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Irrigation and Lighting magazine editor Kyle Brown
Irrigation & Lighting editor in chief Kyle Brown discusses the this year's Keys to Workforce Success feature.
help-wanted
One of the most significant challenges for landscape irrigation contractors is to recruit and onboard staff.
night-lighting-large-tree
When illuminating large trees, there are specific points to consider. In this article, we will look at some of these considerations.
Kyle-Winter
Make certain you make time for you and your team to pick up the skills needed for your everyday work at the 2023 Irrigation Show.
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It takes different types of people to successfully accomplish the types of tasks that must be completed in the office and out in the field.
Pipeline-look-ahead
What does 2024 look like and how can the irrigation industry prepare? I believe 2024 might reflect more of what we now accept as “normal.”
Nov23_Nightlighting
Here are my top 10 guidelines to being the best contractor you can be. Put these practices into your procedures and make the most of them!
Kyle Brown, Irrigation & Lighting editor-in-chief
Irrigation & Lighting editor in chief Kyle Brown discusses the entries and winners for the 2023 Changing the Landscape awards.
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Aside from good wages and fair benefits, there are a number of other things that will help create a culture to attract top notch employees.
Keeping-the-passion
To get out of your comfort zone, challenge yourself to gain new knowledge in the landscape lighting industry.
Management-vs-maintenance
Proactive system maintenance can yield significantly better results for clients than reactionary system maintenance.
Learning-lighting-technical-terms-Part-1
For those of you exploring landscape lighting, this article reviews some electrical terminology and calculations needed in the field.
Show-your-expertise-with-Smart-Irrigation-Month
Smart Irrigation Month is another opportunity to send the right message that helps establish our industry as professional and competent.
Plug-the-leaks
One of the challenges for most business owners, managers and employees today is they don’t really know what their customers are experiencing.
Stop selling at the lowest price. A graph with a bullseye in the upper right hand quadrant.
Many businesses think the lowest price approach is the only way to market their services and products. This is not always the case.