TAG: Richard Bare

October 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

October 19, 2015By

The best time to plan for the following year is… Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “…in the fall.” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “… constantly. Though you may have your scheduled planning time at some point in the year, the process of  proper planning is a continuous effort.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping,... read more

September 2015: Editorial advisory board

September 8, 2015By

Licensing in the landscape industry: Are you for or against? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “I would lean in favor of licensing because it might eliminate or prevent poor operators from entering our industry. That being said, I do hate the idea of more government in our lives, but this would be a good move.” Adam Linnemann... read more

August 2015: Editorial advisory board

August 7, 2015By

How could Amazon Home Services affect the landscape industry? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “I think it would be a big plus for the residential lawn treatment business, but your geographic territory would have to be well defined, as well as what you do. It’s a name people trust. We used to be on a national site, but... read more

July 2015: Editorial advisory board

July 7, 2015By

What are the best ways for landscape/lawn care companies to give back to their communities? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “Any landscape project for city/state parks, botanical gardens, battered women’s shelters, poor areas for the underprivileged homeowners—things like that. Be sure your name goes on the promotion.” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “Giving back to your... read more

June 2015: Editorial advisory board

June 11, 2015By

What’s the best way to compete against a larger competitor? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “You must outdo them at every front. Hire better people, train them better, incentivize them, motivate them more, etc. Paint a picture of your vision for the company that is grander and gives more personal service. Give your employee partners direction on... read more

May 2015: Editorial advisory board

May 7, 2015By
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Any predictions on how technology will influence the management of landscapes in the next decade? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “At the end of the decade we may have self driving trucks, mowers, spreaders, sprayers, etc. Everyone will have gone paperless and battery-driven unless there’s a giant failure of the power grid knocking us into the greatest... read more