LandCare celebrates its rebirth and significant changes during shareholder gala
In 2015, LandCare, the nationwide commercial landscape firm operating in 23 states, underwent significant changes including rebranding, restaffing, and restructuring. The company recently celebrated just how far it has come.
October 19, 2021
Going paperless? It may not save the trees, but it will boost your productivity
While saving trees might be the reason why a lot of companies make the leap to a digitized way of doing business, the truth is, there are other benefits that may be more important.
October 18, 2021
Selling landscaping as a crime deterrent
If you are working with commercial properties or HOAs, then you might know one of their biggest worries is crime. But the landscaping work that you perform can help be a crime deterrent.
October 13, 2021
What is CRM software, and do you really need it?
As your lawn and landscaping business grows, you might be wondering what type of investment in software could help facilitate that growth. One such option is CRM (customer relationship management) software.
October 12, 2021
An unexpected invasion: Fall armyworms emerge at unprecedented levels
In the past, it has not been uncommon to see fall armyworms in Southern and Southwestern states. But this fall, this destructive caterpillar has been attacking lawns at what some experts are calling an “unprecedented level.”
October 8, 2021
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3 rainy day best practices for lawn care and landscaping companies
Landscaping and lawn care service providers are no strangers to rainy days that can cause work delays and impact revenue. However, bad weather doesn’t necessarily have to cause headaches or damage client relationships.
October 7, 2021
Fall lawn care: Tips to follow, mistakes to avoid
Green industry experts recommend taking advantage of the fall season with these lawn care maintenance practices. Details here on Total Landscape Care.
October 2, 2020
Making the case for sodding in the fall
Sod is often referred to as an “instant lawn” and it’s easy to see why. If your clients have been struggling with bare spots or maybe more weeds than healthy turf, they might be thinking about starting over with a sod installation project.
September 29, 2021
Industry roundup: Danuser introduces new post driver and stump auger
In industry news, Danuser has announced the launch of a new post driver and stump auger; Stanley Black & Decker has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire zero-turn mower specialist Excel Industries; and RC Mowers travels on an extensive tour.
September 28, 2021
Your website visitors want instant answers: Live Chat offers just that
The way that customers are communicating with your business has changed—yet again. Today people are looking for quick information without even having to pick up a phone or fill out a form. You can offer that with Live Chat.
September 22, 2021
The off season may be around the corner but there’s plenty of time to sell fall projects
Fall is a great time of the year for a number of lawn and landscaping projects. But you first must educate your clients on what services will benefit them most and why fall is the time to do them.
September 20, 2021
Lawn care company owner adds quality assurance manager positions and sees drop in callbacks
In many industries, a quality assurance manager is a relatively common position. Adding a position like this to a lawn or landscaping company can have a lot of benefits.
September 16, 2021
There’s a new pest in town—and this landscaper is fighting back
First found in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 2014, the Spotted Lanternfly has been making its way to other regions ever since.
September 15, 2021
Staying engaged with employee surveys
When it comes to what your team members think of working for your landscaping company, there’s no better place to get information than directly from them. Surveys can provide valuable insight from the minds of the folks working for you.
September 13, 2021
Landscaper uses employee referral rewards to recruit and retain
Finding—and keeping—good people is an industry-wide challenge for lawn and landscaping companies. Companies that have been successful with recruiting and retaining have been those that have implemented effective solutions such as referral rewards.
September 10, 2021
Get the most out of marketing with a brand style guide
With so much competition out there, it’s more important than ever that your brand identity is clear. But many lawn and landscaping companies don’t give their brand enough thought.
September 9, 2021
Adding aeration to your fall service lineup
Aeration is an important step of lawn care that can often be skipped by homeowners and professionals alike. Here's how to add this service and help your customers in the process.
September 8, 2021
How to introduce crews to battery power
While we’re known as the Green Industry, truly going green has never come completely easy. Instead of jumping right into battery-powered equipment, testing it out can help landscapers ease in.
September 7, 2021
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Industry roundup: Stihl announces new battery-powered equipment
Stihl has introduced new battery-powered products into its lineup; Steel Green reveals new spreader/sprayer options; And Hitachi introduces its ZW100-6 Wheel loader.
Kubota unveils new mowers and adds enhancements to its zero-turn line
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The Attachments Idea Book
Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
5 Signs You’re Ready for Vehicle Tracking
Are you ready for vehicle tracking? Go through our checklist to learn the 5 signs you’re ready to add fleet tracking to your business. Get our eBook now.