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People roundup: Ruppert Landscape hosts virtual awards ceremony, announces promotion
Ruppert Landscape employees were honored recently as the company presented its annual awards at the conclusion of its first ever virtual Management Development Days (MDD) conference.
March 3, 2021
You've got mail: Utilizing the power of direct mailers
What sets you apart from passing observers and potential customers is how you choose to market your business to your target audience.
March 1, 2021
Outlook and Benchmarking
Survey: 94% of landscapers report remaining open, operational through 2020
Landscaping professionals nationwide have eased back into semi-normal operations after undergoing drastic changes caused by the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by TLC.
February 26, 2021
Industry roundup: Virginia landscaper wins Toro Z Master 4000
Brett Hill of Brett’s Lawn Maintenance in Richmond, Virginia, was named the winner of Toro’s first-ever virtual contractor event giveaway. His prize was the all-new Toro Z Master 4000.
February 25, 2021
Chemical care: Best practices for pre-emergence herbicides
Pre-emergence herbicides are useful for controlling weeds before they can appear, but applying these products requires a strong knowledge of the target weeds and a proper application strategy.
February 20, 2020
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Industry roundup: Vermeer, KS Energy lend landscaper a hand
At a recent Make-A-Wish Day celebration at the Vermeer Wisconsin facility, Edgar Contreras was presented with the tools of the trade he needs to turn his dream of owning and operating his own landscaping company into a reality.
February 18, 2021
Building your brand with social media
When deciding whether or not social media is worth the investment, take a look at what these green industry professionals have tried, as well as what their results have been.
February 15, 2021
Industry roundup: Best of Houzz 2021 winners announced
Houzz Inc. recently announced the Houzz community’s picks for Best Of Houzz 2021. The award recognizes just three percent of the more than 2.5 million active home professionals and interior and architectural photographers on the Houzz platform.
February 12, 2021
Sales and marketing trends to watch for this year
With 2020 behind us and new opportunities ahead, now's the time to look at your sales and marketing and make some adjustments.
February 9, 2021
Industry roundup: NCLC’s virtual event slated for March
NALP has announced that the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) is taking place virtually March 15-19.
February 8, 2021
Employee retention tips to decrease turnover
Employee retention is one aspect of the hiring game that many green industry companies struggle with. With a new year ahead of us, why not try a few new techniques to bring employees in and keep them motivated to stay?
February 4, 2021
People roundup: Stephen Lord joins Advanced Turf Solutions
Stephen Lord, former head groundskeeper for the Cincinnati Reds, has joined Advanced Turf Solutions as a sales representative.
February 3, 2021
Persistence is key: Facing the struggles of the green industry
With their promise being they will take their customer's property from tragic to Green Magic, the Koens know exactly the determination and drive it takes to keep a landscaping company afloat, but that doesn't mean the process has always been easy.
February 2, 2021
Starting the journey: From tragic to Green Magic
When it comes to transforming landscapes into something a customer can be proud of, the Koens consider themselves magicians.
February 1, 2021
Welcome to the new Total Landscape Care site
Today is the day! We've unveiled a completely new website to enhance your user experience and launched a redesign of the TLC daily email newsletter.
January 29, 2021
Website tweaks that are sure to seal the deal
Check out a few key tips for making sure your website appeals to not only your ideal clients but also to your ideal potential hires.
January 29, 2021
Debunking the myths about commercial landscaping websites
Jack Jostes, CEO of Ramblin Jackson, Inc., offers insight into common misconceptions surrounding commercial landscaping websites. Check out TLC to learn more.
January 28, 2021
How to: Keeping your business afloat in a post pandemic world
The five things you should do to fortify your customer base and keep your business alive and well in 2021.
January 27, 2021
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Exmark’s Radius E-Series focuses on simple operation, operator comfort
The expansion of the 2021 Exmark zero-turn riding mower with a new Radius E-Series machine featuring a twin-blade 48-inch UltraCut Series 3 cutting deck is expected to improve the quality of the work performed by landscape contractors.
Even during a pandemic this company’s thoughtful planning is helping build a strong team culture
Laid off during the pandemic, this man started a free mowing service
Growth ahead: Meeting financial challenges in a good year
Skid Steers Settle In As Go-To Compact Equipment
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.
The 5 Best Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs
With fluctuating fuel prices, it’s critical for businesses to stay competitive while keeping operating costs down. In this ebook you will learn practical tips to reduce excessive speeding, manage idling time and effectively manage maintenance.