re not alone when I say the design/build portion of our business has taken a tremendous hit since the recession […]

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