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Winter
Commercial Landscaping

Why Summer Is the Time to Think About Snow and Ice

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Don't be left out in the cold this winter

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Commercial Landscaping

Answering Frequently Asked Questions About Irrigation

by Karen Gowan

How to choose the right system for your commercial landscape

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The Best Annuals for Massachusetts Summers

by Travis Wildes

Our team’s favorite annuals for brightening up commercial landscapes

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Enhancing Your Property’s Curb Appeal With Landscaping

by Travis Wildes

Increase business and improve property value with these five ideas

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Culture

How Open-Book Management Changes How We Communicate With You

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Three ways our management style has strengthened our team and client communication

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Commercial Landscaping

New Ways to Make Your Commercial Landscape Sustainable

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Three sustainable and environmentally-friendly ways to upgrade your landscape

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How We Help You Plan for Commercial Landscape Maintenance

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Five ways the Landscape America team builds a strong relationship with property managers

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Culture

What our five core values mean for your experience

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Why we developed our core values — and how they influence the work we do on your property

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Culture

How our industry association benefits our clients

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Why the National Association of Landscape Professionals has been crucial to our success — and your beautiful property

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Culture

Why certifications matter for your commercial property

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

How the Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional certification benefits our clients

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What commercial property managers should do before winter

by Travis Wildes

Six things you need to do before winter arrives

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Commercial Landscaping

How we ensure your snow & ice bill is accurate

by Andy McDuff

What happens before, during and after a winter storm

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Commercial Landscaping

How you can save water with a smart irrigation system

by Karen Cowan

Start saving up to 50% on your water bills

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Culture

Why open-book management creates a better client experience

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

How our new management strategy builds stronger teams and improves your experience

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Commercial Landscaping

Landscape hazards to avoid on your commercial property

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Five common hazards and how to mitigate them

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Commercial Landscaping

Five ideas to enhance your commercial landscape

by Travis Wildes

Refresh your property and keep customers and clients coming back

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Commercial Landscaping

Why maintenance contracts are priced differently

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Pricing on your commercial landscape proposal is important, but it’s not everything

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Commercial Landscaping

Your spring landscape cleaning checklist

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

See the tips & tricks our crews use to get your property to shine again

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Culture

A team approach to the COVID-19 crisis

by Doug McDuff, MCLP, MCA

Taking an optimistic outlook to the upcoming 2020 landscape season

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Commercial Landscaping

Five things to look for in your landscape maintenance contract

by Andy McDuff

Five things to look out for before signing a landscape maintenance contract

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Commercial Landscaping

How our insurance policies protect you

by Andy McDuff

The benefits of working with a well-insured landscaper

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Commercial Landscaping

Repairing asphalt parking lots

by Travis Wildes

How to get your asphalt surfaces to stand the test of time

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Commercial Landscaping

Why you should consider snow removal & relocation

by Andy McDuff

Prevent hazards, stop accidents from happening and keep people safe by moving snow offsite

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Commercial Landscaping

Why you shouldn’t wait to hire a snow management contractor

by Andy McDuff

Four reasons why preseason planning is crucial

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Proper paver maintenance

by Andy McDuff

How long-term paver maintenance can save you money

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Commercial Landscaping

The role of landscaping in crime prevention

by Andy McDuff

A beautiful landscape is a safer landscape

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Commercial Landscaping

Saving water (and money) on your property

by Andy McDuff

Seven top tips for a healthier landscape and a lower water bill

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Culture

Caring for our employees

by Doug McDuff

How looking after our team has led to success

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Culture

Why safety matters

by Doug McDuff

How our built-in safety programs keep your property accident-free

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Landscape design tips for your commercial property

by Andy McDuff

Keep customers & clients coming back with a beautiful property

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Commercial Landscaping

Energy-saving tips for your commercial landscape

by Andy McDuff

Four simple, cost-effective ways to lower your energy bills

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Commercial Landscaping

Common winter contracts

by Andy McDuff

Two main types of contracts and how to choose between them

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Culture

The importance of training

by Doug McDuff

Proper, consistent training means a healthier company, happier employees and a better customer experience.

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Proper snow & ice management techniques

by Andy McDuff

A lot needs to be considered before deciding how to tackle a snowfall

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What to look for in a commercial snow & ice management company

by Andy McDuff

Six important questions to ask your winter contractor

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Commercial Landscaping

How to budget for landscape maintenance

by Andy McDuff

Practical tips to help you stay on budget

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The benefits of commercial landscaping

by Andy McDuff

A healthy, professionally maintained landscape is good for everyone.

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Water-saving tips for your commercial property

by Karen Gowan

Conserving water in your property’s landscape is a simple, systematic way to save money and cut costs

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What to look for in a commercial landscaping company

by Andy McDuff

Five factors to consider when looking to hire a landscaping firm

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Lawn Care

Common lawn issues & how to treat them

by Andy McDuff

Four of the most frequent turf issues

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Commercial Landscaping

How landscaping can improve your bottom line

by Andy McDuff

A properly maintained property can do wonders

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Tree Care

Caring for your property’s trees

by Doug McDuff

Helpful tips for taking care of your trees

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Tree Care

Common tree pests & how to treat them

by Doug McDuff

How you can tell if your trees need some pest control

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Commercial Landscaping

How to choose a commercial landscape management company

by Doug McDuff

3 factors to consider

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Lawn Care

Lawn care tips from the pros

by Andy McDuff

Make your lawn Look like a golf course

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Culture

It’s the details that matter

by Doug McDuff

“The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.”

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Winter

Ready to go all in on your snow removal contract?

by Andy McDuff

Are you the gambling type? Sure, many of us like to head to the casino from time to time to play some cards or roll some dice, see if lady luck is on our side.

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Winter

Preparing your property for winter

by Andy McDuff

Are you an avid skier? Snowboarder? Hockey player? Snowshoer?

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Design

Landscape design is a priceless first stop

by Doug McDuff

Whether it’s a logo, a ball gown, architecture or anything in between, you can’t underestimate the importance of great design.

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Culture

Caring for your neighbors

by Andy McDuff

But what about the good neighbors? They’re out there, too. Think Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. We like to think we’re one of them.

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Culture

Building a strong company culture

by Doug McDuff

The same goes for the success of any company culture, and it’s the way we feel we’ve built a strong culture here at Landscape America.

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Personal

Our passion for nature

by Doug McDuff

We couldn’t do what we do — as well as we do it — if we didn’t love it. Don’t tell our wives, but my brother Andy and I really do have a love affair with the outdoors.

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Personal

How did you get into landscaping?

by Doug McDuff

It’s a question I get asked all the time: How did you get into landscaping? The simple answer is this: I love to be outside.

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Personal

Life is better outdoors

by Andy McDuff

I have to say, the outdoors have been nothing but great for me throughout my life.

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