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Bayer releases Specticle Cost-in-Use Calculator Posted on 04 Nov 2019 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

The Turf and Ornamental business of Bayer, within the company’s Crop Science division, has announced its first cost-in-use calculator for both Specticle Flo and Specticle G, the Specticle Cost-in-Use Calculator.... Read more»

Hardscape Solutions: Workin’ in a winter wonderland Posted on 01 Nov 2019 in the 1019 & Current Issue & Design/Build+Installation & Featured categories.

Location: Colchester, Vt. Company: Di Stefano Landscaping Di Stefano Landscaping landed a project at a private residence on Lake Champlain when the home’s buyers asked for a landscape professional who... Read more»

Employee Recruitment: Cast a wide net Posted on 22 Oct 2019 in the 1019 & Cover story & Current Issue categories.

It’s difficult to recruit employees for snow removal services. The hours can be long and unpredictable; plus, it’s no surprise employees will be working in the cold. “It’s hard to... Read more»

Employee retention: Make yourself known Posted on 22 Oct 2019 in the 1019 & Cover story & Current Issue categories.

Get out there and make yourself known. That’s the advice Gail Reinhart, recruitment and personnel specialist at Hidden Creek Landscaping in Hilliard, Ohio, gives to any landscape contractor who is... Read more»

Employee retention: Always be recruiting Posted on 22 Oct 2019 in the 1019 & Cover story & Current Issue categories.

It sounds exhausting, but as Jedd Narsavage says, companies should always be in recruitment mode. “For recruitment, we treat it as a 24/7, 365 kind of thing, even during times... Read more»

Employee Retention: Giving second chances Posted on 22 Oct 2019 in the Cover story & Current Issue categories.

Adam Schlutt is president of MAAC Property Services in Niles, Mich. He refers to the company, which provides snow removal and maintenance for a 98 percent commercial clientele, as mission-based... Read more»