Imagine three towering oak trees and the knee-high piles of leaves they left on the ground. Rather than spending countless hours raking and bagging, we tried to find shortcuts ways to make our lives easier.
Perhaps the saying, "Out of chaos comes order," should be the credo for Roger and Gail Porter, though they prefer Winston Churchill's quote, "Never, never, never give up!" Maybe its a combination of the two.
Picture a Stone Age landscape contractor, perhaps a contemporary of Fred Flintstone’s. let’s Call him Ogg.Engaged
by the local cave owners’ association to cut their lawns, Ogg the
prehistoric contractor and his crew had to get down on their knees and
tear each blade of grass by hand. It took days to do a single lawn; the
payment of mastodon skins and woolly mammoth tusks hardly seemed worth
Do you remember when you purchased your first piece of power equipment?
Maybe you were still a teenager, and you bought a walk-behind mower
that you stored in your dad’s garage. Maybe it was the first riding
mower you bought when you decided to go into business for yourself,
after putting in a few years working for another company. Whatever it
was, the decision was probably not a difficult one. You knew what you
needed and you knew exactly how much money you had to spend.
It’s a time of year when people see smiles everywhere they go, when everyone makes an effort to be friendlier. The holiday spirit gives us warm, fuzzy feelings inside, like a hug from grandma, or receiving a child’s handmade gift.
Trucks are an integral part of the green industry. They transport the workers, haul the equipment, and tow the trailers that are absolutely essential to get every job done.
Trucks are an integral part of the green industry. They transport the workers, haul the equipment, and tow the trailers that are absolutely essential to get every job done. When
In a business like landscaping where people come from all walks of life, Tony Bass is a breath of fresh air. Many of us meander into this business— some are born into it, but with Bass it was planned.
IN PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPING, MULTI-TASKING IS
the name of the game. It’s a facet of the job that
keeps things interesting . . . and challenging.
Today’s multi-use loading, lifting and excavating
equipment makes the job much easier. But
deciding which equipment is right for your company
can be daunting.
ROBERT TAYLOR FLED HOUSTON ON
Friday, September 12, to avoid the
wrath of Hurricane Ike. The fate of
his home and his company was left
in the hands of Mother Nature, and
though Taylor, president of Bio
Landscape and Maintenance, Inc.,
a Yellowstone Landscape company...