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Trends and Technology

Talking with Innovators: A Chat with Carissa Gingras of Briggs & Stratton

Sponsored contentIn the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, NALP CEO Britt Wood talks with Carissa Gingras, senior director marketing for power applications, at Briggs & Stratton about their Vanguard commercial engines, the various innovations they have coming out this year and trends they see for the future. Some of Briggs & Stratton’s innovations […]

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What’s New? Plant Material to Try in 2022

“New varieties can help solve some landscape challenges, such as needing something that fits into a space without needing a lot of maintenance pruning,” says Jane Beggs-Joles, landscape market coordinator for Proven Winners. “They also help to set you apart from the competition. Being up on the newest varieties is one more way to elevate […]

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Where Do You Stack Up in NALP’s 2021 Financial Benchmark Study?

Have you ever wanted a yardstick to measure your company’s performance against others in the industry? Look no further than the 2021 Financial Benchmark Study. This study presents a detailed analysis of key operating and financial data from lawn care and landscape professionals in the industry and allows you to analyze your company’s strengths and […]

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Tree Care: What to Know About Palm Trees and Carbon Sequestration

A few months ago some stories were circulating about how Florida should ditch palm trees to fight the climate crisis. While it’s an attention-grabbing headline, there is far more nuance that needs to be added to the conversation. “There are lots of other things that trees do besides just sequester carbon,” says Jason Henning, a […]

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Landscape and Industry Trends for 2022

Whether we’re ready for it or not, 2022 is almost here. Focus on the landscape shot up at the start of the pandemic and that appreciation for the outdoors isn’t going anywhere. Below are some of the industry and design trends that landscape professionals are expecting to see going strong next year. Industry Trends While […]

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Talking with Innovators: A Conversation with Josh Sooy of Cub Cadet

In the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, NALP CEO Britt Wood chats with Josh Sooy, director of the professional business segment for Cub Cadet, about their latest innovations and how they are keeping their eyes on the future. One of Cub Cadet’s recent innovations is their new PRO Z SurePath, which will perform […]

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5 Ways Texting Can Boost Your Landscaping Business

Guest Content As the owner of a landscaping business, chances are strong that you’re having an increasingly difficult time reaching customers by phone and email. They’re busy with other things, and that broken communication is an ever-present threat keeping you from getting paid and retaining customers. So what can you do? You need to grab […]

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Innovator Series: Building A Smarter Mower

Sponsored Content The adoption of smart technology across industries continues to grow as organizations and businesses look for solutions to tackle today’s challenges and realize tomorrow’s potential. Products like smart sensors, cloud computing and IoT devices are becoming more commonplace in businesses of all sizes. And while professional landscaping has seen its fair share of […]

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Battery Tools and Technology: Nothing is New, Except Everything

Battery technology isn’t new to the industry, but if you’ve been mulling over making a shift in recent years, you might still be hesitating due to confusion over the various specs. Determining the power of a battery product isn’t as clear-cut as looking at the horsepower on a gas product. “Every manufacturer is boasting about […]

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Giving Your Company Website a Digital Facelift

While most customers come from referrals and word of mouth, people who are looking for a lawn care or a landscape company without a suggestion from a friend or family member are going to be searching online. Even if a potential client has received a referral, some still like to check out the business’s website. […]

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