TAG: Richard Bare

Backstory: Richard Bare

June 29, 2016By

Richard Bare President Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. Education Chaney High School Youngstown, Ohio Class of 1966 The Ohio State University Bachelor’s of Science, Ornamental Horticulture Class of 1970 Work Experience 1960-1966 Worker bee Terrace Gardens Nursery, Youngstown, Ohio “I had a very rich upbringing at my father’s nursery. Not monetarily—but with experience.” 1970-1973 Owner Fern Hill Landscaping, Columbus, Ohio “When... read more

Industry members react to TruGreen, Scotts LawnService merger

December 10, 2015By

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. merging Scotts LawnService with its largest competitor, TruGreen, is no doubt a huge deal—to the tune 2.3 million customers and $1.3 billion in combined revenue—but it wasn’t a huge surprise to some industry observers. And questions remain about how many details will be worked out. “It was pretty clear that Scotts LawnService wasn’t a core activity for... read more

December 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

December 10, 2015By

What’s your prediction for the state of the landscape market in 2016—better or worse than 2015? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “Better!” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “Though 2015 was a great year, the backlog and activity going into 2016 is the strongest I have experienced since being in business.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann Lawn Care... read more

2015 Lawn Care Forum: Agronomic challenges pt. 2

December 10, 2015By

Lawn care operators from our 2015 Lawn Care Forum, including Richard Bare of Arbor-Nomics Turf; Tom Hougnon of Reliable Property Services; and Terry Jungels of Total Lawn Care, talk about agronomic challenges they’ve faced this year. read more

GIE+EXPO 2015: The state of the landscape market

November 20, 2015By

LM‘s editorial advisory board members, including Adam Linnemann of Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping; Kevin Kehoe of 3PG Consulting and Aspire Software; Richard Bare of Arbor-Nomics Turf; Phil Harwood of Pro-Motion Consulting; and Dan Gordon of Turf Books, talk about the current state of the industry at GIE+EXPO 2015. read more

November 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

November 16, 2015By

What one key performance indicator do you recommend companies track for success? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “We track our production numbers every day in all branches. That is our key performance indicator. Then we see how they stack up to our budget.” Bill Bemus Bemus Landscape San Clemente, Calif. Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping Cape Cod, Mass.... read more