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March 1 2004
Remember when Mom used to yell at you for gobbling down your food and guzzling your beverage? We heard arguments as kids that this kind of eating and drinking, in addition to not being very attractive, ...
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Feb. 1 2004
Most contractors in the business have a fairly lengthy wish list. Some guys want a few more hours in the day; others want to close more sales or boost their business volume. Some folks want to look more ...
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Dec. 1 2003
Running your own business is the American dream. A well run, profitable business puts you on top of the world.And it looks so easy. Lets follow John as he learns what it takes to own a successful business
Nov. 1 2003
Imagine sitting in your favorite lounge chair on a flagstone patio. Its a cool, starlit evening. . . . Youre enjoying the warmth of a fireplace and the trickling sound of a fountain or small waterfall ...
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Nov. 1 2003
It would be a rare situation for me to ever install bulk mulch again. First, I have to go get it or have it delivered. After picking it up in my trailer, it falls between the trailer slats and blowing ...
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Oct. 1 2003
Quite possibly, the least expensive pieces of all the essentials that ride in your vans, trucks or trailers are hand-held outdoor power tools ...
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March 1 2003
In a world that is becoming more and more homogenized, color can create a powerful statement. Our eyes are naturally drawn to color ...
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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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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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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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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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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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