TAG: Texas

Recovering a property after Hurricane Harvey

November 15, 2019By
After Hurricane Harvey, the office building closed due to flooding and other issues, which affected the retention of tenants. The client's intent was to renovate the landscaping as quickly as possible. Photo: Bryan Malloch

Location Sugar Land, Texas Company Lawn Management Co. In 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Sugar Creek on the Lake office complex received severe rain. “We had a year’s worth of rain in three days,” says Adam Purnell, branch manager at Lawn Management Co. (LMC). The property was underwater for six days, he says. Due to flooding, the building... read more

Put mowing on autopilot with robotic mowers

September 30, 2019By
LABOR SAVER Installing robotic mowers on residential properties can help cut down on man-hours. Photo: Husqvarna

Implementing robotic mowers is one way to ease the landscape industry’s labor shortage and cut down on man-hours at jobs. read more

Water World: Sprinkler smarts

September 13, 2019By
Crew member working at TCU (Photo: Andy's Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting)

Location: Fort Worth, Texas Company: Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting When an irrigation installation project popped up at Texas Christian University (TCU), Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting was sure to raise its hand. The multiphase job involved creating more than 100 zones that separated out beds, turf and trees while considering the area’s shady and sunny areas. To begin the... read more

The Big One: No small feat

March 25, 2019By
The Domain (Greg Yount, Native Land Design)

Company: Native Land Design Location: Austin, Texas With 800 luxury residential units, 120 stand-alone landscape containers, 100 high-end retail stores and two acres of turf, The Domain poses several maintenance challenges. Based in Cedar Park, Texas, Native Land Design is up to the task and has been since it started maintaining the popular retail center and “hangout” space in June... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Revealing a view

February 19, 2019By
Overlooking balcony (Photo: Custom Greenscaping)

Custom Greenscaping revealed a beautiful view of a river and country club at the back of this commercial property. read more

Davey Tree acquires Houston-based LMS

February 14, 2019By

Davey Tree acquired LMS, a landscape firm in Houston. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. read more