TAG: Lawn & Landscape Co.

Battling herbicide resistance

September 4, 2014By
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With herbicide resistance a reality in agriculture and golf, lawn care could be next. Lee Kral, lawn care manager at Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. in Lakewood, Colo., got a reality check about seven years ago. That’s when, through a colleague’s father, he learned about glyphosate-resistant crops in agriculture production. He’s been keen on weed resistance ever since.... read more

Is the price right?

May 2, 2013By

Lawn care companies carefully consider charging more.  Though many lawn care businesses say the time is right for a price bump (46 percent), just more than half say they’ll hold steady and won’t raise prices this year, according to Landscape Management’s Lawn Care Market Report survey. Only 2 percent say they’ll decrease lawn care prices this year (see chart). Those... read more

Share of wallet

April 19, 2013By

Lawn care companies are adding services when looking to grow. Though fertilization and weed control have long been the mainstays for traditional lawn care companies, other services are prevailing as ways to increase customers’ total spending levels or reach new clients. When it comes to the service that will grow the most in 2013, lawn care operators (LCOs) expect it... read more