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Once you begin taking maintenance bids for your commercial property, one thing will become clear:  nothing costs the same. Why would one company’s landscape maintenance costs be cheaper than another if they’re providing the same services?   The answer is experienced personnel, their expertise and the equipment they use.  Retaining crews with well-trained, dependable people costs … Continued

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You don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate the lush green blanket of grass on a golf course.  How do they do it? Surely, there’s some kind of mysterious alchemy going on, some confidential procedure that only golf course maintenance technicians of the highest order are privy to, right? Well, we’ve uncovered the mystery.  … Continued

There are many potential culprits to declining tree health. Identifying what’s wrong is key. The trees around your property bring a lot of value. They provide shade, a place of respite, and aesthetic appeal. That’s why, when something is wrong with one or more of your trees, you want to know about it. The common … Continued

Commoditizing landscaping and hiring a cheap landscape provider can cost you more money in the long-run than hiring a quality landscape provider from the very beginning. Your end goal is to have a quality landscape. How you get there is up to you. Unfortunately, when it comes to choosing landscaping services for your commercial property, … Continued

April showers bring May flowers.  What do May flowers bring? That’s right.  Snow removal plans. Why Now? You may be asking yourself, “Why would I be thinking about snow in the springtime?”  For commercial property owners and managers, May is the perfect time to make your winter preparations for a myriad of reasons. First, it … Continued

Whether you’re a new commercial property owner looking for a landscape management provider for the first time or you’re simply unhappy with the services of your current provider, finding the right one takes a bit of work.  Signing a contract with a company on which you have failed to research could get you right back … Continued

Watering your commercial property is one big balancing act.  Some types of turf require more water than others, shady areas don’t need to be watered as often as sunny ones, and depending on weather patterns and the season of the year, you may have to water excessively or barely at all.  In order to have … Continued

Whether you’re looking for a brand-new landscape to bring renewed life into your storefront or your commercial business, or you need a company that can handle the maintenance on your large commercial property, you want to be sure that you choose the right company for your needs. There is certainly no shortage of options in … Continued

Five Qualifications For Your Irrigation Company Your irrigation system is mostly out of view and it may seem like it’s a small piece of your landscape and maintenance.  On the contrary, your irrigation system is the hidden workhorse of your landscape.  Without it, your property wouldn’t look as lush and vibrant as it does.  Currently, … Continued

“I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” –Joyce Kilmer Trees are undoubtedly beautiful wherever they are, but they are so much more than that.  They are protectors from a storm.  Relief from a relentless summer sun. As a commercial property manager or owner in St. Louis, you know that … Continued