TAG: LawnAmerica

Show me the money: A look at incentive programs

June 18, 2018By
hand holding cash. Image: iStock.com/Fotonen

They say money talks. And it seems lawn care technicians are listening. Companies are offering commission, bonus and incentive programs to increase production rates and motivate their lawn care crews to go the extra mile. “In today’s competitive workplace, it takes a whole lot more than just a flat hourly rate to attract someone to be part of your company,”... read more

LawnAmerica merges with Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape

September 21, 2016By

Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care merged with LawnAmerica, an Oklahoma-based lawn care company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The merger results in Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care owning the majority of LawnAmerica’s assets. LawnAmerica has been in business since 1999. It employs approximately 60 people and is active in Tulsa, Okla.; Oklahoma City; and portions of the North Carolina/South Carolina... read more

Hometown heart

July 13, 2015By

For Tulsa-based LawnAmerica, no local need is too big or small to fill. LawnAmerica’s impact is rooted in much more than the lawns of Tulsa, Okla. The company’s altruism seeps into every crevice of the community, sustaining Tulsa’s disadvantaged in countless ways. Recipients of LawnAmerica’s generosity can be found in Habitat for Humanity homes. In shelters for the abused and... read more

Helping hands: NALP Community Stewardship Award winners

July 7, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Community Stewardship Award recognizes the association’s members that have demonstrated leadership through their dedication and contribution to the good of 
the community. Community stewardship is demonstrated by participating in community service projects. These projects may be industry-related, such as Green Care for Troops or improving or maintaining public or school gardens, or non-industry-related,... read more

“How can I help?”

July 7, 2015By

I just committed 20. What does that mean, exactly? I made an online pledge to volunteer 20 hours of my time by the end of 2015. If Sun Valley Landscaping—the company featured in this month’s cover story—has its way, my volunteer time will be just a fraction of the 10,000 hours people will rack up under a campaign called Commit20,... read more

Weathering the weather

February 17, 2015By

During the 2014 LM Lawn Care Forum, a panel of LCOs hit on how to handle unwelcome weather events. When it comes to coping with Mother Nature, Brad Johnson puts lawn care professionals under the same umbrella as farmers. “We’re going to have good years and bad years,” says the president of LawnAmerica, a $6 million firm in Tulsa, Okla.... read more