Grass Roots - Green Industry Pros

In the Grass Roots podcast, we dive deep into the trends, business strategies, products and personalities in the green industry.

A conversation with Women In The Green Industry...
Women In The Green Industry Up-And-Comer Award Winner Nicolette McCary, co-owner of Seattle Sustainable Landscapes, shares her advice for other women and discusses what makes her company unique.
6 min
Overall Women In The Green Industry Award Winne...
Overall Women In The Green Industry Award Winner Deborah Munoz-Chacon shares her advice for other women and discusses what makes her company unique.
4 min
What to Know About Battery-Powered Equipment
Two Milwaukee Tool battery-powered equipment experts lay out how landscape pros can effectively integrate battery-powered tools into their operation.
21 min
Kubota Talks New Mowers, Equip Expo 2023 and More
Kubota Tractor Corp. showcased its ZD1611 and F3710 mowers at Equip Expo 2023.
10 min
The 2023 Women In The Green Industry Award Winn...
Ana Avalos, owner of Colorful Impression Landscapes and winner of the 2023 Women In The Green Industry Award winner, tells Green Industry Pros how she’s achieved success in the landscape industry.
20 min
Fill Your Bench with These Recruiting Strategies
How to attract and retain more employees to your landscape operation ahead of the busy spring season.
20 min
Making the Most of Attachments
Brant Kukak, product manager for compact equipment at Ditch Witch, describes how tree care professionals can make the most of attachments.
9 min
Upping Efficiency With Fleet Management Software
How incorporating fleet management software can help landscape companies streamline their operations.
13 min
Overcoming Supply Chain Issues
Christin (CJ) Wam, senior director of marketing for Turf & Consumer Products at Briggs & Stratton, lays out how landscape pros can overcome the supply chain crisis.
15 min
A Conversation with Women in the Green Industry...
Linda Nelson, president of Greenscapes winner of Green Industry Pros’ inaugural Women in the Green Industry Award, talks how she got into the industry, challenges and successes she’s faced along the way and more.
16 min
Make The Most Of UTV Attachments
Maureen McCormack, go-to-market manager at John Deere, explains the benefits of using attachments on UTVs.
10 min
There’s a Different Mower for Everybody
Cub Cadet national sales manager of professional products Aaron Griffith discusses the company’s autonomous mowers and the future of technology in the lawn and landscaping industry.
22 min
Put More Horsepower Into the Ground
Brent Kukuk, product manager at Ditch Witch, talks about how the right machines can save time on the jobsite and get work done faster with more power.
14 min
Adding Tech to Your Lawn and Landscaping Jobs
CompanyCam has developed a mobile app that allows lawn and landscaping contractors to photo document their jobs, add those photos to their website, communicate with customers and workers and much more.
10 min
E 62: FX Luminaire Sheds Some Light on Design
Free software from FX Luminaire that simplifies the lighting design process
18 min
E 61: A Little About LIfe-scaping
Landscapes needs to be organized, healthy and have wow factor. Businesses need the same thing. Learn more about life-scaping on this episode of the Grass Roots podcast.
37 min
E 60: The Life Cycle of a Raindrop
There is no question, contractors are going to make it work. Picking the right product early on and ensuring the contractor selects the right solution for their customer is an opportunity for growth.
24 min
E 59: How to Use NDS to Become an Expert in Dra...
Small landscape or irrigation contractors looking to grow their business know that one way of doing that is to add services. Find out where to get some of the training to start adding drainage services to your list on this episode of the Grass Roots podcast.
32 min
E 58: Keeping Up With the Drainage Flow
Property owners are looking for ways to address current and potential drainage issues to protect their property, and are turning to knowledgeable experts to help? Learn more about how adding drainage services can benefit your landscaping or irrigation business on this episode of the Grass Roots podcast.
22 min
E 57: Greenzie Ready to Bring Robotics To Comme...
Greenzie let’s robotic mowers do the repetitive work. Learn more about their latest develpments in this episode of the Grass Roots podcast.
44 min
E 56: Digging In with Ditch Witch
Ditch Witch product managers Chapman Hancock and Brant Kukok talk productivity and versatilityof vacuum excavators and stand-on or mini skid steers in the green industry.
23 min
E: 55 He Wants to Mow Your Lawn
Started as a not for profit during the COVID-19 pandemic, I Want to Mow Your Lawn is a free lawn mowing service for senior citizens.
37 min
E 54: Weed Man Takes on Mosquitos With New Sub-...
Weed Man CEO Jennifer Lemcke highlights the introduction of mosquito control service to Weed Man as a sub-brand dubbed Mosquito Hero.
23 min
E 53: Bringing a Backyard Paradise To Your Cust...
OPEI President Kris Kiser explains the concept of “backyarding.”
22 min
E 52: Grounded in a Landscaping Franchise
In this episode of the Grass Roots podcast, Tricia Capps, owner of the The Ground Guys of Waco, highlights the benefits of being part of a franchise while opening during the pandemic.
23 min