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We’re more than halfway through the year and it’s almost time for our next State of the Industry issue. Make sure you’re all caught up on last year’s SOI and read about how the green industry navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 SOI covered everything from how to handle lowball competition, to how contractors were preparing for an uncertain future. Read all this, and catch a webinar with industry leaders, at Also, keep an eye out for the 2021 State of the Industry in our October issue!

Listen up!

Lawn & Landscape Radio Network has a wide variety of podcasts on all things related to the green industry. We’ve got episodes on practical matters, like insurance vision statements, and more featuring interviews with landscapers across the country doing fun things in their own businesses and to support their communities. Head over to and take a listen!

A look back in the archives

Just in case you aren’t holding onto the last 10 years of Lawn & Landscape back issues – you can find them all on our website. Visit and check them out.

Putting your customers first

Customer service is the foundation for a successful business. Hear some helpful hints on how to deliver great customer service from Harvesters Ed Laflamme and Jud Griggs. It can be as simple as surveying clients annually, being always upfront and honest and remembering that it’s about helping first – then selling. Check out to learn more.

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Have a recent project you’re particularly proud of? Are you and your business doing something fun and innovative that you’d like to show off? Tag us on Twitter and Instagram and tell us about it. Make sure you’re following us on all our social media channels, too.