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PGMS Announces Stephanie Krull as CGM #173

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Krull: I studied Landscape Architecture at Ball State with a high degree of passion and worked one year for the Fort Wayne Parks Department before taking several major detours in my career. The first was a four year tour in the US Air Force as an Intelligence […]

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PGMS Announces Don Crawford as CGM #172

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Don Crawford, CGM has become the 172nd grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM®) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Crawford: In 1998 my boss at the time, Bill Link took me to GIE in Nashville. We stayed at the […]

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Georgia Institute of Technology Receives Re-Accreditation

Georgia Institute of Technology Landscape Services & Vehicle Management Honored with Prestigious PGMS Re-Accreditation
Forest Hill, MD (January 2018) – Georgia Institute of Technology has been re-accredited with a 4-star rating as part of the Professional Grounds Management Society’s (PGMS) Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation, it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM. They were originally […]

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PGMS MEMBERS GIVE BACK TO U.S. VETERANS

        
The PGMS Georgia Branch hosted their first outreach program at the VFW Post 658 in Macon, Ga.; the oldest chartered post in Georgia. PGMS took a systematic approach with work ranging from tree trimming, debris clean up, and mowing. Led by Branch President, Brad Barbee, CGM, PGMS had 25 volunteers to show […]

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PGMS Salary Survey is Now Available

PGMS Releases Highly Anticipated 2017 Grounds Compensation Survey Results
A compensation survey for grounds personnel has been completed for the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®) by Industry Insights, Inc. The study is based on results and comments collected by a questionnaire sent to members from March to April 2017. Over 20% of the PGMS membership participated […]

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2018 School of Grounds Management Summer Conference

Attendees will be treated to exclusive tours, top-notch education sessions featuring industry leading professionals and networking opportunities with fellow grounds professionals.
Click here to download the Summer Conference Brochure.
 
SCHEDULE:
Monday, August 6, 2018

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast at Hotel (on your own)

7:45 a.m.
Registration – Pick up your badge in the hotel lobby

8:15 a.m.
Buses depart for Hope College

8:45 a.m.
Tour of Hope College

9:45 a.m.
Education Session 1:
Lee Mueller […]

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Get PGMS Certified!

One of the most important things that you can do to advance your career is to continue your professional development. Demonstrate your commitment to grounds management and your career by becoming a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) or Certified Grounds Technician (CGT).
The Certified Grounds Manager program is the premiere program of its type in the Green […]

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PGMS® Press Clippings

Look Who’s Talking About PGMS!
PGMS or PGMS members have been featured in the press recently and we wanted to share the good news with you! Take a look at the recent PGMS press clippings…
2018
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/kswtld/2e3f09fa5aa047d5ef74ef855cf059a9
https://www.baylor.edu/mediacommunications/news.php?action=story&story=193761
2017
http://wesa.fm/post/blooming-begonias-rmu-wins-landscaping-award#stream/0
http://ow.ly/FRJC30gSsOf
http://www.dentonrc.com/education/texas-womans-university/2017/11/14/twu-recognized-national-society-grounds-maintenance
http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2017/11/11/student-to-student-mortalitys-mysteries-campus-briefs/850462001/
http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/AM-SSC-Services-receive-Green-Star-Grand-Award-455974433.html
http://news.psu.edu/story/490514/2017/10/26/campus-life/medical-center-earns-accreditation-grounds-management-practices
In love with our landscape

https://theaggie.org/2017/10/16/in-love-with-our-landscape/
http://ow.ly/7ueT30fuujc
http://www.tylerpaper.com/TP-Business/299433/business-notes-for-828
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-081717-uc-davis-receives-pgms-re-accreditation/
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-071717-renewal-remembrance-arlington/
http://www.totallandscapecare.com/green-industry-news/news-roundup-registration-open-for-gieexpo/
http://pgms.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-Salary-Survey.pdf
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-030717-pgms-scholarship-college/
http://www.athleticbusiness.com/industry-press-room/five-collegiate-students-receive-scholarships-from-the-professional-grounds-management-society.html
2016
http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/19182/grounds-staff-brings-home-national-award-for-ucm – Dec. 6, 2016

http://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2016/12/msu-again-praised-campus-landscape-achievements/ – Dec. 5, 2016

http://www.timesuniononline.com/Content/Default/News/Article/Five-Native-Ind-Trees-Planted-Around-Grace-College-Campus/-3/224/103081– Dec. 3, 2016
http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/November/Grounds-Management-Award/ – Nov. 18, 2016
http://www.nnbw.com/news/news-briefs/news-briefs-week-of-nov-18/ – Nov. […]

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Sustainable Sites Initiative

PGMS JOINS SUSTAINABLE SITES INITIATIVE™
In June of 2012 the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) joined the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ as a participating organization. The Sustainable Sites Initiative is an interdisciplinary effort by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the United States […]

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