TAG: education

Greenius

October 13, 2017By

Greenius is a suite of online, educational videos for landscape contractors for the purposes of onboarding and training landscape crews. With over 30 equipment videos for the workers in English and Spanish, and a 2-day course including 8 modules for Crew Leaders/Managers, Greenius is for those company owners who want to work smarter — not harder — putting money back... read more

NALP’s Landscapes 2017 to feature speciality summits

August 29, 2017By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is introducing a day of specialty, education summits this year at Landscapes 2017, the association’s annual education conference which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO on Oct. 18-20, in Louisville, Ky. The specialty summits will be held on Oct. 18 at NALP’s headquarters hotel, the Louisville Marriott Downtown, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Attendees will... read more

LM150: Business book club

June 12, 2017By

A great business book can serve as the philosophy by which a business owner molds his or her company. Most company executives read many business books, but only a few tomes stick with them—and that’s probably for the best. “Many owners make the mistake of zigzagging their style and direction every time they read a new buzz book,” says Lebo... read more

McKay launches event for lighting ops staff

February 1, 2017By

At The Lighting Summit 2017, held Jan. 18-19 in Omaha, Neb., McKay Landscape Lighting Owner Jerry McKay announced a new educational and networking event geared toward a landscape lighting operation’s top field employee or manager. The Lighting Summit Base Camp, which will be held March 8 in Omaha, Neb., will focus on operational training. The event will be located at... read more

Envisor launches executive leadership training event series

December 8, 2016By

Envisor is starting a series of two-day leadership and professional development events that focus on executive leadership training and customer-centric solutions. In collaboration with Bruce Wilson & Co., GrowForward will be held in multiple locations from January to March. “Our intention is to serve as a corporate training resource and facilitator of continuous learning for professionals across functions in landscape companies, with a... read more

TurfMutt releases elementary classroom materials

February 22, 2016By

TurfMutt, an environmental stewardship and education program, added new classroom materials for grades K to 5. In conjunction with Scholastic, TurfMutt created a digital storybook, titled “The West Coast Mission,” an online climate change game and lesson plans for teachers. The program helps students learn about science and the environment from the perspective of the backyard, community and personal green... read more