April 1 2005
We’ve recently been asked the following question, which could be viewed as another example of a catch-22. "My company is currently trying to expand into the com ...
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Nov. 1 2004
Jim Myers, production manager at Jrco Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesotta, says, “A lot of the attachments on the market allow landscapers, especially the smaller contractors ...
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Oct. 1 2004
Comfortable suspension. More horsepower. Impressive safety features. Phrases like these sound like buzzwords from a car commercial ...
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Feb. 1 2004
The ubiquitous mower may be the bread and butter of your landscape business; its probably the most frequently used piece of equipment in your arsenal, but mowers can also be the source of some serious ...
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Nov. 1 2003
We know what a well-groomed landscape means to a client. Often, that landscape is the first thing seen when looking at someone?s home or property ...
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July 1 2002
In 1991, Cliff Deibel, owner of Deibel Lawn Service in Greeley, Colorado, got tired of using a 10 horsepower, air-cooled, single-cylinder lawnmower to service his customers. What Deibel really wanted was ...
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July 1 2002
Consider the many special delights a lawn affords: soft mattress for a creeping baby; worm hatchery for a robin; croquet or badminton court ...
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March 1 2002
Nine times out of ten, mowers are second only to company trucks in terms of the most expensive tools in the landscape contractor?s supply cache. With all the features that are available in the marketplace ...
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Feb. 1 2002
Savvier Mowing Means More Green By Phillip Meeks The need for mowing and other lawn maintenance services in our society remains a significant slice of the ...
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Dec. 1 2001
In an industry where big equals bigger profits, why would you load up your truck with a couple of small zero-turn radius (ZTR) ...
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Aug. 1 2001
Quality Maintenance Pays Off Vice President Vincent Arlington recalls a maintenance account that slipped through his company’s fingers. A large shopping center ha ...
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July 1 2001
Since the stand-on mower is a relative newcomer to the lawn care marketplace, let’s talk to some people who have logged time ...
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May 1 2001
Whether a contractor specializing in landscape work lives in Texas or Connecticut, and no matter what unique challenges come with the turf, there are attachments that fit virtually every need ...
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March 1 2001
Running a profitable and successful landscaping business depends on many factors. One key piece of the puzzle is having machinery that runs smoothly ...
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Jan. 1 2001
First thing this morning, two crewmembers didn?t show up and before the day got started, the oldest, but largest mower in your fleet finally bit the dust ...
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Sept. 1 2000
Training Your Mower Crews Jumping into your truck, first day of work, you are thinking how lucky you are that this "piece of cake" job just fell into your lap. You have ...
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May 1 2000
Once upon a time, the only mowers available for turf pros were push-behind models, soon followed by revolutionary lawn tractors. These lawn tractors were miniature versions of the farm tractor, with front-engine ...
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April 1 2000
The vast array of equipment thats available for the landscape professional is mind-boggling. While the lawn mower is the most visible of the power equipment used today, the real workhorse is the tractor