Author Archive

About Marisa Palmieri

rss feed Email

Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

Posts by Marisa Palmieri

Editor’s Note: Back to basics Posted on 17 Oct 2017 in the 1017 & Editor's Note categories.

Another year, another edition of the LM Business Planner. We’ve covered various themes in our annual growth-focused issue over the years. For 2017, we thought we’d go “back to basics.”... Read more»

SavATree scoops up Swingle in pursuit of ‘national brand’ status Posted on 12 Oct 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

Bedford Hills, N.Y.-based SavATree merged with Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care. Terms were not disclosed for the deal, which is a step toward SavATree’s vision of building a... Read more»

Denver Post details CoCal’s labor woes, H-2B use Posted on 11 Oct 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

Earlier this month The Denver Post chronicled CoCal Landscape’s recruitment efforts, which included attempting to hire American workers and ultimately relying on the H-2B guest-worker visa program. CoCal’s story, the article... Read more»

Chenmark invests in Maffei Landscape Contractors Posted on 05 Oct 2017 in the Mowing+Landscape Maintenance & Today's Green Industry News categories.

Maffei Landscape Contractors, based in Mashpee, Mass., partnered with Chenmark Capital Management, based in Portland, Maine. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Founder and CEO Robert Maffei, who began Maffei... Read more»

TruGreen acquires Turf Masters in Northeast Posted on 28 Sep 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

In addition to recently rolling up Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg, lawn care giant TruGreen acquired Turf Masters, based in South Windsor, Conn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The... Read more»

Campanella: TruGreen buying Lawn Dawg is ‘bittersweet’ Posted on 27 Sep 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News & Turf+Ornamental Care & Uncategorized categories.

TruGreen acquired Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg last week. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction that Lawn Dawg President Jim Campanella called “bittersweet.” Lawn Dawg adds about 26,000 customers and... Read more»