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Abby Hart is the managing editor of Landscape Management. A native Clevelander, she spent 10 years in Chicago, where she was operations manager of a global hospitality consultancy. She also worked as managing editor of Illumine, a health and wellness magazine; and a marketing specialist for B2B publications. Abby has a degree in journalism from Boston University’s College of Communication.

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LM150 company profile: Landscape Development Inc. Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Cover story & Current Issue & LM150 categories.

In 2006, Gary Horton’s company, Landscape Development Inc. (LDI), was at the top of its game. With an annual revenue of $93 million, the Valencia, Calif.-based company was thriving and... Read more»

Backstory: Jeff Buhler Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Current Issue categories.

Jeff Buhler Senior Vice President of Customer Service Massey Services Orlando, Fla. Education Lincoln High School Tallahassee, Fla. Class of 1989 University of Florida Gainesville, Fla. B.A., Religion and Psychology... Read more»

Safe Company Profile: Belknap Landscape Co. Posted on 30 May 2018 in the 0518 & Cover story & Featured categories.

When Belknap Landscape Co.’s spring safety meeting routine got a little stale, Mark Smith, Belknap’s construction and tree operations manager, tapped outside resources to shake it up. The company began... Read more»

Backstory: Darren Gruner Posted on 15 May 2018 in the 0518 categories.

Darren Gruner Principal Totalscape Design Pompano Beach, Fla. Host Turf’s Up Radio Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Education Cherry Hill High School West Cherry Hill, N.J. Class of 1982 Burlington County Community... Read more»

Backstory: Katie Felts-Martin Posted on 22 Feb 2018 in the 0218 categories.

Katie Felts-Martin Co-Owner Clean Air Lawn Care St. Louis Education McGavock High School Nashville, Tenn. Class of 1992 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Ky. Class of 1997 “I studied broadcast... Read more»

How LCOs are working to achieve their growth goals for 2018 Posted on 22 Jan 2018 in the 0118 & Cover story categories.

At the LM Growth Summit, three lawn care operators discussed their growth goals for 2018. Here are some of the ways they’re expanding. TV and radio: Rodney Creech, owner of... Read more»

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