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Increasing your mower’s longevity
Green industry expert, Brad Unruh, offers tips to enhance mower longevity and notes the long term benefits of implementing these tips. Learn how here on TLC.
June 7, 2021
Overcoming the challenges of planting on a slope
Planting on a slope presents a particular set of challenges. Poor soil composition, uneven amounts of moisture at the top and base of a hill and runoff are the dominant issues that make hillsides tricky to plan. Yet, it’s not impossible to create a functional and attractive plant palette. “They key is to do your homework,” […]
May 31, 2021
Brighten your clients' landscapes with a burst of color
Are your clients looking to brighten up a drab landscape? An easy way to add more color and texture is with seasonal flowers or annuals.
May 21, 2021
Why these trees work around a patio
Incorporating trees around a patio can have a lot of functional benefits. Trees can help make your client's space shaded, screen wind, and even create some privacy.
April 30, 2021
Prevent stormwater and drainage headaches by planning ahead
Stormwater management and yard drainage concerns have the potential to negatively impact a landscape.
April 29, 2021
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Wood vs. gas fire pits - helping clients choose
When adding a fire pit, a key question that your clients will be faced with is wood or gas?
April 27, 2021
Drought-tolerant plants conserve water and look great, too
Clients want beautiful landscaping, but they don’t necessarily want to have to care for it all of the time.
April 26, 2021
How to: Building beautiful berms
If your customers have a fairly flat landscape and desire a little height variation throughout, why not give berms a try?
July 11, 2019
How to: Creating a desert landscape
If you service an area of the country where rolling green lawns aren’t always realistic, don’t let customers think that an eye-catching and beautiful yard isn’t attainable.
March 19, 2021
Prep time: How to prepare your client's lawn for spring
Spring is right around the corner, and to get your customer’s lawn properly prepared for this seasonal transition, take a look at what tips the experts offer.
March 17, 2021
Mistakes to avoid when applying early spring fertilizers
Lawn care operators should always read the labels on the products they’ve chosen, and never exceed the recommended amounts. However, some professionals find they can use less product and still get effective results.
March 11, 2021
Chemical care: Early spring best practices for fertilizer application
Fertilizers support turf growth and build up nutrient reserves, making them a key ingredient in maintaining a thriving lawn.
March 10, 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
Utilizing snow removal, equipment winterization tips
Check out these tips from SIMA and ASCA experts to help you have a safe, successful snow and ice removal operation.
February 22, 2021
Debunking the rationale that crape murder is okay for crape myrtles
The idea of crape murder is often rationalized by landscapers and homeowners alike. Discover why this practice for crape myrtles is never okay.
February 13, 2020
The ripple effect: Bringing positivity and growth into 2021
See how company morale has faired through the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as what lawn care businesses took away from 2020 here on Total Landscape Care.
January 22, 2021
The perfect storm: Coming out on the other side of 2020
In adjusting a new norm and implementing more precautions, landscaping companies hope the public has a better understanding of the green industry's importance.
January 21, 2021
Six books every landscaper should read
When it comes to technical landscaping books, guides and tutorials, these are the best of the best. Check out this landscaping literature here on TLC.
December 29, 2020
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Kubota unveils new mowers and adds enhancements to its zero-turn line
Kubota unveiled its new line of Hydro Walk-Behind Mowers and new product enhancements within two of its powerful zero-turn lines at GIE + Expo last week.
Industry roundup: Belgard Rooms aims to meet the demand for modularity and more
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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.