The defining moment that would set the stage for the Kinkead family legacy came in the European countryside during World War I, when Robert Kinkead took note of the sickle mowers being used to manage tall grass.
As you lie in your
lounge chair and listen to the gurgling of a small stream and the
chirping of some nearby birds, the sun's rays are luring you into a nap.
The light touch of one of the plants near the water's edge tickles your
leg and you're awakened out of your
lazy daydreaming. You get up to look at the water and are greeted by
several colorful koi fish that dart playfully around beneath you.
WHATEVER NUMBER OF HOURS you mow per week, Brian Smith probably has you beat. As the owner of Agri-Lawn Care, Brownsburg, Indiana, Smith and his crews cut grass all day long, from seven in the morning until four in the afternoon, five days a week. They truly do mow lawns for a living.
Hear that giant sucking sound? It's
money swirling down a black
hole called missed opportunity, never to be seen again. The opportunity,
which is often overlooked and an otherwise unconsidered profit center,
is found on the other side of the landscape drainage
Capital - Financial Option for Growing Your Business, Most landscaping businesses today are
experiencing rapid growth. This proves that you're marketing effectively
against formidable competition and servicing present accounts in such a
manner to retain their loyalty. But growth has its problems. The faster
and bigger you grow, the more likely it is that you may
run out of capital before you run out of marketing steam.
Seems like we're short on
just about everything these
days: time, money, water and especially
labor. Advances in green
have made it possible to work
more efficiently, but we still need
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)...