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Best Green Industry Articles of 2017 (So Far...)

Mar 14, 2017

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As Winter Storm Stella hammers the Northeast with 2 feet of snow in some areas, we wanted to be of some help 1,000+ miles away. So we’ve compiled some of the best green industry articles of 2017 through the first two and half months for those of you snowed in and looking for some useful reading material. That’s not to say those not experiencing any of the fluffy stuff can’t indulge, of course, all are always welcomed.

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Renovating America’s Front Lawn

January 11, 2017

The grass on the National Mall was worn out, check out this article that details its renovation to greener days. - Turf Magazine

 

Turf or No Turf? That is the Question

January 15, 2017

This interesting article informs readers about the California drought and what alternative, water-saving options that are available for customers’ landscapes. - Turf Magazine

 

Cut More Grass Faster

January 16, 2017

As Ricky Bobby once said, “if you’re not first you're last.” Well, although that might not be 100% accurate, when it comes to mowing - faster is usually always better.  - Irrigation & Green Industry

 

Add Value to Your Irrigation Services

January 16, 2017

“In the competitive world we live in, there are many ways for companies that offer irrigation services to add value for their clients. We don’t have to sacrifice or cut into our bottom line to make our businesses more attractive to property owners.”  - Irrigation & Green Industry

 

The Importance of Certification in the Green Industry

January 23, 2017

As stated in the article, it’s tough to quantify how certifications impact your bottom line but Mr. Newman details different ways this recognition of professionalism can help your company. - Turf Magazine

 

The Relationship Between Irrigation and Pest Control

January 24, 2017

Understand how to improve the way irrigation impacts your integrated pest management on customers’ turf - Turf Magazine

 

Smart Controllers are Changing Fast

February 15, 2017

Smart Controllers are wicked cool and it looks like things won't be changing anytime soon. As technology continues to rapidly progress, irrigation specialists need to keep up. And this article sets you off into the right direction- Irrigation & Green Industry

 

Are Landscape and Irrigation Contractors Special?

February 15, 2017

Published author and industry expert Tony Bass looks back on his own experience and the industry as a whole to explain how contractors are a rare breed - willing to learn and do things that 98.1% of the population will never do. - Irrigation & Green Industry

 

Quit Making the Labor Crunch Worse!

March 1, 2017

We all know labor - for most in the green industry - is tough to come by. This great article lays tips to lighten the weight of the current labor crunch. - Green Industry Pros

 

Patience & Proficiency Pay Off

March 6, 2017

Learn how Phillips|Creasey parlayed their first large commercial installation projects into future large scale jobs through patience, professionalism and producing excellent results.  - Green Industry Pros

 

Why Mid-Size Walk Mowers Make Sense

March 8, 2017

Read how “the commercial walk-behind mower remains a mainstay on the trailers of lawn professionals across the country” - Green Industry Pros

 

How to Deliver Project Estimates on Time

March 10, 2017

An efficient project begins with a timely estimate. Learn how to project professionalism in your estimates. - Green Industry Pros



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