LM Web Extras

Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish (workplace violence)

November 20, 2017By

The following is a Spanish version of Safety Watch for the November 2017 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses how to avoid workplace violence. Click here for the original Safety Watch in English or see page 14 of the magazine. Evita la violencia en el lugar de trabajo La violencia en el lugar de trabajo se define como la fuerza... read more

Web Extra: How to get involved with GreenCare for Troops

November 9, 2017By

Web Extra: Tax-planning strategies

November 8, 2017By

In his November 2017 column about yearend tax-planning strategies, Dan Gordon summed up tax planning in four words: “Postpone income; accelerate deductions.” Here are his suggestions to do just that. Strategies to postpone income include: Pushing a large job from this year to next, if there is flexibility with the customer; Pushing the sale of a gain-generating asset into the... read more

Web Extra: Make money while you grow

October 17, 2017By

Two key parts of a management system are a rolling budget, which points out where problems are, and key performance indicators, which identify what the solutions must be. You hear it all the time – basic blocking and tackling can win a game. If one of the primary goals of your business is to make money while you grow, which... read more

Web Extra: Tasks for mowing and detail service visits

October 17, 2017By

In the 2018 LM Business Planner, Fred Haskett discussed the importance of identifying and creating an efficient workflow. Below is a list of Haskett’s suggested tasks and sequencing for mowing and detail service visits. Tasks Crew leader Primary Inspect property focal areas, such as main entryways, building entries, sign areas, flower beds, etc. Make sure those areas are free of... read more

Your guide to lawn care early order programs

October 10, 2017By

Are you thinking about participating in early order programs? To make your life easier, we compiled a list of suppliers who offer them. The Andersons DG/SG Bundle Promotion URL: AndersonsPlantNutrient.com/turf/DGSGpromo Deadline: Feb. 15, 2018 Aquatrols     Turf Bucks URL: Aquatrols.com/TurfBucks/ Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017 BASF     2018 Early Order Program URL: BetterTurf.Basf.us/eop/eop/ Deadline: Dec. 9, 2017 Bayer 2018 Fall... read more