Snow… In July?!

Snow… In July?!

While you’re soaking up the sun, swimming through the humidity, and enjoying the beauty of summer flowers, snow and wintry weather are likely the last things on your mind. As you know though, it’s always best to plan ahead, and now is the time to start thinking about...
Summer… Coming In Hot!!!

Summer… Coming In Hot!!!

The official start of summer is tomorrow, but we’ve already been experiencing summer-like weather for the last few weeks. Just less than two months ago, temperate weather and excessive rainfall was the story, but so far in June, our average high temperature has been...
Rain, Rain, Go Away

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Water is one of the most important things for making our grass and landscape plants healthy. Alas, too much of a good thing can lead to problems. The Indianapolis area has received over 5” of rain in the past week, with the potential for 2 more inches over the next...
The Impact of an Early Spring on Your Landscape

The Impact of an Early Spring on Your Landscape

  Indiana weather is nothing if not unpredictable! While we can all enjoy the record-breaking warmth we have had this February, it does have some potential effects on the coming landscape season… More Mowing Occurrences Based on agricultural growing degree days, we...
Preparing Your Facility for the Upcoming Winter

Preparing Your Facility for the Upcoming Winter

Winter can become a never ending burden for facilities managers. Heavy snow and ice and extreme temperatures can lead to power outages and potential safety issues. Fortunately, there are steps you can take in fall to prepare your facility for the frigid winter....
5 Tips for Running a Smooth and Efficient HOA Meeting

5 Tips for Running a Smooth and Efficient HOA Meeting

Homeowners Association (HOA) meetings can be approached from two perspectives: As an opportunity to improve your neighborhood through the input of all residents, or as a burden that leaves attendees wishing they had stayed home to watch TV. As a board member, its your...
But Its 90 Degrees! Getting A Head Start on Winter Maintenance

But Its 90 Degrees! Getting A Head Start on Winter Maintenance

Mentally preparing for winter maintenance needs may seem impossible when its 90 degrees outside and you cant seem to keep cool. Despite the extreme temperatures, you can still be proactive. When the cold air comes through, the number of tasks on your to-do list will...
Summer Tips to Keep the HOA Member In Your Life Engaged

Summer Tips to Keep the HOA Member In Your Life Engaged

For many homeowners association members, the summer months are a time to hit the hammock and sip on a cold beverage. Winter is a distant memory, spring planting is done, and fall clean-up is still a few months off. Aside from concerns about whether homeowners are...
4 Ways Landscaping Can Improve Your Life! Really!

4 Ways Landscaping Can Improve Your Life! Really!

You may not notice or appreciate the landscaping that surrounds your office building as you walk from the parking lot through the front doors. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t beneficial for you. In fact, quality landscaping can increase your quality of...
3 Tips for the Multi-Property Manager

3 Tips for the Multi-Property Manager

Managing several properties at once can feel like a tall order. Each commercial location has specific needs. Factor in the various requirements of tenants, and the day-to-day operations can seem overwhelming. Multi-property managers need to find ways to simplify...

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