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Stories About the Pros

Critical Fundamentals with Danny Kerr: Season 2, Episode 17 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 17 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talks with Danny Kerr, co-founder of Breakthrough Academy. Hyper-focused by his desire to do better, be better, Kerr started his own contracting business when he was just a teen and by the age of 20, he […]

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Building Resilience with Jim McCutcheon: Season 2, Episode 16 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 16 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talks with Jim McCutcheon, CEO of HighGrove Partners.   McCutcheon graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in landscape architecture. He began his career with Post Properties as a landscape designer. In 2001, […]

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New Rules for Networking: Season 2, Episode 15 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 15 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with each other.    In this podcast, our hosts reflect back on the last few months, as summer […]

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Clarity in Communication with Dan Foley: Season 2, Episode 14 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 14 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, talks with Dan Foley, president of DHCC Management Corporation. Foley is president of DHCC Management Corporation where he serves as a success coach and advisor. He is also a coach and practice leader for open […]

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Finding Fulfillment with Tom Shotzbarger: Season 2, Episode 11 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 11 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Macey Wollenberg, branch manager at LandCare, talk with Tom Shotzbarger, grounds manager for Graver Arboretum.   During a career of nearly 50 years in the green industry, Tom […]

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From OK to Outstanding with Steve Mulvany: Season 2, Episode 10 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 10 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with Steve Mulvany, president and founder of Management Tools Inc. Mulvany’s company […]

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All in the Family with Tara and Bruce Allentuck: Season 2, Episode 9 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 9 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, Macey Wollenberg, branch manager at LandCare, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape talk with Bruce and Tara Allentuck, co-founders […]

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Faces of the Industry: Olivia Espinoza

Olivia Espinoza got into the landscape industry as a groundskeeper for an apartment complex, taking care of flower containers and beds. “I enjoyed it so much I decided to take horticulture classes to learn more about plants,” she says. She spent two seasons working as a groundskeeper and now works for Kujawa Enterprises, Inc., based […]

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Many plants experienced burns from the record-breaking heatwave. Photo: Pacific Landscape Management

Landscape Professionals Deal With Heatwave Aftermath in the Pacific Northwest

The recent heatwave that impacted much of Western North America from June 26-29 set all time-records for daytime temperature highs over the four-day period. The main cause for the heatwave was from a high-pressure system that sat over the region, earning it the term ‘heat dome.’ Warm overnight temperatures also helped temperatures climb over the […]

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The Big Green Podcast: A Conversation with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software

In the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, NALP CEO Britt Wood catches up with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software about their recent acquisition by ServiceTitan, a software provider for home and commercial service businesses. In this podcast, they discuss how Aspire has grown over the years, trends that Tipton is seeing in […]

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