Author: Heather Finney

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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LoveYourLandscape.com, a new consumer-focused website

As part of a larger public relations campaign to raise awareness of the value, expertise, and knowledge that comes with hiring professional lawn and landscape companies and to foster a deeper appreciation for green spaces, PLANET recently unveiled a new consumer-focused website—LoveYourLandscape.com. LoveYourLandscape.com provides homeowners and commercial clients with helpful information about the importance of […]

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OPEI Foundation and Discovery Education Launch TurfMutt’s “Paw it Forward” Sweepstakes

From February 18 – March 11, you can enter the TurfMutt sweepstakes to win a $250 donation to your local animal shelter and help dogs (cats and other critters) find a forever family.  Two winners receive a $250 donation and an eco-friendly TurfMutt backpack with school supplies. To enter, go to TurfMutt’s facebook page.   […]

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Honoring you!

PLANET loves to honor our members and the great work that they do throughout the entire year. Our members and this industry, are committed to serving the world’s green spaces and those who use them! They are dedicated to providing the best for their customers and representing PLANET well. This past fall, PLANET introduced our […]

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Innovation and Technology the theme of 2011 Executive Forum

PLANET’s recent Executive Forum and Leadership Meeting at The Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida, held February 17–20, opened with leadership meetings and the installation of PLANET’s 2011–2012 board of directors, which go into effect beginning May 1, 2011. This year’s Forum focused on Technology and Innovation. The keynote address featured Carmine Gallo, journalist and author […]

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2nd Annual PLANET Day of Service – a success!

For those of you that were following all of the action and developments leading up to this past week on Earth Day, our 2nd annual PLANET Day of Service….. we are pleased to share that it was a huge success! We had over 3,000 volunteers participating in more than 200 projects in 38 states and […]

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Want to make a difference in your community?

Planning for the second annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service on Earth Day, April 22, 2010, is in full force. This program is a grassroots effort and opportunity for PLANET members, state associations, supplier members, PLANET partners, and other green industry professionals to come together across the country for a day of giving […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from PLANET

The Thanksgiving holiday is tomorrow, and before we succumb to the effects of the feast of food, let’s not forget the deeper meaning behind the holiday. It is a time for us to pause and give thanks for all that we have and all that we are. So, as you sit down with your family […]

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Something for everyone at Green Industry Conference

Green industry professionals came together October 28–31, 2009, in Louisville, Kentucky, for the annual PLANET Green Industry Conference and GIE+EXPO. They networked with peers from around the country, attended educational sessions and round tables on hot topics such as sustainability and social marketing, checked out the latest products at the industry’s largest trade show and […]

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Green Space by Total Landscape Care

Total Landscape Care editor, Glenn DiNella reflects on PLANET’s 2009 Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Day on the Hill events. “…I’m glad we have an organization like PLANET to promote the causes of the green industry. I hope you will visit the PLANET Web site and join this worthy organization. And I hope to see […]

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