Author: National Association of Landscape Professionals

Web Marketing for Landscape Companies: Q & A With Brian Kraff, Market Hardware

NALP recently had a chance to pick the brain of Brian Kraff, the co-founder of Market Hardware, a provider of small business website marketing products and services that cater specifically to the landscape industry. We asked him our top 5 burning web marketing questions. Bring your questions to his session at LANDSCAPES 2016 in Louisville […]

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Overtime Relief Bill Introduced

In mid-July, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5), Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-5), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) introduced the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act, legislation that will initiate a three-year phase-in of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The phase-in is designed to mitigate the impact of the new rule, and provide additional […]

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NALP Member News – Week of July 4th

Davey Tree Experts Announces Promotions of Ina and Doody The Davey Tree Expert Company announced the promotion of Gregory Ina to vice president and general manager of research, recruiting and human resource development. Davey also announced the promotion of Kathy Doody to director of recruiting and employee development. Before his recent promotion, Ina served as […]

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NALP Member News – Week of June 27, 2016

Bill Horn Joins Lambert’s as VP, Garden Services Bill Horn has joined Lambert’s of Dallas, Texas, as Vice President, Garden Services. Horn has executive oversight for Lambert’s garden management, tree care, and plant health care programs including strategy development and planning. Horn has more than three decades of landscape leadership and corporate social responsibility experience. He was a National Association of Landscape Professionals board […]

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5 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Stay Cash Flow Positive

64% of small businesses suffer from late payments, and landscape business owners are no exception. On a recent NALP webinar, David Tulkin, of Fundbox, share some tips on how to get paid faster and stay cash-flow positive this year. He suggests: Proper time tracking. Manage operations effectively by ensuring you have proper time tracking in […]

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Progress Made in Proposal to Ban Leaf Blowers in Brookline, MA

In recent weeks we have reported several times on the ongoing leaf blower dialogue in Brookline, Massachusetts. For several years now the community has been exploring restrictions on leaf blower use. This week, the issue was once again a topic of debate and many landscape professionals showed up to present their side of the issue […]

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The National Association of Landscape Professionals Launches a Major New Consumer Website and Social Media Channels

NALP has launched LoveYourLandscape.org, a new website, as the cornerstone of its national consumer outreach efforts orchestrated by the Industry Growth Initiative (IGI).

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OFLC Announces Emergency Procedures Initiative for Backlogged H-2B Applications

On Friday,  Feb. 19, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) announced that they are instituting an Emergency Procedures Program to address the current processing backlog of H-2B Visa applications in the Chicago National Processing Center (NPC). 

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Advocacy issue dashboard released

To keep members better informed on advocacy activities, NALP recently added an issue dashboard to their advocacy webpage. The new tool will help members more easily follow the issues on which NALP is working, where activity is occurring, and what they can do to help. It provides members the opportunity to conveniently and easily get […]

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