The meaning of the saying “time is money” has never been better illustrated than by those in the landscape industry. The more green you mow in a day, the more green you’ll put in your pocket at the end of the day.
You’ve just completed a few landscaping jobs in a residential neighborhood and you have happy customers spreading the word about your great work. Now eager neighbors are asking for your services. Sounds like a good deal,
but there are problems. You can’t get your full-sized equipment into
these small backyards, so your crew ends up hauling a lot of material by
Whether installing pipe, laying cable, or digging out space for hardscape or edging, trenching through packed earth can be hard on both people and equipment. The equipment that does your digging can have a big impact on your bottom line.
It wasn’t so long ago when a simple
planting job required the
work of an entire crew if you
wanted to get it done in a
timely fashion. When you had no
other choice than to dig each hole
by hand, lift each tree by hand,
plant each and every one of those
trees—you guessed it—by hand,
the job was no longer simple.
A lot goes into a nice
looking lawn. A variety of
plants, trees and shrubs
might enhance the turf,
giving the yard a pleasing,
Fences, gateways, walls
and fountains are other
common fixtures. Yet for
all the ornamental beauty
add to the lawn, all the
more challenges there
are in maneuvering
around them once it’s
time to mow.
AS AUTUMN COMES TO A CLOSE,
dropping temperatures and burgeoning
Christmas lights serve as a
reminder that winter is just around
the corner. In the landscape industry,
this means two things: first,
it’s time to get the snow plows out;
second, it might not be a bad idea
to keep your equipment properly
maintained so it can handle the
IN PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPING, MULTI-TASKING IS
the name of the game. It’s a facet of the job that
keeps things interesting . . . and challenging.
Today’s multi-use loading, lifting and excavating
equipment makes the job much easier. But
deciding which equipment is right for your company
can be daunting.
One of the greatest summer
pleasures is catching a professional
There’s something thrilling
about watching a pro throw a
shutout or leap for a line drive. As
it turns out, baseball and power
equipment have something in common.