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5 Steps to Leave Invasive Species Behind Labor Day Weekend

It’s the last unofficial weekend of summer, and many are celebrating on the water. Before you leave the marina, watch out for invasive aquatic species—plants and animals that spread to areas of the water you may frequent and enjoy. These aquatic hitchhikers commonly catch a ride on boats while people are cruising the water or … Continued

4 Must-Haves for your Back-to-School Checklist

Summer break is wrapping up, and it’s time to focus on checking all the boxes when it comes to preparing for the first day of school. Before your kids hit the books, we have four must-haves to keep in mind as summer weather continues into the school year. And, you can pin the checklist for … Continued

6 Tips to Conquer your Backyard Campout

Turn your backyard into the ultimate staycation spot for outdoor fun with a few simple steps. Pitch a tent, start the fire and enjoy the taste of homemade s’mores! Grab the essentials. A few items you’ll need: Tent Sleeping bag, pillows and blankets Flashlights and lanterns EPA-approved bug repellent Camp fire materials Skewers and s’mores … Continued

Lend a Helping Hand on Father’s Day

Skip the tie and roll up your sleeves! Show your appreciation for all Dad does by checking off his outdoor to-do list. From yard chores to prepping for a cookout, use the tips below to handle it all. Still looking to go the extra mile? Download and print this certificate to give Dad on his … Continued

Mother’s Day: Give a Gift that Keeps on Growing

We know you love your mom. We also know you may have procrastinated finding her a Mother’s Day gift. But, here’s a simple option to create a heartfelt sign of your affection that has a much longer life than the clearance bouquet of flowers at the grocery store. Give your mom sweet smelling flowers that … Continued

RISE Up to Prevent Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

We’re not the only ones enjoying the warmer weather outdoors – ticks are too. Warm temperatures and increasing tick populations bring increased risks for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Before heading outdoors, make sure to take steps to prevent ticks bites. Pets, just like people, are susceptible to tick-borne diseases like Lyme, and during … Continued

Industry Spotlight: Deven Morrill of Lucas Tree Experts

From trees to lawns and landscape, Lucas Tree Experts’ Deven Morrill cared for it all. Deven went to college to in search of his passion and found a love for the industry with the help of the Lucas Tree team. Deven turned this love into a lifelong career and now spends his days surrounded by … Continued

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

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

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