PLANET (Professional Landcare Network)

PLANET (Professional Landcare Network)

Company Details:
950 Herndon Parkway.
Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170 USA

Phone: 703-736-9666
Toll Free: 800-395-2522
Fax: 703-736-9668

Who We Are

PLANET is the national trade association representing more than 100,000 landscape industry professionals, who create and maintain healthy, green living spaces for communities across America. PLANET members are committed to the highest standards in industry education, best practices, and business professionalism.

What We Do

For its member companies, PLANET provides education, networking, safety, and business development programs including providing more than 50 webinars a year; hosting the Green Industry Conference, the largest educational event in the landscape industry; organizing public service events like Renewal & Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery, PLANET Day of Service, and PLANET Gives Back; holding specialty conferences in lawn care, landscape design/build/installation, and interior plant design; administering the STARS safe company program; managing the largest awards program in the industry; as well as advocating for the industry on Capitol Hill.

PLANET administers the Landscape Industry Certified designation which is a benchmark for educational achievement for lawn care and landscape professionals.


PLANET was created on January 1, 2005, when the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) and the Professional Lawn Care Association of America (PLCAA) merged to create the largest national trade association of lawn care and landscape professionals.

STARS Helps Landscape Companies Implement Safety Program

STARS Helps Landscape Companies Implement Safety Program

From PLANET (Professional Landcare Network)

H-2B Cap on Verge of Being Met

February 24, 2014

PLANET National Landscape Awards of Excellence Recipients Announced

October 3, 2013

PLANET Survey Says Landscape Spending on the Rise

April 30, 2013

Stihl Teams with Local Landscape Company on Earth Day

April 25, 2013
Watch Your Personal Stock Soar Through Certification

Watch Your Personal Stock Soar Through Certification

Three Important Things I Learned at 'The Great Escape'

GIE+EXPO, GIC Attendance a Pleasant Surprise

October 25, 2012

PLANET, Direct Solutions Offering GIE+EXPO Business Learning Opportunity

October 10, 2012
PLANET Renewal & Remembrance 2012 Video

PLANET Renewal & Remembrance 2012 Video

Stihl Promotes Green Industry Education

April 18, 2012

National College Horticulture 'Games' to Be Held in Kansas

March 15, 2012
Certification Takes Center Stage

Certification Takes Center Stage

PLANET Applauds New U.S. Chamber of Commerce Education Website

November 29, 2011

Department of Labor Delays H-2B Wage Rule Changes

September 26, 2011

Landscape Company Awarded Three PLANET Safety Awards

September 22, 2011

PLANET Suing Department of Labor

September 21, 2011

What Has PLANET Done for You Lately?

PLANET Leads Green Industry to Washington

July 28, 2011

Roger Phelps of Stihl Inc. Appointed to PLANET's Academic Excellence Foundation Board

July 19, 2011

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