Resources for Landscape Professionals

New England GROWS

As a Founding Partner, the Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals is proud to feature GROWS as its signature event. Held each fall, this three day conference and trade show offers everything you need to run your business all year long.  Registration for the 2017 show is now open!


 

MEETING HANDOUTS

Business Seminar, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 9.14.17

OSHA Safety Presentation   (Peter Barletta, September 2017)

Proper Tree Planting  (David Lefcourt, September 2017)

Dinner Meeting Presentations / Handouts

Color Sells: New Plants for Modern Gardens (March 2016, Jessica Boldt)

How to Properly Prune Small Trees and Shrubs, Russel Norton (October 2014)


CONSIDERING A CAREER IN THE LANDSCAPE INDUSTRY?

General Resources

New Plant Nutrient Regulations from MDAR (as of June 2015)

Best Practices for Leaf Blower Use (from BrooklineLeaves.org)

Business Resources

MLP's Insurance Partner, Acadia Insurance, offers insurance packages geared specifically toward landscape firms.

Important Facts about Snow Plow Insurance!  Check out this timely and informative blog post by MLP Associate Member, C&S Insurance.

Safety Resources

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know when Working Around Electricity [pdf 509 KB]
Provided by Tree Care Industry Association

OSHA Safety Tips: Aerial Lift Quick Card in English and Spanish [590 KB]

Economic Impact Study

4.7 Billion and Growing: Learn more about the impact of the horticulture industry on the New England economy. Click here to download the .pdf copy of the study.

 

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