TAG: Greenleaf Services

Big Picture: What’s new is old again

April 29, 2016By

Location: Avery County, N.C. Company: Greenleaf Services, Newland, N.C. The Details: The clients wanted their newly constructed home’s outdoor space to blend within their 100-year-old neighborhood, located on a single-lane road. The humble facade of the residence was intentional, and the clients wanted understated landscaping, as well. Specific requests included using native woodland materials; preserving the existing century-old hemlock trees; adding sod-and-locust... read more

Safety Recognition Award winners named

September 14, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and program sponsor CNA named the recipients of this year’s Safety Recognition Awards program. The national program is designed to acknowledge landscape industry professionals who consistently demonstrate their commitment to safety. All landscape industry companies and branches are eligible to enter NALP’s Safety Recognition Awards. “NALP and CNA work together through this program... read more

PLANET AEF welcomes 4 new ambassadors

March 31, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) named the newest ambassadors of the PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF). The ambassadors reached such a status by pledging $25,000 to the foundation, which awards scholarships to students enrolled in landscape contracting and/or horticulture programs at two-year or four-year colleges and universities. They include: •           Mike Hommel, Designs by Sundown, Englewood, Colo.; •           Tom Fochtman,... read more

PLANET bestows 361 Safety Recognition Awards

September 11, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) and CNA revealed their 2013 Safety Recognition Awards recipients. Designed to acknowledge landscape professionals who consistently demonstrate a commitment to safety, the national awards program received entries from 156 companies this year—all landscape companies and branches are eligible to enter, regardless of their membership with the association. PLANET and CNA doled out 361 awards for the performance period from... read more

PLANET doles out awards to top companies at annual ceremony

November 11, 2013By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) held its PLANET Awards and AEF Recognition Ceremony, sponsored by Caterpillar and attended by 175 industry leaders, during the Green Industry Conference (GIC) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 25. PLANET’s Awards program recognizes the best work in commercial and residential landscape design, installation and maintenance as well as interior plant work and the best in safety... read more

PLANET honors companies for safety

August 21, 2013By

PLANET revealed the recipients of this year’s Safety Recognition Awards Program, acknowledging landscape industry professionals who consistently demonstrate commitment to safety. The program is sponsored by CNA. “PLANET and CNA work together through this program to help companies maintain the highest safety standards,” said Craig Clark, chair of PLANET’s safety committee. “These awards are an important way to recognize and... read more