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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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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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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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Lawn Mowing, Landscape Maintenance, Irrigation Boost Residential & Commercial Site Value

Lawn care, landscape maintenance and tree care services, in addition to irigation system installations, produce substantial payouts at resale. This according to the 2018 Remodeling Report: Outdoor Features, by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and NALP. The report examines 13 outdoor residential projects and 10 commercial property projects, highlighting the reasons why property owners complete them. […]

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Landscaping is No. 4 on Homeowners’ Top Home Improvement To-Do List

Thirty-two percent of homeowners have been putting off at least one home improvement project for 12 months or more. And landscaping is in the top five on that list, according to a new study on home improvement site Porch.com. Home Improvement To-Do List The study says nine of these jobs on homeowners’ to-do lists “desperately […]

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2019 Home Buying Update

What does the 2019 home buying season look like? According to Realtor.com, rising prices, an influx of inventory and moderate sales pace will dictate the home buying season. Let’s take a look at these segments. Home Buying Update: 2019 Mortgage Rates Could Be Best Since 2005 Housing forecasts suggest the recent plunge in mortgage rates […]

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How YardApes Survived Not Getting its Returning H-2B Workers

Like a lot of landscape business owners, Shayne Newman, owner of YardApes, a full-service design, construction and maintenance company, was significantly impacted by the lack of visas to come through the H-2B program this past year. Of the 66,000 available, he didn’t get a single one—and he admits he was unprepared for it to be […]

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The Top 5 Landscape Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

What do your customers crave in their landscapes this year? The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is about to tell you with its official list of the top 2019 landscape trends. Drawing upon the expertise of the industry’s 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals, NALP annually predicts trends that will influence the […]

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