Lawn Care Hub

NALP helps lawn care operators and lawn care service providers achieve more. The Lawn Care Hub gives you quick access to the latest articles from the experts, tools and resources to help your business grow. You can also access information about state pesticide regulations and learn more about our government affairs team works to protect lawn care businesses. For more information about events, networking, and other industry programs, visit the NALP website. 

Featured Resources and Events

State Lawn Care Regulatory Guide

Click on your state to find info about regulations and licensing.

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Advocate Newsletter

The Advocate is a weekly publication about federal, state, and local public policy issues.

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Get Involved in Industry Advocacy

The National Association of Landscape Professionals advocates relentlessly on issues that affect your business and the industry.

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Enter Your Best Projects for a Lawn Care Award of Excellence

Have a one or more residential or commercial lawn care projects that are award-worthy? You can enter projects that your company, branch, or franchise has been managing for at least 12 months prior to entry into our Awards of Excellence. Learn more here.

National Lawn Care Month

Every April, we celebrate National Lawn Care Month by educating the public about the benefits of healthy lawns. This year, we focused on the ways that lawns and landscapes help fight climate change. Thanks to everyone who posted during #lawncaremonth and made it a great success. Your are encouraged to continue to use our new animated video and infographic that educates people about how greenspaces help fight climate change and the role that lawn care professionals play.

Featured Program Partner

FMC True Champions Program

FMC has partnered with the National Association of Landscape Professionals to help smaller lawn care companies grow their business. When companies enroll in the FMC True Champions they'll receive rebates on FMC products, a complimentary NALP membership with qualifying purchases, and proprietary business building solutions. Learn More.



Featured Content

Lawn Care Corner: Controlling Summer Insect Pests Begins in May

Photo: FMC Professional Solutions

Depending on your location in the country, May is prime time for certain insects to begin attacking your customers’ lawns. How you go about identifying the damage and treating it properly is crucial so check out the prime suspects that may find their way to your customers’ susceptible turf. Scouting for these insects in May […]

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Technically Speaking: Common Lawn Diseases to Watch For

Lawn diseases are unsightly and unwanted in any customer’s yard. They can also be a challenge to identify properly as drought and pest-damaged lawns can look like diseased turf. Fungal pathogens are the culprit behind lawn diseases and for a lawn disease to truly take hold the right conditions, a vulnerable grass plant, and a […]

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Lawn Care Corner: Proper Tank Mixing Practices

Photo: FMC Professional Solutions

As a lawn care operator, efficiency is key, especially as you add more customers and need to cover more properties in one day. One method for efficiency is to take advantage of tank mixing multiple products to treat several lawn issues in one visit. “Tank mixing is needed for lawn care operators because oftentimes they’re […]

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Legislative and Regulatory News

Court Rules on Chlorpyrifos Risks or Ban It, Ninth Circuit Tells EPA

The EPA has 60 days to either write a new rule to allow for the safe use of chlorpyrifos or halt all food residue tolerances of the insecticide, which would effectively ban most uses of it, according to a ruling handed down by a federal court on Thursday. READ MORE

NALP Participates in Labels Live event with EPA

Over 240 people attended an informative live presentation targeting EPA officials at the Office of Pesticide Programs on Thursday afternoon as part of the Crop Life/RISE annual Regulatory Conference. NALP’s Bob Mann spoke on the topic of Turfgrass Benefits Reimagined in an Era of Climate Change. Engaging with EPA to articulate lawn and landscape industry […]

NALP Joins with Industry Allies in Urging Biostimulant Reforms to USDA and EPA

Plant biostimulants are agricultural products that improve natural plant nutritional processes, which can result in improved plant health; tolerance to abiotic and other environmental stresses; and improved overall growth, quality, and yield of crops. In doing so, biostimulant products can increase the uptake and utilization of existing and applied nutrients, thus reducing the potential for off-farm nutrient runoff into […]

Shareable Content

NALP helps educate the public about the benefits of healthy lawns are greenspaces through our LoveYourLandscape website, Facebook, and Instagram platforms.  You are encouraged to follow us and share any of our content with your audiences.


Professional Development Opportunities

Lawn Care Manager Certification

Learn more about the certification for lawn care professionals who
work with warm or cool-season Turf grass.

Lawn Care Technician Certification

Learn more about the certification for lawn care technicians who
work exclusively with cool-season Turf grass.

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