Seems like we're short on
just about everything these
days: time, money, water and especially
labor. Advances in green
have made it possible to work
more efficiently, but we still need
A couple of months ago I lost a soul brother, and the landscape industry lost a dedicated friend and fellow contractor. He passed away quietly. I wanted to say something at the time, but I was at a loss for words. Can you imagine me, at the loss for words? Now that I have gathered my thoughts, I can recall many fond memories.
From the time he entered
the business in 1963, Strauss learned and developed some expertise as
he went through the learning curve. With each step he grew and learned
more. Eventually, he developed the right formula and, along with a
partner, they proceeded to build a landscape company boasting a volume
of $60 million annually.