Jan. 1 2003
Really, theres nothing wrong with shovels and mattocks. If you have to move earth, then good old-fashioned manual labor is one sure-fire way to get it done ...
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Dec. 1 2002
The old clich time is money, is not lost on the labor-intensive landscaping industry. Company owners and managers understand the need to get the job done, and done well, then get the equipment back on ...
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Oct. 1 2002
It’s fall and that means it’s time to overseed bermudagrass in the South and Southwest. The main reason for overseeding, of course, is to provide your ...
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Oct. 1 2002
American Landscape came to Salt Lake City in 1998 at the invitation of the Mormon Church to complete the landscaping for the $50 ...
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Oct. 1 2002
Truckin Along in 2003 When Tony Bass started his landscape contracting business, Bass Custom Landscaping, he quickly found that one of his biggest challenges was maximizing hi ...
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Sept. 1 2002
At 10:00 p.m., fiery red images flash in the center of your living room. The anchorwoman reports thirty percent containment, even though that percentage was 85 percent yesterday ...
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Aug. 1 2002
When the hand-held power tool side of a company blends into the background, then these tools are fulfilling their purpose well ...
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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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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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Oct. 1 2001
And The Fleet Rolls On By Phillip Meeks Robert Maffei entered the landscape profession eleven years ago in a relatively unconventional company vehicle: an &rsqu ...
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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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