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How I Do It: Core or Liquid Aeration?

It is understood that fall aeration is beneficial for lawns and helps prepare them for the following spring. However, one question that is coming up more is what type of aeration services to provide your clients. Core aeration has been the standard for years, but more companies are adding liquid aeration as an option or […]

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Finding Your Second-in-Command Employee to Grow

At some point, you will want to be able to stop working in your business so much and start working on your business. Leaders are thinking about tomorrow, next week, next month, next year, not the next job. To free yourself up for big picture planning, you need to identify your second-in-command or right-hand person. […]

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Looking Sharp: Strategies for Company Uniforms

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but whether you like it or not, first impressions do matter. If you only have one opportunity to convince a potential client of your professionalism, the last thing you want is inadequate uniforms undermining your efforts. Doug Delano, LIC, co-owner of Level Green Landscaping, based in […]

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Faces of the Industry: Juan Gutierrez

When Juan Gutierrez came to the United States from Mexico in 1999, he originally only planned to stay for one year so he could earn enough money to buy a truck or house in Mexico, like many of his friends had done. However, he quickly developed a passion for landscaping and decided his life was […]

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The Agronomist: Eyes on the Future

You may not know this about me, but I grew up on a golf course. My dad was a superintendent for over 60 years and in that time, he saw incredible progress in his profession from the pesticides that he used (DDT, aldrin, chlordane – all the old-fashioned stuff) to the equipment used to maintain the course. The first course that he worked […]

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How I Do It: Selling and Creating Showstopping Seasonal Displays

Seasonal displays can provide a pop of color and cheer when most of the landscape is becoming dull during the fall and winter months. Learn what companies offering this service have to say are the major selling points and how they avoid creating the same old display year after year. What Sells Seasonal Displays? Aaron […]

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Critical Fundamentals with Danny Kerr: Season 2, Episode 17 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 17 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talks with Danny Kerr, co-founder of Breakthrough Academy. Hyper-focused by his desire to do better, be better, Kerr started his own contracting business when he was just a teen and by the age of 20, he […]

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President Biden Issues Vaccine Mandates and Other COVID-19 Relief Measures

Last week, President Biden held a press conference and issued his COVID-19 Action Plan the “Path Out of the Pandemic.” The executive order issues several mandates many of which specifically involve vaccines. Some of the key provisions include: Requiring all employers with 100+ employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested weekly. Requiring vaccinations for […]

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Business Smarts: Getting the Most Out of Fall Aeration

It’s the time of the season for aerating. Fall aeration relieves soil compaction and allows for proper water and air exchange, enhancing root development. It complements the whole lawn care package and helps set your clients’ properties up for success, which is why so many companies in the lawn care and landscape maintenance industry offer […]

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Level Up: GrassRoots Tree and Turf Care Spreads Its Roots with Franchises

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Josh Wise knew he’d be an entrepreneur from the time he could talk. He was always selling something to somebody. He started out mowing lawns when he was 14, with his father driving him around on […]

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