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NALP Members in the News: Mariani Premier Group, Ruppert Landscape, Ewing and Bartlett Tree Experts

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Mariani Premier Group Acquires Blue Landscape Contracting Group and Blue Outdoor Solutions Mariani Premier Group has acquired Blue Landscape Contracting Group and Blue Outdoor Solutions based in Naples, Florida. This is the fifteenth company acquired by Mariani and extends their footprint to the Sunshine […]

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NALP Members in the News: LandCare, Landscape Workshop, Electric Sheep and Davey Tree

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. LandCare Announces First COO Mark Hopkins has been named LandCare’s Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Hopkins will play a vital role in providing strategic leadership and guidance to the company’s divisional leaders. As the company has expanded its presence in established and emerging markets […]

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NALP Members in the News: Mariani Premier Group, Bartlett Tree Experts, Davey Tree Expert Company, EMI, Landscape Workshop, Ewing and WILSON360

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Mariani Premier Group Acquires Planted Earth Landscaping Planted Earth Landscaping has been added to the Mariani Premier Group’s growing family of companies. This is the 14th company acquired by Mariani and the first entry into the Mid-Atlantic states. Headquartered in Sykesville, Maryland, Planted Earth […]

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A Shared Commitment to Excellence: Ruppert Landscape Acquires Scott’s Landscaping

Scott’s Landscaping, based in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, has served the State College, Pennsylvania area for the past 33 years. The company provides commercial and residential maintenance, installation, and erosion control, including land preparation and seeding, lawn care and snow removal. Ruppert Landscape acquired Scott’s last month. Ruppert’s president Phil Key says the company stood out […]

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In Memoriam: Barbara Scheibe

Barbara Ann Scheibe, former executive director of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association, passed away on Sept. 24, 2023, at the age of 79. Scheibe married her high school sweetheart, Marshall Scheibe, on January 11, 1964. After having two daughters, she earned her LPN degree from Alverno College in 1971, her RN degree in 1983 from […]

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ELEVATE Attendance Grows By 37% in 2023

The bar was set high last year at NALP’s inaugural ELEVATE event, but as you know, everything is bigger in Texas. More than 2,100 attendees gathered at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas, for the second ELEVATE event on Sept. 10-13, 2023, where they experienced education, networking and fun. At the beginning of the conference, […]

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ELEVATE Expo Highlights Innovative Products and Fosters Campfire Dialogues 

You don’t need a DeLorean tricked out with a flux capacitor to see the future of the industry. All you need to do is walk the ELEVATE Expo floor, where 171 exhibitors presented software, efficient equipment and other innovative products designed to help landscape professionals excel at their business. “This expo experience has really been […]

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ELEVATE Opening Main Stage Speaker Highlights How to Foster Creativity and A Beginner’s Mindset

If you’ve been introduced at a speaking event before, you know that this short bio tends to briefly highlight your greatest accomplishments. Yet realistically, your journey includes a number of wrong turns and mistakes as well. ELEVATE’s opening Main Stage session speaker Liz Forkin Bohannon, founder and CEO of Sseko Designs, a sustainable fashion brand, […]

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NALP Members in the News: BrightView, Balanced Environments, Inc., SavATree, StayGreen, Davey Resource Group and LandCare

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. BrightView Names New CEO BrightView has appointed Dale A. Asplund as the new president and CEO starting Oct. 1, 2023. Along with his appointment as CEO, he will join the BrightView board as a director on that date. Asplund succeeds interim president and CEO […]

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NALP Members in the News: Focal Pointe, LandCare, PBI-Gordon, Ewing, and Davey Tree Expert Company

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Focal Pointe Acquires Three Landscape Companies Focal Pointe Holdings, LLC, based in Caseyville, Illinois, has acquired three landscape companies: Landworks in Kansas City, Kansas; Rite-A-Way Lawn Care in Cottleville, Missouri; and Signature Landscape in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. These acquisitions are expected to contribute 39% […]

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