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JANUARY 13, 2022
McHale Landscape Design adds Hawkins Landscape Service
McHale Landscape Design acquired Hawkins Landscape Service, a high-end, residential design/build and gardening firm in the Washington, D.C., metro region.
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Juniper Landscaping partners with private equity firm
Bregal Partners, a private equity firm with $1.25 billion in committed capital, invested in Juniper Landscaping, No. 20 on the 2021 LM150 list.
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ARA plans for first rental innovation conference in Dallas
The American Rental Association (ARA) will host its first Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits. The in-person event is scheduled for March 9-10.
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LMN to host free virtual workshop series
Landscape Management Network’s (LMN) free virtual workshop series kicks off this afternoon with educational sessions for business owners to develop and execute a strategic plan.
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RISE, pesticide user groups support current pesticide regs
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) united with 350-plus pesticide user groups in support of the pesticide regulatory system in place under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
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John Deere debuts Signature Edition Gator Utility Vehicles  
John Deere introduced the XUV835R Signature Edition Gator Utility Vehicle and the XUV865R Signature Edition Gator Utility Vehicle. Find out what premium features these vehicles include.
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ASV adds attachments for track loaders and skid-steers
New attachments to ASV’s lineup include buckets, pallet forks, grapples and brush mowers for all machines in ASV’s lineup, including its skid-steers.
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Ewing opens in new store in Tennessee
Ewing’s new store, located just outside of Nashville, Tenn., will serve landscape contractors, irrigation professionals and more.
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How to shape your team members into leaders
When growing your business, it’s important to look to members of your team as potential future leaders. Marty Grunder, CEO of the Grow Group and Grunder Landscaping Co., explains how offering low-risk opportunities to newer team members can be key to preparing them for a future in leadership.
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High Performance: How to prepare your team for transition
Phil Harwood shares how business owners can increase the potential for a successful transition if they’re planning to leave or sell the business.
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Opportunity abounds for women in arboriculture
Some women in the industry share lessons they’ve learned in tree care and why the industry needs more female representation.
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Why you need to expand benefits to keep and entice talent
It’s no secret the green industry is experiencing a labor shortage. Experts share how a benefits package could put your business ahead of other employers.
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Graphic: Jeffrey Scott
The Peer Group Experience with Blair Walton
Jeffrey Scott is joined by Blair Walton who shares his experience as the host of a recent Leader’s Edge peer group run by Scott. He also shares his experiences, lessons learned and the implications of change to his business.
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