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Author: Lisa Schaumann

Mark Maslow is 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The National Association of Landscape Professionals has named, Mark Maslow, co-owner and President of Southern Landscape Group in Evington, Virginia, this year’s Young Entrepreneur of the year. Mark began mowing lawns in high school and started a small landscape maintenance company and he has grown it into Central Virginia’s premier residential Design Build contracting firm. […]

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Brigham Young University Wins NCLC

Brigham Young University – Provo is the winner of NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition, and Tyler Gilson of Michigan State University is the first-place student. Sixty-one teams battled it out, March 15-18, in 29 competitions in Provo, Utah, in events like arboriculture, hardscape installation, wood construction, plant identification, sales presentation, exterior/interior design, irrigation troubleshooting, skid […]

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Betsy Demoret, Retiring After 25 Years

If you’ve been to an NALP, PLANET, or PLCAA event in the last 25 years, then you have definitely seen or been helped by Betsy Demoret.  With a big smile and lots of energy, Betsy has been a bit of a “den mother” to many staff and members. She loves to stay behind the scenes, […]

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Lawn and Landscape CEO Secrets Revealed

At the CEOs Unplugged panel at Leaders Forum on Jan 14, 2017, hosted by Ken Taylor from John Deere, seven of the industry’s top CEO’s, shared a variety of business advice with an audience of nearly 200 people. The CEO’s included: Mike Bogan, CEO, LandCare, San Diego, CA Jim Campanella, CEO, Lawn Dawg, Nashua, NH […]

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If You Weren't at Leaders Forum, Here's What You Missed…

We had a fantastic Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, Jan 12-14, 2017.  If you weren’t there, you missed some killer networking, trends expert Daniel Levine, and a CEO panel of industry superstars who shared some great insights.  Here are a few highlights: Record Breaking Attendance – NALP’s Leaders Forum had record breaking attendance – up […]

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Abby Santos Receives Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Abby Santos, co-owner of No Ka Oi Landscape Services, received NALP’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Awards Breakfast at Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, on Jan 13, 2017. Santos and her husband Frank started No Ka Oi Plants on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii, in 1977, as a side business – to […]

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Jim McCutcheon Receives Lifetime Leadership Award

At the Awards Breakfast at Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, on Jan. 13, 2017, Jim McCutcheon, CEO of HighGrove was presented with NALP’s Lifetime Leadership Award. McCutcheon is a former President of NALP, he was the chairperson of the National Collegiate Landscape Competition. He was President of NALP’s Foundation and is also a Platinum Donor. He has […]

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Sneak Peek: NALP Leaders Forum in St. Thomas

Leaders Forum is always in a great location, but this year we may have outdone ourselves! We can’t wait to bring everyone to this year’s Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, January 12-14. NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman, and Joan Haller, NALP director of events and education, just got back from a quick planning trip and their photos […]

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NALP Field Trip with Marty Grunder is a Sell-Out Success

  It has been a little while since NALP has done facility tours and education in different locations around the country, but at your request it is back and better than ever! This week, we traveled to Chicago to team up with industry powerhouse Marty Grunder for 2-days of networking, education and an in-depth facility […]

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So, This is What a Tree Doctor Does?

As any professional knows, diagnosing problems with trees isn’t easy – there are so many potential factors at work. We were lucky enough to travel to Charlotte, North Carolina, recently, to go behind the scenes at the Bartlett Tree Experts’ 400 acre arboretum and research laboratory.  We always wondered what the life of a tree […]

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