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Propane Autogas For Reduced Vehicle Fuel Costs

In the past decade, use of propane-powered mowers as an alternative to gasoline and diesel mowers has grown. Once used by a relatively small...
Real Estate = Best Long-Term Investment

What’s in store for the U.S. Economy in 2017?

Four predictions about what to expect in 2017.
Turf’s UP

Turf Seed Market in Healthy State

Despite lingering effects from the recession of 2009, the turf seed market is holding its own.
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Election 2016 Offers Opportunity for Change

Change is coming following the election and small businesses need to be prepared.
Wrangling Overtime

Time is Running Out to Comply with the DOL’s Onerous New Overtime Rule

The new rule requires a strict and accurate timekeeping system within your business, and managers who fully understand your company’s overtime policy so that you stay compliant with the overtime rules.

Political Landscape Issues By State

There is a greater amount of political activity surrounding environmental issues this election year.

The Next Business-Busting Recession is on its Way

Being prepared for the next economic recession will greatly increase your chances of business survival.
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Green Helps Revitalize Town’s Rundown Areas

My small town on Lake Erie’s southern shore in northwest Ohio is struggling to maintain its economic dignity. The loss of manufacturing and well-paying...
How Do Your Wages Measure Up?

How Do Your Wages Measure Up?

Making sense of employee compensation.

Heads Up, Here Comes El Niño

Weather experts say this El Niño could be one of the strongest ever recorded.
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Deere Announces Third-Quarter Earnings of $512 Million

Lower demand for agricultural and construction equipment leads to decline in sales and earnings. All businesses remain solidly profitable. Results aided by sound execution and cost...
Real Estate = Best Long-Term Investment

Real Estate = Best Long-Term Investment

Good news for the landscape industry: For the second straight year, Americans name real estate as the best long-term investment over stocks, gold or...
Chasing the American Dream

Chasing the American Dream

Justin Porter starts early and leaves late to provide 'Tip Top' services in South Florida.
Get the Price You Want

Get the Price You Want

Build sales and boost profits by educating clients and offering value-added services.

A Wonderfully Wild And Crazy Business

Ron Hall reflects on his experiences in the green industry over the past 31 years.
Tricks of the Trade

Snow Removal: Tricks of the Trade

Chicago-area company owner finds the right snow removal solutions to perfect his business.
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...

Lower Gas Prices Seem To Be Driving Consumer Optimism

The majority of Americans say they are optimistic about the economy, and guess what’s driving the optimism? Low gas prices, says a story from...

Survey’s Positive Key Indicators

Contractors predict continued growth and more spending in 2015.

Economic Indicators Point To A Strong 2015

Revisiting Dr. Charlie Hall’s "Economic Outlook for the Green Industry in 2015"
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Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

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[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.
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Green Roof Installation

Why limit your landscaping services? Take them to greater heights.
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Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
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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.
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Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.