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Tailored technology for irrigation

May 22, 2019By
SMART STUFF Smart Rain was developed to serve a growing need for increased water conservation and better water management. It allows for remote management and tech support. Photo: LawnButler

Rudy Larsen says the goal of his irrigation technology business, Smart Rain, is to bring landscapers and property owners more water management capabilities. read more

Work to do: Tackling the industry’s labor shortage

May 20, 2019By
Photo: Marshall Evan Photography

How companies, manufacturers and industry pros are tackling landscaping's labor shortage. read more

LM Gallery: May 2019

May 17, 2019By
Photo: Seth Jones

Check out a few of the places where the LM team made its rounds last month. This photo gallery appeared in May issue of Landscape Management. read more

Fit for a franchise

May 15, 2019By
Man performing lawn care services (Photo: Naturalawn of America)

After decades of providing landscape construction and irrigation services, leaders at DeVisser Landscape Services in Kalamazoo, Mich., became interested in adding lawn care to its offerings. But, with no prior lawn care experience, they didn’t know where to start. After attending a Weed Man roundtable at an industry expo, they realized franchising might be the best way to incorporate a... read more

Water World: Water-saving success

May 13, 2019By
Irrigation technology (Photo: Deborah Harkins, HydroPoint)

Location: Palo Alto, Calif. Company: Gachina Landscape Management A well-planned irrigation system is never more important than during a drought. With water conservation in mind, Gachina Landscape Management renovated Oak Creek Apartments’ irrigation system. It was California’s worst drought in decades, but the Gachina team helped Oak Creek take advantage of a $50,000 rebate from the Santa Clara Valley Water... read more

The Big One: Peace of mind

May 10, 2019By
Photo: The Fockele Garden Co.

The Northeast Georgia Health System regional medical centers include gardens that provide places of hope and healing for visitors and patients. read more