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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

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

RISE Holds Informative Session on Pesticide Product Life Cycle at Spring Conference

Pesticide registrants, applicators and educators presented special session for registrants and federal agencies ARINGTON, VA, (April 19, 2016) – RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® hosted an interactive, special session for more than 65 registrants, federal agency staffers and industry members last week at the 2016 RISE-CropLife America Spring Conference. “EPA Labels Live! Pesticide … Continued

Spring Break and Zika: How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® industry experts offer four important travel tips WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2016 – The spring travel season is here but a dark cloud is looming over many travelers’ excitement of soaking up some sun in a tropical locale. In early 2015, the World Health Organization declared the current … Continued

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