Lawn Care

Great Sales Pros Get Referrals

What makes a great landscape or lawn care sales or account manager?  According to Marty Grunder, of Grunder Landscaping, who led the NALP Sales Bootcamp events recently in Philadelphia and Dallas, there are five Strategic things that good sales pros have in common. Please share!

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Maryland Judge Overturns County Pesticide Ban

Last week, Montgomery County Maryland Circuit Judge Terrence McGann ruled in favor of the landscape professional community and struck down the county-wide ban of commercial pesticide application on public and private lawns, gardens, and ornamental sites. In a 14-page opinion explaining his ruling, McGann found that “by generally banning the use of registered pesticides, the […]

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Teams have to work together to win games

As part of our #NALPKnows series, we talked to Scott Jamieson, Landscape Industry Certified, NALP president and vice president of Bartlett Tree Experts in Chicago, Illinois, about working together as a team, and leaving it on the field during LANDSCAPES 2015. When I hear the expression leaving it on the field, I immediately think of how […]

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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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Behind the Scenes of Renewal & Remembrance

Have you ever wondered what takes place the days leading up to our annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery? Let’s see… The equipment began trickling in on Thursday (and will continue to do so through the weekend). The lime and gypsum has arrived, the trees are being tagged, the Children’s Planting area […]

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Weed Man Lawn Care Has a Powerful Father Daughter Team

For our Father’s Day #NALPstories series, we talked to Jennifer Lemcke COO of Weed Man USA about working with her father CEO Roger Mongeon. What has Jennifer learned about business from her dad? – Creating a win/win – Always trust but make sure you’re always measuring – Always give feedback – Be true to yourself and who […]

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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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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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