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2014 Lawn Care Forum: LCOs offer more employee tips

February 17, 2015By

In the second installment of “employee tips,” landscape professionals at LM’s 2014 Lawn Care Forum share additional advice for attracting and retaining good employees. You’ll hear from the following lawn care operators: • Joshua Anderson, Team Green Lawn • Nathan Brandon, Pure Green • Christopher Noon, Noon Turf Care • Jeff Smith, Lawn Cure of Southern Indiana read more

Efficiency tip: Check!

February 17, 2015By
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A few small errors in the estimating process can add up to big losses. In 2010, Dave Wright’s installation foremen complained that he was missing details during estimating, which in turn hurt Wright Landscape Services’ efficiency. To address the issue, Wright, president of the Bloomingdale, Ontario-based firm, asked his team to create a site visit checklist he could use to... read more

Weathering the weather

February 17, 2015By

During the 2014 LM Lawn Care Forum, a panel of LCOs hit on how to handle unwelcome weather events. When it comes to coping with Mother Nature, Brad Johnson puts lawn care professionals under the same umbrella as farmers. “We’re going to have good years and bad years,” says the president of LawnAmerica, a $6 million firm in Tulsa, Okla.... read more

2014 Lawn Care Forum: LCOs offer employee tips

February 5, 2015By

Landscape professionals at LM‘s 2014 Lawn Care Forum share advice for attracting and retaining good employees. You’ll hear from the following lawn care operators: • Bobby Jenkins, ABC Home & Commercial Services • Bob Mann, Lawn Dawg • Nate Wandrey, Dobson’s Woods & Water • Bruce Bachand, Carol King Landscape Maintenance • Dan Trudeau, Caretaker Landscape & Tree Management read more

Aquascape Inc.

May 2, 2013By

The new Aquascape smartphone app offers water gardening tips and information, divided into five easy-to-use sections. It features hundreds of high-quality water photos; the latest news on Aquascape pond products and events; how-to videos on pond installation, maintenance, fish and plant care; water gardening articles; and an online store that showcases a variety of pond supplies. The Aquascape App is... read more

Aquascape Inc.

February 5, 2013By

The new Aquascape smartphone app offers water gardening tips and information, divided into five easy-to-use sections. It features hundreds of high-quality water photos; the latest news on Aquascape pond products and events; how-to videos on pond installation, maintenance, fish and plant care; water gardening articles; and an online store that showcases a variety of pond supplies. The Aquascape App is... read more