October 16, 2018By

NALP’s annual convention, LANDSCAPES, which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO, offers attendees education and training. Check out all the latest equipment at the show, network with the best in the industry and get the strategies you need to take your business to the next level. LANDSCAPES 2018 will have a new headquarters hotel this year—the Omni Louisville Hotel. There... read more

NALP Leadership Academy

September 16, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and Cornell University’s SC Johnson School of Business have created the NALP Leadership Academy to provide industry pros with the skills, industry specific insight, and know-how needed to be effective leaders in today’s complex and changing industry. This year’s event will take place, Sept. 16-19 Taught by a team of top professors from... read more

It’s all there: 2018 GIE+EXPO preview

September 10, 2018By
GIE+EXPO show view (Photo: GIE+EXPO)

“I’ll see you in Louisville,” has become a common refrain for many landscape professionals and those who sell to and support them. What’s the attraction to this northern Kentucky town, otherwise known for the Derby and the Bourbon Trail? GIE+EXPO—the industry’s only national trade show, which has been growing at a clip for the last decade. The show has established... read more

LM Gallery: September 2018

September 10, 2018By
LM Sales team and Sun Valley (Photo: LM Staff) Landscaping GM

The LM team hit the road this summer, traveling to a number of industry events. 1. In July at the Walker Family Reunion III in Fort Collins, Colo., LM Editor Marisa Palmieri snapped this photo of Walker Manufacturing’s second and third generation family members and leaders. From left: Ryan Walker, Bob Walker, Dean Walker and Ted Walker. She also tried... read more

OPEI and NALP to host webinar on backpack blower bans

August 29, 2018By

Learn how to work with your community and protect access to this vital equipment. The use of leaf blowers is increasingly under attack in communities across the country. Some are calling for a blanket ban on this equipment, regardless of its power source. Many of the arguments for a leaf blower ban are based on emotions, not facts. Landscapers are... read more

Big Picture: Center of attention

August 23, 2018By
Brickell City Centre pool (Photo: ArquitectonicaGEO)

Location: Miami Company: Greensleeves Brickell City Centre transformed a nine-acre tract into an entertainment and shopping district in the heart of Brickell, the main financial district of Miami. The developer sought to incorporate the concept of biophilia in the design, with natural ventilation and native landscaping. The Gold-LEED-certified $1.5-billion, 5-million-square-foot project opened in phases over four years. The 40-story East... read more