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TAG: landscape beds

Two for one

March 22, 2017By

Landscape bed weed control services can be an easy upsell for lawn care operators. On the topic of landscape bed maintenance programs, Pierre Bridger doesn’t mince words. “I’ve been doing this for 30-plus years and very few guys I know on the residential side will do much with bed maintenance progams,” said Bridger, director of operations for Vibrant Outdoors in... read more

Step by Step: Calculate mulch needs

January 12, 2016By
photo: David Preiss

When it comes to mulch, having too much can be just as bad as not having enough. By using a few simple charts and equations, contractors can determine how many cubic feet of mulch they need for jobs with beds of any shape and size. The same equations also will work to calculate needs for other materials, such as topsoil... read more

Step by Step: How to prep a landscape bed

January 11, 2016By

Annual color, perennials, ornamental grasses and other plant selections can make a huge impact to your clients’ landscapes. But before you start installing them, you need to prep the bed to make sure the plants will grow and thrive. Start by mapping out where the bed will be and what shape it will have. The contour should match the style... read more