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Study shows lawn care is key for home buyers, sellers

April 4, 2013By

Homeowners believe their yards will either help or hurt them in getting top dollar for their house this home-buying season, TruGreen’s Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America shows. Seventy-nine percent of the homeowners asked agree that “having a healthy, green lawn contributes to the overall value of a home” and 56 percent of the homeowners surveyed said “when buying a... read more

Pew survey: Most Americans say immigrants should stay

April 1, 2013By

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds that seven-in-ten Americans (71 percent) say there should be a way for illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S. if they meet certain requirements, while 27 percent say they should not be allowed to stay legally. There are approximately 11 million illegal immigrants in the country. President Obama recently said he’s... read more

One-third of landscape businesses consider acquisitions

March 25, 2013By

CORDOVA, TENN.—According to a new survey from The Principium Group, “30 percent of Green Industry business owners are considering an acquisition in the coming year.” It also found that 40 percent of respondents had an exit strategy, but just 13 percent of them had a written plan in place. In other highlights of the survey 40% of green industry business... read more

Green Industry businesses are ‘optimistic,’ new report shows

February 26, 2013By
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ST. PAUL, MINN.—According to the Green Industry Benchmark Report  recently released by HindSite Software, 2012 was a relatively good year for businesses. In fact, 83 percent of survey respondents indicated that their revenue had either stayed the same, or grown when compared to 2011. Given those results, green businesses are optimistic for the future, with just 6 percent  expecting revenues... read more

ASLA survey IDs Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2013

February 19, 2013By
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WASHINGTON—American homeowners increasingly are drawn to adding outdoor rooms for entertaining and recreation on their properties, according to the 2013 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. The results also show demand for both sustainable and low-maintenance design. Landscape architects who specialize in residential design across the country were asked to rate the expected... read more

Study: Landscaping services expected to grow 4.2%

September 10, 2012By
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DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Landscaping Services in the US” report to their offering. According to the report, the landscaping services industry has had a difficult few years coping with the slump in demand from residential, commercial and institutional clients due to the economic downturn. During the past five years, the substantial decline in construction activity,... read more