Back Office Tips to Keep You Focused on Growing Your Landscaping Business

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Is your landscaping business growing by leaps and bounds? Do you spend the majority of your weekend doing payroll, paying taxes, and doing customer service tasks? If you’re starting to hire more employees and you feel like you’re working 24/7, then it’s time to outsource some of the back office job tasks to a contractor […]

Upselling Your Lawn and Landscaping Services to Residential and Commercial Customers

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How do you grow your customer list without having to recruit new clients? By upselling your lawn and landscaping services. Your existing client base may not know that you provide other property services in addition to mowing and fertilizing. Inform them that you provide additional services, such as aeration and overseeding, for outstanding curb appeal. […]

Learn the Best Way to Topdress Your Lawn

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Do you find it amazing that what’s old becomes new again? For instance, take topdressing. Old Tom Morris, a Scottish greenkeeper from the 19th century, started topdressing the famous golf courses of Scotland. From there, topdressing became a regular part of taking care of golf greens because of the topdressing’s positive results. Now, more residential […]

How to Be Your Customers’ Landscape Problem Solver

What’s your mindset when you meet with a distressed customer for the first time? Many times, your landscaping clients will call you because they have a dream for their property. But you also get customers who don’t know what to do with their lawn and landscape. That’s when you need to be a landscape problem […]

12 Landscaping Apps You Need to Run Your Company Efficiently

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The advent of mobile device apps makes living life more accessible and convenient. And you can run your lawn maintenance company efficiently with landscaping apps. Read on to see which apps will make operating your landscape company a breeze this summer. Why Landscaping Apps Make Running Your Business More Efficient If you’re a small lawn […]

How to Enter into Commercial Lawn Care

So, you want to enter into commercial lawn care. How do you do that? Well, lawn care experts recommend that you have separate crews for your residential clients and other teams for your commercial lawn care clients. Commercial lawn care customers require a different set of service skills. How to Enter into Commercial Lawn Care […]

10 Secrets for Successfully Marketing Your Lawn Care Services for Spring & Summer

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It’s no secret that spring has arrived, and you’ll get more customers for your lawn care services when you start marketing your lawn care company starting back in the winter. However, if Covid restrictions, vacations, or a busy snow season held you back from successfully marketing your lawn care services for spring, it’s not too […]

How to Find and Keep Seasonal Employees


It’s almost springtime, which means it’s time to hire seasonal employees. Depending on where your location is, you might be in the middle of hiring this year’s temporary workers. Today’s hiring climate is different from 20 or 30 years ago, meaning that you need to change your hiring approach. Secrets to Hiring Good Employees When […]

How to Manage Your Crews under Covid Restrictions


While we wait for more available vaccines, lawn and landscaping companies still need to practice mask-wearing, handwashing, and social distancing. By now, you’ve probably put safety standards into practice to protect your workers from Covid-19. However, if this is your first season hiring crews, you’ll need to employ CDC guidelines to keep your employees and […]