TAG: Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction

Plan before you plow

May 14, 2019By
Man plowing during snowstorm (Photo: Brian Mauer)

Owners better have a plan, team and equipment in place before the first flake of the year falls if they offer snow and ice removal services. Without those things, they (and their revenue stream) will be left frozen in place. Three landscape contractors offer tips and advice on purchasing snow equipment, hiring employees and becoming more efficient during the winter... read more

Efficiency Tip: Compost to save

October 17, 2017By

After years of paying a separate entity to pick up and dump its recyclable materials, Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction in Lorain, Ohio, came up with a better solution: cut out the middle man. Now a Class 4 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) composting facility, Brian-Kyles saves 3-5 percent annually by recycling its own sod clippings, leaves and bed edges into... read more

Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction opens its doors for OLA facility tour

September 21, 2017By

The Ohio Landscape Association (OLA) welcomed more than a hundred landscape professionals to Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction in Lorain, Ohio, for a facility tour on Sept. 20. The family-owned and operated company was founded in 1988 by Doug Maurer after merging the two companies he started and named after his sons: Brian Builders and Kyle’s Landscaping.  The company became second generation when Doug’s... read more