We recently updated our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this website, you acknowledge that our revised Privacy Policy applies.

Business Advice & Stories

How I Do It: Maintaining Employee Motivation

It’s natural for your employees to sometimes lose motivation, but it is your job as the company leader to step up and provide the right morale boost for your team. “It is our responsibility as leaders/coaches/managers to be aware of how our employees are feeling and intervene when we can to lift them up,” says […]

Read More

Industry Professionals Share Their 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Setting New Year’s resolutions is a common practice as one year ends and another begins. While typically people use the new year to set personal goals you can also use the time to set some business resolutions. Below a handful of NALP members share their professional and personal resolutions for 2021 as well as their […]

Read More

Happy New Year!: Episode 32 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

On this last day of 2020, our hosts reflect on the past year, talk resolutions and goals for the new year, and share what they are most looking forward to in 2021. A big thank you to our listeners!  We’re grateful for your support and excited about continuing this journey together in the new year. […]

Read More

How to Stick to Your Business New Year’s Resolutions

2021 is right around the corner and many are eager to leave 2020 far behind. With this new year comes a fresh start and the opportunity to set new resolutions. Often New Year’s resolutions are mocked since after the first few weeks of January, they have already been forgotten or abandoned. However, this doesn’t have […]

Read More

Level Up: Southern Botanical’s Commitment to Quality Drives Company Growth

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Like many companies in the industry, the seed of Southern Botanical, Inc. was planted when a young boy started mowing his neighbors’ lawns. President and CEO Jason Craven launched his business officially in 1995 as J.C. […]

Read More

Happy Holidays!: Episode 31 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

Happy Holidays from the Growing in the Green Podcast!  Whether you’re continuing long-standing traditions or creating new ones (because….you know…2020), we hope you can enjoy some time with those you love this holiday season.  Listen to the full podcast below.

Read More

Business Smarts: Creating a Mailing List and Checking It Twice

There are so many ways to communicate with your customer base nowadays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the different ways you can reach them. “It’s impossible to be across every single marketing channel and do it very well,” Joseph Stark, marketing director for Ground Works Land Design, based in Cleveland, Ohio. “What I […]

Read More

Faces of the Industry: Kristy Mathews

Kristy Mathews, owner of K&B Lawn and Landscaping based in Jacksonville, Florida, has only been working in the landscape industry for less than a year. She started her business in April 2020. Thanks to contactless payments and their work being done outside, Mathews says the pandemic has not caused any issues for the business. “Everybody’s […]

Read More

Women in Landscape Network Virtual Networking Series Takeaways

Since August, the NALP Women in Landscape Network powered by Bayer has hosted over a dozen meetings via Zoom in conjunction with their new Virtual Networking Series. The WILN Leadership Team has worked to develop timely, relevant, and interesting offerings, and cultivate a variety of speakers and formats, including presentations by industry veterans and open […]

Read More

Setting the Path for Sales Success with Kirk Armstrong: Episode 30 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 30th 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 Macey Wollenberg, an account manager with LandCare, talk with Kirk Armstrong from Armstrong Sales Coaching. Armstrong is a graduate of […]

Read More