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Level Up: Grow and Company Focuses on Building a Strong Foundation

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level.Founded in 2016, Grow and Company, based in Houston, Texas, serves a high-end residential clientele and their work is very custom to each property and customer.   Since the landscape company started, they have added a full-service […]

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Walking trails through the olive grove is what makes agrihoods experiential. Photo: C2 Collaborative

C2 Collaborative Revitalizes Neglected Spaces with Agrihoods

C2 Collaborative, based in San Clemente, California, is a landscape architecture design firm that works mostly on residential master-planned communities. They have also done work with habitat restoration, urban infill, multifamily projects, public parks and hospitality work. One thing that they have been designing over the years that has picked up over the last 10 […]

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Adopt Sustainable Landscape Practices and Grow Your Business

The decision to adopt more sustainable landscaping practices can be a powerful catalyst for business growth. As the environmental movement continues, consider embracing practices with a reduced environmental impact and become a sustainability leader in your community. Bob Grover, LIC, president of Pacific Landscape Management will present on this topic at LANDSCAPES 2020: The Virtual […]

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Let Your Actions Speak: Communicating Sustainability to Customers

It makes sense for sustainability and/or environmental stewardship to be a high priority for lawn and landscape companies but sometimes implementing and messaging this value can be an obstacle. Many companies in various industries declare they are green but not all of them put much action behind it. Mariani Landscape says sustainability is not just […]

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Here's What You Should Blog About

What should I blog about? This is the most frequent inquiry I get from clients, regardless of their industry or specialty.  Do you know why this is such an interesting question?  Because you can blog about anything you please, notwithstanding a few guidelines that were recently laid down by the FTC. This is why new […]

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Beyond a green interior

In PLANET’s November PLANET News Interior e-publication, I talk about how our industry can take advantage of the sustainability, green movement. Yes, PLANET and the Green Plants for Green Buildings organization are lobbying the U.S. Green Building Council for LEED recognition, and our members already tout the health benefits of “green” interiors, but we have other opportunities […]

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The broader meaning of sustainability

Sustainability is a word that has several different applications. In the landscape arena, it relates to designing a landscape that is in balance with nature and requires the minimal use of fertilizer, water, and other resources to maintain. Designing and maintaining sustainable landscapes is a fundamental element of the “greening of America” and a subject […]

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