Creating your culture – Lawn & Landscape

Landscaping can add a lot to your home. It can make it look better and can also make your outdoor space more enjoyable. This gives info on creating the right lawn for your needs and for getting the right landscaping. There are many kinds to choose from so it can be overwhelming but all you have to know is what you like. There are many materials you can use as well from stone to brick to wood.

Key Takeaways:

  • Editor Chuck Bowen, Editor for Lawn and Landscape, met with industry leaders to garner some tips and celebrate the inception of L&L’s top 100 event.
  • Jason Craven, CEO of Southern Botanical, gives his team autonomy in the field to do what is best for the customer.
  • President of Yard-Nique, Brian DuMont, makes checking in with his valued employees and getting to know them a big priority.

“Ciffolillo has switched his company to a tablet system to collect payroll data in real time.”

Read more: https://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-061317-creating-culture-event/

6 Easy DIY Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value – RisMedia.com (press release)

Your house might be your biggest investment in your life, no matter how long you decide to keep it, it’s important to maintain its values by repairing it every once a while. Here are some simple DIY projects that can boost your home’s value. First, invest in your landscaping, creating a healthy lawn in front of your house can dramatically improve your home’s appearance in a positive way; second, upgrade your front door, your front door is literally the greeting face to every visitors that visit your house; third, illuminate with outdoor lightning, it not only makes your family safer but also make the home looks nicer. The others include washing your house’s exterior with pressure washing, creating a fire pit and equip your home with some autonomous technologies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Landscaping to create a green, inviting lawn is one way to up a home’s value
  • Pressure wash your house to make it look more inviting
  • Updating technology is another way to get buyers interested in a home because they will not have to install it themselves

“As any real estate agent will tell you, the first thing people notice about your home is the exterior. You need strong curb appeal to make a good first impression.”

Read more: https://rismedia.com/2017/06/15/easy-diy-projects-boost-your-home-value/

Friday Favorite: Creeping Thyme

It’s time to learn about thyme! Thyme is a hard-working garden plant that can fit into many different places. There are a wide variety of thyme, ranging in size from very tiny to over 6 inches tall. Thyme is a hardy plant that can grow in less than stellar conditions, which makes it ideal as a “filler” plant that can grow in cracks and crevices and in between rocks. This all around useful and decorative plant would be a lovely addition to your garden.

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Gardening is The Work

It took quite a lot of efforts to have a beautiful garden. Maintaining plays a big part here, to be a gardener is the willingness to put enormous amount of efforts and dedication into the gardening business. Especially in the summer, weeds and some other ugly plants grow very fast and sneakily, so it’d be necessary to clear them up frequently. To avoid a disappointing weed destroying your garden for example, try start something small and more manageable.

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Creating your culture – Lawn & Landscape

When it comes to company culture, Jason Craven, president and CEO of Southern Botanical, emphasizes on focusing on employee’s happiness. Bowen, one of Ciffolillo’s managers, compares the relationship of a company and its people to flowers and weed, he said that you don’t want to water the weed, but the flower. Ciffolillo said that no matter what the company is, it’s important to ensure that the company’s employees can work safely, not just at the working place, but also the worker’s families.

Key Takeaways:

  • Focus on quality for the client in order to create a good company culture, according to some companies
  • Other companies think that just focusing on the people is the best way to better a company
  • Rewarding employees and updating technology is another way to effectively manage a company

“We really press to our team that the most important thing beyond the customer is everyone to get home to their families safe, and in one piece. Cliffolillo said.”

Read more: https://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-061317-creating-culture-event/