July 15 2016
Get away from your desk and head out into local parks and wilderness areas to find natural inspiration. Study the ways in which stone is arranged ...
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July 15 2016
At first blush, the task of fleet management sounds like it should have nothing to do with landscape contracting. Laymen who hear the term no doubt think about managing frigates, cruisers and battleships, ...
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Oct. 15 2014
It’s not unlike what happens when it comes time to choose a new commercial mower (or mowers) for your landscape business. There are plenty of good, solid, quality mowers out there, that’s not ...
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Aug. 15 2014
Few segments of the green industry have changed as much in just a handful of years as has low-voltage landscape lighting. New technology, such as digital controls and better LEDs has added a great deal ...
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July 15 2014
One of the many decisions a business owner has to make is when and if to purchase new equipment. You ask yourself, “Will this tool help me expand? Cut costs? Streamline the work flow? Will I get ...
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Dec. 16 2013
Pickups and their cousins, cab-over-engine (COE) trucks, are the basic, bedrock equipment of all green industry professionals. From the smallest oneman, one-truck operation to corporate outfits with huge ...
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July 16 2013
Just the other day, I received an email from a long-time customer. I did not build their pond and 50-foot stream initially, but I have been cleaning and putting band-aids on their chronically leaking stream ...
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Feb. 1 2007
YOUR BUDDY IN THE NEXT TOWN JUST bought his company a great new mower. According to him, it's a true marvel of speed and efficiency. In fact, he's going to buy two more. ...
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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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Nov. 16 2011
When maintaining, repairing, and/or installing drip/low-volume irrigation systems, there is a good chance that the technician will be dealing with polyethylene supply tubing of some type and size. Determining ...
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