Women in Landscaping: From Investment Banker to Landscape Contractor


Women in Landscaping
From investment banker to… Landscape Contractor. After 19 years in the finance business, Anne Phillips dared to stop and take a long look at herself and her life.    More
 
Friday, March 16, 2012

Eric Bescoby


Close-Up Profiles
"I sometimes think I’ve accomplished as much as I can because I’m a mechanical engineer who can talk,” jokes Eric Bescoby, 57, CEO of IPS Corporation in Gardena, California. His unusual path to the leadership of IPS wound through the cheese, irrigation, lighting, and grocery businesses   More
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

Taking Eco-Green to the Max


Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
They Wanted the Greenest Property in America. When management consultant Linda Yates and her Silicon Valley venture capitalist husband Paul Holland decided to build a new home on the same Portola valley, California hillside where Yates had grown up in a conventional ranch-style house, the couple made a momentous decision: that residential property—inside and out—was going to be green to the max   More
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

Think Like an Irrigation Consultant


Irrigation
Irrigation is a proven revenue stream—no pun intended—for those in the landscape business. However, irrigation isn’t as simple as locating the water supply, tearing up the turf, laying pipes, attaching rotor heads, and accepting a hefty check as you ride off in your pickup into the summer sunset. To be an effective irrigation installer who provides an essential service—a service where one job leads to another and a reputation is made as well as money—you need to think like an irrigation consultant    More
 
Friday, June 15, 2012 Jeff Gottesfeld

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