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Tim Lake

Tim Lake
Tim Lake is president of T. Lake Environmental Design.
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New at T. Lake: Husqvarna Automowers

Posted by Tim Lake on May 30, 2022 12:34:00 PM

New technological advances never cease to amaze us. One of the best things about technology, however, is that sometimes the more it evolves, the simpler it becomes. That’s what we’re loving about the Husqvarna Automower. You’d think a robotic lawn mower would be complicated, but it only has three parts: the mower, the charging station, and a boundary wire. All play important roles in making robot mowing one of the easiest and safest ways to mow your lawn.

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Topics: Robot Mower

Weathermatic is your key to smart water management

Posted by Tim Lake on May 10, 2022 12:38:00 PM

Having a beautiful property is an investment in planning, planting, and maintaining it. Doing it right is a financial investment, but like any investment, if you manage it right, it will pay dividends for many years to come.

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Topics: Water Management

Automowers Aren’t Part of the Future, They’re Here Now

Posted by Tim Lake on Mar 3, 2022 4:24:25 PM

Sometimes it’s hard to be an employee. Occasionally, you just want to take a day off, even when you can’t. There’s the matter of lunch, and ample hydration for those hot summer days. Hot, sticky weather brings out all sorts of flying bugs and insects. Finally, sometimes the most beautiful landscapes can have the most difficult terrain, and that can be a challenge for even the most experienced landscapers on staff.

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The 5 Landscape Love Languages Explained

Posted by Tim Lake on Feb 7, 2022 9:46:09 AM

Have you ever heard of the concept of love languages? Simply put, a love language is a way that we give and receive love to each other. Each of us is unique in the type of love languages we prefer and use to express how we feel about someone, but they all provide a way to let someone know they are valued, appreciated, and, well, loved.

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance

t. Lake - Your one-stop-shop for landscape needs

Posted by Tim Lake on Jan 21, 2022 2:16:27 PM

2022 is a special year for T. Lake Environmental Design – it marks our 32nd birthday! One of the best things about three decades in business is just how we’ve truly become a comprehensive service provider to our clients.

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Shrub and Tree Protection in Macon and Dublin Georgia

Posted by Tim Lake on Dec 8, 2021 3:53:45 PM

Take a look at your azaleas. Go on, get close. Right up in there. Now do the same with your camellias, magnolias, privet, and dogwoods. See those? Bugs. There’s a reason these plants (and others) have struggled to flourish in central Georgia for the last few years. And that reason lives right under our noses. 

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Topics: Environmental Services

How to Prepare Your georgia Property for the Holidays

Posted by Tim Lake on Nov 9, 2021 10:16:35 AM

Well folks it’s that time of year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas. It’s all coming toward us and it’s coming fast. This time of year is special. Families and friends come together to share stories, smiles, and seemingly endless plates of food. Like many of us during the holiday season, your friends at T. Lake like to put our best feet forward. Get the home and the landscape squared away and spic and span so the only thing we have to think about during the holidays are the loved ones we’ll share them with. 

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Introducing: Operations Manager Paul Clute!

Posted by Tim Lake on Nov 9, 2021 10:13:13 AM

Here at T. Lake, people are everything. Whether we’re talking about customers or the amazing team we’ve put together to serve those customers, it’s all about the people. That’s why we celebrate each and every time someone joins the T Lake team. And that’s why today we’re introducing you to our incredible, talented new operations manager Paul Clute.

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Topics: Culture

Soil Health: The Natural Way to Restore Your Landscape

Posted by Tim Lake on Oct 19, 2021 12:46:23 PM

A healthy landscape starts from the ground up. Regardless of how you care for your turf and shrubs, if your soil is unhealthy, everything else will suffer. 

 

The development of chemical fertilizers in the early 1900s revolutionized gardening and farming for people across the globe. From wheat fields to residential lawns, petroleum-based fertilizers and herbicides have allowed farmers, gardeners, and landscapers more control over the types of plants they grow, and helped them to achieve successful harvests in challenging conditions. 

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Environmental Services

Landscape Architects in Georgia: Your FAQs Answered

Posted by Tim Lake on Sep 13, 2021 6:43:08 PM

If you’ve ever been involved with a property or site renovation then the chances are you’ve come across a landscape architect. Landscape architects are the people behind virtually every outdoor space in the human world, from urban parks and town squares to industrial sites and residential complexes. Good landscape architecture strengthens not only the people and communities that occupy the space but the natural ecosystem too. 

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Topics: Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design

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