SOME PEOPLE CLIMB THE LADDER
of success by moving from one
firm to another, each move taking
them a little higher up the corporate
ladder. Others are one-company
people, hitching their star to the
success of a particular company.
Brandon Meadows is a fine example
of a one-company man.
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When you’ve been a contractor
long enough, it may seem like
you’ve seen it all. However,
sometimes just when you start
to feel this way is when you
find yourself presented with a
truly challenging project.
When I asked five leaders of thriving landscaping firms about the biggest mistakes to avoid in the industry, their advice had nothing to do with horticultural know-how or design expertise, or even about landscaping at all. Instead, most of the mistakes they mentioned had to do with human relations.
his summer, I've been engaged
by Savio Engineering to crisscross
the country teaching groups of contractors
in hands-on clinics about
the fundamentals of water feature
construction -- that is, the installation
of ponds, water gardens, and
That depends on whether you've given them one of the most important elements in landscaping today outdoor lighting. If you have, your clients are undoubtedly enjoying their nighttime landscapes as much as they do during the day.
From Wisconsin to Texas, from California to Maine, as the warmer weather moves in, most states become more watchful for toxic algae, a blue-green variety that is potentially harmful.