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Danielle Pesta is the senior digital media manager at Landscape Management's parent company, North Coast Media. She started writing for the green industry in 2014 and has won multiple awards from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA). She can be reached at

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Recovering a property after Hurricane Harvey Posted on 18 Dec 2019 in the Featured & Mowing+Maintenance & November 2019 categories.

Location Sugar Land, Texas Company Lawn Management Co. In 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Sugar Creek on the Lake office complex received severe rain. “We had a year’s... Read more»

Durability drives production for handheld equipment Posted on 11 Dec 2019 in the Featured & Mowing+Maintenance & November 2019 categories.

Landscape contractors need reliable and durable handheld equipment, says Jack Easterly, product manager for professional handheld products at Husqvarna. “Landscaping is a productivity-based profession, and getting work done the fastest... Read more»

Brand U: Choose equipment with a support system Posted on 15 Nov 2019 in the Mowing+Maintenance & November 2019 categories.

Hunter Griffith says his company stays loyal to Hustler Turf because of great dealer support. Griffith founded Simply Green Lawn Care & Landscaping in 2018 and the Nicholasville, Ky.-based company... Read more»

Installing an irrigation system out of sight Posted on 15 Nov 2019 in the Irrigation+Water Management & November 2019 categories.

Location New York City Company Town & Gardens Ltd. Installing irrigation on a 14th-floor roof terrace comes with challenges. But Town & Gardens had additional obstacles to face, according to... Read more»

Water World: Climate conquered Posted on 21 Oct 2019 in the Irrigation+Water Management & October 2019 categories.

Location: Palmdale, Calif. Company: Stay Green California’s High Desert climate makes for a challenging work environment. Dave Colburn and his crew confronted extreme weather conditions while installing an irrigation system... Read more»

Safety: Route to safety Posted on 21 Oct 2019 in the Cover story & October 2019 categories.

Landscape crews are constantly on the road traveling to the next job site. Efficient routing is important for production, but maintaining safety during a route may be even more vital.... Read more»