According to a 2010 Critical Skills Survey, employers say they need employees who are equipped with skills beyond the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic to grow their business. In other words, you need two main skills: critical thinking and problem-solving. But some...
PLANET has a full schedule of webinars designed to help your landscape business be the best it can be. Visit LandcareNetwork.org/events/webinars.cfm for the most up-to-date listing. As always, webinars are free for PLANET members, and are archived to view at their leisure.
Having the most discounts or charging the lowest prices is hurting landscapers when it comes to pricing. In fact, lawn care marketing expert Andrew Pototschnik says the industry's biggest pricing dilemma is that landscapers aren't charging enough at all.
Climate-friendly, low-carbon renewable energy used in the U.S. isn't just wind and solar. Renewable or "green" diesel fuel made mostly of plant oils, algae or animal fat is considered to be in that category, too. But after briefly being a hit in the U.S., the use of green...
Research confirms that neonicotinoids are highly valued by consumers and critically needed by industry professionals to manage pests, safeguard landscapes and protect property.
With the madness of the annual NCAA tournament upon us and St. Patrick's Day behind us, there’s a lot of talk about luck. But you don't need luck to get more referrals; what you need is just a bit of hard work and focus on your customers.
A great social media marketing strategy for your brand is essential to building an audience online. If you really want to stand out, there are two big social networks to tap into: Pinterest and Instagram.
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