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Apr262017

7 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Growing a Landscape Company

Categories: General
By Mark Bradley, president of TBG Landscape On Bradley's list is to, ''Understand how many hours of work you are selling - and don't sell more than you have available, level the workload if you want to work efficiently.'' Don't take on more than you can deliver.   Despite what we've achieved, I ...

Apr202017

TEN FACTS ABOUT GOLF IN CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY 2017

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Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and USGA offer facts on water and environment Download and share facts about golf for Earth DayLawrence, Kan. (April 11, 2017) – Golf is a sport for a lifetime that delivers more than 2 million jobs and $69 billion in annual economic impact ...

Apr192017

SolarOne Solutions, Inc. Acquires Inovus Solar, Inc.

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SolarOne Solutions, Inc. Acquires Inovus Solar, Inc. One would be hard pressed to find two more complementary companies...  On Feb. 16, 2017, SolarOne Solutions (www.solarone.net) of Needham, Mass., acquired Inovus Solar, Inc., of Boise, Idaho. All Inovus Solar personnel immediately become p...

Apr132017

Five courses that put the green back in golf

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Annette Thompson, USA TODAY Green Living magazine The major trend in golf courses these days is a more natural experience. Sure, golfers and course superintendents still want emerald fairways and obsessively tended putting greens. But the more natural the course, the closer the experience is to nat...

Apr52017

Landscaping Firm Invests Profits in Habitat Restoration

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Contracting for the environment. Back to Natives Restoration (BTN), Santa Ana, Calif., is a nonprofit landscape-contracting firm that uses the funds it raises from commercial and residential landscaping services to restore habitat on public lands. At this residential property, BTN staff and volun...

Mar292017

Pipeline Safety Forum Covers Annual Updates

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On Monday, March 27, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)’s safety forum highlighted the successes since CORROSION 2016 commenced as well as plans for 2017. Moderated by Kevin Garrity of Mears Group, Inc. (and past president of NACE), the 1 p.m. session included pre...

Mar12017

IA partners w NGWA for National Groundwater Awareness Week

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The Irrigation Association will partner with the National Groundwater Association for National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 5-11, 2017. Irrigation accounts for the largest use of groundwater in the United States, about 67.2 percent of all the groundwater pumped each day. The IA aims to reduce...