Interview with Wickie Rowland

Interview with Wickie Rowland

 

In a recent interview with Wickie Rowland, APLD of Labrie Associates Design & Build, our own Joe Salemi asks Wickie how she got started as a professional landscape designer, how she stays motived, where she draws her inspiration from, and how she decided to move forward with DynaSCAPE as her landscape design software of choice.

Wickie has recently achieved her certification with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers!

Wickie Rowland has been drawing ever since she was old enough to hold a pencil. Her landscape design work has been featured in KLC School of Design’s 2011, 2012, and 2013 London shows, and she won two bronze medals in the KLC School of Design’s 2013 Alumni competition, designing two gardens for the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. She was the recipient of the APLD Silver Award for the modified rain garden in 2017. On the other side of the competition coin, Wickie has also been a judge of the Boston Flower Show.

Besides using her drawing skills to design gardens, Wickie has written and illustrated two children’s books, Good Morning Strawbery Banke (which won first place in the New England Museum Association’s Publications competition in 2011) and Good Morning, Piscataqua, released in May of 2014.

Interview With Matt Hiner

Interview With Matt Hiner

 

In a recent interview with Matt Hiner of Hiner Landscapes in Colorado Springs, CO, our own Joe Salemi asks Matt how he got into the landscape business, what he has done to surround himself with a great team, and what drew him to DynaSCAPE. Matt referenced a great book, titled “The Great Game of Business” which is a very helpful business coaching system (https://www.greatgame.com).

Elite Award Winner for Innovation from the Association Landscape Contractors of Colorado!

Hiner Landscapes may not have invented 3D design, but they have definitely pioneered a design process that takes full advantage of its capabilities to provide a positive and informative experience. Their ground-breaking efforts earned us The ELITE Award for Innovation from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado last year. Using several software programs together, Hiner is able to create a photo-realistic, animated fly-through video of a design concept. Illustrating the design in a way that 2D cannot. For professional landscape design, consultation and installation, more local homeowners are choosing Hiner Landscapes over any other landscape design/build firm in the area. They are the only firm that works laterally with their clients every step of the way to ensure their landscaping needs are met while upholding their high standards of professionalism and excellence.

Interview with Christian Brown

Interview with Christian Brown

In a recent interview with Christian Brown of Perfect Landscapes, our own Joe Salemi asks Christian how he got into the landscape business, what he has done to surround himself with a great team, and what drew him to DynaSCAPE.

Perfect Landscapes is the leader in custom residential and commercial landscape maintenance, design and installation for Northern Virginia.

They take pride in transforming your outdoor space into a usable, and enjoyable place that you will want to use every day and that will increase the value of your home and appeal of your business. Perfect Landscapes provides their clientele with formidable quality, design and service. The vision of the firm’s qualified professionals is to create new and innovative landscape architecture, while preserving the sanctity of traditional landscapes.

Interview with Patrick DuChene

Interview with Patrick DuChene

In a recent interview with Patrick DuChene of DuChene Design Solutions, our own Joe Salemi asks Patrick how he got into the landscape business, what he has done to surround himself with a great team, and what drew him to DynaSCAPE.

 

Founded by Patrick J. DuChene to provide the best design and 3D modeling services available for the landscape industry.

DuChene Design Solutions, LLC was founded to provide landscape design/build firms with dynamic, cutting edge design presentations and 3D visualizations to increase sales closing rates, improve design presentation, and grow their business. We take great pride in our ability to communicate with the companies with which we work to deliver exactly what is needed to help their business grow, compete and succeed. Beyond our design services, we consult with our clients on strategies for closing sales as well as managing their business for growth and prosperity. The landscape industry is very competitive, and our mission is to equip our clients with a superior product while fostering a profitable working relationship based on respect, trust and communication.
15 Surefire Ways to Boost Productivity

15 Surefire Ways to Boost Productivity

15 Surefire Ways to Boost Productivity

This 3-part webinar series is going to dive deep into some real ways that you can save time through the course of creating a landscape plan for presentation, quickly and easily creating a plant picture catalog, generating takeoffs, having an internal communication system, setting a way to track sales, creating kits for efficient estimating, creating and tracking change orders, using key reports for decision making, and highlighting the great resources available through DynaSCAPE.

5 Design Tools for Increased Productivity

May 11 | 2PM EDT – Quickly create a plant picture catalog, easily create a construction and layout document using our dimensioning tools, generate an accurate plant and material list to Word or Excel, and maximize your use of the figure library for more productive design work.

5 Business Tips for Effective Management

May 16 | 2PM EDT — Utilizing an internal communication system that makes people accountable is key in the busiest time of the year. We’ll take a look a integrating your own or developing a new sales process and integrating it into Manage360. We’ll see how creating and using Kits can save hours of estimating time. We’ll also look at creating and managing Change Orders and how they affect the original contract. Finally, we’ll take a look at the essential reports you need to see on a regular basis.

5 Resources You MUST Know About

May 18 | 2PM EDT — DynaSCAPE has many resources available to our community. In this webinar, we’ll explore the many resources available and get an inside look at our technical support team.

Ultimate Webinar Series for the Serious Landscape Designer

Ultimate Webinar Series for the Serious Landscape Designer

The team at DynaSCAPE Software has partnered with Patrick DuChene of DuChene Design Solutions to bring you a webinar series to help you maximize the Ultimate Landscape Design Software Solutions! In this webinar series, you’ll see how easy it is to transition from drawing by hand to creating stunning landscape design presentations using the leading landscape design software in the industry.

Webinar 1: Get Ready to Start Drafting

When: October 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

A comprehensive overview of what you need to do before sitting down at your computer to start drafting.

Webinar 2: Drafting Made Easy

When: October 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

An overview on how DynaSCAPE Design makes it easy for the hand drafter to use a software solution.

Webinar 3: The Details

When: October 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

An overview on how DynaSCAPE Design makes it easy for crews to layout and build the project you have designed.

Webinar 4: The Presentation

When: November 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

An overview on how DynaSCAPE Design has become the market leader by having the best landscape design presentation software in the industry.

Webinar 5: Advanced Presentation Techniques

When: November 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

We’ll take a look at some of the advanced techniques you can employ to take your design presentations to the next level.

Webinar 6: From the Design to the Estimate

When: December 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST

A profitable design is critical. Let’s take a look at how DynaSCAPE Design makes this easy by integrating with DynaSCAPE Manage360.