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2020 Grounds Management Summit

The 2020 Grounds Management Summit is a series of 10 webinars to be held every Wednesday (1PM eastern) beginning October 7, 2020 and running through December 16, 2020 (there will be no webinar on November 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday).
Each webinar qualifies for School of Grounds Management credit at one credit hour per webinar. 
$175  […]

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2020 PGMS SCHOOL OF GROUNDS MANAGEMENT & GIE+EXPO

 *** 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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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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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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PGMS Announces Eric Andrews As CGM #183

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Andrews: I wanted to become a CGM to better myself professionally and to acquire a clear understanding of all the everyday activities that I complete as a Grounds Manager. The CGM opportunity along with other CGM’s advice drove my desire to complete the certification.
PGMS: What inspired you […]

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PGMS Announces William Douglas as CGM #182

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Douglas: Professional growth and being able to network with others within PGMS were my main reasons for wanting to become a CGM.  Being recognized as the 182th CGM adds value to my career within the greens industry.
PGMS: What inspired you to pursue a career in the green industry?
Douglas: […]

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2019 PGMS School of Grounds Management Annual Conference Recap

PGMS 2019 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO
Oct. 15 – 18, 2019
Louisville, Ky.
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Gerry Dobbs, CGM Named President of PGMS
Gerry Dobbs, CGM, of Rancho Cordova, CA, was elected and installed as the new president of the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) during the Society’s annual Awards and Induction Dinner held on Thursday, Oct. 17 in conjunction with […]

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PGMS Announces Mike Smith as CGM #181

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Smith: I have always been a person who loves to learn, including staying up on the latest information and methods. I wanted to become a CGM to help me further my professional growth in the industry. Going through the CGM certification process has made me look at all […]

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