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The APLD Conference Experience

I thought I would share my experience of travelling to Santa Fe, NM for the Association of Professional Landscape Designers' annual conference. I've been going to the APLD conference for four years now with each experience being better than the last, making great...

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Stick to your core values

Sticking to your core values is what makes you great, regardless of what your competition is doing. Far too often we worry about what others are doing and it causes us to veer away from our original plan. Sure, we need to be keenly aware of our surroundings and what...

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Skills Ontario Technological Competition 2016

Landscape horticulture students from all over Ontario showed off their tremendous talents at the Skills Ontario Technological Competition this week in Waterloo, Ontario Canada. Several teams from high schools and colleges in Ontario competed in landscape design and...

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NLAE Conference Comes to Toronto

Every year all of the Executive Directors of many of the state and provincial landscape industry trade associations meet and discuss common issues. This year, the group is meeting in Toronto, Ontario Canada and started their first day by hearing from the leading edge...

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Technology is replacing the pencil

Written by Patrick DuChene, DuChene Design Solutions This project was a revolutionary breakthrough in the DuChene Design Solutions workflow.  Workflow is such a crucial aspect of the design, estimating and presentation process and I am always looking at new ways to...

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10 Traits of a Great Sales Person

In Grant Cardone’s book, Sell or Be Sold he talks about 10 Traits of a Great Sales Person.  1. Is willing to be told no.  “Can’t make the shot you never take,” said Wayne Gretzky. To be a great salesperson you have to be willing to be told no and then allow people to...

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Bright Future for Landscape Industry

National Collegiate Landscape Competition at Mississippi State University sees over 750 students from 62 schools! If there ever was any indication on what the future professionals look like this is it. The National Collegiate Landscape Competition took place March...

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Landscape Specific Software

Five Questions to Ask About Landscape Specific Software by Dan Weaver, Account Manager, DynaSCAPE Software Have you ever created a landscape design plan and wondered if it was possible to automate a take-off to a full cost based estimate and proposal for your clients?...

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