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Power Produces Productivity


Landscape Maintenance
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


Landscape Maintenance
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


Landscape Maintenance
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


Landscape Maintenance
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

Mower Maintenance: Take Care of Your Mower and Theyll Take Care


Landscape Maintenance
Your day in the field is done and it was a long one. You, your crew, and your mowers have logged a lot of hours. You know it’s time for some equipment maintenance but it’s late.    More
 
Thursday, December 1, 2005 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Mowers... Making the Right Match for Your Company


Landscape Maintenance
When you’re making decisions about the next piece of mowing equipment to buy, first take a long hard look at your current business.    More
 
Saturday, October 1, 2005 ELIZABETH LEXAU

How to Get Commercial Accounts


Landscape Maintenance
We’ve recently been asked the following question, which could be viewed as another example of a catch-22. "My company is currently trying to expand into the com    More
 
Friday, April 1, 2005

Make Your Mowers Do More


Landscape Maintenance
Jim Myers, production manager at Jrco Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesotta, says, “A lot of the attachments on the market allow landscapers, especially the smaller contractors    More
 
Monday, November 1, 2004 Lisa Fratt

Mowers Sport New Features


Landscape Maintenance
Comfortable suspension. More horsepower. Impressive safety features. Phrases like these sound like buzzwords from a car commercial.    More
 
Friday, October 1, 2004 KEITH ROBERTS

Mower Safety Essentials


Landscape Maintenance
The ubiquitous mower may be the bread and butter of your landscape business; its probably the most frequently used piece of equipment in your arsenal, but mowers can also be the source of some serious safety issues.   More
 
Sunday, February 1, 2004