TAG: National Association of Landscape Professionals

NALP CEO steps down

February 1, 2019By

Sabeena Hickman is stepping down as CEO of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). Hickman, who served as CEO for nearly 12 years, will serve as a consultant to the organization for the next six months to ensure a smooth transition of leadership responsibilities. “I am extremely proud of all that this association has accomplished during my tenure and... read more

National Collegiate Landscape Competition heads to Colorado

January 23, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals‘ (NALP) annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, will take place March 20 – 23, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 29 real-world, competitive events. They will also have... read more

Water World: Water in the walls

January 16, 2019By
Green wall, Manhattan (Photo: John Mini Distinctive Landscapes)

This green wall in Manhattan has an irrigation system that John Mini Distinctive Landscapes maintains. read more

Big Picture: Indoor living in the great outdoors

January 14, 2019By
Outdoor living area (Photo: Dry Branch Photography)

Location: Decatur, Ga. Company: Plants Creative Landscapes The homeowner wanted multiple outdoor themed rooms, connected with seamless sightlines. Bluestone, painted brick, concrete countertops and steel were used to unify the spaces. A bluestone patio connected to the home forms the main living area and features an outdoor kitchen, dining area and fireplace lounge. The recreation area off the patio offers... read more

NALP’s 2019 Leaders Forum heads to Aruba, Jan. 24-26

November 14, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced that the Leaders Forum, its executive-level education and networking event, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & in Aruba, Jan. 24-26. “Leaders Forum offers CEOs, executives and emerging leaders the time to network and dive deep into business strategies and insights—that’s why people love this event so much,”... read more

Issue Brief: NALP, DOL to collaborate on H-2B compliance

November 8, 2018By

In September, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a nationwide initiative to strengthen compliance in the landscape industry with the labor provisions of the H-2B temporary visa program. It was almost identical to a release issued the previous week targeting the hospitality industry. The compliance will focus on: Confirming an insufficient number of U.S. employees are qualified and available... read more