landscape

4 Powerful Ways to Educate Your Customers

Article Author Mike Eisenhuth, is a Success Coach for LandOpt, an NALP Consultant Member firm. Imagine you are seeking a contractor to do work on your house. What qualities, features and attributes will you look for in this service provider? What questions will you ask? As a consumer, you want to ensure the best investment of your hard-earned […]

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    Another Blow to the Workforce

    Seasonal employers suffered yet another blow to the already scarce labor pool last week when President Trump announced that he is ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Hondurans. TPS had been in place for the Honduras since Hurricane Mitch devastated the country in 1998. There are an estimated 57,000 Hondurans with temporary protected status in […]

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      Survey on Use of Pyrethroid Class Pesticides

      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 […]

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        Inbound Marketing Trade Secrets

        Top 3 takeaways from Inbound Marketing 101, presented by Tyler Richer of HubSpot during the National Association of Landscape Professionals Design/Build/Installation Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts. 1. It’s not about being everywhere; it’s about being the right places. Know where your potential clients are spending time (social media, driving down the highway, etc.) and focus your […]

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          You can't leave it on the field if you don't have a successful business

          As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Joy Diaz, Landscape Industry Certified, executive vice president of Land Care, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. The truth is, you cannot leave it on the field if you don’t have a successful […]

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            What it takes to LEAVE IT ALL ON THE FIELD

            As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Brett Lemcke, Landscape Industry Certified, vice president of R.M. Landscape, Inc. in Hilton, New York, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. Our commitment to and relationship with our employees and our customers helps define us and what our […]

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              Giving Back to Get Ahead

              As part of  our#NALPStories series, we talked to Dan Foley, recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Leadership award about giving back to the landscape industry, and the importance of being involved in the association. Giving back and being involved in leadership have always been important to Dan Foley, Landscape Industry Certified, National Association of Landscape Professionals […]

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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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