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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 because no root barrier was installed ...
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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 every four to six weeks ...
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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 more effective and efficient, wouldnt you want ...
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July 1 2000
For the last decade, Randy and Sue Weston, owners of Weston Gardens in Bloom, a nursery and residential/commercial landscape service in Fort Worth, Texas, have been creating extraordinary, English-style gardens using native Texas flora and acclimated ...
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June 1 2000
As a green industry contractor, "how to have your cake and eat it too" in these rapidly changing times, must always be on your mind. With consolidations, mergers and acquisitions going on all around you and at every level of the industry, (manufacturer, ...
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April 1 2000
There are many ways to border landscape projects: decorative brick, bender-boards, steel, and plastic edging are a few, for areas such as flowerbeds and around trees. BPBrickBorderGSBut none compares to a concrete border, an enhancement that is functional
Jan. 1 2000
The landscape industry is just a click away from changing the way they do business. Computer software is giving landscape contractors and designers a new method of helping their companies flourish ...
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Jan. 1 2000
Not so long ago, wildflowers were simply plants growing in the woods, prairies, or mountain meadows ...
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Nov. 1 1999
When Harry North was approached to bid on a design and build landscaping job for a homeowner in Santa Rosa, California, little did he know that it would culminate into a trip to New Orleans ...
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Sept. 1 1999
The advantages of a professionally installed and maintained landscape go beyond "curb appeal" and head straight for the bottomline. A well-designed landscape invites customers, producing higher occupancy rates and increased rentals ...
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July 1 1999
The strong U.S. economy, the rising stock market and conditions in the commercial landscaping industry have created a consolidating environment. The owners of large industry players, such as Ruppert Landscape Co., Inc. and The Brickman Group, Ltd., decided
July 1 1998
Henry Ford was once asked in an interview what he thought was his most important trait that had led to his astonishing success as an automaker. His response was, "The ability to organize." ...
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Nov. 30 1999
You’re on your way back to the shop and you see that truck again, the Landscape King ...
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