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Case Study: Initial Tropical Plants

Many challenges came into play when the City of Baltimore, Maryland, contracted with Initial Tropical Plants to renovate the historical conservatory in Druid Hill Park. The renovation was to include each of the park?s four display greenhouses.    More
Friday, September 1, 2006

Exploding the Myth

Some manufacturers believe that the best way to avoid this problem is to use longer sockets. It sounds pretty logicala deeper socket seems like it would provide extra reinforcement for jointed areas. The longer the socket, the stronger the system.    More
Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Chippers: Grinding Your Way to Bigger Profits

As president of NatureScape Lawn and Landscape Care, Todd Furry isn’t merely a successful landscape professional. With thirteen locations in five Midwest states, he’s also a very savvy businessman. A chipper on site = problem solved A growing demand for pruning and the need for more efficient disposal of waste is usually what drives landscape contractors to purchase a chip    More
Saturday, July 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Landscape Fabrics: They`ve Got You Covered

One of the hallmarks of a quality landscape installation is that it looks fabulous when you first put it in and only gets better with time. The neat and tidy beds of a brand new landscape almost always look great, even when plants are relatively undersized. Then, as plants start growing to their optimal size, the view just keeps getting better. With a great installation, the landscape continues to look picture-postcard beautiful for years.   More
Saturday, July 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Backyard Putting Greens

As golf’s popularity explodes, thanks in no small part to “superstar” players like Tiger Woods, more and more golfers are realizing that they’d love the convenience and luxury of practicing at their own home.    More
Thursday, June 1, 2006 REBECCA PETERSON

Case Study: Design Software

W. D. Wells & Associates, Inc. has served many clients in their more than thirty years in business as a design/build landscape contractor in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Renovating landscapes is part of the scope of their work and DynaScape is the software they use for their plans.    More
Monday, May 1, 2006

Elite Delivers Results Beyond Expectations

What does it take to keep a successful landscape design and construction business going and growing for more than twenty years? For Katz, this enthusiasm stems from the joy that comes from doing what he loves. It also comes from the confidence that his designs will thoroughly enhance the lives of hi    More
Saturday, April 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU

Color the World

You know the feeling. You?re driving down the road and catch a glimpse of a landscape that practically reaches out and grabs you. You just have to do a double take.    More
Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Picture Perfect

Enhance Your Business with Landscape Design Sofware

You have some choices. You can go back to the office and carve out time from your already overloaded schedule to work on the revisions by hand, prepare a new estimate, and drive out to your clients home again.    More
Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Excellence in Craftsmanship

When clients step into Scott Cohen’s office, they get a small taste of what’s in store for them if they choose his company to design and install their landscape. Cohen knows that excellence in craftsmanship is pivotal in building a successful firm. A designer with a background in ceramics and sculpture, Cohen is president and superv    More
Sunday, January 1, 2006 ELIZABETH LEXAU