Environmental Insights

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

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

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

How to Find Commercial landscape Maintenance in Georgia

Posted by Tim Lake on Feb 3, 2021 2:55:23 PM

Your outside space is the first - and last - thing guests or potential clients will see when they visit your Georgia site. A well-maintained landscape can speak volumes for a business, projecting a sense of professionalism and care from the get-go. A properly-maintained property shows clients, employees, and the community you care about their well-being—while reducing your liabilities. 

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Landscape Maintenance Contracts

Posted by Tim Lake on Sep 3, 2020 3:59:47 PM

If landscaping companies were created equal, it wouldn’t matter who you chose to manage your landscaping maintenance contract. Everyone would show up on time, do the job you hired them to do, and we could all get on with our days. Unfortunately, that isn’t how it works in the real world, and the landscaping companies you entrust with your maintenance makes all the difference in the world. 

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Culture

Stay Safe Without the Bleach- Professional Exterior Cleaning for your Georgia Landscape

Posted by Tim Lake on Jul 29, 2020 1:00:00 PM

First impressions count. If the exterior of your home or business is looking dirty, dingy, and dull, it’s time to think about what you can do to restore and highlight the beauty of your property.

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Meet Our New Client Manager: Christina Harden

Posted by Tim Lake on Mar 25, 2020 9:02:39 PM

In our Landscape Maintenance division, you might be seeing a new face around the shop.  We’d like to give a warm welcome to Christina Harden, who has joined T. Lake as a Client Manager for our landscape maintenance division. This is a new position here at T. Lake, and we are very excited about the improved level of service we expect her to bring to our landscape maintenance clients.

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Culture

Crazy Weather? We’ve Got Tips. How to Get Your Georgia Landscape Through the Crisis

Posted by Tim Lake on Oct 29, 2019 4:50:20 PM

Unusual weather conditions always pose challenges to maintaining a healthy landscape. But when Mother Nature decides to play hardball by pitching from one extreme to the next, it calls for extra special TLC for Georgia landscapes.

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Environmental Services

Safety First: Have You Vetted Your Landscape Contractor?

Posted by Tim Lake on Aug 13, 2019 6:51:33 PM

Ask any landscape contractor, big or small, if they have a safety plan and they’ll inevitably say, “Oh yes, of course we do!” But what does that really mean?

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Topics: Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Construction, Environmental Services, Culture