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FEBRUARY 18, 2021
BrightView and the need for growth
Greg Herring discusses BrightView and the need for growth in light of the company's latest financial report for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 2020.
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Senske Services expands to Colorado
Ranking No. 69 on the 2020 LM150 list, Senske Services expanded into Colorado, which is part of the company’s plan to extend its reach in lawn, tree and pest control services in the western U.S.
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Marty Grunder previews Grow! 2021
Marty Grunder shares what people can expect from The Grow Group’s Grow! 2021 conference, to be hosted by Mullin in New Orleans Feb. 24-26. Learn more about the event and how you can attend.
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Heritage Landscape Supply acquires Watson Supply
Watson Supply, a Harrisburg, Pa.-based family-owned distributor of hardscapes, lighting, irrigation and other landscape products, will continue to operate under the Watson Supply name. Learn more about the company’s sale to Heritage.
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FMC celebrates Talstar’s 25th anniversary
FMC will mark the 25th anniversary of Talstar’s insecticide registration with special pricing, Ford F-150 truck sweepstakes and more.
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mowing+maintenance ↴    
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Husqvarna unveils dielectric gas-powered pole saw
Husqvarna released the dielectric, gas-powered 525DEPS MADSAW, which meets the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s standard for electric power generation, transmission and distribution.
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Isuzu adds new 2022 F-Series class 6 and 7 options
The 2022 Isuzu F-Series models will include a Cummins B6.7 diesel engine and are the first trucks to be part of the Isuzu Cummins Powertrain Partnership. Find out about the features of the new line.
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design/build+installation ↴    
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Takeuchi intros new attachment program
Takeuchi-U.S. launched the Takeuchi Attachment program, offering a full range of Takeuchi-branded attachments for each of the manufacturer’s product lines.
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Kubota revamps wheel loader lineup
Kubota Tractor Corp. updated its wheel loader lineup with the launch of the new R540 and R640 models, available in canopy and cab options.
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irrigation+water management ↴    
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Rain Bird offers new mobile app
Rain Bird’s Rain Bird Resources is designed to connect landscape contractors and irrigation professionals to the company’s design tools, literature, product catalog and more.
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snow+ice management ↴    
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Hilltip’s IceStriker combi spreaders available in North America
Designed for half-ton trucks and larger, Hilltip’s IceStriker electric power spreaders handle granular salt, sand, gravel and liquid deicer.
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Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
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How to build an effective sales team
Jeffrey Scott shares seven practices that you can implement to build an effective sales team and how Paul Reder, CEO of Reder Landscaping, put those practices to work in his business.
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Answers to LCOs' most pressing questions
Experts from around the industry weigh in on some of the most pressing questions lawn care operators have relayed on social media.
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Seth’s Cut: A year ago, we
were …

Seth Jones explains that while there’s still plenty of uncertainty and a difficult road ahead, the landscape industry knows what it is doing in 2021, compared to 2020.
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February 2021 Cover (Photo: Tony Ventourris)