TAG: Weed Man

Weed Man takes over Canadian territories, company president retires

January 29, 2019By

Keeping ownership in the Weed Man network, the master franchisor for the U.S. — spearheaded by CEO Roger Mongeon — has formed a new company, TH Canada, and has taken over leadership of the Canadian territories. In total, the team now oversees more 680 territories worldwide, according to the company. Jennifer Lemcke, COO of Weed Man, will work with franchisees... read more

Companies in the News: Heads Up landscapes children’s cancer center; Teacher wins Deere contest; U.S. Lawns, Weed Man, Mosquito Joe named top low-cost franchises; Toro partners with MLS team

July 12, 2017By

Heads Up Landscape Contractors donated more than $10,000 of materials and labor to complete the landscape for Erin’s Place. The facility, a project of the Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico, is designed to be a “home away from home for children to receive pediatric hospice care when it is not available in their hometowns.” John Deere awarded Eric Moores, a high... read more

Weed Man CEO reflects on career

August 17, 2016By

Mike Kernaghan, CEO of That Franchise Group, which includes Weed Man, recently shared his thoughts on coming up through the Weed Man organization in an interview with the Canadian publication The Globe and Mail. In the interview, Kernaghan discusses his experiences as a recent college graduate, working as a field technician, moving to the U.S. and both sides of mentor relationships. Here... read more

Companies in the News: Ruppert revives landscape for The Children’s Home and more from Ecologel, Davey

July 13, 2016By

Ruppert Landscape and ABC2 News—WMAR Baltimore teamed up to revitalize the landscape of The Children’s Home in Catonsville, Md., June 30 as part of the “Built Upon a Dream” community service project. More than 100 Ruppert employees participated in the campus renovation, valued at $16,000 in time and materials and 200 man-hours. Volunteers planted 500 perennials and 85 shrubs at The Children’s Home, which provides “safe,... read more

Weed Man named one of 9 most affordable franchises

June 3, 2016By

CNBC.com listed Weed Man as one of nine low-cost franchises that could make you rich. Weed Man operates more than 180 franchises in the U.S. providing fertilization, weed and insect control to thousands of residential and commercial clients. “While we still see significant interest from green industry professionals looking to expand their maintenance and installation operations, we are also seeing... read more

Finding the true value in creating online content

May 9, 2016By
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How one lawn care company leverages Facebook. Many business owners don’t see the true value in engaging and creating content for their online followers. Once my General Manager Kevin Adan and I embraced this tactic as another part of our marketing pillar, we saw our business grow. Since my lawn care business, Weed Man of Roswell, began implementing a social... read more