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Fleet Speak: Owning the Tools

Posted on: June 26, 2018

Owning our vehicles and equipment has proven to be more cost-efficient and beneficial in the long run, and it allows us to take ownership and harbor a sense of pride and responsibility for our equipment’s life cycles.

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Talent Talk: How to Translate your Love of Science to a Career in Landscaping

Posted on: June 26, 2018

We know that people who are able to apply their passions to their profession are happier and more likely to stay on as long-term employees. One area of interest that translates well to the landscape industry is science.

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Training Tract: Onboarding is a Two-Way Street

Posted on: June 26, 2018

Onboarding, the process of acclimating a new hire to your organization, sets the tone for what type of relationship your new hire will have with the business; but in reality, it actually goes beyond that.

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What I’ve Learned

Posted on: June 26, 2018

As we enter into a time of year marked by graduations, internships, and rites of passage, I thought it might be a good time to share a few things that I’ve learned over the years.

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Coach’s Corner: 3 Enhancement Ideas to Improve Safety, Security, and Maintenance

Posted on: June 26, 2018

In this issue of Coaches Corner, I hope to share some ideas that will help property owners and managers spend money in order to save money with enhancements that keep properties safe and secure for tenants and the general public.

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Safety Spotlight: 5 Tips to Beat the Heat

Posted on: June 26, 2018

Here are a few common sense tips that can help you keep your body temperature in check while working outdoors this summer.

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Making Baseball Diamonds Safe for Students

Posted on: June 15, 2018

Our White Marsh Landscape Maintenance branch recently restored seven baseball fields at elementary schools across Baltimore County, MD.

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Ruppert Landscape Acquires Classic Landscaping

Posted on: March 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Classic Landscaping, a grounds management company headquartered in Frederick, MD with a second location in Camp Hill, PA

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Fleet Speak: Open Lines of Communication

Posted on: March 22, 2018

Our fleet teams are shifting their focus to support the branches through ongoing training, maintenance and repair. For this to be successful, it is imperative to keep the lines of communication open between field and shop operations.

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Training Tract: Measuring Training Effectiveness

Posted on: March 22, 2018

To measure our success, the training team sends out a questionnaire two weeks after each class. Responses to this questionnaire have been significantly useful when refreshing class content.

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