View Here!
LM Direct!
View Here!
View Here!
View Here!
View Here!
View Here!
View Here!
View Here!
ProfitLion’s Mobile App Helps Your Business Keep Up With You
Because you and your team are constantly on the go, it’s imperative that your landscape management software is accessible outside of the office, too. ProfitLion’s mobile app literally puts important data about material inventory, pricing, job status, and crew mobilization in the hands of your team.
Find out why a mobile app is a must for your business
January cover >Big Picture: Contemporary inspiration

>Get a copy of Mel Kleiman’s book, “267 Hire Tough Proven Interview Questions”

LM150 LM150 list: Call for submissions
It's that time of year again! We are accepting submissions for the LM150 list now through April 2. Find out how you can submit your company details for consideration. >>More
NALP works to promote career paths in the green industry
The National Association of Landscape Professionals is rolling out Landscape Career Day, a nationwide program to bring attention to the careers that exist within the lawn and landscape profession. Find out how you can get involved. >>More
ALCC becomes first association to partner with NALP on Industry Growth Initiative
The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado has committed $15,000 in seed money toward the initiative, with a goal of raising $75,000 in support from its membership. >>More
NALP National Collegiate Landscape Competition set for next month
The annual collegiate career event and competition will take place March 14-17, at Alamance Community College in North Carolina. Learn more about this year's event. >>More
>People on the Move: Davey appoints Daniel Herms to vp position; NCNLA selects 2 industry pros for its board of directors; and more from Aspire, LandCare, Massey Services and Spring-Green Lawn Care
PBI-Gordon develops new herbicide
PBI-Gordon's new “three-way” herbicide, soon to be branded SwitchBlade, can be applied year-round when weeds are actively growing but will be ideal for spring or fall applications in cooler conditions. >>More
Graham Spray Equipment Graham Spray Equipment adds fully enclosed box truck
The truck provides ample storage space and easy access from the side and back doors to tanks, hoses and cargo. Additionally, the exterior allows a company to display its name, logo and contact information. >>More
Target Specialty Products releases 2 new fertilizers
Target Specialty Products launched a complete line of professional turf fertilizers under the brand names Turf Fuel G and TS Pro. Both lines will leverage Scotts Pro technology. >>More
Photo: Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia, How to sell premium services
Michael Toft of Simply Safer Premium Lawn Care in Massachusetts is “very picky” about the products he uses, and he makes that clear to his customers.
Here’s how Toft sells premium grub control solutions—while keeping his own costs down.
View Here!
Exmark makes update to RED Technology
Exmark introduced the next generation of its patented RED Technology, which is available in both gasoline- and diesel-powered options for the first time. >>More
Briggs & Stratton unveils
new Vanguard engine

The 6.5-gross hp Vanguard 200 engine’s oil management system allows the engine to run efficiently for up to 200 hours between oil changes, and its fully cyclonic air filtration system extends air filter replacement intervals to 600 hours. >>More
Bobcat Bobcat expands its R-series excavator lineup
The new E85—the largest machine in the company’s compact excavator family—has the turbo-charged diesel engine technology and similar cab upgrades found on the current R-Series excavators. >>More
Blue Thumb Blue Thumb adds new fountain design
The White Grey Fountain ABART1600 kit features three polished marble towers with heights of 18, 24 and 30 inches, respectively. >>More
Case You are the expert
When working with homeowners, remember that you are the expert. If your customer’s vision is impractical, help them understand why it won’t work and what alternatives there may be.
Learn more.
Registration opens for 2018 IA’s Fly-in event
The Irrigation Association's Fly-in, taking place in March, will focus on the Farm Bill, WaterSense and water infrastructure. Interested in attending? Read on for more event details. >>More
LT Rich Z-Max, the most efficient sprayer/spreader in the industry
The Z-Max is our largest and most productive sprayer. It is large enough to handle large commercial sites, but nimble enough for residential properties. The Z-Max includes a standard 60-gallon liquid capacity capable of covering over 240,000 square feet per fill and a granular capacity of 320 lbs.
Learn more.
LM VIDEO How top companies keep employees engaged
Attendees of the 2017 LM Growth Summit offer an inside look at how their companies are keeping good people by focusing on employee engagement efforts. >>Watch the video
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Government Affairs Things look grim for H-2B, but there is hope
Not three months after the start of the federal fiscal year, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it had reached the six-month cap for the H-2B guest-worker visa program. Gregg Robertson explains what that means for green industry pros. >>More