In season 3, episode 23 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke of RM Landscape and Macey Robinson at LandCare talk with Elizabeth Bonadonna, president of Busy Beaver Lawn and Garden, based in Buffalo, New York.
Bonadonna started this business with her two partners in 2014 and has continued to grow the company each year since its inception. She has always had a passion for art and design growing up, leading to her career as a landscape designer. Bonadonna and her company enjoy embracing technology and all its fine features to advance in their industry. They have created a destination company for employees and clients, exceeding their expectations every step of the way.
The company is a landscape design-build company that also offers maintenance services. In addition to the landscape services, Busy Beaver has a retail center offering lawn and garden goods and events to the community. During the off-season for landscaping, Busy Beaver specializes in commercial snow and ice management.
In this podcast, Bonadonna talks about embracing technology and the efficiencies and connections. She talks about making sure that your employees are comfortable with technology and being able to provide and receive feedback. She touches on having the right people in place to push it out and having accountability. Bonadonna also talks about diversifying your business and staying ahead of the game with overcoming obstacles.
Listen to the full podcast below.