May 1 2001
When the word ?scandal? comes up at a dinner party, two geographical locations on opposite sides of the country immediately come to mind: Hollywood, California and Washington, DC
April 1 2001
Open any newspaper, go to the classified section and see how thick that section is with ads
April 1 2001
We have met the enemy, and it is a bug ? the Asian long-horned beetle. It?s really pretty discreet, only an inch-and-a-quarter long in adulthood, but this same trait that makes the beetle so inconspicuous ...
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March 1 2001
When the elegant Bellagio Hotel opened in Las Vegas in 1998, the Las Vegas Sun reported that the five-story-tall conservatory within the hotel would offer a dramatic display of plants and flowers changing ...
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March 1 2001
Trees have always been a vital part of the landscape. Today, they?re especially valuable as more asphalt and concrete is laid and public concern over environmental issues rises
March 1 2001
If a potential customer calls, in need of a quick-greening turf at the lowest possible price, what would you tell her?
Jan. 1 2001
To grow your business, new sales are a must. Because attrition is inevitable, the flow of new clients keeps your bottom line healthy. If you had access to a tool that could make your landscape presentations ...
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Oct. 1 2000
Visitors are amazed at the breathtaking colors of Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” a.k.a. Providence Canyon
July 1 2000
For the last decade, Randy and Sue Weston, owners of Weston Gardens in Bloom, a nursery and residential/commercial landscape service in Fort Worth, Texas, have been creating extraordinary, English-style ...
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June 1 2000
As a green industry contractor, "how to have your cake and eat it too" in these rapidly changing times, must always be on your mind. With consolidations, mergers and acquisitions going on all around you ...
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May 1 2000
As the demand for landscaping continues to grow and expand, contractors are looking for new and better ways to serve their clients
April 1 2000
There are many ways to border landscape projects: decorative brick, bender-boards, steel, and plastic edging are a few, for areas such as flowerbeds and around trees. BPBrickBorderGSBut none compares to ...
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April 1 2000
They?re big, they?re beautiful, and they?re an untapped profit center for many landscape professionals--they?re trees. And the best thing is, if there aren?t any trees already on a property, including ...
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March 1 2000
Most landscape contractors are familiar with the technique, whether they offer the service to their customers or not
Jan. 1 2000
The landscape industry is just a click away from changing the way they do business. Computer software is giving landscape contractors and designers a new method of helping their companies flourish
Jan. 1 2000
Not so long ago, wildflowers were simply plants growing in the woods, prairies, or mountain meadows
Nov. 30 1999
Nowhere is the need for landscape and irrigation as critical as on recently graded construction projects
Nov. 1 1999
When Harry North was approached to bid on a design and build landscaping job for a homeowner in Santa Rosa, California, little did he know that it would culminate into a trip to New Orleans
Sept. 1 1999
The advantages of a professionally installed and maintained landscape go beyond "curb appeal" and head straight for the bottomline. A well-designed landscape invites customers, producing higher occupancy ...
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July 1 1999
The strong U.S. economy, the rising stock market and conditions in the commercial landscaping industry have created a consolidating environment. The owners of large industry players, such as Ruppert Landscape ...
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