Media & Press

PLANET is the national trade association representing more than 100,000 landscape industry professionals, who create and maintain healthy, green living spaces for communities across America. PLANET members are committed to the highest standards in industry education, best practices, and business professionalism.

PLANET can provide experts to speak with the media on a number of topics, including lawn care; landscape design; landscape installation; tree care; interior plant design and maintenance; water management and irrigation; water feature installation; patio, kitchen and outdoor living spaces; sustainable landscape practices; edible gardens; holiday lighting and décor; outdoor lighting; certification; careers in the landscape industry; and more.

PLANET manages a number of special events each year which may be of interest to the media including Student Career Days “The National Collegiate Landscape Competition,” the largest student landscape competition and career event in the nation; Renewal & Remembrance, the largest single service event in the landscape industry, during which professionals travel from across the country to provide volunteer lawn care, tree care, and landscape services at Arlington National Cemetery; and PLANET Day of Service, a national volunteer day of service in which professional landscape companies organize volunteer projects in their own community green spaces.

The press room contains news releases on these and other events, as well as fact sheets on a variety of lawn care and landscape topics, national consumer survey data, and a photo library for media use when writing stories about PLANET.

Contact the public relations department to set up interviews or for more information.