May 1 2006
W. D. Wells & Associates, Inc. has served many clients in their more than thirty years in business as a design/build landscape contractor in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Renovating landscapes is part of the ...
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May 1 2006
Do you remember when you purchased your first piece of power equipment? Maybe you were still a teenager, and you bought a walk-behind mower that you stored in your dad’s garage. ...
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April 1 2006
What does it take to keep a successful landscape design and construction business going and growing for more than twenty years? For Katz, this enthusiasm stems from the joy that comes from doing ...
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March 1 2006
You know the feeling. You?re driving down the road and catch a glimpse of a landscape that practically reaches out and grabs you. You just have to do a double take ...
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March 1 2006
If you could make more money from your mowing business, you would, wouldnt you? And if, while steering a mower or waiting for the leaf blower crew to finish, you could make your clients happier by making ...
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Feb. 1 2006
You have some choices. You can go back to the office and carve out time from your already overloaded schedule to work on the revisions by hand, prepare a new estimate, and drive out to your clients home ...
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Feb. 1 2006
Lawn maintenance is one of the hardest working divisions of many landscaping companies. Whether it’s the star of the show or only supporting cast, lawn care is usually a tried and true workhorse ...
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Jan. 1 2006
When clients step into Scott Cohen’s office, they get a small taste of what’s in store for them if they choose his company to design and install their landscape. Cohen knows that excellence ...
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Jan. 1 2006
Over the years, you lose some of your clients. Some move to another town or city, some go out of business, some might not be pleased with your work, and others may just be ...
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Dec. 1 2005
Your day in the field is done and it was a long one. You, your crew, and your mowers have logged a lot of hours. You know it’s time for some equipment maintenance but it’s late ...
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Nov. 2 2005
There was a time when building landscapes was really back-breaking work. The main reason why it was hard work is because there was very little equipment that was made to do the job; therefore, almost everything ...
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Oct. 1 2005
When you’re making decisions about the next piece of mowing equipment to buy, first take a long hard look at your current business ...
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Sept. 1 2005
When Bill Butler and his wife returned to work after lunching together in their Palm Coast Florida home, they had no idea that they would never set foot in their house again. When Bill Butler and ...
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Sept. 1 2005
When it comes to the tasks that befall the landscape contractor, none may be as thankless as trenching ...
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Aug. 1 2005
It shouldn’t have to be so hard, but for some reason it is. You land a great landscape maintenance job, one that will keep ...
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Aug. 1 2005
In a world where everything seems to be super-sized, and the bigger-is-better mantra is shouted from the highest ...
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Aug. 1 2005
Can you remember when the only edger that was available was a long wooden handle with a metal round blade on the bottom? You would place the blade ...
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June 1 2005
Decorative concrete curbing is coming soon to a neighborhood near you! And when it does, it will be in high demand as the edging of choice in commercial and residential landscaping. That has already happened ...
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June 1 2005
You’ve done everything right. Watering schedules are providing optimum coverage with maximum efficiency. You fertilize the turf on a regular basis; its green, lush sheen is a testament to your tenacity
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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