August 2016


Cover Story

Root strength

Sotha Chea spent his nights in the treetops of Cambodia hiding from Communist soldiers. Now, he scales trees for happier reasons at Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care.


Tend to the turf

Whether it’s a machine or an attachment, aerators and dethatchers provide you the tools to improve your customers’ lawns.

Hardscape Profit Builder

Dive in

Integrating a pool or spa into a backyard design costs time and money, but with the right strategies, contractors can ensure customers will be more than satisfied.

Snow & Ice Supplement

Managing ice melt

Buying and storing the product correctly can be a tricky game, but one that saves you money if you do it the right way.

Eye on the storm

Weather is the ultimate variable the green industry faces – and this is especially the case when it comes to ‘white stuff.’