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Do You Need a CTO for Your Company?

You’ve heard of CEOs, CFOs and even COOs but what about a CTO? Chief Technical Officer may sound like a position that’s only relevant for tech or social media companies, but more lawn care and landscape companies are adding this position to their organizations as they see the value it offers. For Level Green Landscaping […]

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Landscape Companies Can Benefit From a Mobility and Stretch Routine

Implementing a mobility and stretch routine at your company can help your business and employees on a number of different levels. Body activation Starting the day off with a mobility and stretch routine can help employees prepare for the day ahead by activating their bodies before physical activity. Creating consistency with the program will allow […]

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Renewal and Remembrance Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Two Service Project Locations

On July 19, 2021, 250 landscape industry professionals volunteered their time and skills at Arlington National Cemetery and on the National Mall for the annual Renewal & Remembrance event. “Whether it’s the 25th or not, I think being part of Renewal and Remembrance is a great honor,” says Bruce Allentuck, president of Allentuck Landscaping Co. […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Bringing a Pastoral Estate Into the 21st Century

Landscape Creations of RI, based in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, was able to take a property in Little Compton, Rhode Island, that features a 250-year-old farmhouse, barn and horse paddock, and restore it to its former glory. The site is the summer residence of a family that lives in Boston the rest of the year. They […]

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Faces of the Industry: Olivia Espinoza

Olivia Espinoza got into the landscape industry as a groundskeeper for an apartment complex, taking care of flower containers and beds. “I enjoyed it so much I decided to take horticulture classes to learn more about plants,” she says. She spent two seasons working as a groundskeeper and now works for Kujawa Enterprises, Inc., based […]

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Landscape Professionals Deal With Heatwave Aftermath in the Pacific Northwest

The recent heatwave that impacted much of Western North America from June 26-29 set all time-records for daytime temperature highs over the four-day period. The main cause for the heatwave was from a high-pressure system that sat over the region, earning it the term ‘heat dome.’ Warm overnight temperatures also helped temperatures climb over the […]

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How Supply Chain Issues Are Impacting Lawn and Landscape Industry

Every industry has been affected by supply chain struggles in one way or another recently and the landscape industry is no exception. Landscape professionals and landscape supply companies have experienced issues with raw material and plant shortages, delays with receiving trucks and equipment and cost increases across the board. “Plastic products (pipe, rotors/sprays, fittings), fertilizers, […]

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The Big Green Podcast: A Conversation with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software

In the newest episode of The Big Green Podcast, NALP CEO Britt Wood catches up with Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software about their recent acquisition by ServiceTitan, a software provider for home and commercial service businesses. In this podcast, they discuss how Aspire has grown over the years, trends that Tipton is seeing in […]

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From Data to Decisions: Making Sense of the Information Deluge Faced by Fleet Managers

Guest Content With the proliferation of telematics through sensor technology, mobile-based data collection and, more recently, artificial intelligence (AI), there is an unprecedented amount of real-time information fleet managers can acquire from their connected vehicles. However, having all that data at your fingertips and knowing exactly what to do with it are two completely different […]

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Finding a Successful Work/Life Integration with Bob Grover: Season 2, Episode 8 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 8 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, talk with Bob Grover, LIC, president of Pacific Landscape Management. Grover graduated from Oregon State University in 1983. After 15 […]

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