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Finding the Silver Lining: Landscape Pros Share Positive Stories

In times of trouble, it can be easy to only see the bad and focus on negative news but even during a crisis you can find hope and positivity. Various NALP members share how they are staying positive and they highlight the unexpected bright spots that have come out of the COVID crisis. Projecting a […]

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Maintaining Good Mental Health: Landscape Pros Share Strategies for Coping with COVID-19

Human beings are social creatures and combining the social distancing along with all of the unknowns of the current pandemic can cause considerable mental strain on your employees, your customers and yourself. Here are some tips from members on how they’re managing mental health in the midst of this crisis. Open Communication With half of […]

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Operating and Communicating with Customers During the Quarantine

To say the current situation is unusual and difficult is not an overstatement. The COVID-19 crisis is evolving daily and industry companies are adapting their operations to protect and serve their staff – and client needs. “We have spent a tremendous amount of time over the past two weeks evaluating the recommendations to keep our […]

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How to Make a Good Virtual First Impression

Earlier this month, we shared how students and landscape professionals can get the most out of NCLC and while the in-person event is cancelled, we welcome you to participate in the upcoming NCLC virtual event on April 7-8 from 1 to 4 p.m. ET on both days. Here are a few tips on how to […]

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Meet NALP Member Scott Fullerton, owner of Fullerton Grounds Maintenance

Scott Fullerton, owner of Fullerton Grounds Maintenance (FGM), headquartered in Kenvil, New Jersey, has been in the industry since he was 12 years old. Similar to others, he started mowing lawns and working on neighbors’ properties before it was a formal business — and also went on to work for others. After more than a […]

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National Hispanic Landscape Alliance Becomes Part of NALP

In 2011, six contractor companies and five manufacturers, who served as supporting members, formed the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), with the goal to empower the more than 500,000 Hispanic-Americans employed in the landscape industry in the United States and provide them a voice in advocating for their interests. Likewise, for decades the National Association […]

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Taking Advantage of the Downtime to Earn CEUs

This is a spring like no other and every company is facing a different situation in their local area, but for certified people who have some time to spare, you can take advantage of the unexpected downtime to catch up on your Continuing Education Units (CEUs). There are numerous ways to earn CEUs, but one […]

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Financial Strategies for Dealing with COVID-19

Greg Herring, founder and CEO of The Herring Group, a consultant company, shared some business and financial advice with NALP members on how to best respond to COVID-19.

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Landscape and Lawn Care Business Owners Face COVID-19 Head On

As landscape business owners face the reality of what COVID-19 could mean for their operations, many have already begun to put plans in place and face potential challenges head-on. As many believe we are still in the early stages of what this pandemic could mean for our nation—and our businesses—now is to be the time […]

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Coronavirus Webinar for Landscape & Lawn Care Companies

To help companies deal with the business and operational ramifications of the Coronavirus, the National Association of Landscape Professionals will host the free webinar, “Dealing with the Coronavirus in Your Landscape or Lawn Care Business,” on Wednesday, March 18, from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET. The webinar is limited to 500 registrants. Presenters include: […]

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