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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 North Carolina Branch Needs Volunteers for Outreach Project

For the fifth year in a row the PGMS North Carolina Branch is hosting an outreach project at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, a landmark in Winston-Salem, N.C. that has fallen into disrepair and they need volunteers!
Click here for more details and information on how you can help.

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2018 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

January 8 – February 28, 2018
Invite fellow grounds professionals to join PGMS.
Share with them how your PGMS membership has benefitted you.
The more members you recruit, the more rewards you can earn!
Why?
They will benefit from the professional development, educational, and certification opportunities that membership provides.
You will benefit from an even larger PGMS network of like-minded peers.
You get […]

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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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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://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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