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How to tell if your numbers add up

September 18, 2019By
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In his monthly column, Marty Grunder explains why it's important for landscape professionals to understand the financial side of their business. read more

Harvest Group establishes virtual peer group

November 21, 2017By

The Harvest Group introduced a new peer group called the Harvesters’ Virtual Peer Group. The group, meeting monthly via phone, provides business owners the opportunity to talk with peers in similar-sized companies about the everyday challenges of running a company. Lead by Fred Haskett, The Harvesters’ Virtual Peer Group brings together groups of eight to 12 fellow contractor-related businesses from different... read more

Harvest Group starts peer group

February 29, 2016By

The Harvest Group launched a new peer group called The Harvest Leaders’ Group. The peer group will be a “safe, non-threatening environment to test ideas, share new strategies or solve problems,” the Harvest Group said. The group will meet face-to-face two times and on conference calls four times per year. Head harvester and lead facilitator Fred Haskett will match qualifying... read more

Plantscape companies form peer group, Pinnacle V

April 22, 2015By

Five interior plantscape companies came together to form a peer group called Pinnacle V, which focuses on being “innovative green industry leaders.” The companies that formed Pinnacle V include Buckingham Greenery, Buckingham, Va.; FosterPlants, Miami, Fla.; Greenery Office Interiors, Calgary, Alberta; Plantscapers, Irvine, Calif.; and Raimondi Horticultural Group, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. Pinnacle V was formed earlier this year after a three-day... read more

Face to Face takeaways from 2014

December 16, 2014By

One year. Five companies. Hundreds of takeaways. With the 2014 Face to Face series drawn to a close, JP Horizons President Jim Paluch pulled together Smart Company participants for a teleconference Dec. 12 to boil down some of their top observations throughout the year. Smart Companies are the sponsors of the events. The notion for Face to Face is for... read more

Facebook peer group accepting members

September 18, 2014By

For landscape company owners looking to network with their peers, there’s a new outlet on an existing social media platform to do so. Adam Linnemann, president of Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, founded the Lawn & Landscape Business Professionals private Facebook group in April as a peer group to help other professionals grow their businesses. “I started it to network... read more