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Winter Guidelines for Landscaping

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Nov 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

Every season is different when it comes to maintaining your yard and landscape. Not only that, but each season varies by region; you only have to compare a winter on the West Coast with one on the East Coast to understand the differences.

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Topics: winter landscaping

What You Should Be Doing Now To Prepare For Your Busy Season

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Nov 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

As colder weather sets in, your landscaping business is about to go into hibernation. Not that it means you’ll have nothing to do – far from it. But it’s also the perfect time to begin planning ahead to the peak season.

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Topics: Insider, business

Maintaining Your Landscaping Business through the Winter Months

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Nov 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

As an owner of a landscaping business, you understand the cycle of peak seasons and “off” seasons. While some months may be a little slower than others, they’re also months that can be very productive.

 

There are many things you can do to stay busy when business slows down. Here are some ideas for maintaining your landscaping business during the winter that will help keep you busy and your business strong.

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Topics: Insider, business

Winter Landscaping Mistakes

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Nov 1, 2016 10:35:46 AM

 

With fall waning and winter on the horizon, it might seem like a great time to put away your landscaping tools until spring. Not so fast. 

While your thoughts may be turning to the holiday season and well-deserved time with your family, there is still plenty of lawn and landscaping work to be done – both for your own clients and around your home. Making sure that the lawn and garden are prepared for a strong spring means avoiding some of these winter landscaping mistakes.

 

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Topics: Insider, lanscaping, maintenance, winter landscaping

7 Ways to Add Color to Your Client's Landscape This Fall

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Oct 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Fall is here and brings with it a variety of things: football, cooler weather, leaves, and less daylight. But when it comes to your client's lawns, there's no need to let up just yet.

The next couple of months are actually a great time for making a lawn and landscape as strong and eye-catching as it can be. You can keep your client's lawns looking green and lush in the fall and can affect how the lawn looks the following year. Here are some tips to keep in mind.

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Topics: landscaping, business, grass, turf, maintenance, trees

4 Fall Root Rejuvenation Techniques

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As a landscaper, you know that fall is an important time for your business. There's a lot of work that can be done to ensure that your client's lawn and landscape are in prime condition before the onset of winter.

When it comes to fall tree care, there are four important things to remember: root rejuvenate, mulching, compost, root flare. Each is a method that can be used to rejuvenate a tree's roots.

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Topics: landscaping, turf, maintenance, trees

Aeration and Overseeding: An Ideal Solution For The Fall

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Oct 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Fall is surprisingly one of the most important times for lawn care, and taking the proper steps can ensure that a lawn is strong and healthy when it begins to grow again in the spring.

Strategies for fall lawn care should include aeration and overseeding - both of which can boost a lawn's performance before it goes dormant for the winter.

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Topics: landscaping, grass, turf, maintenance

4 Things Your Clients Need to Know to Prepare for Fall

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Oct 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

With summer behind us and fall near, it can be easy to relax a bit when it comes to lawn care. The fall is actually a time when lawns need plenty of care because the grass is absorbing moisture, energy, and nutrients in preparation for the long winter ahead. Here are some things to remember as you get ready for fall lawn care.

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Topics: lanscaping, grass, maintenance

How-to: Succeed in your Landscaping Business

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Sep 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM


The business of landscaping has a low barrier of entry, making it easy to start but highly competitive. There are only so many properties in a given area, and you want your business to be working as many of them as you can reasonably handle—and next year, you’d like to keep growing. You know it’s going to take good, honest work, but here are a few more tips to help you succeed in the landscaping business.

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Topics: business

Fall: A Great Time to Plant Trees & Shrubs

Posted by AquaSmart PRO on Sep 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Leaves may be falling, but it would surprise some people to learn that autumn is an excellent time to plant trees and shrubs. Installing larger plants is an excellent way to bolster your business this time of year. Let’s explore the benefits and best practices of utilizing this beautiful season.

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Topics: lanscaping, trees