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Women in Landscape

Engage for Success with Monique Allen: Episode 47 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 47th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talk with Monique Allen, founder & creative director of The Garden Continuum. Allan has dedicated her career to creating an alternative approach to landscaping and sharing actionable information to […]

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Looking Forward to Growth: Sweet Magnolia Landscaping’s Owner Shares Her Story

Sarah Showers grew up in the industry working at her dad’s garden center but for a time she tried to pursue another field. She originally went to college for physical therapy but then changed her major to rehab and human services while she was at Penn State University. After graduating, she worked a couple different […]

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Caitlin Clineff

Faces of the Industry: Caitlin Clineff

Thanks to her grandparents giving her small plant cuttings and seed packets, Caitlin Clineff grew up gardening a good bit. In high school, she was very involved with 4-H and the National Junior Horticultural Association. “That got me interested in looking into a career in horticulture, so I majored in horticultural science at NC State,” […]

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STRONGER TOGETHER

Stronger Together

In the midst of Women’s History Month, we look at how some companies are supporting women in the industry Women are finding an increasing number of opportunities in the lawn care and landscape industry. But in order to attract more women to the field — as well as retain the ones that are already here […]

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Level Up

Level Up: Plants Creative Landscapes Focuses on Their Purpose

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Plants Creative Landscapes’ owner Pam Dooley doesn’t look at her company’s size or revenue as a way to measure their growth, but rather their purpose. “I am always curious about ways to just expand and evolve […]

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Mandy Moreland Reflects on 18 Years with McHale Landscape Design, Inc.

Guest Contributor Mandy Moreland first got into the landscape industry working at a local nursery. Those experiences drove her decision to major in landscape management at the University of Maryland. More than two decades later, Moreland is the Director of Operations and Nursery Management at McHale Landscape Design. For the last 18 years, Moreland has […]

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Modern Management: Communication, Transparency and Adaptation with Ashly Neneman: Episode 38 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 38th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. and Macey Wollenberg, branch manager at LandCare talk with Ashly Neneman, general manager of Sun Valley Landscaping, based in Omaha, Nebraska. As general manager of Sun Valley Landscaping, Neneman leads the […]

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Faces of the Industry: Angela Howes

Angela Howes got into the landscape industry by pure chance. An associate of hers met Craig Ruppert installing a basketball hoop at his house and Ruppert offered him a job in landscaping. Not long afterward, her associate called her to interview for an administrative position. Since then, Howes has spent 17 years with Ruppert Landscape. […]

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Honest, Transparent, and Intentional Leadership with Leigh McGonagle: Episode 34 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 34th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape talk with Leigh McGonagle, owner of Poplar Point Studio, a small boutique fine gardening […]

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Faces of the Industry: Kristy Mathews

Kristy Mathews, owner of K&B Lawn and Landscaping based in Jacksonville, Florida, has only been working in the landscape industry for less than a year. She started her business in April 2020. Thanks to contactless payments and their work being done outside, Mathews says the pandemic has not caused any issues for the business. “Everybody’s […]

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