3 ways to avoid scope gaps with commercial landscape contractor

Posted by E-Landscape on Dec 17, 2014 7:05:46 AM

Any successful business transaction requires effective communication. In commercial landscaping, one aspect of transparency is knowing the scope of a project, which means clearly outlining your needs and budget, and then communicating and negotiating with the business you hire to get the job done. Without fine-tuning the scope, you can end up with unwelcome surprises, usually ones that have to do with time, money and how things are done, or not done. That gap between what you expect and what actually happens (also known as the scope gap), is something you want to avoid.

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Topics: commercial landscaper, Blog, landscape architect

Product Spotlight: Tanning Lawn

Posted by E-Landscape on Apr 23, 2014 8:54:55 AM

If you are looking for the perfect space where grass and sunshine meet together, then a tanning lawn may be something worth incorporating into your landscaping. A tanning lawn provides a space for people to sit, relax, read a book, all while soaking up the sunshine. The ideal space would lend itself to a quiet grassy sanctuary type area with a feeling of privacy. Choosing the right grass and plants for this space can make all the difference when it comes to building a landscaped area that is inviting.

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Topics: Blog, landscape architect

Landscape Installation for CVS (Annapolis)

Posted by E-Landscape on Jun 15, 2011 11:55:21 AM

Last week, E-Landscape began work on the installation of the landscape at the new CVS store located on Forest Drive in Annapolis, MD. We're working with General Contractor KPR Corporation and Landscape Architect Deborah M. Schwab for the client, Bay Village LLC.

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Topics: irrigation, Maryland, commercial landscaping, Annapolis, mulching, bioretention, native plants, landscape architecture, E-Landscape, bio-retention, Bay Village, CVS, Deborah M. Schwab, Blog, landscape architect, permeable pavers, sod, KPR Corporation

It's Tree Planting Time

Posted by E-Landscape on Mar 18, 2011 7:13:01 PM

Spring has arrived and for the crews at E-Landscape, that means it's tree planting time. Earlier today, our team worked on the installation of a 6' Caliper Japanese Maple at the American Trucking Association Offices in Southeast Washington, DC. A tree that large requires quite a bit of heavy lifting!

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Topics: American Trucking Association, tree planting, commercial, Washington DC, commercial landscape installation, landscape architecture, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, Japanese Maple, Blog, landscape architect, landscaping, commercial landscape design

Q&A With Eric Drenner

Posted by E-Landscape on Mar 10, 2011 9:43:30 AM

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Topics: JR Pappas, eric drenner, landscape architecture, E-Landscape, landcare, technology, James Smithson, Blog, Ben Boyd, Stephen Gissy, landscape architect, maintenance, landscape design, construction, Rook Rogers

Landscape Industry Association Memberships

Posted by E-Landscape on Mar 9, 2011 12:24:58 PM

E-Landscape is committed to executing landscape designs and maintaining our clients' properties to the highest standards. In order to fulfill this commitment, we maintain an active membership in a number of industry associations including ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.), LCA (Landscape Contractors Association), and PGMS (Professional Grounds Management Society).

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Topics: Maryland, Viriginia, Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington DC, Professional Grounds Management Society, ABC, landscape architecture, PGMS, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, landcare, Blog, landscape architect, landscape design, Mid-Atlantic, Landscape Contractors Association

Current Projects - March,2011

Posted by E-Landscape on Mar 4, 2011 11:28:17 AM

The weather is breaking and spring is finally around the corner. Here at E-Landscape, this means we've ramped up our production schedule and have crews out working on a variety of job sites, including the following.

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Topics: Maryland, landscape, Hamel Builders, Washington DC, condominium, mulching, Unit Services, townhomes, landscape architecture, Argos Group, E-Landscape, boxwood, commercial landscape, landscape contractor, hedge, pruning, The Station, juniper, Sorg Architects, Sorg & Associates, Blog, landscape architect, Anne Arundel Medical Center, maintenance, landscape design, Mid-Atlantic, planting, Carroll County, Reservoir Ridge

The Best Part of My Week!

Posted by E-Landscape on Dec 13, 2010 11:47:07 AM

Guerrilla-style shopping for tropical plants to fill the greenhouse at the new Hammerlee House senior living facility. Grand opening tomorrow! Congratulations to Hamel Builders and Stavrou Associates!

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Topics: Maryland, Stavrou Associates, commercial, Annapolis, Hammerlee House, landscape architecture, Hammel Builders, E-Landscape, Blog, landscape architect, senior living, garden design, Mid-Atlantic

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