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Design/Build: Beginner Tips For Installing Fire Pits

It’s been a rising trend for years now – fire features are in and show no sign of stopping. In particular, fire pits have experienced high demand thanks to the increased interest in outdoor entertaining. Fire pits provide a natural gathering space in the landscape and also extend the season of homeowners’ outdoor living space, […]

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Landscape of the Month: The Pearl Brewery by Clean Scapes

The Pearl Brewery located in San Antonio, Texas, hosts foot traffic of 14,000+ on a weekly basis. Clean Scapes handles the task of keeping the landscaping bright, open and enhancing the beauty of the architecture. Founded in 1881, this brewery has been converted to a multi-use development including apartments, restaurants, retailers, public spaces and more. […]

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Landscape Professionals Share Their Landscape Trend Predictions for 2021

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of life and it even shifted the landscape trends in 2020. As we prepare to head into 2021 here are some of the residential landscape trends professionals expect to see going strong next year. Outdoor Entertaining Areas Outdoor rooms have been popular for years now and commonly pop up on […]

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Top 10 Stories of 2020

To say that 2020 has been an interesting year is an understatement. However, through it all the industry has found ways to thrive despite the challenges. As the year winds down, let’s take a look at the top 10 most popular stories for 2020. Based on analytics, these are the stories that were read the […]

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Landscape of the Month: Morgan Residence by Hoffman Landscapes

When a client referred the Morgans to Hoffman Landscapes, they were looking for a space where they could lounge in the sun and entertain company, but also enjoy relaxing quiet time. The existing deck was small and had limited time in the sun and the clients also wanted to be able take advantage of the […]

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Let Your Actions Speak: Communicating Sustainability to Customers

It makes sense for sustainability and/or environmental stewardship to be a high priority for lawn and landscape companies but sometimes implementing and messaging this value can be an obstacle. Many companies in various industries declare they are green but not all of them put much action behind it. Mariani Landscape says sustainability is not just […]

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Professional Landscapers Weigh in on Pandemic’s Effects on 2020 Trends

No one could have predicted that 2020 has played out the way it has but has the pandemic and related events affected this year’s landscape trends? Many residential landscape companies have reported in a recent survey that their revenues are beating expectations this year. Eighty percent have reported increases in spending on enhancements. “Since they’re […]

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How the Awards of Excellence Serve as a Marketing Tool

Entries are currently being accepted for NALP’s Awards of Excellence, which recognize the best projects in commercial and residential landscape and lawn care installation, maintenance, and design. Award entries will be accepted through August 5, 2020. Kelly Baccash, marketing coordinator for Hoffman Landscapes, based in Wilton, Connecticut, shares why they participate every year. “We are […]

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Talking Industry and Retirement with Ken Taylor from John Deere

With 43 years in the industry, Ken Taylor, CLP, sales manager, corporate business division, John Deere, has seen the industry evolve in some very exciting ways. Though he got his start with Outboard Marine Corporation—a multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 company that manufactured boat motors—Taylor says his future was actually on land and not “on water” as […]

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Top 5 Lawn and Landscape Trends of 2020

A great landscape needs a great foundation. What’s better than a great foundation? One that has a modern twist via technological advances. That could be why foundational elements combined with new technology are the themes that make up this year’s list of lawn and landscape trends, according to NALP. Crafted using the expertise of professionals across […]

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