Day of Service

The landscape industry day of service made an impact

The 2015 Day of Service has come and gone, and it was a great one. It’s always so inspiring to hear about the many community service projects that take place that same day all over the country. This year we had more than 60 projects within 25 states, approximately 700 volunteers, and more than $200K […]

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'Growing' in Louisville

Growth is the theme of this year’s Green Industry Conference (GIC). So, in keeping with this theme, PLANET will provide members with an opportunity to “grow” our industry’s impact on the city of Louisville. To do so, we’ve teamed up with Metro United Way, the local United Way affiliate, to identify a few small community […]

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Liberty Memorial in Kansas City Receives a Landscape Makeover courtesy of PLANET Day of Service

I remember it like it was yesterday – yet it was last year.  Richard Heller, our PLANET Public Relations Committee Chair was talking to me about the not-yet-launched PLANET Day of Service idea.  As I heard his forward thinking vision of uniting the green industry for one day – to accomplish amazing tasks for our […]

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Day of Service – Day of Opportunity

When we had first read of our national organization’s idea of the “Day of Service”, it was never a question of if we would participate as a PLANET member firm in this activity. The quandary for us was in deciding what would be worthy of this special day for our community and in representing PLANET. […]

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Day of Service

The PLANET Day of Service (April 22nd 2009) is rapidly approaching, and those of us who have been involved from the get go are really excited. Though many folks do service in their communities, the Day of Service is unique in that landscape professionals across the country will for the most part do service on […]

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