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Make the Most Out of Winter Downtime


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THE OFF-SEASON FOR IRRIGATION and landscape contracting businesses is often a time for organization, inventory, accounts receivables, budgets and projections. However, once these important tasks are completed, seasonal landscape companies often struggle with finding winter activities that would be the most productive and profitable for them and their fulltime employees.    More
 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

Mowers...Find Your Fit


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YOUR BUDDY IN THE NEXT TOWN JUST bought his company a great new mower. According to him, it's a true marvel of speed and efficiency. In fact, he's going to buy two more.    More
 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

Growing Your Business with Maintenance


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Homestead Landscaping, Bondeville, Vermont, found this out first-hand in the late 1980s when a construction boom exploded in the area. The company had a perfect plan to grow its business.    More
 
Monday, January 1, 2007

Accurate Maintenance Estimates


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If you've ever sat around on a Monday night to watch a football game, you're probably familiar with the term 'sports analyst.' Often a former player, now a sports analyst, gives his opinion on how well teams are playing, and makes predictions about which team has the best chance to win. Sometimes, he'll even estimate what the final score will be.    More
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Mower Safety


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Business is great. You launched your company a few years ago with a dream and a single riding mower. You knew the demand would be there and it was.    More
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Mow Down the Competition


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Today, lawn maintenance is a huge part of your professional life—mowing helps put food on your table    More
 
Sunday, October 1, 2006 REBECCA PETERSON

Power Produces Productivity


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Do you remember when you purchased your first piece of power equipment? Maybe you were still a teenager, and you bought a walk-behind mower that you stored in your dad’s garage. Maybe it was the first riding mower you bought when you decided to go into business for yourself, after putting in a few years working for another company. Whatever it was, the decision was probably not a difficult one. You knew what you needed and you knew exactly how much money you had to spend.    More
 
Monday, May 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Add Additional Services Add to Your Money-Making Mowing Business


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If you could make more money from your mowing business, you would, wouldnt you? And if, while steering a mower or waiting for the leaf blower crew to finish, you could make your clients happier by making their turf healthier, you would; of course you would.    More
 
Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Managing Your Mowing Equipment


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Lawn maintenance is one of the hardest working divisions of many landscaping companies. Whether it’s the star of the show or only supporting cast, lawn care is usually a tried and true workhorse of the operation.   More
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Growing Your Maintenance Business


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Over the years, you lose some of your clients. Some move to another town or city, some go out of business, some might not be pleased with your work, and others may just be    More
 
Sunday, January 1, 2006