2020 NALP Leaders Forum

January 23, 2020By

NALP’s Leaders Forum is the premier executive-level conference for landscape and lawn care company owners, senior executives and emerging leaders, according to NALP. If you want to take your leadership skills to the next level — and move your business to the next level — this conference is for you. Leaders Forum combines the right mix of ivy league caliber,... read more

Grunder Landscaping, Ruppert Landscape win NALP community partnership awards

December 3, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2019 Community Partnership award recipients. The Community Partnership award is presented to companies that are actively engaged in community outreach and demonstrate leadership in helping restore or revive communities, according to NALP. The two honorees this year include Grunder Landscaping Co., Miamisburg, Ohio, and Ruppert Landscape, Laytonsville, Md. LM Columnist Marty... read more

Installing an irrigation system out of sight

November 15, 2019By
Photo: Brendan Sheehan, Town and Gardens, Ltd. staff

Location New York City Company Town & Gardens Ltd. Installing irrigation on a 14th-floor roof terrace comes with challenges. But Town & Gardens had additional obstacles to face, according to Design Director Brendan Sheehan. “The irrigation system had to be retrofitted under an existing porcelain paving system,” he says. Along with the low-volume drip irrigation system, Town & Gardens installed... read more

People on the Move: Promotions and appointments from LandscapeHub, PBI-Gordon, Walker and more

October 30, 2019By

LandscapeHub welcomed Josh Chapman as the company’s first COO. With more than 25 years of leadership experience, Chapman brings valuable influence to LandscapeHub’s executive team during a period of rapid growth. As COO, Chapman will lead operations, growth, marketing and direct the company’s finance and accounting functions. Before joining LandscapeHub, Chapman was the COO and treasurer at Matter, a Chicago-based... read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Case, Stay Green and Arborjet

October 8, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment dealer Century Equipment donated use of a Case TV380 compact track loader and CX26C mini excavator to Team Rubicon for debris clearing in La Plata County, Colo. The Team Rubicon effort, which saw the Case equipment move debris including large rocks, earth and parts of 66 trees, was in response to heavy flooding and landslides in 2018... read more

NALP creates professional network for women in landscaping

September 30, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced the creation of Women in Landscape Network, a new community within the landscape and lawncare industry, created for female professionals and those committed to support issues impacting women in the field. The goal of Women in Landscape Network is to connect, empower and advocate for women in the landscape industry; recruit and retain... read more