January 2016


Mark Bradley's Corner

Engaging the next generation

Companies are increasingly recognizing that engaging younger employees doesn’t mean merely making the workplace ‘fun’, but is about inclusivity, participation, empowerment and career progression. It also makes sound business sense.

Seize the disease

All you need to know to deal with early spring surprises in the lawn.


Circle cuts

Some of the latest zero-turn models unvieled at GIE+EXPO feature improved decks, mowing efficiency and seating options.


Business and pleasure

A customer of Oakland Design in Columbus, Ohio, wanted a patio for work and play.

The avant gardener

Liza Lightfoot started her design/build firm more than 30 years ago and the outdoor innovator has planted a reputation for fine work in the Madison, Wisconsin, market.