Brooke N. Bates

Brooke is a freelance writer living in Cleveland and a frequent contributor to Garden Center.

No strings attached

November 7, 2016

Bryan Ring loaned accounts and equipment to an up-and-coming competitor without expecting anything in return. Read More

Triple threat

October 21, 2016

Park West Companies proves why three companies are better than one. Read More

Quality & quantity

August 26, 2016

Krisjan Berzins uses specialized crews to service thousands of small properties as he continues to grow Kingstowne Lawn & Landscape. Read More

Quality control

July 14, 2016

Matt Brooks and Mark Black build and schedule lawn care crews carefully to focus on quality over quantity. Read More

Small but mighty

March 28, 2016

Gavin’s Lawncare and Landscaping is a small company serving a small market and owner Gavin Yednock wants to keep it that way. Read More

Boots on the ground

February 10, 2016

Northwest Landscape Services localized training to establish long-term growth in multiple markets. Read More