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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Richelle Geiger

Richelle Geiger Spring-Green Franchise Owner

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Richelle Geiger of R&M Property Services, in Dearborn Heights, MI. Geiger is no stranger to the green industry. She started working for her father’s lawn care business when she was a teenager in high school. At first, she was simply watering and fertilizing trees, but her responsibilities grew over the years. In 2014, Geiger started R&M Property Services, to pick up where her father left off after his retirement, servicing customers in landscaping, lawn care, irrigation, and snow removal. […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Aaron Knepp

Aaron Knepp Spring-Green Franchise Owner

Spring-Green Lawn Care – provider of residential and commercial lawn fertilization and weed control – is proud to announce its newest franchise owner, Aaron Knepp of AK Irrigation in Columbus, OH. Aaron Knepp, a seasoned Green Industry expert who sought to expand services to meet both his current customers’ needs and the growing market needs of Columbus and the surrounding areas. He will be offering customers a seven-application fertilization and weed control program. In addition, Knepp is excited to expand his mosquito services, aeration and seeding, as well as tree […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Bill Pfundheller

Bill Pfundheller Franchise Owner Spring-Green

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Bill Pfundheller of Professional Approach Landscape Service (PALS) in Middletown, PA. Pfundheller is proud of his family-owned business, and he appreciated the fact that Spring-Green’s vision and goals align with his. “The people here are genuine,” said Pfundheller. “We’re going to provide a personalized approach to lawn care and exceptional customer service.” Pfundheller is a seasoned lawn care expert who has been in the green industry for 30 years, doing everything from fertilizer sales to landscaping. He gained plenty […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Steve Ward

steve ward

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Steve Ward of SJ Ward Landscapes in Longmont, CO. Ward likes to think of his diversification with Spring-Green as a long-term commitment that will provide stability for the future. “Spring-Green expands our opportunity to provide fertilization and weed control services to commercial and residential properties. At scale this business can be very profitable and provides our family recurring revenue,” said Ward, “As I prepare my business for succession planning or eventual sale adding Spring-Green simply further stabilizes our business […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Scott Hodge

scott hodge

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Scott Hodge of R&H Land Designs, Inc. in San Antonio, TX. Hodge, a long-time business owner in the green industry, is excited to diversify with Spring-Green because he knows it will give him the opportunity to take care of customers over the long run. “The beauty of providing lawn care is that it is recurring,” said Hodge, “So we’re not just building something then walking away. Now we’ll be able to help the customer by maintaining their lawn too.” […]

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Humility and Experience As It Relates to Leadership – Marty Grunder

Marty Grunder at Spring-Green National Training Conference

Guest Writer: Marty Grunder, Founder and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Company and a leading Green-Industry Consultant. Leadership. That’s a word we hear all the time, use all the time, but do we really understand what it means with regards to running a Green Industry Company? I am constantly teaching, and one of the topics I focus on is Leadership. Leadership is the difference maker; it’s what ultimately determines whether our endeavors will be successful. There are so many lessons I could share here on Leadership; I could write for years. Since […]

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Spring-Green’s National Training Conference Help Those in Need

2017 National Training Conference

Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp. just completed celebrating their 40th Anniversary in business with our National Training Conference, Optimize for Success, on August 2nd through the 4th in Oak Brook, IL.  Spring-Green Franchise Owners from across the US gathered to network with fellow Franchise Owners, listen to inspiring presentations from Marty Grunder, well known landscape owner and Green Industry speaker and Jay Baer, a respected consultant on building customer relations. It was an incredible 2 and a half days of learning, laughing and reflection on business building. National Training Conference Silent […]

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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner David Roman

David Roman

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce David Roman, of Enviroscapes of Georgia, is taking over the Logansville, Georgia, franchise location. Roman has a long history in the landscape industry, following in the footsteps of his father. “I’ve been in the landscape industry since I was 13 years old,” he explained. “It’s definitely something I enjoy, and it’s evolved and grown into a way to make a living.” A full service landscape company, focusing on residential maintenance and mowing, Roman started Enviroscapes of Georgia in 2012. As he explained, “Working […]

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Green Business: Legacy Planning for Your Business

legacy planning for the future

Background: Steve Hopper started in the green industry at the end of the 2004 season with a Spring-Green franchise in Cumberland County, North Carolina. Starting from scratch as a franchise owner gave the father of two daughters a unique perspective on the opportunities and assistance Spring-Green offers its franchise owners. Problem: Raised on a farm in eastern North Carolina, Hopper spent some of his 20s in that line of work, before pursuing a career in sales. But neither career felt exactly right. “My dad raised me with the idea that […]

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Love and Lawn Care: Husband and Wife Business Partners

Rodney and Heather Gaddis

For many, owning and running a business with their family is a dream. For Rodney Gaddis and his wife, Heather, that dream has been their reality for more than 25 years. Gaddis started in the lawn care industry when he was 17, eventually starting his own mowing and maintenance business in 1984. Heather joined him in his business, Gadco, based in Franklin, Tennessee, when they married in 1989. Problem: The Gaddises were interested in assistance with staying current with laws and regulations around the green industry. Additionally they had discovered […]

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