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Women in Landscape Network Virtual Networking Series Takeaways

Since August, the NALP Women in Landscape Network powered by Bayer has hosted over a dozen meetings via Zoom in conjunction with their new Virtual Networking Series. The WILN Leadership Team has worked to develop timely, relevant, and interesting offerings, and cultivate a variety of speakers and formats, including presentations by industry veterans and open […]

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Level Up: Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group, Inc.’s Safety Record Helps Land Clients

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group, Inc. (AGMG) based in Lake City, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1998 and has a presence in over 39 states by working with over 5,000 affiliate partners. AGMG boasts of a contractor retention […]

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Faces of the Industry: Karen Wilkinson

Karen Wilkinson says entering the landscape industry was the greatest leap of faith she could have made for her career. She says when she was presented with the opportunity to become a leader, she was very hesitant and frankly, scared. “I found a passion and a great sense fulfillment that makes each day unique,” she […]

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Level Up: R&R Landscaping Doesn’t Compromise on Their Identity

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. R&R Landscaping based in Auburn, Alabama, doesn’t have an ideal company size they’re focused on reaching. Instead, they focus on their ideal client and ideal employee. “Successfully attracting those two groups of people drives our future […]

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Meet Claire Goldman, Winner of the 2020 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Claire Goldman, principal, and head of design and business development for R&R Landscaping in Auburn, Alabama, is the winner of the 2020 Woman Entrepreneur Award of the Year. This award recognizes an NALP member who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, ensured advancement of the landscape industry by actions and endeavors, and serves as a […]

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Lessons Learned from Working with Your Spouse/Significant Other

The Women in Landscape Network (WILN) is currently hosting the NALP WILN Virtual Networking Series, which is free to both NALP members and non-members. The series covers a number of timely, relevant topics in a variety of formats. In a recent session titled Together 24/7: Working with Your Spouse/Significant Other, Claire and Charlie Goldman led […]

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Member Spotlight: Christy Webber, Christy Webber Landscapes

Christy Webber, owner of Christy Webber Landscapes, based in Chicago, Illinois, says she’s a country girl and her love for the outdoors drew her to the landscaping industry. “I grew up in the country, but I wanted to live in city because I’m gay and wanted to be around people like me so that just […]

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NALP’s Women in Landscape Network Gains Bayer Sponsorship

Bayer is now the title sponsor of the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ Women in Landscape Network (WILN). “We are thrilled to have Bayer as the title sponsor of the NALP Women in the Landscape Network,” says Jennifer Myers, senior director of workforce development. “Our focus on attracting, retaining, and supporting women through networking, events, […]

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Faces of the Industry: Angie Bradley

Angie Bradley says that she didn’t envision getting into the landscape industry when she was a kid. In fact, she’d always wanted to be a pilot. But growing up on a family farm, she says that landscaping was “in her blood.” Even so, that didn’t make it any easier starting out in a male-dominated industry […]

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Level Up: Wade’s Lawn Service Uses Networking to Grow and Learn

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Wade’s Lawn Service, based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, was founded in 1998 by Ira Wade. Armed with a push mower and string trimmer, Wade started out with a commitment for quality lawn service and fostered a reputation […]

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