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Faces of the Industry: Luis Carrillo

Truth be told, Luis Carrillo never planned to go into the landscape industry. In fact, he had a plan to go into sports medicine and after six years of studying, landed a dream job with the NFL as an athletic trainer for the Carolina Panthers. But after his wife had their second child, Carrillo began […]

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The Latino Landscape Network Takes on NHLA’s Mission

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), which became part of the National Association of Landscape Professionals in March, has now become the Latino Landscape Network (LLN), with the goal of connecting and empowering the entire community of Latino Landscape professionals. LLN will serve as a continuation of the work began by NHLA in 2011 to […]

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Taking Your Business to the Next Level with Everyday Innovations

What can you learn from tech companies and musicians? Solid business practices, according to Josh Linkner, a five-time tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and innovation expert. “One of the best sources of inspiration is looking outside of one’s field,” Linkner says. “We can get caught up in an echo chamber of our own business.” In his […]

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Sharing The Wealth to Grow The Business with Paul Fraynd: Episode 21 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 21st episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talked to Paul Fraynd, CEO of Sun Valley Landscaping. Fraynd leads the company’s growth […]

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Take Your Company to the Next Level with EOS

Linda Norman, owner of Unleashed Solutions, LLC, recently covered in a webinar how companies can implement the holistic business framework known as the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS). EOS provides businesses with a complete set of simple tools and a roadmap to improve your business processes. This system is what Rossen Landscape uses at their company […]

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Level Up: Clean Scapes Landscaping Doesn’t Limit Itself

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Ivan Giraldo doesn’t like to think in limits. “I don’t envision an ideal size, per se,” he says. “I believe size can increase as long as we can keep providing good service, give employees a good […]

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The Twists and Turns of Finding Your Dream Job with Macey Wollenberg: Episode 20 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 20th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talked to Macey Wollenberg, an account manager with LandCare. Wollenberg grew up in a small town in Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma […]

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Business Smarts: Establishing a Labor Pipeline

The ongoing labor shortage is a major concern for many businesses in the industry. One solution to this issue is to develop a labor pipeline.   When you are recruiting regularly, you are less likely to struggle to find employees when you need them the most. “We believe in always being a recruiter,” says Andrew […]

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Lessons Learned from Working with Your Spouse/Significant Other

The Women in Landscape Network (WILN) is currently hosting the NALP WILN Virtual Networking Series, which is free to both NALP members and non-members. The series covers a number of timely, relevant topics in a variety of formats. In a recent session titled Together 24/7: Working with Your Spouse/Significant Other, Claire and Charlie Goldman led […]

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Use Online Marketing to Recruit Like a Pro

Looking to leverage online marketing to attract new employees to your lawn care or landscaping business? Kelly Dowell, founder of Keldo Digital, will present on how to “Recruit Like a Pro” during LANDSCAPES 2020: The Virtual Experience. During this session, she will cover how to get more qualified candidates to respond to your job posting, […]

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