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Level Up: Belknap Landscape Company, Inc. Is Committed to Doing Things Right

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Belknap Landscape Company, Inc., based in Gilford, New Hampshire, is currently working toward reaching the $10 million revenue mark, which they feel might be their sweet spot. “We’ve always strived to be small enough that employees […]

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Business Smarts: How to Maximize Your Career Page

One of the keys to establishing a labor pipeline is to always be recruiting. A simple method for constant recruitment is to establish a career page on your website. Kelly Dowell, founder of Keldo Digital, says it’s a great idea to have a career page for various reasons, including recruitment, branding and sales. She explains […]

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Expand Your Thinking with the Innovation and Technology Forum

Did you miss the Innovation and Technology Forum yesterday? There’s still time to view the full event with the All-Access Pass. You can log in to the virtual platform any time between now and Nov. 17, 2021, to watch the recorded sessions. If you’re curious about what all was covered, here are some of the […]

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Taking Chances with Confidence and Faith with Neil Bales: Episode 26 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 26th episode 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 and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talk with Neil Bales, president and COO of LandPatterns. LandPatterns is a landscape […]

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How I Do It: Bringing Arboriculture In-House or Subcontracting

If your company is looking at adding a tree care division to your operations a major question is should you have in-house arborists or subcontract with a tree care company? The answer depends on aspects such as your core company focus, your client base and your available capital. “Work to understand all the costs associated […]

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Business Smarts: Implementing Succession Planning in Your Organization

Succession planning isn’t something you should only start considering when you get closer to retirement age. This is a future-focused practice of identifying the knowledge and skills needed to perform in certain roles and preparing multiple individuals to potentially carry out those functions. Succession planning also isn’t just about who is going to take on […]

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Faces of the Industry: Karen Wilkinson

Karen Wilkinson says entering the landscape industry was the greatest leap of faith she could have made for her career. She says when she was presented with the opportunity to become a leader, she was very hesitant and frankly, scared. “I found a passion and a great sense fulfillment that makes each day unique,” she […]

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How It Started & How It’s Going: Episode 25 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 25th episode 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 Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape discuss their previous podcast episodes. In this podcast, they reflect back on the first […]

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Veterans Share Their Experience in the Landscape Industry

Today marks Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor America’s veterans for their service and sacrifice. We caught up with a handful of veterans who have transitioned from the military in the lawn care and landscape industry. How They Ended Up in the Industry Alejandro Fairley, served in the Army for nine years. He […]

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Level Up: R&R Landscaping Doesn’t Compromise on Their Identity

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. R&R Landscaping based in Auburn, Alabama, doesn’t have an ideal company size they’re focused on reaching. Instead, they focus on their ideal client and ideal employee. “Successfully attracting those two groups of people drives our future […]

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