What do your customers crave in their landscapes this year? The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is about to tell you with its official list of the top 2019 landscape trends. Drawing upon the expertise of the industry’s 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals, NALP annually predicts trends that will influence the […]
Landscape professionals and horticulture students greatly anticipate the largest landscape industry career fair and student contest, otherwise known as the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC), hosted by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The event brings together more than 700 students from two- and four-year colleges to demonstrate their skills in real-world competitive events […]
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 […]
Have you ever watched people wander around a nursery or garden center skimming plant tags trying to figure out which flowers, plants and trees would be best for their yard? You often get the feeling that they’ll be buying the wrong plants and putting them in the wrong places in their yard.
NALP was recently asked by the Pyrethroid Working Group (PWG) to survey our membership on use of pyrethroid class pesticides. In tandem with the re-registration process, the PWG and NALP recognize that pesticides are receiving increasing attention and regulation. One aspect that has not received attention is the documentation of actual use and value of […]
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 […]