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REPLAY: Leaders Never Stop Learning with Jenny Girard

In this replay episode 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 Robinson, branch manager at LandCare, talk with Jenny Girard, area manager with R.M. Landscape. Girard earned her associate degree in science and mathematics before moving on […]

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What Does It Take to Grow Your Landscape Company?

This information came from a session during the 2022 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss the 2023 ELEVATE in Dallas on Sept. 10-13. Most lawn and landscape company owners want to grow their businesses. How to go about doing that will vary, as there is no one perfect method, but several others in the industry share what […]

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Managing Client Expectations Through Supply Chain, Inflation and Labor Issues 

This information came from a session during the 2022 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss the 2023 ELEVATE in Dallas on Sept. 10-13. While the demand for landscape services has remained high, client expectations are also incredibly high. This can be a problem as there are a number of challenges landscape professionals face on a daily basis, […]

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Being More Environmentally Conscious with Trista Imrich: Season 3: Episode 21 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 21 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt of GrowTheBench and Macey Robinson at LandCare talk to Trista Imrich, owner of Wild Works of Whimsey. Imrich is a Virginia Certified Horticulturist and Designer and Level 2 Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional in design and installation (CBLP-ID).  A Navy […]

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How To Handle Change Orders on Design/Build Landscape Projects

You can’t foresee everything that might happen on a landscape installation project, and sometimes this can result in necessary change orders. Improving your design process can help eliminate some of these occurrences, but they can still happen from time to time. Sometimes it is because the issue at hand is something that could not be […]

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Team Building: How to Develop a Diverse Workforce

This information came from a session during the 2022 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss the 2023 ELEVATE in Dallas on Sept. 10-13. Having a diverse workforce has many benefits, including having higher rates of productivity and performance and increased creativity and innovation. However, you might not know how to go about increasing the diversity […]

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How To Reduce Change Order Frequency on Design/Build Projects

When you’re in the middle of installing a client’s landscape project, it can be a hassle when the customer decides to add on to the scope or make site changes to the job. Not only does it tend to throw off your scheduling, but it can create billing issues and additional paperwork. If this happens […]

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REPLAY: Engaging Employees to Solve the Labor Crisis with Mike Bogan

In this replay 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, talked to Mike Bogan, CEO of LandCare. Bogan graduated from Mississippi State University with a […]

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WILN Takeover – Getting Involved – The Woman’s Perspective with Beth Berry, Becca Presley and Gail Reinhart

In season 3, episode 19 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, members of the NALP Women In Landscape Network (WILN) took over the podcast. Beth Berry with Advanced Turf Solutions, Becca Presley with Senske Services and Gail Reinhart with Five Seasons Landscape Management hosted this week’s podcast. Berry is VP of turf and […]

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How I Do It: Being Profitable During Fall Cleanup Season

Sponsored Content Depending on your location, the start of fall cleanup season varies, but sooner or later, the leaves will be falling, and customers will be calling. The question is – are you prepared to make the most of it? Michael Bedell, owner of Bedell Property Management, LLC, based in Milford, Michigan, says since he’s […]

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