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George Hohman

George Hohman

George Hohman is President at Turfscape, Inc. He is passionate about the culture and making a difference in people’s lives at Turfscape. He also loves the outdoors.

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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

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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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

The Rationale Behind Outsourcing Your Commercial Grounds Maintenance Services

Making the decision to outsource your current in-house grounds maintenance crew can be difficult, especially if they have worked on your property for several years.

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Culture at Grounds Maintenance Companies Happens by Design or It Happens by Default...Your Choice

Since 1988, the culture at Turfscape has been cultivated and nurtured.

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Leadership

7 Ways Landscape Maintenance Companies Can Reduce Your Property's Carbon Footprint

The industrial and digital revolutions have been great for humankind. But they have come at a cost: our collective carbon footprint.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Questions to Ask Before You Secure a Commercial Snow Removal Contract

As a Property Manager, you have a big responsibility when it comes to selecting and contracting with a snow removal company for your commercial property.

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Commercial Snow Removal

How to Land a Better Value Commercial Landscaping Bid

If you’re in charge of commercial landscaping for a business, you’ve probably asked for a quote from a service provider once or twice in the course of your job. 

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Commercial Landscape Service Tip: Preventing Mulch Fire

There are many reasons for applying a new base of mulch every year. It acts as a barrier helping control weeds, improves the soil’s ability to retain moisture by acting as an insulator and overall mulch aids in the health and vigor of your plant material. 

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