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TAG: Boston

New app for homeowners and mowing pros launches in Boston

September 14, 2016By

All Set, a new app for professionals in residential landscape maintenance and home cleaning, launched in Boston. It’s available on Android and iOS. The company said it empowers cleaning and lawn care professionals with new, free, high-quality leads in the neighborhoods in which they want to grow their business; an easy-to-use communications and payment platform; and incentives for their customers to... read more

New website lets contractors review customers

February 23, 2016By

Even companies that’ve seemingly mastered Angie’s List and Yelp have woes with the sites. But a new website is giving the power back to the contractors. Contractor’s Customers, which launched in January, lets businesses write reviews on the customers they work with. Before agreeing to a job, subscribers can search the potential customer by name or street address and read reviews left by other contractors as diverse as landscapers, electricians, limo... read more

New England Grows releases agenda

September 9, 2015By

New England Grows, an educational conference and green industry exposition, released the agenda for this year’s conference, which will be held December 2-4 in Boston. Featuring new plant introductions, disease management strategies, lean management and eco-friendly landscapes, New England Grows will cover a wide range of topics. Colleagues in the green industry will come together to share insight and advice,... read more

Business Systemization Symposium slated for Jan. 26-28

December 11, 2014By

Salespeople-On-Demand (SOD) is hosting its first-ever Business Systemization Symposium Jan. 26-28 at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods near Boston. The symposium aims to help business owners create a strategic vision for their landscape maintenance company and get out of crisis management using the tools attainable through systemization. Speakers include: Sales Speaker—Dan Pestretto, founder and sales director of SOD; Operations Speaker—Steven Cohen,... read more

New England Grows offers CEU-approved seminars

November 12, 2014By

New England Grows slated a score of CEU-approved seminars for the 2014 show, held Feb. 4 – Feb. 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. CEU credits will be available through accrediting organizations such as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Northeast Organic Farming Association, International Society of Arboriculture and other professional associations.... read more

APHIS declares Boston area free of ALB

May 12, 2014By

The U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) declared the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) was effectively eradicated from an area in Boston. The beetle was discovered in Boston in July 2010. To control the pest, 10-square miles were regulated in Norfolk and Suffolk counties—an area that included the neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Roxbury, West... read more