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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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3 Stages of Support for Green Businesses

important stages of support for green businesses

Every business is different, each comes in different sizes, with various needs and its own unique struggles. But no matter how your green industry business is managed or organized, there are some commonalities that all businesses, no matter the industry, experience when it comes to the support they need to achieve success. Understanding and anticipating what support is necessary, can make all the difference when it comes to the health and longevity of your green industry business. Stage 1—Get Up and Get Growing When your business is first starting, your […]

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Diversification Can Be Scary. Here’s 5 Ways to Cut Your Risk.

diversify your business through growth

As owner of a Green Industry business, you’re always facing business planning and management challenges. From managing projects to making the next sale the list can seem endless. For many, diversification holds the key. Diversification offers many benefits for Green Industry business owners, when done well. Over almost 40 years in business, Spring-Green Lawn Care’s franchise owners have shared their top list of diversification benefits that we share below. Generate reliable recurring vs project revenue No doubt the Green Industry has its ups and downs, depending on what services you offer […]

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