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Watering Commercial Lawns Sustainably

When it comes to commercial lawn care, sustainable watering is a delicate balance. Keeping the grass bright, lush, fresh, and green is nice, but so is managing our carbon footprint. Read on to learn some tips for keeping your business landscape looking sharp. Watering ScheduleDo you know the best time to water your property’s grass?…

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Tips for Hiring a Landscaper

Landscape contractors have many responsibilities, some of which include installing and maintaining outdoor elements. Depending on the client’s budget, timeline, and size of the project, landscape professionals should have the correct licensing, insurance, and qualifications.  Landscape architects clear and level land, construct hardscape elements (water features, pavers, decks, retaining walls, etc.), manage irrigation systems, install…

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Five Ways to Influence Commercial Landscaping Clients

Unsightly or uncared for outdoor spaces, particularly commercial ones, can turn people away, especially potential clients. Commercial landscape clients often need a slight nudge to improve their surroundings. Once they see how impactful the benefits are, they will surely come calling. Here are five ways to help encourage those clients to invest in their lawn….

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Commercial Landscaping Services Defined

Most commercial properties have a goal of drawing customers to its storefront. A well-groomed landscape plays an important role in making the business appear attractive and tidy. Moreover, a clean, welcoming outdoor area improves the company’s overall image.  Both potential customers and employees can be positively impacted by an attractive landscape, which allows you to…

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Dormant or Dead? Spring Grass Explained

It’s that time of the year again, when Michigan grass awakens from a long winter dormancy. At quick glance, brown grass can be incredibly confusing, since it can signify both dead and dormant grass. Before you can address the brown grass, you’ll need to know whether it’s still alive and assess the cause. While dead…

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How Professional Landscaping Helps Businesses

With just a couple of weeks of winter left, it’s time to execute your long-awaited landscaping plans. Green grass is on the horizon, but why should you hire a landscaping company to manage your business’ appearance? Read on for the answer. One of the greatest American traditions is maintaining a gorgeous, lush lawn with plenty…

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Signs Your Landscaping is Outdated

The goal of commercial landscaping should be to look crisp, sharp, and organized with a touch of color. The overall aesthetic is welcoming, and the shrubbery guides visitors to the appropriate area. As the greenery grows, it’s imperative to provide proper maintenance on turf, landscape beds, and entryways. After about 20 or 30 years, commercial…

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Exploring Landscaping, Hardscaping, and Softscaping

Landscaping companies might throw around the terms “hardscaping” and “softscaping” often, but do you know what they mean? They are often used interchangeably but, in reality, are quite different. LandscapeThis term refers to virtually everything on your property; softscaping and hardscaping included. For this reason, landscape companies typically specialize in both softscaping and hardscaping as…

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Commercial property management can be overwhelming at times. With projects, tenants, and more to keep track of, overgrown shrubs or lawn maintenance can easily slip by. Properties should draw the attention of customers and pedestrians because of great curb appeal, not from improper maintenance such as ice-covered walkways or uneven concrete sidewalks. Pedestrian safety should…

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Difference Between Rock Salt and Ice Melt

Winter is here, and with that comes snow and ice removal. Both rock salt and ice melt are made and sold as bagged pellets which come with a few distinctions. Many of us have heard of using “salt” to de-ice or remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, and other areas, but do you know the difference…

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