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From OK to Outstanding with Steve Mulvany: Season 2, Episode 10 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 10 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, talk with Steve Mulvany, president and founder of Management Tools Inc. Mulvany’s company […]

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All in the Family with Tara and Bruce Allentuck: Season 2, Episode 9 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 9 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, Macey Wollenberg, branch manager at LandCare, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape talk with Bruce and Tara Allentuck, co-founders […]

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Faces of the Industry: Olivia Espinoza

Olivia Espinoza got into the landscape industry as a groundskeeper for an apartment complex, taking care of flower containers and beds. “I enjoyed it so much I decided to take horticulture classes to learn more about plants,” she says. She spent two seasons working as a groundskeeper and now works for Kujawa Enterprises, Inc., based […]

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Many plants experienced burns from the record-breaking heatwave. Photo: Pacific Landscape Management

Landscape Professionals Deal With Heatwave Aftermath in the Pacific Northwest

The recent heatwave that impacted much of Western North America from June 26-29 set all time-records for daytime temperature highs over the four-day period. The main cause for the heatwave was from a high-pressure system that sat over the region, earning it the term ‘heat dome.’ Warm overnight temperatures also helped temperatures climb over the […]

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The Big Green Podcast: A Conversation with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software

In the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, NALP CEO Britt Wood catches up with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software about their recent acquisition by ServiceTitan, a software provider for home and commercial service businesses. In this podcast, they discuss how Aspire has grown over the years, trends that Tipton is seeing in […]

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Finding a Successful Work/Life Integration with Bob Grover: Season 2, Episode 8 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 8 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, talk with Bob Grover, LIC, president of Pacific Landscape Management. Grover graduated from Oregon State University in 1983. After 15 […]

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How I Do It: Making the Most of Your Social Media Posts

Posting on social media is a rather straightforward process but if you don’t have a strategy you may be wondering why you’re not seeing results. Mike Haynes, president of LOVING, based in Gastonia, North Carolina, says it’s all about having a learner’s posture when it comes to testing things out to find what works on […]

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Plan Ahead by Looking Back: Season 2, Episode 7 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 7 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 talk with each other. In this podcast, our hosts reflect back on recent episodes, while also looking forward to […]

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Setting Up Your Lawn Care Franchise for Success

Say you’ve decided you want to add lawn care services to your business and that going the franchise route is what meets your needs the best. What next? Now it is time to choose which lawn care franchise you want to work with. There are a number of different options out there and there is […]

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How I Do It: Building A Social Media Brand

Social media is ubiquitous at this point and there are always new platforms rising and falling. You might think it’s not worth investing your time in your social media brand with things constantly changing. Or you might have tried social media branding on some platforms like Facebook but haven’t had the time to make a […]

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