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Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Business of Landscaping: How to Achieve Long-Term Stability

achieving long term stability

Do you own an existing landscape or hardscape business? Then you know how unpredictable the work can be at times. In the summer you are overwhelmed and when temperatures drop, all too often the work falls off as well. You love being your own boss and working in the outdoors, but you would welcome the consistency and greater financial security that comes with diversifying your services, smoothing out an uneven workload and the resulting income dips and spikes. Adding Spring-Green Lawn Care in conjunction with your existing landscaping, pest control […]

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3 Stages of Support for Green Businesses

important stages of support for green businesses

Every business is different, each comes in different sizes, with various needs and its own unique struggles. But no matter how your green industry business is managed or organized, there are some commonalities that all businesses, no matter the industry, experience when it comes to the support they need to achieve success. Understanding and anticipating what support is necessary, can make all the difference when it comes to the health and longevity of your green industry business. Stage 1—Get Up and Get Growing When your business is first starting, your […]

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Diversification Can Be Scary. Here’s 5 Ways to Cut Your Risk.

diversify your business through growth

As owner of a Green Industry business, you’re always facing business planning and management challenges. From managing projects to making the next sale the list can seem endless. For many, diversification holds the key. Diversification offers many benefits for Green Industry business owners, when done well. Over almost 40 years in business, Spring-Green Lawn Care’s franchise owners have shared their top list of diversification benefits that we share below. Generate reliable recurring vs project revenue No doubt the Green Industry has its ups and downs, depending on what services you offer […]

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Growth Potential in Landscaping Services

growth potential for green industry business

Whether you are just starting out as a green industry business owner or have years (even decades) of experience, knowing the trends, changes and opportunities in your sector is essential to the success of your business. The landscaping industry comprises services ranging from landscape architecture to pest control, from mowing to snow removal. These businesses generated $77 billion in revenue in 2015, which was up 3.5 percent over the five-year period starting in 2011. What do you need to know to make the most of this growth? A growing market […]

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