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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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

Rise of the Machines: Robotic Mowers’ Place in the Industry

Photo: Blades of Green

Robotic mowers have been on the scene for years now and many landscape maintenance companies have been watching and waiting to implement these machines at the right time. Most company owners acknowledge that robotic mowers aren’t a fad and expect them to become even more prevalent in the future as their technology improves. If you […]

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The Agronomist: Take a Leaf Out of a Farmer’s Book and Till Your Customers’ Properties

Photo: Bob Mann

I must admit that I really enjoy watching farming videos on YouTube. The Millennium Farmer and Farmhand Mike are some of my favorites. I live in a part of the country where my food comes from a supermarket so seeing how crops are tended on such an enormous scale is something that fascinates me.   What stands out in these videos is something […]

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Lawn Care: Dealing with Summer Pests

Fall armyworm
Photo: M. Bertone/NC State

Summer months are the most likely time your clients will want to be out enjoying their yard and the last thing you want are pests ruining their green lawns. Below are some of the insects you can expect to be common in the summer months as well as how to detect and control them. Chinch […]

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Legislative and Regulatory News

Bayer Announces Withdrawl of Glyphosate from Lawn and Garden Market

In a press release issued Thursday, Bayer updated their five-point plan to bring closure to litigation surrounding the herbicide glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The company is seeking a Supreme Court decision that would review the Hardiman decision in California that found that the herbicide was responsible for causing lymphoma in a man who used Roundup as part of his job as a groundskeeper and Bayer failed to adequately warn consumers that the product […]

Pesticide Safety Educator Meet, Discuss Future of IPM, Other Issues

Over two years after initial planning commenced, the 2021 Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training meeting finally took place in Denver, Colorado this week. The goal of the PACT meeting is to provide State Lead Agencies (SLAs) and Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) staff and other stakeholders with the most up-to-date regulatory information to support implementation and compliance […]

NALP Submits Comments to EPA on Modifications to the Minimum Risk Pesticide Listing Programs

This week, NALP staff submitted suggestions to EPA on how the agency might improve the process of granting exemptions to pesticides registration requirements. Known as the 25(b) products, these minimum risk pesticides have been determined to present little risk to humans and the environment. NALP comments focused upon lack of efficacy testing, public perceptions of safety, and […]

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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