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TAG: Grow

224 companies ascend on Grow! 2020, tour Charlotte’s Loving

February 28, 2020By
Photo: LM Staff

Grow! 2020 attendees were certainly feeling the love. All in all, 580 attendees from 41 states and Canada representing 224 companies and an estimated $1.3 billion in revenue visited Charlotte, N.C., to attend the annual event hosted by Marty Grunder and The Grow Group. The event was highlighted by a tour of Loving, one of the fastest-growing landscape companies in... read more

Photo parade: Grow! 2020

February 26, 2020By
Loving truck (Photo: LM Staff)

Where does the name Loving come from? According to company founder Mike Haynes, he dubbed the company Loving because he was “loving the money I was making.” That’s a good-looking Jeep outside the company’s Gastonia, N.C., headquarters. The four core values of Loving. According to Mary Haynes, VP, administration, team players are vital to the company’s success. “No Lone Rangers... read more

Growmark purchases Solu-Cal USA

December 9, 2019By

Growmark FS has purchased Solu-Cal USA, a supplier of enhanced calcium products in the turf care industry. Solu-Cal will continue to operate as an independent brand within the Growmark System, as part of the Growmark FS agronomy subsidiary based in Delaware. The company’s operations will be managed from the new parent company’s turf operations center in East Berlin, Pa. Growmark FS... read more

BrightView’s GROW program celebrates second anniversary

September 11, 2019By

BrightView recently celebrated the second anniversary of its first employee resource group: Growth in Relationships + Opportunities for Women (GROW). GROW’s mission is to attract, promote and retain women within BrightView. Led by a group of women committed to the mission — who volunteer their time to ensure its success — GROW offers networking, professional development and leadership opportunities for... read more

Grow with Grunder: Find time to continue learning

September 6, 2019By

It’s time for students to return to school and according to Marty Grunder, they shouldn’t be the only ones who are back in “learning mode.” Grunder urges you to find a way to discover new things and continue to learn. Learn more about Vermeer here. Transcription below. “Good morning, good afternoon, good evening whatever the case may be — this... read more

Insights from ‘Grow 2018’

February 26, 2018By
Photo: Landscape Management

Growth. What does it mean to your business? Marty Grunder, speaker, consultant and president/CEO of Grunder Landscaping in Dayton, Ohio, asked this question during the opening address at Grow, his annual conference. To many landscape business owners, “growth” means more team members, more clients, more sales, more equipment and more stuff. To the best companies, Grunder said, it means more... read more