Thursday, September 03, 2015

Home News Empowering design

Empowering design

Design/Build and Hardscape

Sometimes a project screams for you to put your stamp on it.

Kristen Hampshire | August 22, 2013

When you win a client’s trust, you can earn the freedom to express creativity in a landscape design. Such was the case at a property where Joe Pavlovicz had been working since he was a teenager. In the last 25 years, he has helped the homeowner completely revamp the property three times.

So when the client called and said he had found a bronze fountain and needed Pavlovicz to “figure out how we are going to put this somewhere,” Pavlovicz knew he would have some artist’s license to create a proper space for the outdoor artwork.

In this case, Pavlovicz removed some problem-area turf and tied the fountain into the rest of the gardens with walkways and hedges.

Pavlovicz loves a design challenge like this, where a client basically turns over the keys to his or her property and says: Do your thing. Part of earning those jobs requires building strong relationships with clients and proving yourself by performing on projects they request.

That’s why the client jokingly refers to his own landscape as “JTS’s place.”

 

 

Top news

Acquistions from the buyer's perspective

Jim Huston’s summer brainstorming session focused on the ups and downs of buying companies and also included an inside look at one of L&L’s Top 100 companies.

JDL acquires Tieco

The irrigation company has six locations in Alabama and Florida.

SavATree announces promotions

Mike Harris and Craig Geddis will both take on the role of branch manager.

Judge blocks EPA rule

President Obama's push would have extended clean water rules to ditches and small streams.

Area manager promoted at Ruppert

Ibn Furaha-Ali will be in charge of the King of Prussia Landscape Maintenance branch.

x