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Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

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Web Extra: Marty Grunder on building a board Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the 1018 & Current Issue & LM Web Extras categories.

“If I had a popcorn stand on Courthouse Square, I would have a board,” said Marty Grunder, quoting one of his mentors, Clay Mathile, former CEO and owner of The... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Competitive spirit Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the 1018 & Current Issue & Editor's Note categories.

The industry is being squeezed between lowballers and big national contractors,” a reader wrote to me recently. I have heard this dilemma before in several different forms. The question always... Read more»

Growth mindset Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the 1018 & Cover story & Current Issue categories.

Marty Grunder is a lot like many of you. He started his landscape business as a teenager with a used mower. His company’s top challenge is hiring and retaining employees.... Read more»

It’s all there: 2018 GIE+EXPO preview Posted on 08 Oct 2018 in the 0918 & Cover story & Featured categories.

“I’ll see you in Louisville,” has become a common refrain for many landscape professionals and those who sell to and support them. What’s the attraction to this northern Kentucky town,... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Ticking Time Posted on 10 Sep 2018 in the 0918 & Editor's Note categories.

Busyness is a way of life for many of us. Ask someone how they’re doing, and there’s a good chance he or she will reply, “Busy!” I’m constantly amazed by... Read more»

Re-lamped: Halogen to LED conversions Posted on 04 Sep 2018 in the 0818 & Design/Build+Installation & Featured categories.

With approximately 95 percent of all new landscape lighting installations being LED, according to Kristoff Byrd, landscape lighting category manager for SiteOne Landscape Supply, LEDs themselves are not necessarily a... Read more»