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Jacobs is a former editor-in-chief of Landscape Management.

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Plateau pains Posted on 03 Dec 2013 in the December 2013 categories.

Periods of stagnation are common in business. Here’s how to reach the next level. Good businesses grow naturally, until they don’t. Many landscape company owners find their initial success stalls,... Read more»

June 2013 Web Extra: ‘Take off Saturdays’ Posted on 18 Jun 2013 in the June 2013 & LM Web Extras categories.

If Gary Mallory, CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Heads Up Landscape Contractors, has one piece of advice for other landscape executives, it’s to balance the business with the personal. Landscape Management... Read more»

Side by side Posted on 17 Jun 2013 in the June 2013 categories.

Two landscape industry competitors decide to share space and find a whole lot more than they bargained for. They say “If you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em.” Or, if you’re... Read more»

Staying power: Celebrating 40 years Posted on 14 Jun 2013 in the June 2013 categories.

Three LM150 company executives reflect on 40 years in the industry and share how they’ll celebrate their anniversaries. 1973 was quite a year. Three of the industry’s largest companies made... Read more»

Half a century of success Posted on 30 May 2013 in the May 2013 categories.

Michael Bellantoni may be stepping away from his business, but he’s not slowing down. After 50 years of running his landscaping business, Michael Bellantoni might be on the back nine.... Read more»

Snow + Ice Guide: On the home front Posted on 28 May 2013 in the Featured & May 2013 categories.

Three snow contractors put a new twist on winter’s residential market.   When winter’s icy tendrils snake their way through the northern part of the country, many contractors put the... Read more»