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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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Team Building: The Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

Ideally, you never want your employees to submit a resignation. However, if you aren’t taking the time to conduct exit interviews, you can miss out on critical information that can prevent others from leaving. “For us, that exit interview is critical for our development,” says Daniel Garcia-Enriquez, a recruiter and human resources generalist for Mullin, […]

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Lawn Care Corner: Dealing with Sedge and Crabgrass

Sponsored Content As fall approaches, there are two foes still lingering about in turf: sedges and crabgrass. Is there a solution out there that can help? Of course! The season is winding down, turfgrass growth is slowing, but weeds continue to be a thorn in your side. What are your options for managing crabgrass and […]

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2022 Judges Award: Maintaining a Boxwood Lover’s Paradise

When The LaurelRock Company, based in Wilton, Connecticut, took on the maintenance of an estate in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 2020, the plant health care was nonexistent and the multi-million-dollar landscape was in decline. Two years later, their work on the property earned LaurelRock one of the two prestigious Judges Awards presented in 2022, which is […]

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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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The Urgency for Doing Safety Differently in Landscaping – Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention

By Chris Lingard, director of risk and safety at HeartLand, LLC With 20+ years in health and safety, this profession still fascinates me because there is no easy button or step model for success. Although safety is often seen as auditing, behavioral correction, common sense, and discipline, it is truly about people, their values, genuine […]

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Level Up: GoldGlo Landscapes Grows to Provide Career Paths

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. GoldGlo Landscapes, LLC, based in Millersburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 2002. President Steven Stoltzfus was just 21 at the time, but he had worked in residential construction for five years as a general contractor. Stoltzfus’s father […]

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REPLAY: Energize, Empower, Inspire with Josh Flynn

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus at Include Software, Neal Glatt of GrowTheBench and Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape, talk with Josh Flynn, CEO of Seabreeze Property Services. After finishing up his degree in environmental studies from the University of Richmond, Flynn joined up with the […]

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Joe Theismann Closes Out ELEVATE 2022

During ELEVATE’s closing Main Stage session, former Super Bowl-winning NFL quarterback Joe Theismann spoke to attendees about how to win despite challenges with anecdotes about his life as a football player and as an entrepreneur. He challenged landscape professionals to determine their own definition of success and to help others. “True success comes when you […]

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ELEVATE Expo Features Intimate Conversations with Suppliers and Sneak Peek at Future Innovations

The ELEVATE Expo featured 147 exhibitors representing experts and manufacturers of everything from equipment to business software. This expo not only provided attendees the opportunity to connect and learn about these new products but also featured numerous educational sessions. “We definitely have been pleasantly surprised with just the whole conference, the exhibit hall itself,” says […]

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