App Pick

August 6, 2018By

Have an event-coordinator and calendar all-in-one with Doodle, with of little or no cost to you! With features that allow you to to check the dates and times in which your co-workers are available, scheduling your next meeting will be a breeze. Once you find the most convenient time slot that works for you and your co-workers, send an email... read more

Project EverGreen’s Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.

August 6, 2018By

Project EverGreen traveled to Walker Elementary School in Ashland, Ore., to give the athletic and recreation fields a needed renovation.  As part of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project EverGreen partnered with the Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance, and volunteers from the Southern Oregon Landscape Association, Ashland School District and the Ashland Little League to complete the project. The project covered more than 139,000... read more

Planet Community Stewardship Award Winner: Charity by design

August 2, 2018By

For one architectural software firm, giving never gets old. When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since then, our desire to play a larger role within our community spread like wildfire among employees,” says Eric Gilbey, landscape industry... read more

Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition

June 26, 2018By

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto earlier this month. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sole owner of Monsanto Co. Monsanto shareholders are being paid $128 per share. J.P. Morgan assisted Bayer with processing the purchase price payment for the largest acquisition in the company’s... read more

BrightView intends to go public

May 30, 2018By

BrightView, the industry’s largest landscape company, has set in motion the process of going public, according to a registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission on May 30. The IPO date and the price of the stock are undetermined. BrightView said it will apply to list its stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol... read more

Reunion Resort offers superb setting for 2018 LM Growth Summit

May 16, 2018By

High-quality accommodations. Attractive amenities. Space to foster one-on-one interactions and encourage professional networking. Reunion Resort, a Salamander Property, satisfies all of these requirements and more, which is why the LM team has selected it to host the LM Growth Summit for seven years in a row. Qualified lawn care professionals will be invited to enjoy this spacious resort alongside their... read more