Sure, your guys do installations and maintain beautiful landscapes, but when it comes to properly irrigating them, no one in your company knows the difference between a spray head and a rotor.
Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
Sun Valley, a community in the San Fernando Valley, is one of the many suburbs in the city of Los Angeles. Like the rest of Southern California, it lies in a semi-arid climate zone, where the average rainfall is only about 12 inches a year. Water has always been an issue in this region.
Trying to put the basics about building a pond into one short article is very difficult, to say the least. However, in an effort to keep it concise, I’ve broken it down to 15 points that you should keep in mind when building a pond..
Long before she started Cascade Lighting, a business that sells and distributes landscape lighting, Linda Haslage worked at balancing a career with the needs of her family and community.
When you find yourself digging a hole, quit digging. Simple, yet sound advice from a man who has learned that balance is the key to success in both your business and personal life.
When you first dreamed of starting your own landscape business, who knew
you'd be spending so much of your time indoors, behind a desk,
crunching numbers? But as profitable landscape professionals know,
number crunching is one of the biggest parts of the job -- especially
when those numbers have to do with cost estimating.
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
I used to watch my father spend
countless hours stringing and stapling
lights around the gutters,
chimneys, rooftop and trees, only
to watch him struggle to take them
down a few weeks later. That part
was a real chore. My job was to pull
the lighting strands out of the
boxes and untangle them -- often a
process that would consume my