TAG: Ziehler Lawn & Tree Care

Efficiency Tip: Good questions

January 15, 2016By

As it gets more difficult to find qualified team members, it’s more important to focus company resources on this effort, says Andrew Ziehler, president of Ziehler Lawn & Tree Care in Centerville, Ohio. But he realized the company was spending too much time reviewing applications and interviewing candidates who didn’t meet company requirements. So, about two years ago, the company... read more

Industry overview: Looking up

December 30, 2015By

Landscape professionals are having a good year—and they expect 2016 to be even better. The numbers are in: It was a good year for the landscape industry. Eighty-five percent of landscape professionals described the state of the market as “very healthy” or “relatively healthy”—up five points from last year, and nearly double the level we reported in 2010. “2014 was... read more

2015 Lawn Care Forum: Agronomic challenges pt. 1

December 4, 2015By

Lawn care operators from our 2015 Lawn Care Forum, including Kevin Herrmann of Fairway Green; Andrew Ziehler of Ziehler Lawn & Tree Care; and Michael Rogers of Kathleen’s Lawn & Ornamental Pest Control, talk about agronomic issues they’ve had in 2015 and how they’ve overcome them. Some issues include broadleaf weeds, drought and heavy rainfall. read more

Consumer Market: Picking up steam

October 11, 2013By

The Green Industry benefits as residential customers become more comfortable with their finances. Green Industry companies that serve the residential market are upbeat about the direction they see this portion of the industry headed. On the recurring services side, Andrew Ziehler, owner of Ziehler Lawn & Tree Care in Centerville, Ohio, says, “Spending is picking up with customers.” In his... read more

Costs Report: Expecting increases

October 11, 2013By

Landscape companies seek savings as they plan for cost increases in many areas of their businesses. Controlling costs is a major focus of most successful businesses, and the Green Industry has been no exception to that in 2013. Todd Pugh, CEO of Todd’s Enviroscapes, a $11.5 million company in Louisville, Ohio, estimates his costs are twice a much as they... read more

Q&A: Last Question

October 11, 2013By

We asked Green Industry pros what’s on their minds right now. Chris Casselberry Owner GreenSeasons Baton Rouge, La. 2013 projected revenue: $7.1 million Service mix: 55% maintenance; 35% irrigation/landscape installation; 10 percent pest/termite control Top of mind: The H-2B seasonal guest-worker visa program. GreenSeasons has used the program for nine years but may have to drop it next year do... read more