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Celebrating Your Career Wins: Season 2, Episode 28 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 28 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk about the different career wins they have had over the last few months. In this podcast, they discuss the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving: Season 2, Episode 27 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 27 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, reflect on what they are thankful for this year and wanted to wish all our listeners a very Happy […]

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Initiating Your Corporate Social Responsibility with D’Anna Wade Thompson: Season 2, Episode 26 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 26 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, and Macey Robinson, branch manager with LandCare, talk with D’Anna Wade Thompson, CEO of StandOut Communications. Thompson has spent more […]

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Faces of the Industry: Luis Mata

Luis Mata, maintenance operations manager for Chalet Nursery, based in Wilmette, Illinois, was introduced to the industry at a young age as he started working with his father on a landscape crew throughout high school. “At one point I did not want to be involved in the industry,” Mata says. “I wanted to find something […]

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Changing the Conversation with DE&I with Sherhara Downing: Season 2, Episode 25 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 25 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Macey Wollenberg, branch manager with LandCare, talk with Sherhara Downing with Level Comm. Downing is the founder of Level Comm and specializes in creating engaging communication […]

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Enhancing the Environment through Interior Plants with Paige Tisdale: Season 2, Episode 24 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 24 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 welcome Paige Tisdale, business developer with Dennis’ 7 Dees. Tisdale received […]

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Meet Brandon Sheppard, 2021 Advocacy Award Winner

The 2021 Advocacy Award was presented to Brandon Sheppard at NALP’s final LANDSCAPES event on Wednesday, Oct. 20. This award is presented to an individual who has dedicated their time and efforts to go above and beyond to help represent and defend the interests of our industry at the local, state and national levels. “I […]

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LIVE from LANDSCAPES with David Grover and Frank Mariani Jr: Season 2, Episode 23 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 23 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 David Grover, branch manager with Pacific Landscape Management and Frank Mariani […]

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Preparing for the Snowy Season with Brian McNichol: Season 2, Episode 22 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 22 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, talk with Brian McNichol, sales and operations manager with Snow and Ice Management.  McNichol graduated from Widener University with a business management […]

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Finding Your Why with Joshua Gillow and Duane Draughon: Season 2, Episode 21 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 21 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with Joshua Gillow, founder of YES Express, and Duane Draughon owner and lead designer of VizX Design Studios. Gillow is […]

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