Tweets to talk about

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May 13, 2016

News travels fast, especially on the web. We picked 25 of our favorite Twitter accounts to help you stay up to date on happenings in the industry, get inspired or just have a good laugh.

NALP (@the_nalp)

The National Association of Landscape Professionals keeps followers updated on the latest legal issues facing the industry, especially H-2B legislation. Plus, they always have reminders and announcements about useful programs, certifications and events.

TNLA (@LandscapeTexas)

The Texas Nursery & Landscape Association shares a lot of news from the plant world. From new varieties to educational sessions to open jobs, their tweets are always catered to be just right for the audience.

TruGreen (@TruGreen)

From fun outdoor ideas to tips on landscape care, there’s always something good on the TruGreen feed.

Coastal Inc. (@coastal_inc)

Coastal inspires hardscapers and landscapers with before-and-after project pictures.

Bartlett Tree Experts (@BartlettTreeExp)

There are lots of fun facts on the Bartlett feed as well as employee photos, disease and tree care tips, and new info.

Casey Trees (@caseytrees)

There are great articles about the benefits of trees and environmental updates. And it’s always nice to see the volunteers who donate to plant trees with the nonprofit organization.

Lakeridge Mike (@Lakeridgecon)

The Lakeridge Brigade is always having a good time and Mike Pennington shares it all. From spoof movie trailers to dance parties, his account reminds hardscapers to enjoy what they do.

Garden Design Magazine (@GardenDesignMag)

This account has all kinds of design ideas, flower variety suggestions and beautiful pictures to help you give your customers what they want.

Richard Restuccia (@H2oTrends)

Water sustainability advocate Richard Restuccia is always putting out great links to news and resources for anyone interested in water conservation.

Tomlinson Bomberger (@MyTomBom)

Weed and pest tips abound on the Tomlinson Bomberger account. They have all kinds of turf info, plus some pretty funny photos.

Briggs & Stratton (@BriggsStratton

Snow removal and mowers are the focus of the Briggs & Stratton account with ways to stay safe, make the job easier and keep machinery working at peak performance.

Warren Gorowitz (@waterguru2)

Warren Gorowitz mixes general business tips, sustainability happenings and industry news, keeping followers up to date on the growth of environmental awareness.

Nufarm (@NufarmUSTurf)

It seems like Nufarm is always on the road sharing the latest on best lawn management practices. The feed is full of good reminders about which weeds and diseases lawn care operators should be looking out for.

Ross NW Watergardens (@NWwatergardens)

Beautiful photos, lots of creativity and a flair for sustainability make Ben Bowen’s feed fun to follow.

Weed Man USA (@weedmanusa)

With the Weed Man mascot leading the way, there are lots of tips and tricks for busy lawn care operators.

A&A Lawn & Landscaping (@AandALandscape)

These guys know how to use Twitter to connect with their customers, providing updates on service, photos of projects and just generally poking fun in their conversations.

Grounds Guys (US and Canada) (@GroundsGuysUS and @GroundsGuysCA)

The Grounds Guys have nearly identical American and Canadian feeds, which have planting tips, basics on botanicals and landscaping facts. Their short and simple tweets with catchy images get their points across quickly.


The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance is always up to date on legislative issues facing the landscaping industry, tips for service, important promotions, new products and disease news.

Landscape Workshop (@Landscapewrkshp)

This feed is full of the benefits of beautiful landscaping, along with an inside peek at operations and customers’ properties.

Michael Stachowicz (@mwstack)

Watch the renovations to the National Mall unfold as turfgrass specialist Michael Stachowicz shares photos and tips on turf with his followers.

AmericanHort (@American_Hort)

Great resources for better marketing, industry events, educational opportunities and more are on this feed.

Go iLawn (@GoiLawn)

A mix of inspirational quotes, business advice and news you can use, Go iLawn’s feed always has something interesting and useful.

Scotts Lawn (@ScottsLawnCare)

Scotts has a great mixture of funny photos and helpful tips, keeping the feel of their feed light and fun, while also providing good tips for both consumers and professionals.

Chris Sabbarese (@csabbarese)

Sabbarese runs several popular Twitter chats like #plantchat, #treechat and #landscapechat, bringing together different people from all over the green industry to problem-solve, share experiences and get new ideas.

Matt Lowe (@MattSwiftStraw)

Make yourself a better manager and businessperson with the articles on Matt Lowe’s feed. There are ways to work smarter, communicate better and be more positive.

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