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3 Budgeting Tips For Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 14, 2017 9:10:00 AM

 

Budgeting for Your Commercial Landscape Maintenance

The budgeting process, whether during the initial development phase or during on-going operations, should start early enough to collect all the necessary information.

Preparation of your initial landscape operating budget should be done carefully, as should preparation of all annual budgets. Realistic income and expense expectations should be used to prepare the operating budget.

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4 Underrated Skills That Are Critical For a Commercial Landscape Service!

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 9, 2017 9:47:00 AM

With California coming out of an unprecedented drought along with the high cost of water rates, commercial property landscape services have been under the radar for some time now. With commercial lawn care services being targeted as being wasteful.

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Topics: Landscape Water Management, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

Eliminate High Cost HOA Landscape Maintenance!

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 28, 2017 9:07:00 AM

 

A tremendous amount of focus within the landscape industry is being given to the benefits of sound pruning practices and methods promoting sustainability. As defined for landscape maintenance, sustainability utilizes practices which preserve limited and valuable resources such as water and plant materials, reduce waste, strive for increased life span and maturity of plant materials, promote re-use and methods that produce natural results, lessen the effects on air, water and soil pollution.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Water Management

3 Awesome Tips For Budgeting Your Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 26, 2017 9:08:00 AM

 

Budgeting for Your Commercial Landscape Service

The budgeting process, whether during the initial development phase or during on-going operations, should start early enough to collect all the necessary information.

Preparation of your initial landscape operating budget should be done carefully, as should preparation of all annual budgets. Realistic income and expense expectations should be used to prepare the operating budget.

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5 Questions For a Home Owners Association Landscape Company

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 24, 2017 9:17:00 AM

 HOA community landscaping  service must understand that first impressions are important when it comes to visitors and residents. A home owners association landscape company plays a vital role for managing the appearance of your Community HOA Landscaping, but it also can be a significant cost for the HOA. For these reasons, it’s important that the board of directors receive the best possible service for their Home Owners Association Landscaping.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

A Commercial Landscape Service That Maintains Foot Traffic

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 17, 2017 9:20:00 AM

When navigating through a property, trying to travel from a visitor parking lot to a building entrance, do you ever wonder if the landscaping was designed in a user friendly way?

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Topics: Landscape Planning

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 14, 2017 9:44:00 AM

Chances are, your commercial landscape service is high on your priority list, and rightfully so. Maintaining high maintenance landscaping is a budget expense that seems to creep up, some of the costs include sprinkler and irrigation services, landscape installation services and commercial tree care just to name a few. In spite of the many reasons renovation gets pushed off, there is supporting evidence that property managers and building owners should consider the cost of upgrading older high maintenance landscaping.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care, Sustainable Landscaping

Commercial Lawn Maintenance is Not Just About Mow, Blow and Go

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 12, 2017 8:26:00 AM

Commercial lawn maintenance is more than just mowing lawns, and it requires some upfront landscape planning to get it done right and on time. Their are various techniques that can be employed in order to reduce soil compaction caused by foot traffic and commercial lawn care equipment. However, sometimes the smaller less expensive methods bring about the most value for your lawn improvements.

Read on for our commercial lawn maintenance tips..

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

10 Emerging Grasses used by a Commercial Lawn Maintenance Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jun 21, 2017 9:24:00 AM

10 GrassTrends used by a  Commercial Lawn Maintenance Service

Low Maintenance drought resistant and appealing to the eye. What property manager or owner wouldn’t want to get those qualities out of their commercial landscaping service — at the same time? One way to achieve your goal is through the appropriate design and use of drought resistant landscaping.

Today, drought tolerant grasses are gaining popularity and demand for their low maintenance qualities, including their low water use and pest free benefits. Available in multiple colors, textures and sizes, they are also appealing for corporate and apartment landscaping. When used appropriately, your commercial landscape maintenance will benefit from the year around interest provided, can be used as accents or ground cover, and can even in raised decorative containers. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jun 7, 2017 9:41:00 AM

Most Commercial Landscape Companies alike install mulch that provide a number of benefits, including reduced erosion and water loss, improved soil nutrition and a more balanced soil temperature. Different kinds of mulch provide these benefits at different levels. The river rocks and other small stones often used to prevent weed growth in landscapes are attractive, can help conserve water and require little maintenance, but they don't nourish or insulate the soil in the same ways as conventional organic mulch.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care