TAG: Green Industry

Leading: 3 things a leader can adjust to keep the business on course

September 25, 2017By

I’ve kept this picture on the corner of my desk for quite a few years. It serves as a daily reminder to me, and to those who come meet with me, that it’s necessary for us to continually make adjustments to reach desired goals. The art of sailing teaches that concept in a most tactile way! I suppose that’s one... read more

Pa.-based Pickel joins LandOpt

April 27, 2016By

Pickel Landscape Group, based in Landenberg, Pa., joined the LandOpt network. It is the third Pennsylvania-based company to join the national green industry contractor network. “We are proud and honored to have Pickel Landscape Group join the LandOpt Network,” said LandOpt CEO Tim Smith. “(Owner) Michael Pickel has worked hard to establish a very successful company, and we look forward... read more

2015 Lawn Care Forum: M&A activity in the green industry

January 24, 2016By

Ron Edmonds, principal consultant for The Principium Group, talks about mergers and acquisitions occurring in the green industry. Read a Q&A with Edmonds on this topic from the November 2015 issue of Landscape Management. read more

The Bruce Co. shares retention tips at CENTS

January 13, 2016By

Green industry members from across the Midwest converged on the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11-13 for CENTS 2016, hosted by the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association. Attendees struggling with labor issues had the opportunity to learn from the father-son team at The Bruce Co., which has mastered employee retention. The Wisconsin-based firm has employees that have served the... read more

ReviewSprout.com launches green industry directory

November 4, 2015By

ReviewSprout.com, a marketing and management platform built specifically for the green industry, has launched its new directory to help consumers and professionals alike find reputable businesses in their area. “We’re very excited about the launch of our green industry-specific directory”, said Tim Fahndrich, founder of ReviewSprout.com. “When we set out to create ReviewSprout.com, we wanted to build a proven platform to... read more

NALP, lawmakers discuss green industry issues

July 28, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) held its annual Legislative Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 21. More than 100 industry members participated by visiting legislators and their staff members to discuss issues facing the green industry. Some discussion topics included: The H-2B program. Industry members called for reforms to the program that would preserve the... read more