TAG: community outreach

Family matters: A look behind a successful generation transition

July 18, 2018By
Crews and K&D Landscaping truck.Photo courtesy of K&D Landscaping

As children, the White siblings—Justin, Shane and Kelsie—weren’t sure they wanted to take over K&D Landscaping. Their parents, Kendall and Dawn, started the company in 1986, expecting it to be little more than a side venture. “We all had different ideas of what we wanted to do when we grew up,” Justin White says. “We grew up on a farm... read more

Case study: Reaping awards

September 8, 2015By
Heron Home & Outdoor

A lot of companies say they value their employees, but Heron Home & Outdoor in Orlando, Fla., wants to “walk the talk,” says the company’s Marketing Director Cherissa Vandergriff. That’s why Heron’s leaders invested $20,000 into its employee appreciation program last year, and they expect to invest $30,000 by the end of 2015. The program has meant a boost to... read more

Cultivating an experience

August 19, 2015By
Gachina Landscape Management

A landscape firm’s large garden serves its staff and the community. Gachina Landscape Management in Menlo Park, Calif., has practiced sustainable gardening as part of some of its maintenance contracts for nearly a decade. It naturally parlayed those skills into its own project: a large garden area it calls The Farm. The Farm, launched in January 2014, is located about... read more

60 projects completed during National Day of Service

April 23, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) held its National Day of Service on April 22, Earth Day. A total of 60 volunteer landscape projects were completed throughout the country. According to NALP, over the last seven years the event has been held, over 1,000 projects have been completed at an estimated value of $4 million. “Our members are truly... read more

Nufarm to donate to GreenCare for Troops through product purchases

April 22, 2015By

For every purchase of Nufarm’s Spectro 90 WDG Camo Pack, Nufarm will donate $15 to Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program. Spectro 90 WDG combines two broad-spectrum fungicides to prevent and control disease in turf, annual and perennial flowers, bedding plants, groundcovers, trees and shrubs, says Nufarm. Entering its ninth season, GreenCare for Troops is a nationwide program that provides... read more