TAG: HOA

The secret to selling water management

September 4, 2014By
Photo: Liquid Technologies.

Liquid Technologies uses everything from drones to detailed irrigation audits to sell its water management services. Chris Husband wanted a new toy. And not just any toy—a drone. His friend had used a drone to film his Southern California fishing adventures, and this spring the video caught Husband’s attention at just the right time. Husband, co-owner and president of Glendale,... read more

Turn HOA blues into green

July 2, 2014By

Q: We do a lot of maintenance work for homeowner associations (HOAs). Do you have any design advice on how to generate more revenue beyond mulching and adding seasonal color, maybe even some design/build work? A: Good timing with your question. I’m working with a landscape contractor right now who’s trying to do the exact same thing. We just finished... read more

Tierra Verde Landscape snags statewide award from CLCA

January 27, 2014By

Tierra Verde Landscape, located in Orange County, Calif., was awarded a Trophy Award from the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) for excellence in maintaining a large HOA community, the Waterfront Community Association in Huntington Beach, Calif. “Our team is proud to be honored again with a CLCA statewide award,” said Steve Beckstrom, vice president at Tierra Verde Landscape. “Maintaining a... read more

Add-On Biz: One Arizona business ‘paints it green’

November 17, 2012By

Turf painting could be a solution for customers who want a quick fix. Many homeowners across the country this year saw their turf die or turn yellow thanks to scorching temperatures and unceasing drought. Some people looking for a solution turned to lawn painting as a quicker, cheaper fix than complete lawn overhauls. Brian Howland, founder and president of Arizona... read more

A Cut Above: Stan Johnson

February 1, 2012By

There is something about receiving a homemade meal that feels good,” says Native Land Design President Stan Johnson. “There’s a certain satisfaction gleaned from preparing and serving those you appreciate.”  The people helming Native Land Design appreciate their team members as well as their customers. After all, the company’s executive team cooks for them, serving up everything from brisket to... read more