Articles by Leaf

Spanish Dagger Yucca

Spanish Dagger Yucca

Here's the beautiful Spanish Dagger Yucca - it has big white bell-shaped flowers in the summer & is best in full-sun locations it's saltwater tolerant for clients with saltwater pools AND if you're in an area near bodies of water, small bats will visit at night...

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Award Winning Team!

Award Winning Team!

Not to toot our own horn or anything but TOOT TOOT TOOT!!! Congratulations Leaf Family you guys did it. We were superstars at this year’s TNLA Lone Star HortForum 2024 in Grapevine, TX. First, we start with two of our very own being a part of the TNLA Boot Camp 2024....

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Maximizing the Slow Season

Maximizing the Slow Season

Preparing for Success in the Busy Seasons Ahead As the winter chill sets in and the pace of business slows down, it’s important to use your spare time efficiently. The slow season presents a golden opportunity to get ahead and set the stage for success in the busy...

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iNET, The Road so Far

iNET, The Road so Far

Our iNET platform for eCommerce has been underway for months and we will be rolling out passwords to all sales folks for beta testing this first week of February. I want to briefly share a little about the team that’s been diligently putting in the work to bring this...

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Grace

Grace

I want to give my description of Grace. Forgiveness is free to people that don’t deserve it. It’s one of the foundations of the Christian religion. It is a hard habit to accept. You have to consciously repeat it in your mind. Turn the other cheek. Although it is hard...

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“Yes we can”

“Yes we can”

Cultivating a “Yes We Can” Culture: In the dynamic landscape of business, fostering a positive and proactive culture is essential for growth and innovation. A “Yes We Can” culture is one where employees are empowered to take on challenges, collaborate seamlessly, and...

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Maximizing the Slow Season

Thank You LEAF

As we bid farewell to an incredible year and set our sights on the exciting possibilities that 2024 holds, it's with immense pride and gratitude that we extend our heartfelt congratulations to each and every one of you for your outstanding contributions to Leaf this...

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iNET, The Road so Far

Springs Starts Now!

January is when spring truly begins for gardeners such as myself. We are plantingseeds indoors that will be set out in the first weeks of March. We are turning our soil over in our beds when a freeze is predicted to help kill off any unwanted bugs dormant in the soil....

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Grace

New Start New Year!

Well, we’ve made another trip around the sun together and I feel blessed as we start another trip. The New Year is like a Birthday and a time to celebrate and be grateful for all we have been given during the past year. I have many blessings to be thankful for...

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January 2024! Silver AND Gold

January 2024! Silver AND Gold

The words above come from a Joseph Parry poem, written sometime after the 1850’s. Most of us are familiar with the sentiment, making “new friends but keeping the old,” as it applies to people. Let’s take a deeper look and think about our home landscape as a living,...

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iNET, The Road so Far

Inventory Integrity and You

We have all experienced the frustration of a failed sale due to a wrong Quantity On Hand in Epicor. As the Inventory Clerk at Store 2, I often hear those frustrations first hand from our AMs and CSRs. While the Inventory Clerks at both locations strive for perfect...

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It’s Easy Being Green

It’s Easy Being Green

With Leaf, it's easy being green - even Kermit agrees! December is still a great time of year to plant. Though many shrubs, trees, and perennials no longer call our attention with bold displays of color, a subtler excitement can be found in our landscapes. it’s also...

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2024 TNLA Summit Award Winner

2024 TNLA Summit Award Winner

We are proud to announce TNLA has named us the winner of the Summit Award, which recognizes one member firm that has made significant, exceptional contributions to the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association & its member firms. It's the highest honor bestowed by...

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Grace

Unsolicited Advice – Servant Leadership

At Leaf Landscape Supply servant leadership is how we nurture and grow our company. Servant leadership allows us to multiply success and satisfaction both personally and professionally. 7 Key Principles Honor Others Inspire Vision Choose Ethics Empower Others Put...

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Maximizing the Slow Season

Exploring AI (Artificial Intelligence)

We are exploring how Leaf Landscape Supply can implement artificial intelligence (AI) to facilitate our day-to-day business. AI offers a multitude of opportunities to reduce costs, improve processes, and enhance efficiency. AI could help us also meet the bigger need...

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iNET, The Road so Far

Hardgoods: Keys to Customer and Company Success

I have been involved in horticultural hardgoods since 2012, when I became a buyer for the first time. Since then, I have found hardgoods to be a foundational piece of success in this industry. In our business model, they can aid in building client trust, increase a...

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“Yes we can”

The Art of Listening: A Key to Success

Effective communication is the cornerstone of any successful workplace. While speaking, writing, and non-verbal cues play crucial roles in conveying information, listening is often an underrated and overlooked skill. In today’s fast-paced business world, we’re...

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