Growth Ideas

Growth Ideas

GrowthIdeasGrowth ideas abound but good ones are scarce and take time to make happen. Broken down in the most fundamental view, growth only occurs in two ways. You get more customers and/or you sell more to existing customers. 

Of course, growth ideas should always be balanced against profitability considerations.  

Detroit Area Landscape Professional Gains ISO 9001/SN9001 Certification

Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Certified in ISO 9001/SN9001 Wixom, MI—November 24, 2015—Troy Clogg Landscape Associates, a renowned metro Detroit snow removal and landscaping company, announced today it has been certified in the ISO 9001/SN9001 standard from the Smithers Quality Assessment for superior quality management services in the snow and ice management industry. The certification is […]

Hardscape Rammer Tool for Landscape Professionals

For many parts of the country landscape professionals are working on their business plans to improve their sales and more importantly their profits for next year. That often means considering new lines of services that can add more revenue to each project. This new light weight rammer video from Weber MT video caught our eye […]

Landscape Lighting – New service

Adding landscape lighting installation and maintenance as another service offering can help your bottom line grow. But like any other service offering you consider taking on, you want to make sure you have a good understanding of what it will take to be successful. Like so many different landscape service subjects, landscape lighting has subject areas […] Read More

Landscape irrigation overview landscape companies

Landscape irrigation overview Adding irrigation as a business service offering Irrigation installation, repair and auditing is a business service offering within the landscape industry. Each service offering you look to incorporate into your business contains a number of different skills and subject categories. Your level of expertise in each of these categories is going to […] Read More

Hydretain – a landscape service idea

Hydretain – Are you up to speed on the product Hydretain, which is sometimes labeled Moisture Manager? Do you offer a spring time application of moisture manager?  Great service to offer. A patented blend of liquid humectant and hygroscopic compounds attract free water molecules from the air within the soil matrix, acting like tiny water magnets. […] Read More

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Native Plant Material – A Landscape Service To Offer

Serious droughts in several parts of the country have property owners more conscious of the role that native plant material plays in the design and development of landscape installations. Native plants have over time been able to adjust and thrive in their local climates and soil conditions. Native plant material will then fare better on their […] Read More

Soil Testing – A Landscape Service To Offer

Providing soil testing as a part of your services is not only a best practice, but it can significantly separate your business from your competition. In designing your business plans, you look for ways to differentiate yourself from your competition and earn higher profit margins. Once you start to break down all of the benefits […] Read More

Turf and Mulch Paint – A landscape service to offer

At the bottom of the housing crisis, property managers were faced with vacant homes where lawns weren’t being irrigated and the grass was dead. That sure didn’t help the curb appeal to sell that home! Many of these property managers discovered turf paint, or better stated a turf dye, that could be applied to give […] Read More