In the 46th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape talk with Brandon Sheppard, Weed Man multiunit franchise owner and sub franchisor, and Lisa Stryker, NALP VP of communications and marketing.
Sheppard is a member of the Weed Man Sub-Franchisor team and operates the Weed Man franchises in Winchester, Virginia; Annapolis, Maryland; Bethesda, Maryland; Rockville-Gaithersburg, Maryland; and Frederick, Maryland. His journey with Weed Man began in 2000 as part of the Canada-founded company’s brand launch into the American market. Sheppard joined the Weed Man team full-time in 2004 after receiving his Juris Doctorate from the West Virginia University College of Law.
Stryker has been working with NALP in various capacities since 2005, focusing on public relations and consumer outreach, and industry marketing and communications.
In this podcast, as we kick-off National Lawn Care Month (NLCM), the hosts and guests discuss the history and importance of NLCM, the current focus on how healthy lawns fight climate change and the benefits that lawn care and landscaping companies get when they help educate the end-user, along with the tools NALP has available to help with this teaching process.
Listen to the full podcast below.