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Lawn & Landscape | March 5, 2013

Seen our blog lately?
That’s right, we don’t just write for print and digital monthly in L&L, but we also have an award-winning blog where we frequently post tidbits about the industry, funny videos and stuff that didn’t make it in the magazine, but is still worthy of a read. For instance, we got some insight on what it’s like to become a $1 million company (turn to pg. 94 to read more about making it to a million) from Dave Fairburn, president, and Andrew Pelky, vice president of NP Holdings, an outdoor property services company in New England.

We also do a weekly round-up of hidden Easter eggs we find around the web that pertain to the industry. So, hit it up bit.ly/lawnblog to get musings from editors Chuck Bowen, Heather Tunstall and Brian Horn. We promise, you’ll love it.


Download our new app
In case you missed it, our brand new app is LIVE with our January issue. The new app has more interactive features, photos and sounds than before, and is custom-built by our team of in-house designers. It’s a true native app, which means you get all our content right on your tablet or phone. Visit bit.ly/11WKwzb to download the app for free on the iPad or iPhone.


New podcasts
We’ve been populating our Lawn Care Radio Network with great podcasts that will help you run your business the right way. Check out a few examples below, and visit bit.ly/lcrnitunes to subscribe for free.

Limit water waste
Josh Ogden from Aquatrols discusses how soil surfactants are an environmentally-friendly way to help maintain plants and lawns during a drought, and can save you money.
bit.ly/waterwaste

A consistent message
Marketing consultant Lara Moffat talks about the most important aspect of a green industry company’s marketing plan, and how long it should take to implement it.
bit.ly/moffatmarket

Two years later: the impact of AB 1881
Chuck Bowen sits down with Richard Restuccia, director of water management solutions, ValleyCrest Cos., to discuss California’s Water Conservation in Landscaping Act.
bit.ly/ll1881


Popular Posts

Here are some stories our followers and friends found the most interesting across our social media platforms.

Lots of snow
New England got hit hard last month by the Winter Storm Nemo. Here are a few time-lapse videos showing how the snow piled up.
bit.ly/blizvideo

Busted
A New Jersey landscaping business owner admits under-reporting $1.4 million in revenue.
bit.ly/njreport

The Bruce Co. and Reliable join forces
The partners will remain separate companies but will share some operations.
bit.ly/bruceco

Frowns all around
Top reasons employees complain about their jobs
bit.ly/unhappyemployee