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NALP Members in the News: Davey Tree Expert Company, McHale Landscape Design, Schill Grounds Management, SavATree and Ewing

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Davey Tree Expert Company Opens Biochar Facility The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the opening of its biochar facility in East Dundee, Illinois. This facility will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into biochar, an environmentally friendly soil additive. “Biochar […]

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NALP Members in the News: Mariani Premier Group, Ruppert Landscape, Project EverGreen, LandCare and Davey Tree

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Mariani Premier Group Acquires Galbraith Grounds Management Galbraith Grounds Management marks Mariani Premier Group’s 18th acquisition. This boutique landscape management firm specializes in the construction and care of Atlanta residential landscapes. Founded in 2000 by Marc Galbraith, GGM is known for exceptional property care […]

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NALP Members in the News: STIHL, Mariani Premier Group, Steel Green, Ewing, and McHale Landscape Design

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. STIHL Names New Vice President of Marketing Eric Bjorling has been named the vice president of marketing of STIHL, Inc. He will be responsible for leading the development of U.S. brand and retail marketing communications strategies, including national advertising programs, public relations, merchandising, and […]

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Landscape Company Owners Share Their Successes and Failures

As a leader, it’s important to pause from time to time and be reminded about certain concepts, as well as learn new things. Brian Helgoe, CEO & founder of Monarch Landscape Companies; Teddy Russell, owner & CEO of Russell Landscape; and Terell Weg, president & CEO of MSNW Group, discussed lessons they’ve learned running their […]

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Economist Provides Insights Into 2024-25 at Leaders Forum

Wouldn’t you love to have a crystal ball that tells you exactly what to expect for the next year? Attendees at Leaders Forum in Litibu, Nayarit, Mexico, got the next best thing on Jan. 18 as Taylor St. Germain, an economist with ITR Economics, shared various economic indicators and how landscape company owners can respond […]

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NALP Members in the News: Ruppert Landscape, Bartlett Tree Experts, Landscape Leadership and College of DuPage

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Ruppert Landscape Acquires The Greenery Ruppert Landscape has expanded their services in South Carolina with the acquisition of The Greenery of Charleston. The Greenery of Charleston is the leading commercial landscape maintenance and installation provider in the Charleston market and was owned and operated […]

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In Memoriam: Glenn Jacobsen

Glenn Jacobsen passed away on Jan. 8, 2024, at the age of 65, after a battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Jacobsen founded Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction in 1979 and was president of NALP in 2013. Like many others in the industry, Jacobsen got his start mowing neighborhood lawns. He built his Midland Park, New […]

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NALP Members in the News: Mariani Premier Group, Ruppert Landscape, Electric Sheep, LandCare, SavATree and Ewing

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Mariani Premier Group Acquires Rocky Mountain Custom Landscapes Mariani Premier Group has acquired its 16th company as part of its national expansion strategy. Rocky Mountain Custom Landscapes has been serving residential and commercial clients throughout Colorado. Bobby Head and Jason Ulberg started the company […]

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Industry Insights: See How Other Industry Companies Performed in 2023

The outlook for 2024 is optimistic with 64 percent of landscape professionals polled expecting to see increased profitability. NALP surveyed member contractor companies in November 2023 and received responses from 328 businesses across the country. Of those participants, 69% said they either met their budget goals or were within 1-9% above or below their profitability […]

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Meet Chris Senske, the 2023 Advocate of the Year

Chris Senske, acquisitions ambassador for Senske Services, based in Kennewick, Washington, got involved in advocacy early in his career as he grew up in a family that was pretty involved in the political process and he wanted to protect the family business from laws and regulations that could interfere with their success. “If you don’t […]

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