TAG: Heads Up Landscape Contractors

People on the Move: Bayer selects new head of Environmental Science NA; Otterbine Barebo selects new regional sales manager, Arborjet hires 2; and more from Heads Up and Truly Nolen Pest Control

October 5, 2017By

Environmental Science, a business unit of the Crop Science division of Bayer, appointed Mark Schneid, former chief marketing officer of the Environmental Science business unit, to head of Environmental Science North America. In this new role, Schneid will be responsible for leading the business unit in the U.S. and Canada with a vision focused on the needs of customers in... read more

Case study: A fundamental idea

August 4, 2017By

One landscape company builds its culture by communicating company values consistently. While Heads Up Landscape Contractors (HULC) —a full-service landscaping company providing design, construction, irrigation and grounds maintenance in Albuquerque, N.M.— always has had a strong culture, its leaders say formalizing some of its fundamentals in a program called “The Heads Up Way” has been a practical approach for training... read more

Companies in the News: Lawn Doctor launches West Houston franchise; Caretaker, Heads Up awarded; more from Toro, Case, Kioti, Marty Grunder

March 29, 2017By

Lawn Doctor opened a new lawn care franchise in West Houston. The franchise provides customized lawn care services, including fertilization, weed control, aeration and shrub care. Houston resident Shahul Hameed, who has a degree in chemical engineering and an MBA, owns the new franchise. “It matters that I give my customers comprehensive information about our services, with sufficient technical detail to feel... read more

Companies in the News: Dentco, Terra Nova celebrate anniversaries; Heads Up launches mentorship program; Deere dealer hits 1000 units; Gravely launches mower sweepstakes

March 1, 2017By

Dentco is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Founded by Greg Dent, the company began as Trees, Inc. and quickly grew to a national player in the retail store and restaurant maintenance industry. Though Dent retired in 2000, his son and longtime employee Justin Dent serves the company as COO, keeping up the family tradition. The company plans to grow by 10 percent in... read more

Buy wisely: The importance of vendor relationships

December 5, 2016By
Pinnacle Irrigation & Nightlighting

When it comes to sourcing irrigation and lighting products, contractors say it’s all about the vendor relationships. Like so many other things in life, smart lighting and irrigation product purchases all come back to who you know. Or, more specifically, which local distributors and vendors you’ve built relationships with. We spoke to three different businesses that all echoed similar sentiments—it’s... read more

Companies in the News: Davey plants trees for threes; Heads Up, Puryear receive state awards; Toro honored by WaterSense; Exmark gets training grants

October 27, 2016By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. partnered with the Cleveland Cavaliers, winners of the 2016 NBA Championship, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on last year’s Trees for Threes program. The company will plant one tree for every three-point shot made by the Cavs during the 2015-2016 regular season. A total of 433 trees will be planted or donated in downtown Cleveland, including in green spaces surrounding the Great... read more