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Technically Speaking: Prepping Clients for Snow Season

Setting clear expectations with clients is key to successful landscape operations and it is especially important when it comes to snow and ice management. Properly preparing before the snow starts falling will allow you to ensure everyone is on the same page when it comes to the level of service being provided and preferred communication […]

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Plan Snow! Preparing Equipment and Personnel for the Winter Season

By Michael Wagner, director of company operations for Designscapes Colorado In the landscaping industry, many organizations operating in potential winter weather climates face the challenges of preparing for snow as you mow lawns, repair irrigation, and manage many projects. As the summer season rolls on, sometimes we realize we’re running behind on preparing our snow […]

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Preparing for the Snowy Season with Phill Sexton: Season 3: Episode 25 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 25 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape talks to Phill Sexton, founder and managing partner of WIT Advisers. WIT Advisers administers the Sustainable Winter Management (SWiM®) system and certifications.  Sexton is a professor at the Center of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the […]

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Business Smarts: Cultivating Successful Relationships with Snow Subcontractors

Snow season will be here before you know it. While staffing up for the growing season is hard enough, snow work has its own set of challenges and hiring subcontractors is one way to help mitigate this labor challenge.   Even if you have enough in-house employees, snow subcontractors can help bolster your company’s crew […]

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Business Smarts: Reviewing Snow Contracts

In the sweltering heat of July, snow is probably the last thing on your mind, but now is the time to be reviewing your snow and ice management contracts if you haven’t already. “You should be looking at all of your agreements annually for routine analysis of where you stand on the efficacy of the […]

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