TAG: add-ons

More to offer through add-on services

October 21, 2019By
Man putting up lighting (Photo: McKay Lighting)

To Rick Baird, it just makes sense for contractors to always try to maximize their on-site returns. “I think a lot of contractors get wrapped up in day-to-day business, and they end up leaving opportunities on the table, which equates to leaving money on the table,” says Baird, national sales manager at Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting. “When contractors are on... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: June 2019

June 26, 2019By

Landscape professionals and industry consultants answer the question: What are the most profitable add-on opportunities? read more

Pasture perfect: Maintaining a horse farm

June 5, 2019By
Horse pasture (Photo: iStock.com/Bear2016)

Sometimes a good idea can come out of nowhere. For Scott Hartmann, owner of Scott’s Lawn Care (SLC) in Maple Plain, Minn., an idea for a new maintenance service came where he wasn’t expecting it — on a horse farm. Hartmann recalls that 10 years ago, his company was taking care of the turf areas on a few horse farms,... read more

Teamwork drives success at Red Valley Landscape & Construction

July 29, 2016By
Photos: Red Valley Landscape & Construction

Taking on a diverse array of new endeavors, Red Valley Landscape & Construction is growing quickly, with no signs of slowing down. Mike Freeman’s company, Red Valley Landscape & Construction, has experienced the kind of growth that many contractors can only dream of. Since its beginning in 2012, the $5.3 million company in Edmond, Okla., has grown more than 220... read more