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Evaluating the Viability of Establishing a Nursery as Part of Your Landscape Company

If you have an abundance of land on your property or if you’ve encountered issues sourcing plant material, you might have wondered at one time or another if adding a nursery is a good idea. This venture is not a cheap one, so take time to think through how this addition would serve your operation […]

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Caring for Plant Material During Project Delays 

Change orders, permitting issues and unsuitable weather are all possible causes of project delays that can result in the plant material you were ready to install to be put on standby for days or even weeks. Robyn Schmitz, owner and CEO of High Prairie Landscape Group, LLC, based in Edwardsville, Kansas, estimates they have to deal […]

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Plant Palette Trends for 2023

2023 marks a new year and a fresh slate for new and old varieties of plants to rise in popularity. Suppliers weigh in on what they are seeing in high demand as well as what color schemes they predict will be trending with consumers. Plants in High Demand Trees, specifically evergreens, are still in high […]

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How to Take Advantage of New Plant Material

Plant breeders are constantly introducing new plant cultivars with a variety of desirable traits such as disease resistance, low water requirements, growth habits and color. A new year marks a new batch of plant material for you to check out. Here’s how some companies go about implementing new plant material in their landscape designs. When […]

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