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Old 06-24-2009, 08:50 PM
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Most come to us with experience. Foreman min 7 years in the field experience with quite a bit of technical experience required.

This fall marks 10 years for us.

Those beams on the front porch will be debarked. They are only there for asthetics. That beam runs through the house and is supported inside.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:51 PM
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Thanks for the info, I have to talk to her about it. She wants to take an old garden (12X18) and turn it into a chipping green/ putting green for the grand kids. Would laying a layer of sand to level the surface and then putting the turf over that suffice or do we have to go the whole nine yards. She's an old family friend whose husband died last year and money is tight for her.
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Old 06-24-2009, 10:20 PM
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Man, you need to start a new thread ... this one is too damn long !!
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Old 06-24-2009, 11:12 PM
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Old 06-25-2009, 12:40 AM
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First off, your work is very amazing, its top notch as anyone can see.

Just curious, I'm sure since this landscapes are high end, these people/properties/landscapes require maintenance. Just curious since you do seem to travel a bit for work do you do the maintenance for these properties, do you recommend people. How does that work. I'm sure whoever does maintain these properties should be knowledgable in higher end landscape maintenance.

Also with that said, if you don't maintain the landscapes you build, are you ever concerned about loosing future work to a company that does do the maintenance?
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Old 06-25-2009, 05:27 PM
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I know the posts are for aesthetics but could you have gotten some nicer ones? Those look like locust posts: ). Any pics of that big hillside, where everthing wasn't leafed out yet?
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Old 07-02-2009, 10:15 PM
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trucks

Hello very inspired buy your business and equip. Have been wanting to build a truck like one of yours. I have just come across a 1995 freightliner fl70 hooklift truck. It has a six speed man trans, has a new motor with around 20k miles on it. the hooklift is 1 year old . havent seen the truck in person and that is all the info i have on it. so i really need to find out alot more abot the truck but what do you think this truck should be going for
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Old 07-10-2009, 10:54 PM
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Old 07-16-2009, 08:57 PM
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Jarod - On your website, under "Hiring a Landscape / Hardscape Company," the space for a picture at the top is blank white. Just FYI.

Great website, I know you put a lot of thought into it.
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:12 PM
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It seems to load fine from my computer. The site is undergoing a significant overhaul and the new one should go live within the next six weeks. It will make this one seem quite antiquated. Our vision and target market, caliper/size of projects, and line of services has changed quite a bit in the last two years.

Project A is down to a "punch list" of minor things. We'll be wrapping that up in the next week.

Project B is pretty incredible. Pics don't do it justice. I don't know how many thousands of pieces of plant material ended up on site. There is a huge push this week there to finish the house so the new owner can move in next week. He's generously holding a catered contractor party this weekend for everyone who was involved in construction. We all plan on attending, quite possibly still with our shovels in hand.

Project C is well underway as we are laying footers for wall block. The first of 10 tractor trailer loads of material arrived on site today.

I'll see if I can post some pics later of B.
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