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

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Organics: A balancing act Posted on 06 May 2013 in the 0413 & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

 Some lawn care pros see a rise in demand for “natural” turf service offerings. Americans still want a lush, green lawn, but today, lawn care companies realize that some customers... Read more»

Bound by restrictions Posted on 06 May 2013 in the 0413 & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

The industry addresses fertilizer and pesticide regulations at the local, state and national levels. Location, location, location. The oft-cited phrase used to justify the price and salability of any home... Read more»

Lawncare pro: Adam Linnemann Posted on 10 Jun 2012 in the 0612 categories.

Starting your business as a teenager does have a few perks. Adam Linnemann, president of Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping started with a push mower, riding lawn mower and wagon.... Read more»

Band Together for MJ Posted on 10 Jun 2012 in the 0612 & Editor's Note categories.

By Daniel G. Jacobs When Michael John “MJ” O’Boyle was just 2-and-a-half years old, Grandma noticed his right foot slightly turned in as he walked. It was in December last... Read more»

The winter (and spring) of our discontent Posted on 18 May 2012 in the 0512 & Cover story categories.

Snowplows sat idle, gathering dust instead of snow. Temperatures blinked to late spring levels in February before alternating between record heat and below freezing for much of the country. It... Read more»

Lawncare pro: Danny Milligan Posted on 11 Apr 2012 in the 0412 categories.

Danny Milligan, president of Strathmore Landscape, is proud of the company’s latest environmental initiative. “We cannot change from gas-powered trucks completely, but we are moving in the direction of sustainability... Read more»