Building Relations

Solid designer-grower relationships can be cultivated with better communication, education and delivery systems.

  In the landscape industry, there's a notable symbiotic relationship between designers and growers. Growers are the No. 1 resource for designers to learn about new plant varieties to meet their clients' needs, and designers are constantly seeking growers they can depend on. Despite this, the designer-grower relationship does not always take root and grow naturally.
  Perhaps no one understands this relationship better than Laurie Broccolo. She is in the unique situation of donning both hats. A landscape consultant and owner of Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care in Rochester, ... (Read More...)

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1/21/2015 - Atlas Copco Reveals New Construction App

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - Atlas Copco Construction Technique Business Area is launching an app for use with Apple and Android devices, tablets and smartphones. TheConstruction App contains a wide range of information regarding Atlas Copco's extensive line ...More

1/20/2015 - John Deere App Center Available for iPhone Users

OLATHE, Kan. - John Deere announces the new John Deere App Center, which is a convenient mobile app designed specifically for John Deere equipment users. "This new tool offers applications that will help users increase the performance and productivity ...More

1/20/2015 - CLCA Presents Awards to Outstanding California Landscapers

The California Landscape Contractors Association presented Trophy Awards to outstanding landscape contractors at its recent annual convention. The Trophy Awards were established to encourage interest in landscaping, recognize people who produce outstanding ...More

1/16/2015 - Schiller Expands Distributor Territory

Schiller Grounds Care, Inc., manufacturer of BOB-CAT, Classen, Little Wonder, Mantis, Ryan and Steiner brand outdoor power equipment, has awarded its distributor, Steven Willand, Inc., with the Northeast region for their BOB-CAT, Classen, Little Wonder, ...More

1/16/2015 - John Deere Releases WorksSite Video Series

MOLINE, Ill. - As online video content continues its surge in popularity, John Deere is utilizing the platform to highlight the advantage of data analysis for machine optimization using John Deere Worksight technologies. The Construction & Forestry ...More

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