Landscapers

Don’t just watch the grass grow, make it happen. Learn from the best landscapers in the industry as they talk through different skills, tips and techniques that go in to professional landscaping.

Sponsored By

Add Filter

Tout icon

Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.


How to Repair a Garden Hose

Fix leaky garden hoses quickly and cheaply.


If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Landscaper

We talked to a landscaping veteran to find out the five main things he wishes he would have known on...


12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House

The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...

Tout icon

Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?


Green Industry Expo to Return In-Person This Fall

After a year of virtual trade shows, the GIE+EXPO returns to its normal format this October.


10 Ways to Landscape Without Planting Something

Don't have a green thumb? Here are some great landscaping options that don't require planting.

How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


The Home Depot Sponsors ‘Signing Day’ for Trade School Students

The home improvement center teams up with SkillsUSA to celebrate high school graduates entering careers in the trades.


NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

Taking care of the environment starts with taking care of your lawn.


Tout icon

When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...

10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems

There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...


Tout icon

Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors

Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.


Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage

New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...


5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Landscaping Tools

We got advice from the owner of a landscape company on how to keep gear and tools running at optimal...


Tout icon

When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


How to Become a Great Landscaper

People interested in entering the landscaping industry have many options. Your particular path depends on what you'd like to do.


Tout icon

Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

1 Year Subscription for only $10!

5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades

Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...


Decking That Doesn’t Burn

Don't build a deck you can't walk on during the hot summer months


NALP’s Young Professionals Network Forms Exclusive Partnership With STIHL

STIHL and the National Association of Landscaping Professionals are joining forces to create a strong network for young professionals in...


National Worker’s Group Criticizes OSHA’s COVID-19 Safety Standards

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health is not happy with how the federal government has handled worker safety...


NALP Announces Virtual Networking Event for Landscapers

ENGAGE is a new educational event focused on connecting landscaping professionals when they can't meet in person.


National Initiative Formed to Help Small Lawn Care Companies Grow

The National Association of Lawncare Professionals and FMC Corporation are teaming up to give smaller landscaping companies a boost.