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LM 2014 Industry Pulse report
Industry Pulse The results are in: The LM Industry Pulse report reveals 2014 was a win—with strong profits and an average growth rate of 17 percent. Check out an industry overview, including labor, costs and customer reports.
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Landscape Live! logo Ep. 111: Lifecycle of a landscape business
Ken Thomas of Envisor Consulting discusses why some landscape companies achieve their dreams, while others struggle to get by. Listen now!
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PLANET PLANET to unveil new brand, name in February
The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) completed industry and member research to develop a new name and brand platform, which will be announced in late February. Learn more about the organization's rebranding. >>More
Project EverGreen Project EverGreen names 2015 officers, board of directors
Project EverGreen selected its officers and board of directors for 2015. Find out who is new to the staff. >>More
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TruGreen TruGreen donates more than $125K to charities
TruGreen donated more than $125,000 to local and national charities through the company’s Lawn Stars program. See which organizations received a donation. >>More
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Wright As the stand-on mower category grows up, its audience grows
With various mower types, such as zero-turn radius and walk-behinds, competing for space in the mower market, stand-ons elbowed their way in during the late 1990s. Find out the benefits of using stand-on mowers. >>More
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Photo: Danver/Walpole Outdoors Danver, Walpole Outdoors collaborate on kitchen coverings
Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens and Walpole Outdoors joined forced to create outdoor kitchen coverings. See what options are available in the duo's kitchen coverings and pergolas. >>More
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Nutri-Lawn How Nutri-Lawn Ottawa navigates government properties
Looking beyond its hefty duty to water every blade of government grass in Canada’s capital—and receiving security clearances and certifications to do so, Nutri-Lawn Ottawa has a surprisingly simple end in view. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Photo: iStockPhoto.com/cveltri How to create respectful tension for results
Ken Thomas and Ben Gandy discuss a concept called "respectful tension." Find out how this concept can be a benefit for your business. >>More
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