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Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Selecting an HOA Landscape Company

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Nov 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM

AVOID THESE 7 MISTAKES WHEN SELECTING AN HOA LANDSCAPE COMPANY 

Selecting a new vendor for your HOA community can be a daunting task at times. In particular, establishing a new working relationship with an HOA landscape company represents a substantial investment – both in terms of time and cost – making it a crux decision.

With this in mind, there are several key factors to take into account when weighing whether an HOA landscape company is the best fit for you. To aid you in your quest, we have compiled a list of seven potential pit falls that are best avoided.

Read on for effective strategies to help you identify your ideal collaborator!

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

Commercial Landscapers Add Value with These Enhancements

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Oct 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM

BAY AREA COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE COMPANY, ADDING VALUE

All too often, when a commercial landscape company is thinking in terms of ground cover selection, traditional lawn is commonly imagined. While a lawn can certainly be attractive, in reality there are a spectacular diversity of ground cover plants to choose from. Each possesses unique properties that make it perfectly suited to a specific climate, aspect, or usage. An optimal ground cover selection can serve to preserve, protect and enhance any outdoor space to splendid result.

This potential can be harnessed within flat areas, slightly sloped areas, or even very steep terrain. Similarly, different soil qualities and levels of light exposure will all have a destined pairing, when the right knowledge is applied! A high caliber commercial landscape company will be able to guide you to fantastic ground cover solutions that can transform your outdoor spaces in a surprising number of ways.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping, Water Management, commercial landscape design

Kick-Start Your HOA Landscape Service With A Great Budget

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Sep 29, 2020 6:30:00 AM

An HOA Landscape Service Starts with A Great Budget 

Whether you're planning your first collaboration with an HOA landscape company, or simply making some changes, creating a well thought out budget is always a bright idea. A clear budget plan will set you off on the right foot.

With the right HOA landscape company, they can save you from potential stress and frustration later!

The place to start is in making sure you've got all of the data, facts, and figures at your fingertips. In order to help you bring your budget together, we've laid out an easy-to-follow 5-step plan. Work your way through these simple steps and watch the pieces of your budget puzzle slot together, beautifully!

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

HOA LANDSCAPING TRENDS OF THE FUTURE

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 25, 2020 7:15:00 AM

FUTURE TRENDS OF AN HOA LANDSCAPING COMPANY

In response to the high cost of water, and rolling water restrictions being felt throughout
the greater San Francisco bay area, a new wave of landscaping trends are on the rise.
With a wave of ingenuity and innovation, such challenges don't need to dull the potential
of your HOA outdoor spaces! In fact, commercial landscape companies, facilities
managers, apartments, and HOA communities are embracing low precipitation levels
and mandated water restrictions in a range of new and exciting ways. Here, we will
explore the techniques that can be employed to create beautiful, enjoyable, and resilient
green areas, for tomorrow and the future – whatever the weather.

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

6 Tips For Choosing The Right HOA Landscape Company

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Jul 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM

HOA LANDSCAPE COMPANY, SAN JOSE CA

CHOOSING THE RIGHT HOA LANDSCAPE COMPANY 

Your HOA landscape company plays a vital role in maintaining property values, occupancy rates, and
attracting new buyers. HOA landscape services is typically one of the largest expenses on an HOA’s
income statement, so ensuring that the company you select provides excellent value for money, are
innovation and solution oriented, and will always have your best interests at heart is essential.
Without a clear strategy, selecting the right HOA landscape company can be easier said than done.
With this in mind, we have compiled some of the most crucial elements to take into account to ensure
a great selection. Discover the qualities that will define the future success of your HOA landscape
company relationship!

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

How to Lower Commercial Landscape Maintenance Costs in a Recession

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on May 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

WHAT CAN AN ECONOMY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPER DO FOR YOU?

As a property manager, you are likely weighing up how to trim costs in response to today's economic turbulence. In times like these, choosing to partner with an economy friendly landscaper means having an ally at hand that can help you forge greater resilience. FloraTerra Landscape Management can deliver this through our Clean and Green® value engineered commercial landscape maintenance service, which allows us to cut costs by 30% to 40%!

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

7 Water Conservation Trends by a Commercial Landscape Contractor

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Apr 21, 2020 7:15:00 AM

The California bay area has always experienced the coming and going of droughts. With lower supplies of water on the horizon, increasing resilience is going to be more vital than ever. All businesses can attest to the reality that water costs are making a steady upward trend, but this doesn't have to mean escalating costs for your commercial landscape maintenance company. By harnessing the right strategies, a commercial landscape contractor can increase your water conservation, and protect your bottom line.

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

Gain Competitive Edge: 7 Strategies for Commercial Landscaping Services

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Feb 25, 2020 6:45:00 AM

While the economy remains strong and robust, today's accomplished facilities professionals understand that they need to adopt leaner, meaner operating models in order to have the competitive edge. This often means covering many positions, and going above and beyond – out of passion for the work at hand! Thankfully, there are a multitude of strategies that can increase efficiency while maximizing success.

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

12 Commercial Landscape Company Trends in 2020: FloraTerra Landscape

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Jan 7, 2020 8:30:00 AM

As we transition from one decade into the next, the driving force behind landscape trends are a powerful integration of today's values, challenges, and aspirations! The design concepts of 2020 go far beyond aesthetically pleasing landscaping – with innovation in terms of climate change, resilience, efficiency, and psychological benefit, all at the helm. Read on, and peer into the exhilarating trends of 2020.

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

7 Commercial Landscape Services for High Foot Traffic - FloraTerra

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Dec 31, 2019 8:30:00 AM

For any commercial landscaping company, designing green spaces in and around routes that people are likely to shortcut through them is always hugely important. Accounting for every variable can, however, be a challenge! Unsurprisingly, the need for resilient landscaping in highly trafficked commercial areas is crucial to meet if we are to maintain stunning natural displays in busy spaces.

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

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