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TAG: Landscape design

PRO Landscape by Drafix Software

January 20, 2015By

Sell more jobs with PRO Landscape Contractor—the ultimate visual landscape and garden design tablet app for landscape professionals. Simply snap a picture of a customer’s house and create a visual design that is sure to impress. Once the design is complete you can create an instant price quote using your own prices. Designing, bidding and winning landscape jobs has never... read more

HighGrove aims higher with new marketing tool

July 2, 2014By

A firm develops a research report to spur new customer leads. In the years following the Great Recession, many building managers have kept a tight grip on their landscape design budgets. The belt-tightening trend has given way to stale, boring landscapes, says Gib Durden, vice president of business development for HighGrove Partners. In 2013, leaders at Austell, Ga.-based HighGrove decided... read more

CAO Design Challenge crafts outdoor spaces for children

March 20, 2014By

Some clients told them to design a landscape that incorporated trees made of cotton candy. Others customers insisted on having an area where they could dig up treasure. To deliver on these requests would be a challenge for any landscape designer. But for the teams of college students that received them as part of the Come Alive Outside (CAO) Design... read more

Defeating the drought

February 3, 2014By

One of the big challenges facing the future of the landscaping industry is water. Or more precisely, the lack of water. The western United States is facing drought conditions that range from abnormally dry to exceptional drought, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Neb. (See map.) For example, drought conditions are so bad in parts of California they... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Google Helpouts

November 6, 2013By

I have just one article for you this week, albeit a fascinating one. It seems the Google Hangout (who’s ever participated in one of those, by the way?) has a revenue-generating cousin with a possible application for the landscape market. “Google Helpouts Promises ‘Real Help from Real People in Real Time’ — for a Price” Time “A new way to... read more

Ep. 5: Give your clients a real 3D experience

December 19, 2012By

As all of us know, it is oftentimes difficult for homeowners to understand two dimensional landscape plans. That’s where John Porco, Founder and CEO of VisionScape, comes in. VisionScape allows designers and contractors to show their clients a drawing that allows them to not only look at, but walk though, their landscape before it is ever built. Porco discusses how... read more