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Women in Landscape

REPLAY: Marketing Your Unique Brand with Lara Omick

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III with Include Software and Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, talk to Lara Omick from Conserva Irrigation. Omick oversees brand marketing for Conserva Irrigation. Conserva is the nation’s largest irrigation franchise founded on the principle of water conservation. In the brand […]

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Being Proactive with Your Team with Erin Barr: Season 3: Episode 52 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 52 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape talks to Erin Barr, HR consultant of Erin Barr Consulting. Prior to starting her consulting business, Barr was a human resources director in the landscape industry. Today, Barr is a human resources professional with experience in […]

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Chart Your Own Path with Brooke Garcia: Season 3: Episode 46 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 46 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus at Include Software, Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench and Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape talk to Brooke Garcia, garden director with Magnolia in Waco, Texas.     Upon graduating from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in horticulture and […]

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Faces of the Industry: Sarah Greene

Sarah Greene has 20 years of experience in the landscape industry. She has been an account manager, floriculture manager, business development manager, garden manager, landscape designer and consultant. Greene acknowledges that her career path has been unconventional, but she was intentional about taking on all these different roles. She notes that her different jobs have […]

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Talking with Titans: Jennifer Lemcke

Jennifer Lemcke is the CEO of Weed Man, Mosquito Hero and TurfBot. She has been in the industry since 1993 and has led Weed Man in unprecedented growth over the years. She is driven by providing for her people. What has it been like working in every position in the company at Weed Man? It […]

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Team Building: Growing Your Female Workforce

You’ve probably heard the quote, “If you build it, they will come.” This quote is particularly true when it comes to creating a landscape company that women want to work at. “We have made sure to create a professional atmosphere that is attractive to anyone that wants to be involved with a successful company,” says […]

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REPLAY: Enhancing the Environment through Interior Plants with Paige Tisdale

In this replay of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus with Include Software, Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno with Mariani Landscape, talk to Paige Tisdale, business developer with Dennis’ 7 Dees. In the years Tisdale has been in the landscape industry, she has dabbled […]

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Team Building: How to Welcome Women to Your Workforce

The lawn and landscape industry has traditionally been a male-dominated workforce. As that changes, there are numerous facets of the workforce that need to be considered to create a more welcoming place for women employees. The best way to improve is to seek feedback from your female employees and learn where your company can enhance […]

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Faces of the Industry: Emily Seely

When Emily Seely first started working for Farmside Landscape & Design, based Wantage, New Jersey, she was looking for some short-term office work as she was completing her associate degree and was unsure of her next steps. She admits because she didn’t have a background in landscaping, she was a little intimidated to learn the […]

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Meet Rachel Green: Former Teacher Applies Classroom Skills to Career in Commercial Landscaping

Guest content by Ginny Shikle, communications specialist for Michael Hatcher & Associates After pouring herself into her students for nine years, Rachel Green knew it was time to move on. “Teaching is a very demanding job, and you cannot be halfway,” says Green, a former high school special education teacher, volleyball coach, and cheer sponsor. […]

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