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 *** The GIE+EXPO has been postponed to 2021. ***
PGMS® is exploring all options regarding education this fall.
*** More info will be emailed to the membership. ***
The 2020 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO is back and better than ever!

14 Education Sessions
3 Dynamic Breakfasts
NEW D.I.G. (Design. Involve. Grow.) Sessions
GIE+EXPO – 1000+ vendors and 20-acre outdoor demonstration area
And much more!

NEW […]

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PGMS “Week” of Webinars

Monday, July 13 to Thursday, July 16, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM EST
Grab your laptops because class is in session! During the week of July 13 – 16, invest in yourself and join PGMS® through Zoom as we bring insight and knowledge directly to YOU! The following four day line-up of intuitive live webinars will be held each […]

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Landscape Management Guidebook Series

The Professional Grounds Management Society® (PGMS®) is proud to announce the release of its Landscape Management Guidelines series, which was developed to provide the grounds management professional with quick reference tools for general landscape maintenance operations.
The first in the multi-part series to be released is the Maintenance Management Guidelines, which provides a compilation of maintenance […]

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Texas A&M University Landscape Services Honored with Prestigious PGMS Re-Accreditation

Texas A&M University (managed by SSC Services for Education) 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 accredited in March 2017 with a 2-star rating.
Phillip Zellner, CPTM, Regional Director of […]

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PGMS Announces Mark Baldwin as CGM #184

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Baldwin: I wanted to validate my 40 plus years of experience in the Green Industry. I also wanted to be able to network with a group of peers and hopefully gain additional insights.
PGMS: What inspired you to pursue a career in the green industry?
Baldwin: I have always been interested […]

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2020 PGMS® Awards Nominations

Attention PGMS Members – It’s time to start thinking about the 2020 PGMS Awards and here is a new opportunity to recognize your industry colleagues! This year PGMS will be accepting nominations from our membership for our 2020 PGMS Awards.
Special Award of Distinguished Service – The PGMS Special Award of Distinguished Service recognizes outstanding service […]

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2020 Green Star Awards®: Now Accepting Submissions

Applications no longer being accepted for the 2020 Green Star Awards®
You are invited to enter the 48th annual Green Star Awards® program sponsored by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®). This annual Awards Program salutes the grounds superintendent responsible for maintaining a well-manicured landscape year round. Grand, Honor and Merit Awards are offered in 15 categories, covering […]

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PGMS® COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

PGMS® understands the difficult situation our members are facing during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Society has developed a resource document, providing key considerations, recommendations, what members around the country are doing, and other resources. This document can be accessed by clicking the button below.

Additional information will be updated on this webpage. PGMS® encourages members to […]

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2020 Member-Get-A-Member

January 7, 2020 – February 29, 2020
Invite fellow grounds professionals to join PGMS.
Share with them how your PGMS membership has benefited you.
The more members you recruit, the more rewards you can earn!
New Members join for only $100.00 if sponsored by a member!

They will benefit from the professional development, educational, and certification opportunities that membership provides.
You will benefit from an […]

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2020 PGMS North Carolina Odd Fellows Cemetery Outreach Project


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. PGMS is taking a systematic approach to brush removal and prevention to bring the cemetery back to a manageable state. Click on the […]

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