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One Contractor’s Journey Toward a Stronger Team

Article Author Lisa Perdue, is a Manager of Professional Development for LandOpt, an NALP Consultant Member firm. Thomas Fancher can’t hide his pride in his team members. The owner of Dallas-based The Plant Concierge knows his team is his most valuable resource, and he is committed to finding unique ways to keep them engaged. When Fancher and his […]

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    2018 Advocacy, Community Partnership and Environmental Stewardship Awards

    In keeping with its history of honoring a commitment to professionalism in the landscape industry, the National Association of Landscape Professionals has named its 2018 Advocacy, Community Partnership and Environmental Stewardship Award winners. Honorees include the following. Jeff Fedorchak, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at TruGreen, received the 2018 Advocacy Award for his work managing […]

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      Advocating on Capitol Hill this Week

      It seemed fitting that when our buses pulled up in front of the Capitol this week with more than 100 landscape and lawn care professionals headed out for our annual industry Day on the Hill, that the sprinklers were on in the early morning, working to keep the lawn in front of the Capitol looking […]

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        Utopian Pulls off Surprise Landscape Project

        Guest contributor, Terra Phelps of Utopian Landscapes of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania shares the story of their company’s Earth Day volunteer service project.  Last Fall I reached out to our client who is the founder of the Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance to see if she knew of any ideal candidates for a community project for Earth Day […]

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          Landscape and Lawn Care CEO Lessons

          At Leaders Forum, the executive level leadership conference of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, top industry CEOs shared their struggles and challenges on the way to success with panel host, Scott Jamieson of Bartlett Tree Experts.  Please share!

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            NALP Board of Directors Announced

            At Leaders Forum, the National Association of Landscape Professionals annual executive-level conference, the association’s 2018-2019 Board of Directors was sworn in.  Their terms begin on May 1. Please share!

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              Mariani, Lemcke Given Awards at Leaders Forum

              Attendees at the National Association of Landscape Professionals’s Leaders Forum 2018 in Punta Cana got some great strategies and tips on leadership and team building from experts from Cornell’s Johnson School of Business and from fellow CEOs and managers. They were also on hand to honor two industry greats. Frank Mariani, CEO of Mariani Landscape, […]

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                The Best Landscape Business Resources You Aren’t Using

                They might be the best kept secrets, but we don’t want them to be. Here are our staff picks for the top five NALP resources that NALP member companies can be using now. Customizable Employee Handbook  It’s hard to stay on top of all the latest HR rules and policies. Luckily, we’ve made it easy […]

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                  Landscape and Lawn Care Companies Light up the Holidays

                  Would it surprise you to learn that 25% of the member companies of the National Association of Landscape Professionals do Christmas lighting and decor for their commercial and residential clients? For all of the landscapes pros who have been hard at work this season – thank you for making the holidays shine brighter!  Here are […]

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                    Top 7 Reasons to Attend Leaders Forum

                    Do you really need seven reasons to attend Leaders Forum, the top executive learning experience for Lawn Care and Landscape CEOs, Owners, and Managers? Not when it is at the all inclusive Hard Rock Resort in Punta Cana, January 25-27. Act fast, the early discount pricing ends – Friday, December 12, 2017. Please share!

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