Ready, Set, Go!

March 31, 2014 0

The landscape world is fully awake and off to the field. The long cold snowy winter meant work that typically gets done throughout the winter…

Look Back and Peek Ahead

February 4, 2014 0

Golf Courses in 2013 had their challenges. Of biggest impact were poor weather conditions, especially compared to the wonderful weather of 2012. We all knew play…

Natural Green

January 23, 2014 0

The publisher, George Schmok, of Landscape Contractor Magazine wrote an interesting commentary called “Greening Naturally.” George offers his opinions about the social movement to be…

Mostly Good Stuff

January 22, 2014 0

Brrrrr! It was -3 degrees when I drove to work this morning. Appears we are paying the price for our non-winter of 2012. Hang in…

5 Years After the Fall

October 22, 2013 0

It was a shock when I read the Lawn & Landscape State of the Industry report and was reminded it was September of 2008 when…

Late Season Thoughts

August 26, 2013 0

Construction Spending is a mixed bag of information. June has always been a growth month for construction spending. But since the recession the numbers have…

Baby Boomer Effect

August 23, 2013 0

The Baby Boomer generation will be a minority of the work force in 5 years. Most will be in retirement. Retired Boomers are already changing…

The National Golf Foundation (NGF) published an article, “Consumer Confidence in the Rise: Time for Golf to Plan for Success”.  The article starts by asking…

Rolling Into Summer

June 11, 2013 0

Summer is finally here. Contractors are getting the spring stuff handled and moving into installation work. Had many conversations and heard a variety of issues…