Commercial landscaping is subject to the same diseases, pests and other problems that any residential landscape encounters. However, it often takes longer for businesses to recognize the damage and react to it. That’s why it’s important to be proactive about pest control by maintaining it well throughout the year to catch any pests before they can […]
Plant diseases can ravage and ruin a landscape so that replacement of mature trees and shrubbery is necessary. This is not only an added expense for the client, but it may also take time for the replacements to grow sufficiently so that they fit well into the landscaping design. Sometimes it takes a landscaping maintenance pro to […]
Mulch has been used for hundreds of years to help manage landscapes in all different climates and environments, especially those with extreme weather conditions like Chicago. The benefits of mulch are numerous and can actually help your business save money on landscaping costs each year by protecting your landscape from the elements. As you gear […]
Each new year brings a new set of commercial landscaping trends to keep your business looking fresh and up to date. There are several new trends in 2016 that will pay off for your business in terms of cost savings and ease of maintenance. Countryside Industries is ready to assist bringing these concepts to […]
Fertilization is an important step in landscape maintenance, but one that is often misunderstood. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to fertilization; different plants have different needs. But there are some basic guidelines professional landscapers follow to ensure that fertilizer is applied at the optimum time, for the best results.