Category Archives: Peer Groups

Here Is What I Have Learned So Far…

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Here are some metrics I have collected, that some will find preposterous…and yet others will find these numbers eye-opening and hopeful. Running a Lawn Care Business you can earn 30% Net Profit (NP) and higher as measured by EBIDTA. And as high as 78% GPM (gross profit margin, measured after cost of unburdened labor, subs and …

Entrepreneurs Must Wear These Two Hats

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Last week I took my Irrigation Leaders Peer Group to Tuscon AZ, and I was reminded of a critical lesson that all entrepreneurs must heed, which I want to share you with you. (But first let me say Thank You to landscape entrepreneur Brian Ham co-owner of Santa Rita Landscaping in Tuscon, for inviting us …

Six Landscape Contractors Win Jeffrey Scott’s 2017 Mighty Oak Award


Six outstanding lawn and landscape companies across the United States were awarded Jeffrey Scott’s 2017 Mighty Oak, based on their performance as a business leader and outstanding achievements made by their landscape companies. These awards were announced at Jeffrey Scott’s recent Leader’s Edge peer group meetings held across the USA and Canada. Criteria for winning …

Grow Your Landscape Business Workshop in Lansing, MI


YOU ROCKED IT! Our Lansing workshop GROW YOUR LANDSCAPE BUSINESS sold out. I was so impressed by the passion and ideas that were shared. Thank you to Baldo Gucciardi, Mark Hutten, Ken Hutten, David Lammers, Mark Imrie, Leroy Ford CITYWIDE LAWN CARE LTD, CJ Perrine, Paul Schneeberger, Sam Gembel, and many more great entrepreneurs! Thanks …

Leaders Edge Peer Group in Shreveport, LA


Michael Prokopchak, ASLA, Gerry Bower, and Chris Cotoia representing our Leaders Edge peer group in warm Shreveport, LA. Thanks to Scott Willmes for hosting, and Michael Kukol for being MVP, and Jon DeLisle, Dave Leff, Joe Markell CLP, VCH and Brian Edwards for raising the bar on this high powered group of entrepreneurs!

The Leader’s Edge Peer Group at Metro GreenScapes (MGS) in Charlotte, NC


The meeting was attended by the leadership team of MGS, and Leader’s Edge members from multiple states: Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia and other states. Thanks to Darin Brockelbank for hosting our highly educational Leader’s Edge landscape peer group with Dale Drier, Bob Drost, Barry Schneider, Scott Frampton, Bob Palmer, Glenn Bonick, and Kurt LaButte.

Miki and Nica of Tara Gardens


Miki and Nica of Tara Gardens from L.I., NY spent 24 hours of strategic planning with me: Big growth and GPM planned!

Testimonial from John Puryear


There is no question in my mind that joining Jeffrey’s landscape peer group has been one of the most beneficial steps I have taken in business. I first met Jeffrey at the Green Industry Conference in Louisville. He was hosting a table at the annual Breakfast of Champions event. He challenged my perception of “what …



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