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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June 1 2002
Boulders, rocks and artificial stone can add a tremendous sense of power to a landscape. An interesting grouping of rocks and stones ...
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May 1 2002
All across the nation, communities faced with increased demands on existing water supplies are encouraging ...
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May 1 2002
There it sits — a big, ugly stump right where you’re going to install a new landscape design. It has to go ...
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April 1 2002
Its a hot new idea thats been around for nearly three decades concrete border edging. And its finally taking residential and commercial landscaping by storm ...
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March 1 2002
Putting the cart before the horse takes on new meaning in the landscape contractor?s vocabulary when he explains to a homeowner that he must install hardscapes before softscapes ...
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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
It was inevitable that software that manipulates photo-realistic images would become all the rage in the landscape industry ...
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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
When you see an attractively landscaped property be it residential or commercial one of the first things you notice is the neatness and symmetry. Whether in straight lines, curves or other designs, plantings ...
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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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June 1 2001
High-tech fabrics are playing a major role in the landscape industry today as contractors and architects look to provide low-maintenance designs for commercial and residential properties ...
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June 1 2001
A root barrier will prevent damage to sidewalks, retaining walls, etc. The tree on the left had a root barrier installed in 1983 and shows no damage to sidewalk. Sidewalk on extreme left shows upheaval ...
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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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April 1 2001
Open any newspaper, go to the classified section and see how thick that section is with ads ...
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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
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
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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