In the late 1960s, a small but determined band of irrigation
visionaries began assembling periodically in small offices and
dark restaurants dotted throughout the San Francisco Bay
Any military commander will tell you that next to the men and equipment, the most important element is the vehicles that make up the supply-line. These vehicles transport the crucial men and materiel.
Women in Landscaping
ALTHOUGH SHE’S ALWAYS RELISHED NATURE, IT WAS DURING
Sherry Koontz’s five years of active military duty as part
of the 45th Support Group that she first channeled that
desire into a skill.
The conclusion of World War II marked the introduction of new technologies to private industry that were developed for the war effort. One that would certainly revolutionize the residential/commercial marker of the irrigation industry was thermoplastic pipe.
IF YOU PUT ALL OF YOUR CONSTRUCTION FOREMEN AND
laborers together in one room and asked them to describe
how they would build a paver walkway or patio, how many
different answers would you get?
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.