Internships Can Help Define Your Strengths and Interests

It all started a few years ago when I decided to attend a Career Fair for students in the College of Agriculture at Penn State. My goal was to make some connections and explore what opportunities were available after graduating from college. At this time I realized I was lacking in physical, hands-on experience in the landscape field. It was odd; I was working to complete a degree in Landscape Contracting, having never worked in the field. That was when I knew I needed to get to work; I needed to participate in an internship program. Read more »

Getting it Right – Profile: J. Landon Reeve IV, Chapel Valley Landscape Company

by Leslie McGuire, managing editor Landscape Contractor
J. Landon Reeve IV, Founder, Chapel Valley Landscape Company.

Landon Reeve is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chapel Valley Landscape Company, an exterior design/build/manage landscape firm serving Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC.

As an entrepreneur committed to landscape excellence, Reeve actively worked with the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA), now PLANET, and Landscape Contractors Association MD-DC-VA (LCA) to improve industry training and set higher standards of professional excellence. Read more »