TAG: Canete Landscape

Hiring & Retention: Finders, keepers

June 11, 2015By

Strategies LM150 firms are using to up their employment game. Finding and keeping good people are fundamental to success for any business, but in the landscape industry, companies are discovering these to be increasingly difficult tasks. We spoke to several LM150 business owners who’ve been dealing with these challenges and are employing a variety of solutions. One challenge landscape business... read more

NJLCA hits home run with Little League field renovation

July 23, 2014By

On July 11 and 12, members from the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA) teamed up to renovate the Charles Mastik Memorial Field in Little Ferry, N.J. The community field had not been maintained well and was flooded during Hurricane Sandy. But now, the new field will host the New Jersey Little League State Championship July 23-28. Jeff Ware, volunteer district... read more

Consumer Market: Picking up steam

October 11, 2013By

The Green Industry benefits as residential customers become more comfortable with their finances. Green Industry companies that serve the residential market are upbeat about the direction they see this portion of the industry headed. On the recurring services side, Andrew Ziehler, owner of Ziehler Lawn & Tree Care in Centerville, Ohio, says, “Spending is picking up with customers.” In his... read more

Industry overview: Ahead of the curve

October 10, 2013By

Landscape industry professionals are feeling positive. Despite challenges, the industry is out front of other small businesses when it comes to optimism. Optimism among landscape professionals about the state of the Green Industry is better than expected this year, despite some uncertainty. When asked for last year’s Landscape Management Industry Pulse report, “What’s your 2013 business outlook?”, 69 percent of... read more