certification

The Importance of Certification in the Green Industry

Certification is a recognition of a level of professionalism for your company within the industry.

Story of a Landscape: Helping a Client Cash in on Big Water Savings

Heaviland Landscape Management was hired based on established client relationships to work on an Innovative Project for water-saving results in Southern California.
Netafim Subsurface Lawn Irrigation

Netafim Subsurface Lawn Irrigation

The global micro-irrigation market is expected to grow 17.4 percent annually and become a $6.8-billion market in the U.S. by 2021, according to DecisionDatabases.com....
Industry at a Crossroads

Industry at a Crossroads

Why the status quo won't work in our increasingly water-stressed industry.
Constantly Seeking Efficiency

Constantly Seeking Irrigation Efficiency

These great staffing and scheduling solutions will re-energize your irrigation services.
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8 Water-Saving Initiatives from Heaviland

Read these eight initiatives the company is taking during California's megadrought.
Amid Drought, a Wellspring of Irrigation Training Tools

Amid Drought, a Wellspring of Irrigation Training Tools

The human factor is a part of any irrigation system design and installation. Increasing training and certification options help limit errors and save water.
Contractors' Corner, Rick Cuddihe

Turn the Mid-Summer Slump Into a Money-Making Opportunity

These four categories will help you with ideas to build some more mid-summer business.

7 Irrigation Scheduling Tips For Contractors

Jeff Stoddart, water conservation manager for Rain Bird Corporation, offers these simple tips that contractors can use to help educate themselves and their customers...
Effective Irrigation Scheduling

Effective Irrigation Scheduling

Education makes all the difference when teaching clients how to properly schedule their irrigation systems.
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Recognizing, Preventing & Fixing: A Damaged Irrigation System

Most contractors know that 50 percent of the water used in many households goes to irrigating their lawns and ornamentals. A damaged irrigation system...
Pricing Irrigation Maintenance Services

Pricing Irrigation Maintenance Services

One-third of all residential water is used by landscape irrigation systems, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Some experts estimate that 50 percent...
Spray This Way

Spray This Way

The importance of efficient irrigation in landscape management grows day by day with many parts of the country being in extreme drought. Another factor...

Irrigtion Controllers Go From Smart To Smarter

Get up to speed with smart irrigation technology to take water savings to a new level.

Meeting Every Challenge

Coastal Carolina company approaches its 15th year with a goal of $2 million in revenue. Click image to enlarge. ...

Water Without Waste

Technological advances push pros to keep learning to avoid irrigation runoff and erosion.

Irrigation Winterization: A Must-Have Service Add-On

Irrigation winterization is a profitable opportunity that fits neatly between fall cleanups and snow removal.

Adjust Irrigation to Meet the Season

Protect your clients' systems from freezes and scale back watering schedules.

The Importance of Preventing Backflow

Don't take this essential irrigation system component for granted.

West Winter Outlook a Mixed Bag

Chances of an El Niño put at 60 percent. Click image to enlarge. Photo: http://WeatherAdvance.com The Pacific Northwest...
Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Lawn alternatives for water management, eco-benefit, and beauty.

Bartlett Finds Successful Treatments For Beech Leaf Disease

Bartlett researchers have found two successful treatments for Beech Leaf Disease, or BLD. They include a foliar application program for small trees and a root flare injection for large trees.

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A Preview Of Hardscape North America 2024

New speakers, a new Hardscape Construction Roundtable, an expanded estimating session, and more are planned at Hardscape North America 2024.
John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
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Hilltip Brings Line Of SnowStriker ™ Snowplows To North America

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Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.