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Research & Statistics

Mid-Year Check Up: Lawn and Landscape Companies Report on Their Revenue for 2020

The National Association of Landscape Professionals conducted a survey in July of 170 landscape contractor companies to see how their businesses were fairing mid-year. The overall picture is optimistic. Companies are almost evenly split as to whether they are doing better or worse than projected, and when they are doing worse – most are only […]

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Industry Growth Council Shares HOA/Commercial Landscape Market Survey Report Results

The Industry Growth Council of the National Association of Landscape Professionals conducted an HOA/Commercial Landscape Market Survey in partnership with the Community Associations Institute to gauge the perception of commercial landscape professionals by Community Associations managers. 568 Community Association managers responded to the survey. Below are some of the takeaways from the survey. As for […]

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Landscaper Named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 List of Best Jobs

While national data shows more students are getting high-school diplomas, college enrollment rates continue to decrease. But some jobs don’t require a college degree. Landscaping is one of them … and it’s trending in 2020. College Attendance Continues to Drop Nathan Grawe, a Carleton College economist based in Minnesota, predicts the college-going population will drop […]

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4 Landscape Services In Demand

Maintenance is a bread-and-butter service that has sustained many landscape companies through good times and bad. In fact, 36 percent of contractors answering an NALP survey say maintenance will bring in the most revenue for their businesses this year. Also, 37 percent of landscape professionals say maintenance is their fastest growing service. But there are […]

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6 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Small Landscape Business

It’s that time of year again. Time to be grateful. There’s research that supports the idea that experiencing gratitude can positively impact both your personal life, and also your ability to achieve business success. Plasticity Labs research says companies that embrace a culture of gratitude experience higher job satisfaction, a stronger sense of community and […]

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5 Ways To Banish Burnout In Your Landscape Business

According to new research from Gallup, businesses are facing what they call “an employee burnout crisis.” And once burnout strikes, it can trigger a downward spiral in individual and business performance. The Gallup study of nearly 7,500 full-time employees found that 23 percent of employees reported feeling burned out at work very often or always, […]

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