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Survey Says: Homeowners Plan To Invest In Outdoor Oases This Summer

Thumbtack recently polled over 1,000 homeowners nationwide how they’re maximizing their curb appeal and how they’re investing in their landscapes. Nearly one-third of respondents (29%) reported they intend to spend up to $5,000 improving their outdoor spaces this summer. The number one project on their list was landscaping, with 62% of homeowners planning to tackle […]

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BrightView Renovates Historic Oldest Ballpark in the Country for MLB Game

The first baseball game played at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama, was in August 1910. On June 20, it hosted the first regular-season MLB game in the state between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Rickwood Field was home to the Birmingham Barons and was the first minor league ballpark made from […]

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Attracting Leads: Exploring SEO Efforts for Your Landscape Business

In today’s digital day and age, when you start looking into some of the different methods to reach and attract leads, SEO might be a term that gets thrown around. George Copeland, chief innovation officer for Gozango, a lead-generating marketing platform, says depending on the goals of your business, SEO can be a great way […]

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Six Safety Steps to Control Overhead Costs

Putting safety first in your lawn and landscape company has numerous benefits. Not only are your team members able to return home safely each day, but reducing accidents and injuries also lowers overhead costs like downtime, workers’ comp and insurance premiums. You may not be able to prevent incidents from happening entirely, but taking a […]

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Leaving Your Comfort Zone: How to Test New Concepts and Innovations in Your Landscape Company

It can be so easy to stick to the status quo when running your lawn or landscape business. Often, when you finally get to that sweet spot where things are running smoothly the last thing you want to do is disrupt it by adding new processes, equipment or technology. “I think you have to be […]

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Accelerate: Batteries Included – What We Offer to Support Your Transition

Sponsored content by Team Attentive.ai Switching your business management software is a monumental decision. At Attentive.ai, we understand the weight of this commitment, and we’re here to ensure a smooth transition to Accelerate, our AI-powered end-to-end business management software for landscapers. Here are the three main concerns landscaping business owners face when making this switch […]

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Level Up: Inside Yardnique’s Steady Organic and M&A Growth

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. When Yardnique’s CEO Brian DuMont was considering where to go to college, all he wanted to do was play baseball. It was when his father asked, “What are you going to do with your life, son?” […]

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Growing Together: How a Father and Son Thrive in the Landscaping Business

Bob Grover and his son David, have been working together at Pacific Landscape Management, based in Hillsboro, Oregon, since David graduated from high school. While technically David had been working for the business before then, doing odds and ends, Bob was adamant his son not work for the business in earnest until he was in […]

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Business Strategies Learned from Field Trip at Landscape Workshop

Landscape Workshop has been growing rapidly through strategic M&A, but there is far more to their success that attendees discovered during the NALP Field Trip to their facilities on June 11-12. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Landscape Workshop was founded in 1984 and currently serves 30 Southeastern markets. They provide commercial landscape maintenance and installation in […]

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Business Smarts: Sales Process Strategies to Keep the Ball Rolling

Ever wondered if your sales process is too slow or if your salespeople need to be more direct with their prospects? Time is money, so it’s natural to want your sales team to be as efficient as possible when moving a lead through your sales funnel. However, if you serve the residential design-build market, you […]

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