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June 1 2007
As with most equipment purchases, choosing the right trencher is more about your business than it is about the equipment itself. How many inches a machine trenches per hour is one measure of productivity, ...
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May 1 2007
These days, many contractors are getting a little help from a surprising new resource: synthetic turf. From backyard putting greens to play areas to low maintenance lawns, this water-free alternative is ...
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April 1 2007
What are they? Theyre the versatile fleet of compact utility equipment available for todays green industry professionals ...
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March 1 2007
Color has power. A splash of color can create a focal point where there was none before. It can draw a landscape together into a harmonious whole and define a style or mood ...
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Feb. 1 2007
Of course, when it comes down to the possibility of working such magic yourself, it seems impossible. You're a landscape contractor, not a magician, and don't think you could possibly have the right computer ...
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Jan. 1 2007
New Desert Gallery, a Tucson-based exterior design and construction company, has earned national recognition for sculpting a landscaping masterpiece. The company recently received a 2006 Grand Award for ...
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Nov. 1 2006
When Kevin Grady made the decision to leave his well-paying corporate job, it was a dangerous move: at the time, he had three kids in college. While he knew he’d be happier ...
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Oct. 1 2006
Everyone dreams of having a bigger house. For years, people have turned to television to give them glimpses of what it would be like to live in one. Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous was popular in the ...
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Sept. 1 2006
The right equipment can help you complete all these tasks and more. It helps employees be more productive and more efficient. Photo courtesy: Echo The right equipment can help you complete ...
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Sept. 1 2006
You just can’t get away with owning a minimal amount of equipment anymore. Equipment has become the mainstay of a landscape contractor’s business. From mowers to chain saws to compact excavators ...
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Sept. 1 2006
Many challenges came into play when the City of Baltimore, Maryland, contracted with Initial Tropical Plants to renovate the historical conservatory in Druid Hill Park. The renovation was to include each ...
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Aug. 1 2006
Some manufacturers believe that the best way to avoid this problem is to use longer sockets. It sounds pretty logicala deeper socket seems like it would provide extra reinforcement for jointed areas. The ...
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July 1 2006
As president of NatureScape Lawn and Landscape Care, Todd Furry isn’t merely a successful landscape professional. With thirteen locations in five Midwest states, he’s also a very savvy businessman. A ...
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July 1 2006
One of the hallmarks of a quality landscape installation is that it looks fabulous when you first put it in and only gets better with time. The neat and tidy beds of a brand new landscape almost always ...
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June 1 2006
As golf’s popularity explodes, thanks in no small part to “superstar” players like Tiger Woods, more and more golfers are realizing that they’d love the convenience and luxury of ...
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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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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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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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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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