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Growing Together: How a Father and Son Thrive in the Landscaping Business

Bob Grover and his son David, have been working together at Pacific Landscape Management, based in Hillsboro, Oregon, since David graduated from high school. While technically David had been working for the business before then, doing odds and ends, Bob was adamant his son not work for the business in earnest until he was in […]

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What I've learned about the landscape business from my dad: the Kuperus edition

For Father’s Day, as part of our #NALPStories series, we talked to Miles Kuperus III about what he’s learned by working with his dad, Miles Kuperus, Jr., at Farmside Landscape and Design in Sussex, N.J. Brought up in the business Through working with my dad, I have learned quite a bit, but the most useful […]

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What I’ve learned about the landscape business from my dad: the Dowell edition

For Father’s Day, as part of our #NALPStories series, Kelly Dowell writes about what she’s learned by working with her father, Maurice Dowell, at Dowco Enterprises Inc. in Chesterfield, MO. Growing up I was always observing the business. I remember living in a small trailer home when we just had a couple of trucks with magnetic […]

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What I’ve learned about the landscape business from my dad: the Lemcke edition

For Father’s Day, as part of our #NALPStories series, we talked to Brett Lemke about what he’s learned by working with his father, Rick Lemke, at R.M. Landscape, Inc. in Hilton, N.Y. What have you learned about business from your dad? Work ethic first and foremost. From a young age it started with “Don’t say […]

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