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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Legacy Planning—Are You Ready for Retirement?


  It may strike many as counterintuitive, but when it comes to starting a new business you should already be thinking about your exit plan. Whether your hope is to one day pass your business on to a family member or simply make the most profit from selling it so you can enjoy a comfortable retirement, your business is a valuable asset that can work for you when you plan properly. According to the Family Business Alliance, 80 to 90 percent of North American businesses are family enterprises, both large […]

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Labor Crisis Continues for Landscapers

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The latest statistics on green businesses indicate that one of the biggest issues facing lawn care companies is employment. If it’s not finding the most qualified person for the job, it’s retaining employees in such a competitive environment. According to Lawn & Landscape, more than half (56 percent) of lawn care companies have open positions. So if you haven’t dealt with this issue yet, odds are strong you will have to at some point in the near future. Hiring qualified employees So what will you do when faced with the […]

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Green Business Tips—5 Ways to Increase the Profitability of Your Business

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A lawn care business can be very profitable, but the secret to that success is having a mix of additional services that can be performed at the same time as a lawn application. If you want to increase your profitability, encouraging customers to add additional services will go a long way in boosting your business’s bottom line. For instance, some additional services have material costs of as little as three percent. Meanwhile your labor cost is incremental if you are already there performing a service. When you have multiple services […]

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Spring-Green Celebrates the Earth Every Day

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At Spring-Green Lawn Care, we feel like every day is Earth Day. But to honor our planet on April 22 and beyond, we are recognizing the positive benefits of the services that we provide. For instance, properly maintained green spaces can help reduce soil erosion, lower temperatures and improve air quality. To learn more about how green spaces benefit our environment, visit Project Evergreen. Spring-Green stays green Spring-Green’s support of the environment truly runs deep. That is why for the past six years, Spring-Green has contributed $10,000 per year to […]

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