TAG: Landscape Industry Certified

NALP launches Landscape Industry Accredited Company designation

October 27, 2017By

After years of development, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has launched the Landscape Industry Accredited Company designation. As Landscape Industry Certified is the mark of excellence for individuals in the industry, the new Landscape Industry Accredited Company designation is the mark of excellence at the company level. A Landscape Industry Accredited Company differentiates itself from the competition and its... read more

Step by Step: How to get Landscape Industry Certified

October 17, 2017By
Illustrations: David Preiss

The Landscape Industry Certified distinction is awarded by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). Certified pros are required to maintain their designations by reporting 24 continuing education units every two years. There are several different areas of certification. Contractors should choose the specialty endorsement that best suits their needs. A Landscape Industry Certified Manager is designed for landscape business... read more

NALP, Harvest Group launch retention, recruiting educational event

December 6, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and the Harvest Group are launching The People Academy Live, a two-day workshop, in Orlando, Fla., and Dallas this winter. “We know that finding the right employees—and keeping them—is one of the biggest concerns that landscape and lawn care companies face,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. “We are committed to helping our members find... read more

Landscape Industry Certification

March 23, 2016By

Since 1993, more than 14,000 professionals have earned a national landscape industry certification. It’s the mark of distinction, competence and recognition. Individuals become Landscape Industry Certified by passing a rigorous test of their knowledge and skills. There are seven different programs to meet professionals’ needs and job responsibilities. Certificants take pride in knowing they’ve achieved a higher industry standard, and... read more

Principles of Turfgrass Management course now offered online

March 27, 2015By

The Principles of Turfgrass Management certification program now is available as an online course—the international turf program allows companies to earn the Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager credential. Previously, the course only was offered as a print-based self-study. The online course allows students to receive access to the web-based course and materials, which include interactive practice quizzes and exercises.... read more

Sharpen your Business Edge

March 17, 2011By

There are three key reasons why people will NOT buy your services, according to small business marketing coach Ken Pedersen: They don’t want what you are selling. They can’t afford what you are selling. They do not believe or trust you. “There can be variations and contributing factors, of course,” Pedersen says, “but it all comes down to one (or... read more