Know Your Limitations with Jan Johnsen: Season 3, Episode 3 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Know Your Limitations with Jan Johnsen: Season 3, Episode 3 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 3 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke with RM Landscape, Luke Melegrano with Mariani Landscape and Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench talk with Jan Johnsen, principal with Johnsen Landscapes & Pools.

Johnsen and her husband ran a design/build firm for over 30 years and today it is a design and project management firm serving high-end residential clients. Johnsen taught at Columbia University for many years and still teaches at the New York Botanical Garden where she was named “Instructor of the Year.” Trained in landscape architecture and professional horticulture, Johnsen has worked in Japan, Hawaii, and Kenya, among other places. She is an inspiring speaker and loves to show how you can “co-create with nature” in your backyard.

In this podcast, Johnsen talks about defining your market niche and how important referrals are. They talk about building strong relationships as well as touching on the labor shortages that so many are facing in the green industry.

Listen to the full podcast below.

Jill Odom

Jill Odom is the content manager for NALP.