Digital Toolbox

Landscapers can make the most of GIE+EXPO with free app

Landscapers can make the most of GIE+EXPO with free app

For those wanting a personalized experience at the upcoming GIE+EXPO, there is now a free app for that. The Go EXPO app is available for download in both iTunes and ...

NALP to preview workshop on motivating staff

NALP to preview workshop on motivating staff

As a sneak peak for Landscapes 2015, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will play host to a webinar Sept. 2 on how to motivate your employees. The half-hour ...

IrriGreen taps digital technology to get traction in market

IrriGreen taps digital technology to get traction in market

The application of digital technology to landscaping continues to blossom. Beyond the full-blown design programs and the familiar old workhorse software – all those back-office programs for accounting, payroll and ...

Law firm offers free webinar on H-2B visa program changes

Law firm offers free webinar on H-2B visa program changes

  Landscapers and other business owners who use H-2B visas to employ temporary workers can learn more about recent changes to the program in a webinar scheduled for July 30 at ...

Help potential landscaping clients find your company

Help potential landscaping clients find your company

Editor’s Note: This column was written by Jake Lane, a growth analyst for LawnStarter, an Austin-based tech startup that helps homeowners find and book lawn-care service. Having a steady stream of ...

Landscapers use Plowz & Mowz to find new customers, jobs

Landscapers use Plowz & Mowz to find new customers, jobs

A new computer application that delivers on-demand snow plowing and lawn mowing services is not only changing the way homeowners find and schedule these services but also how landscapers connect ...

Subsite Electronics introduces redesigned, mobile-friendly website

Subsite Electronics introduces redesigned, mobile-friendly website

Subsite Electronics is introducing its new mobile-friendly website, which the company says was redesigned based on customer input. The new site provides landscapers as well as utility, pipeline and other ...

California landscape designer creates steel focal points

California landscape designer creates steel focal points

Landscape architect David Fowler uses the typical tools of his trade – trees, shrubs, grasses, flowers and more – but he also incorporates unique and unexpected elements into his designs, ...

PLANET’s Turfgrass Management program now offered online

PLANET’s Turfgrass Management program now offered online

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) is offering the Principles of Turfgrass Management certification program online for the Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager credential. This course from PLANET and the University of ...

Five FAQs on Facebook business pages v. paid advertising

Five FAQs on Facebook business pages v. paid advertising

The reliability of the Facebook business page as a marketing tool has been questioned in the past several years. Advertising has become a key part of Facebook’s business model, and it seems ...

Vermeer begins new podcast Tree Views for green industry pros

Vermeer begins new podcast Tree Views for green industry pros

Green industry professionals can listen to issues affecting them on Vermeer’s new podcast, “Tree Views.” Topics will include industry trends, sustainability and marketing. They hope to draw listeners from landscaping, logging, ...

Houzz Barometer measures industry confidence

Houzz Barometer measures industry confidence

There’s a new tool for professionals using Houzz. It’s the Barometer, which will be released quarterly and tracks home renovation market confidence. “Barometer findings are consistent with other leading industry research ...

Altoz unveils site now optimized for mobile devices

Altoz unveils site now optimized for mobile devices

Minnesota-based zero-turn mower manufacturer Altoz has revamped their website to better cater to landscapers on the move. The new Altoz.com features a 360-degree view of the Altoz ZTR and has a responsive ...

IrriGreen releases Genius app for Android, iOS smartphones

IrriGreen releases Genius app for Android, iOS smartphones

IrriGreen released the Genius app for their irrigation digital system. Available on both Android and iOS devices, program features can be controlled via the application. Using Wi-Fi, the app includes visual ...

IA to offer classes, webinars throughout U.S. for professionals

IA to offer classes, webinars throughout U.S. for professionals

The Irrigation Association is offering regular and online classes, and webinars in multiple cities this year. The webinars are from 2 to 3 p.m. EST and free unless otherwise noted. However, ...

(Infographic) The good and bad of social media marketing

(Infographic) The good and bad of social media marketing

Social media can be a crucial element of any business to market to new and existing clients. Landscapers share photos, detailed information and promotions going on at their businesses through social ...

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