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Irrigation System Checks That Save Water

Irrigation systems need regular maintenance to keep them working efficiently year after year. Damage from lawn equipment or improper winterization can cause leaks and other serious problems that can cost your customers a significant amount of wasted water. Here are a few irrigation system checks to perform on a monthly, yearly or periodic basis to […]

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    NALP Members in the News: BrightView, Bartlett, Green Lawn Fertilizing, Water & Sustainability Innovation Awards

    NALP members are growing, innovating and making names for themselves. Check out the latest updates in our special NALP Members in the News weekly blog. NALP Members in the News: BrightView launches Property Maintenance Interface BrightView Holdings announced the launch of BrightView (BV) Connect, an interface for property maintenance engagement.BV Connect virtually connects the customer with […]

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      3 Smart Irrigation Technologies to Use for System Upgrades

      The irrigation industry is experiencing a renaissance of smart irrigation technologies. Now more than ever there are irrigation products that use advanced sensors, Wi-Fi and app-based capabilities to automatically adjust watering schedules, communicate problems and save water. As a result, people receive more data and power to control irrigation systems. “Smart” irrigation systems irrigate landscapes […]

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        5 Landscape Business Tax Reduction Tips

        Americans pay more in taxes each year than they spend on food, clothing and housing combined, so reducing your taxes to the legal minimum can greatly increase your ability to build wealth, especially as a landscape business owner. Here are five strategies to reduce your taxes to the legal minimum. Using one these tax reduction […]

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          A Little Renewal, A Little Remembrance and Some Legislative Days Bring Industry Peers Together

          Impending H-2B legislation. Pesticide regulation pressures. Growing water conservation worries. Do you feel overwhelmed by one or more of these imperative lawn and landscape industry issues? Then step away from your business and attend NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Days on the Hill events July 14-17. The event kicks off July 14 with a […]

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            NALP Members in the News

            Check out the latest news from NALP members! NALP Members in the News: Carl Atwell Purchases Gempler’s NALP supplier member Gempler’s was purchased by Carl Atwell, the company’s new president, in January. The company sought a new buyer after previous owner, Ariens Specialty Brands, chose to focus on its power equipment business. Gempler’s then relaunched […]

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              How Canopy Lawn Care Recruits and Retains Women in Landscaping

              By Maria Pallotta, chief of staff, Canopy Lawn Care, Raleigh, North Carolina One of the most impactful conversations of my career happened during my first week at Canopy Lawn Care. Our CEO, Hunt Davis, had a conversation about one of his long-term goals at Canopy. He wanted our workforce to match the diversity of our […]

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                Orlando Castillo, Landscape Maintenance Professionals

                Meet NALP Member Orlando Castillo Jr. of LMP

                Prior to founding Landscape Maintenance Professionals (LMP), Orlando Castillo Jr., says he was working part-time for a friend who owned a landscape company—and valet parking cars in the evening. But he had developed an entrepreneurial spirit from his father and decided he could launch his own company. In the “early days,” Castillo says the company […]

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                  Be a Smart Irrigation Month Leader

                  Do your customers understand that efficient irrigation can save them water and money? Participate in the Smart Irrigation Month campaign and position your company as a leader in water-saving practices with customers, business partners and peers. Here are some smart ideas to help you become a smart leader this July from the Irrigation Association. Market […]

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                    NALP Members in the News

                    Help NALP celebrate these recent members in the news. Concrete Paver Sales Up Gross sales for concrete paver contractors in the U.S. and Canada increased by 8% during 2018, according to a recent survey by NALP association member the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI). While experiencing growth, four of of every five contractors still reported […]

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