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Stump Cutters Make Good Business


Landscape
There it sits — a big, ugly stump right where you’re going to install a new landscape design. It has to go.   More
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 Janie Franz

Border Edging with Curb Appeal


Landscape
Its a hot new idea thats been around for nearly three decades concrete border edging. And its finally taking residential and commercial landscaping by storm.    More
 
Monday, April 1, 2002 Janie Franz

Hardscapes in the Landscape


Landscape
Putting the cart before the horse takes on new meaning in the landscape contractor?s vocabulary when he explains to a homeowner that he must install hardscapes before softscapes.    More
 
Friday, March 1, 2002 Katherine Woodford

Every Picture Tells A Story


Landscape
It was inevitable that software that manipulates photo-realistic images would become all the rage in the landscape industry.    More
 
Friday, February 1, 2002 Mark Landsbaum

Landscape Edging - Inconspicuous By Its Presence


Landscape
When you see an attractively landscaped property be it residential or commercial one of the first things you notice is the neatness and symmetry. Whether in straight lines, curves or other designs, plantings and grass flow smoothly to pavers, then stop, providing an aesthetically pleasing appearance.   More
 
Sunday, July 1, 2001 James Malerba

Fabrics in the Landscape


Landscape
High-tech fabrics are playing a major role in the landscape industry today as contractors and architects look to provide low-maintenance designs for commercial and residential properties.   More
 
Friday, June 1, 2001 Susan Wessling

Root Barriers Prevent Costly Damage


Landscape
A root barrier will prevent damage to sidewalks, retaining walls, etc. The tree on the left had a root barrier installed in 1983 and shows no damage to sidewalk. Sidewalk on extreme left shows upheaval because no root barrier was installed.   More
 
Friday, June 1, 2001 Janie Franz

Swiss Army Knife on Wheels


Landscape
Open any newspaper, go to the classified section and see how thick that section is with ads.    More
 
Sunday, April 1, 2001

Color Sells


Landscape
When the elegant Bellagio Hotel opened in Las Vegas in 1998, the Las Vegas Sun reported that the five-story-tall conservatory within the hotel would offer a dramatic display of plants and flowers changing every four to six weeks.    More
 
Thursday, March 1, 2001 Janie Franz

Sell Landscape by Visual Design


Landscape
To grow your business, new sales are a must. Because attrition is inevitable, the flow of new clients keeps your bottom line healthy. If you had access to a tool that could make your landscape presentations more effective and efficient, wouldnt you want to use it to your advantage?   More
 
Monday, January 1, 2001 Susan Wessling