Landscaper vs Lawnscaper…Know the Difference!
Here is an important one people, if you did not read it the first time, take a few moments this morning to do so…it could save you a lot of money and frustration.
What may not be obvious here is the need for the perfect timing of each trim to ensure maximum color all year. Trimming is done by hand, not by hedgers. A person who does not understand the growth pattern of these plants could do some real damage or prevent any color from showing.
This is a relatively hostile rant as I have about hit my limit of “my landscaper did this” comments. Over the years while providing consultations and meetings with perspective clients the term “Landscaper” has been used far too loosely. Interestingly enough they are now calling ME to help with (note the hostility) the mistakes the previous or current “lawnscaper” has made. This is frustrating and offensive as I am a professional who is trained formally and practically in my field, but equally concerning is that otherwise really intelligent and successful people trust one of the…
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