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Landscape management and snow removal tips for commercial properties

Considerations for Bidding Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Bidding commercial landscape maintenance can be a very difficult process, especially when dealing with a larger property. As a landscape contractor, we want to make sure our bid is competitive, and make sure that we quote the job properly in order to have the resources needed to provide the level of service expected.

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Commercial Landscape Design Trends for 2019

The commercial landscape design trends in 2018 included incorporating sustainable elements, reducing total water usage and stormwater runoff and showcasing native plants and flowers. As we wrap up the year and look forward to 2019, here are some of the main commercial landscape design themes you’ll see. All of these contribute to one common goal—giving your facility the landscape elements you need to give employees and visitors the best possible first impression.

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Commercial Landscaping

How Road Salt Shortage Price Increases Could Impact This Winter

Winter is coming! Road salt, however, is not. At least not in numbers we’re accustomed to seeing.

A labor strike at the Compass Minerals mine in Goderich, Ontario, the world’s largest salt supplier, as well as contractual obligations to municipalities, has led to a shortage of salt for snow and ice removal this season. As a result, salt distributors are scrambling to find supply from all over the world.

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The Importance of Summer Containers on Your Commercial Property

Though hard to believe in the Northeast Ohio area, summer is in fact just around the corner, which means it’s time for commercial landscaping companies to plant summer annuals.

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Commercial Landscaping, Property Enhancements

What Does the Commercial Landscape Service “Spring Clean-Up” Entail?

As we make it through the gloomy gray clouds of winter, most of us can’t help but wish for spring’s arrival. When the back-to-back days of bright blue skies arrive, along with the first signs of spring flowers, we get excited for great weather and all the things that relate to spring. 

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Commercial Snow Removal…A Necessity in Northeast Ohio Again!

After two winters of low snowfall, the snow machine has returned to the Cleveland/Akron, Ohio area. Turfscape has been working hard at snow and ice management for over a month. Now I remember what snow is about. Here are some observations to share:

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Five Commercial Landscaping Improvements to Make in Winter

The cooler Northeast Ohio winter months should not mean a break for your commercial property maintenance. Although the temperatures are lower, and your plant growth slows down, there are many opportunities for maintenance that can allow your plants to thrive in the spring and summer. 

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Grounds Maintenance Calendar: The Top Service To Be Performed by Month

Managing the landscape at a commercial property, a homeowner's association or a college campus requires a lot of planning to get the look just right.

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The Essential Landscape Management Services for Commercial Properties by Season

Northeast Ohioans are lucky that we get to experience all four seasons.

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What Commercial Landscaping Companies Do in Winter to Plan for Spring

Winter can be a dull season for landscapers. They anticipate snowfall and jump at the first flake to plow and shovel, but when the snow is on hiatus they have a lot of down time.

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Commercial Landscaping, Winter Grounds Maintenance

What to Consider When Evaluating Grounds Maintenance Companies

The criteria that commercial landscaping companies use to assess their work and employees comes as second nature to them.

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Commercial Landscape Maintenance Predictions and Trends for 2018

As a commercial Facility Manager, you’re likely finalizing your budget for 2018 and looking ahead to next year.

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

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