Month: April 2017

Industry Spotlight: Larry Wilson of Lawrence Landscape Design

Small business owner and industry advocate Larry Wilson runs Lawrence Landscape Design, a full-service lawn and landscape company in Lower Westchester County, New York, where he’s able to spend a majority of his time outside expressing his creativity. While the lawn care industry could be considered an unlikely avenue for creativity, Larry found that growing and … Continued

Industry Spotlight: Eric Wenger of Complete Lawn Care, Inc.

Eric Wenger is known within his business to wear many hats. From customer service to teaching and training, Eric has had his hands in many aspects of the lawn care industry. After he finished high school, Eric was looking for a job where he could spend a majority of his time outside. This desire led … Continued

Making the world a healthier place starts in your own backyard

Spring is here, and storm season started earlier than usual in the southern half of the United States. My husband, four children and I spent last Sunday picking up our backyard after thunderstorms blew the kids’ toys across the yard, and filled them with rainwater. It’s true that April Showers bring May flowers … and … Continued

Industry Spotlight: Mark I. Schlossberg of Pro-Lawn-Plus, Inc.

A 30+ year veteran of the trade. For National Lawn Care Month, we’re looking at the ins-and-outs of lawn care through the lens of industry professionals. To kick off the series, Pro-Lawn-Plus, Inc. President Mark I. Schlossberg is sharing his industry insights, personal victories and advice for the upcoming generation of lawn care professionals. Mark’s … Continued

Seek a Balanced Lifestyle: Choose AND not OR

Espresso OR decaf. Republican OR Democrat. Now OR never. So many sides to debate. So little time. But what about: Peanut Butter AND jelly. Rhythm AND blues. Chips AND dip. Feels better, right? AND is more than a conjunction – it’s a change in perspective. Three little letters that link people, ideas and, yes, choices. … Continued

Recognizing Professional Contributions During National Lawn Care Month

April marks the first true month of spring with warmer weather in many places and, appropriately, National Lawn Care Month. RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® is taking the opportunity to celebrate the people who help keep our outdoor spaces healthy and play-friendly. Each week, RISE will recognize professionals in the green industry who … Continued

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