It was his search for adventure which led the then 21-year old Alan Porter to move to Australia. Upon completion of his fitting and turning apprenticeship (similar to machinist)...
Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
Environmental consciousness is not a fad. Many people want
to take a more natural approach to everything…including their
landscapes. Not long ago, if you were a property owner
who wanted to ‘go green,’ you did so with difficulty. Landscape
companies that offered these kinds of services were few and far between.
But now they’re much easier to find.
As golf’s popularity explodes, thanks in no small part to “superstar” players like Tiger Woods, more and more golfers are realizing that they’d love the convenience and luxury of practicing at their own home.
You'd be surprised. An increasing number of landscape companies are turning to computers and specialized software programs to streamline their accounting practices, their design practices, or even their maintenance practices. And an increasing number of software companies are out to meet that demand.
We've all seen those slimy green
scums on ponds, lakes, or pools.
They're called algae. And they
stubbornly occur in water -- the
one place in a landscape that
shouldn't look green. But what are
algae? Where did they come from?
What kind of damage can they do?
Are they really that bad?
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
When growing up,
some people just
know what they want to do
with their lives. Many don’t
really know, but find “it”
later in their careers. Still
others never seem to find
their place in the sun.
Servicing lawn irrigation systems can
be a very profitable item to offer your
customers. It’s easy to become overly
focused on installations as a
source of income, but servicing is a
profit center that should not be overlooked.
When you meet Mark
Stinson, the president
of Exmark, you’ve got to
take an immediate liking to
him. Quiet and unassuming,
this tall shy guy with a great
smile will put you at ease.
Not the flamboyant type,
Stinson is exactly the kind of
person you want to do business
and bred, he epitomizes all
of the Midwest values.