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Big Picture: Healing Haven

April 16, 2018By

Location: Lynchburg, Va. Company: Southern Landscape Group The client, Pearson Regional Cancer Center, wanted to create a garden where patients receiving cancer treatments could go for relaxation and therapy. The healing garden also would include a vegetable garden with raised beds for growing and harvesting organic and pesticide-free vegetables for patients receiving treatment at the center. The team from Southern... read more

How to create a job listing on Facebook

April 13, 2018By and

Shaun Kanary, director of demand Generation for Kuno Creative, shares an in-depth guide to creating a successful Facebook job post. To learn more about using Facebook ads for recruiting, check out his April 2018 article, How to use Facebook ads for recruiting. read more

Leadership school

April 13, 2018By

How Cagwin & Dorward builds future leaders. At Cagwin & Dorward, a full-service landscape provider specializing in maintenance for primarily commercial clients, there has always been a strong focus on providing leadership training and development for managers. But a little over a year ago, Steve Glennon, president, CEO and COO of the Novato, Calif.-based firm, says the company also began... read more

3 efficiency hacks with ArtisTree’s Bill Walters

April 12, 2018By

ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design Operations Manager Bill Walters offers the top 3 ways the company is saving labor and operations costs. read more

Efficiency hackers: finding the best ways to save labor and improve production

April 12, 2018By

Landscape companies used to be able to solve problems by “throwing labor at it.” If you were behind on a project and the client was unhappy, you could add another crew or work weekends to hit your timeline and please your customer without doing too much damage to your bottom line, says Jason New, principal with landscape coaching firm McFarlin... read more

Step by Step: How to install a green wall

April 12, 2018By

For their aesthetic and environmental benefits, green walls are becoming an increasingly popular way to personalize a space. Green walls, also known as living walls, can be used in both interior and exterior applications and are effective in commercial, industrial, educational, governmental and residential settings. There are a number of manufacturers that provide green wall systems in their entirety for... read more