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Sweeping poly sand into paver patio

Polymeric Sand

Polymeric Sand; What It Is and How To Use It Polymeric sand is a granular material placed between the joints or seams in brick pavers or stone in patios, walkways and driveways. It’s primary function is to improve the...
Choosing a Demolition Saw

Choosing a Demolition Saw

Finding out which is the best cutoff saw can be an important decision to your business. While the price of the saw is a factor in deciding which one to buy, often the difference in cost isn’t more than...
Buying the Right Skidsteer

Buying a Skidsteer

So you’re ready to buy a skidsteer.  Great!  You probably have questions, especially if this is your first big equipment purchase. Brand Popularity Which Skid Steer to Choose? Local Dealers Specifications Skid Steer Features Hand or Foot Controls Tires...
Writing a Landscaping Contract

Landscaping Contracts

Possibly the most important document your business will ever have is the one you use to contract your services with clients.  This is the document that protects your business should unexpected things happen during construction.  Sadly, most landscape contractors...
What Goes In Perfect Toolbox

Filling the Perfect Toolbox

Several months ago I was on Twitter and came across a tweet from a woman who was trying to assemble the perfect toolbox for her husband. Neither of them were particularly handy, but after buying a home they discovered...
Cool Business Cards

Fresh Business Card Ideas

As I was moving blog posts and data over to the aggregated CMS that will be the new front pages of GTX, I came across an old draft of a post with nothing more than some really cool business...

Recycling Used Tools, Blades and Jobsite Waste

When I started checking into the idea of hanging onto our scrap metal for recycling, I have to admit, I had some false assumptions. The first and probably biggest assumption was that I’d be able to pocket a nice...

Construction

Sweeping poly sand into paver patio

Polymeric Sand

Polymeric Sand; What It Is and How To Use It Polymeric sand is a granular material placed between the joints or seams in brick...
Block Splitter

A Day at Pave Tech

I was going to be spending the day down and around Milwaukee last week for other business, so about a week before I made...
Magic Patio

Magic Patio

I’ve been working in the landscaping industry for over 20 years, and I start each new season thinking I’ve pretty much seen it all...

Marketing

Cool Business Cards

Fresh Business Card Ideas

As I was moving blog posts and data over to the aggregated CMS that will be the new front pages of GTX, I came...

Open Letter to Service Magic

Dear Craig Smith, CEO of Service Magic, Whew. It’s 2011. Wearing my business owner’s hat, I’d like to think we’ve weathered the worst of...

Equipment

Choosing a Demolition Saw

Choosing a Demolition Saw

Finding out which is the best cutoff saw can be an important decision to your business. While the price of the saw is a...
Buying the Right Skidsteer

Buying a Skidsteer

So you’re ready to buy a skidsteer.  Great!  You probably have questions, especially if this is your first big equipment purchase. Brand Popularity Which...
Block Splitter

A Day at Pave Tech

I was going to be spending the day down and around Milwaukee last week for other business, so about a week before I made...
Free Tools Contest Winner!

Free Tools Contest Winner!

I’m very excited to announce that LandArts has won our Green Ideas = Free Tools contest, and with that will be receiving over $1,000...

Tools

What Goes In Perfect Toolbox

Filling the Perfect Toolbox

Several months ago I was on Twitter and came across a tweet from a woman who was trying to assemble the perfect toolbox for...
Block Splitter

A Day at Pave Tech

I was going to be spending the day down and around Milwaukee last week for other business, so about a week before I made...
Free Tools Contest Winner!

Free Tools Contest Winner!

I’m very excited to announce that LandArts has won our Green Ideas = Free Tools contest, and with that will be receiving over $1,000...
Diamond Brick Cutting Blade

Buy Diamond Blades Now?

I don’t know if it’s because I run a landscaping company or because I run this site, but I swear that almost daily I...

Win Free Tools!

We’re really excited to be providing this new segment to our already outstanding content offerings for the landscaping industry. To kick off the launch...