landscape business advice

What This Landscape Pro Did When Growth Increased His Number of Job Openings

As Oasis Turf & Tree has grown rapidly (on average 16 percent a year), so has their need for finding great talent to fill job openings. In fact, on average, the company has had to add six to eight new employees each season. This is in addition to four new production routes. With each new […]

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4 Reasons Why You Should Become Landscape Industry Certified

Trying to figure out how becoming landscape industry certified can positively impact your bottom line? That may be tough to quantify. But more commercial and government accounts demand certified landscape industry professionals take care of their properties, so becoming certified can be a competitive advantage for a landscape professional, which can win you the job […]

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What Will the Landscape Company of the Future Look Like?

There are three kinds of thinking: inside the box, outside the box and no box. This according to Michael Hostetler, who specializes in teaching strategy, decision-making, leadership, innovation and change management in the MBA program at Cornell University. He spoke at the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ Leadership Academy, conducted in partnership with Cornell University’s […]

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Top Blog Posts of 2017

What, 2017 is over already? We hope NALP helped deliver a few light bulb moments this year that helped propel your business.  Here are the top 5 blog posts from Landscape Industry Essentials in 2017. Top 5 Landscapes Sales Tips that Work –  Marty Grunder, consultant, speaker, and owner of Grunder Landscaping, shares gives his […]

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The 3 Most Important Parts of a Successful Landscape Business

This article is authored by NALP consultant member Ed Laflamme, Landscape Industry Certified.  Laflamme is an author, speaker, consultant/coach and mentor to “green industry” owners nationwide and co-owner of The Harvest Group. You can get advice from the Harvest Group in person in winter 2017 at the People Academy Live. The landscaping business is like a […]

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